Menu

Gagosian Quarterly

July 11, 2019

Gagosian Quarterly Talks

Desert Painters of Australia

To coincide with Desert Painters of Australia, an exhibition of contemporary Indigenous Australian art at Gagosian, 976 Madison Avenue, New York, the gallery hosted a conversation between leading authorities Fred Myers, Silver Professor of Anthropology at New York University, and Henry Skerritt, Curator of Indigenous Arts of Australia at the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of Virginia, and Margo Smith AM, director of the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection.

Gagosian Quarterly Talks: Desert Painters of Australia, Gagosian, 976 Madison Avenue, New York, May 21, 2019; video: Pushpin Films; introduction: Louise Neri

Desert Painters of Australia: Works from the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of Virginia and the Collection of Steve Martin and Anne Stringfield, Gagosian, New York, May 3–July 3, 2019; Desert Painters of Australia Part II: With Works from the Collection of Steve Martin and Anne Stringfield, Gagosian, Beverly Hills, July 26–September 6, 2019

Gagosian Quarterly Summer 2019

Now available
Gagosian Quarterly Summer 2019

The Summer 2019 issue of Gagosian Quarterly is now available, featuring a detail from Afrylic by Ellen Gallagher on its cover.

Richard Prince, Untitled, 2016–18.

Richard Prince

Text by Richard Hell.

Rachel Whiteread, Nissen Hut, 2018.

Shy Sculpture: Nissen Hut

Rachel Whiteread’s public sculpture Nissen Hut was unveiled in October 2018 in Yorkshire’s Dalby Forest. Curator Tamsin Dillon explores the dynamic history of these structures and provides a firsthand account of the steps leading up to the work’s premiere.

Bataille’s First Glance

Bataille’s First Glance

Dr. Philippe Roger, scholar and editor of Critique—the journal founded by Georges Bataille in 1946—considers the groundbreaking philosopher’s thoughts on art and his concept of the “Critical Dictionary.”

Rachel Whiteread, Untitled (Notre-Dame), 2019.

For Notre-Dame

An exhibition at Gagosian, Paris, is raising funds to aid in the reconstruction of the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris following the devastating fire of April 2019. Gagosian directors Serena Cattaneo Adorno and Jean-Olivier Després spoke to Jennifer Knox White about the generous response of artists and others, and what the restoration of this iconic structure means across the world.

View of the south front of Kenwood House.

Kenwood House

Anna Eavis, the curatorial director of English Heritage, traces the history of Kenwood House and details the remarkable collection of paintings that reside there.

Marc Newson, London, 2018.

In Conversation
Marc Newson and Derek Blasberg

Marc Newson tells Derek Blasberg about his newest creations, explaining the backstory of these ornate works.

Y.Z. Kami, Gold Dome, 2017, gold leaf on linen, 63 × 70 inches (160 × 177.8 cm). Mr. and Mrs. David Su Collection.

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.

Andy Warhol: Everything Is Good

Andy Warhol: Everything Is Good

Richard Hell writes about the “transcendentally camp” Pop artist, portraitist of daily life.

Baselitz: Devotion

Baselitz: Devotion

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.

Sterling Ruby: Bloody Pots

Sterling Ruby: Bloody Pots

Ceramics expert Garth Clark explores Sterling Ruby’s practice in the medium, addressing the work’s allegiances and divergences from tradition.

The Lives of the Artists: Muse x Two

The Lives of the Artists: Muse x Two

A short story by Francine Prose.