Artwork © Nancy Rubins; Directed by Miriam Perez; Produced by PerryDuke; Music by David Bate; Nancy Rubins: Diversifolia, Gagosian Britannia Street, London, February 7–April 14, 2018
April 4, 2018
Behind the Art
nancy rubins: drawing in graphite
Filmed during the installation of Nancy Rubins’s latest exhibition—Diversifolia at Gagosian Britannia Street, London—this video provides a rare look at Drawing (2000), one of the artist’s large-scale, graphite artworks.
Work in Progress
In the summer of 2017, Laura Fried took a trip to Nancy Rubins’s awe-inspiring studio in Topanga Canyon, CA. In this essay, she recounts her visit, detailing Rubins’s latest sculptures and the history of the studio.
Nancy Rubins: Exploring Form
Join Nancy Rubins at her California studio as she speaks about her working process and the abiding interests in space, depth, and the residues of time that have informed her sculptures and drawings.
Nancy Rubins: Our Friend Fluid Metal
Hurtling through time and space, Nancy Rubins captures aluminum orbiting in a delicate point of transition.
Nature and Inspiration: Henry Moore at Houghton Hall
Sebastiano Barassi reflects on the centrality of nature in the work of Henry Moore—as form, material, inspiration, and site.
Text by Richard Hell.
Andy Warhol: Everything Is Good
Richard Hell writes about the “transcendentally camp” Pop artist, portraitist of daily life.
Rain of Light
One year after the opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, Jean Nouvel and Giuseppe Penone sat down with Gagosian’s Pepi Marchetti Franchi, Alain Fleischer, and Hala Wardé to reflect on how the museum and Penone’s commissioned artworks for the space came to be.
Veil and Vault
An exhibition at the Broad in Los Angeles prompts James Lawrence to examine how artists give shape and meaning to the passage of time, and how the passage of time shapes our evolving accounts of art.
Y.Z. Kami: Luminosities
Elena Geuna interviews the artist on the subjects of his childhood, his approach to portraiture, and the centrality of light in his practice.
Georg Baselitz speaks with Sir Norman Rosenthal on the subject of his latest work. The two discuss these paintings, all depictions of self-portraits by artists from the past and present, and what it means to pay homage.
Spencer Sweeney and Kembra Pfahler
Kembra Pfahler speaks with Sweeney about his work, staying inspired, and the relationship between self-portraiture and performance.
Behind the Art
Theaster Gates: Slate Wall Drawing
Theaster Gates’s exhibition Amalgam at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris, features some of the artist’s slate wall drawings. Watch as Gates creates one of these works in this time-lapse video, featuring music by Theaster Gates and the Black Monks.