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Gagosian Quarterly

January 23, 2019

Gagosian Quarterly Films

Chris Burden: Big Wrench

From January 23 to February 21, 2019, Gagosian Quarterly presented a special online screening of Chris Burden’s 1980 video Big Wrench.

Chris Burden: Big Wrench

Chris Burden, Big Wrench, 1980 (still)

This online screening is now over.

For more on Big Wrench, see Sydney Stutterheim’s essay on the brief but feverish obsession behind this work.

Presented in conjunction with a free public screening of Big Wrench at Gagosian, Britannia Street, London, on January 18, 2019, in partnership with MUBI

© 2019 Chris Burden/Licensed by the Chris Burden Estate and Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Big Wrench

Big Wrench

Sydney Stutterheim looks at the brief but feverish obsession behind this 1980 video by Chris Burden.

Deluxe Photo Book

Deluxe Photo Book

Sydney Stutterheim discusses Chris Burden’s Deluxe Photo Book 1971–73 on the occasion of its inclusion in About Photography at Gagosian San Francisco.

Urban Light: A Ten Year Anniversary

Urban Light: A Ten Year Anniversary

Ten years ago LACMA premiered Chris Burden’s Urban Light, which has since become an iconic landmark for the city of Los Angeles. To celebrate the anniversary, we look back to 2008 with a conversation between Chris Burden and Michael Govan, director of LACMA.

Burden

Spotlight
Burden

The story behind Chris Burden’s Buddha’s Fingers (2014–15) and its connection to all of his streetlamp installations. Text by Sydney Stutterheim.

Burden’s Airship Takes Flight

Burden’s Airship Takes Flight

Sydney Stutterheim investigates Chris Burden’s Ode to Santos-Dumont (2015) as the work takes flight during Art Basel Unlimited 2017.

Free Arts NYC

The Bigger Picture
Free Arts NYC

Meredith Mendelsohn discusses the impact of Free Arts NYC and its mission to foster creativity in children and teens, on the occasion of its twenty-year anniversary.

Gold Standard

Gold Standard

Michael Slenske discusses the uses of gold in art, from the Aztec Empire to Chris Burden and beyond.

Nancy Rubins

Work in Progress
Nancy Rubins

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.

Gagosian Quarterly Fall 2017

Gagosian Quarterly Fall 2017

The Fall 2017 Gagosian Quarterly featuring a cover by John Currin is now available.

St. Kit of New York: Part One

St. Kit of New York: Part One

A short story in four parts by Chistopher Bollen.

Thomas Houseago

Work in Progress
Thomas Houseago

With preparations for Houseago’s Los Angeles exhibition in progress, Deborah McLeod brings us a glimpse inside the artist’s studio.

Le Jardin Décomposé

Le Jardin Décomposé

Choreographer Benjamin Pech’s danseur étoile, an original ballet composed for the group exhibition Le Jardin Décomposé.