Simon Hantaï: LES NOIRS DU BLANC, LES BLANCS DU NOIR, Gagosian, Le Bourget, October 13, 2019–March 21, 2020; artwork © Archives Simon Hantaï/ADAGP, Paris, 2020; video: Alban Jadas/JADEO PROD’
April 10, 2020
Simon HantaÏ: An Evening of Music
On February 29, 2020, surrounded by the exhibition Simon Hantaï: LES NOIRS DU BLANC, LES BLANCS DU NOIR at Gagosian, Le Bourget, the late artist’s three sons performed a concert inspired by the works on view. In this video, Jérôme Hantaï, playing the viola da gamba, Pierre Hantaï, playing the harpsichord, and Marc Hantaï, playing the flute, perform a prelude by François Couperin and a trio sonata by Jean-Marie Leclair.
Gagosian Quarterly Summer 2020
The Summer 2020 issue of Gagosian Quarterly is now available, featuring Joan Jonas’s Mirror Piece 1 (1969) on its cover.
The Bigger Picture
Sky High Farm × Project EATS
Dan Colen and Linda Goode Bryant are both artists who have founded nonprofits devoted to food justice. Here they speak about art, food, and life, including how they arrived at farming and the urgency of their projects’ missions during the current health crisis.
Twelve Tracks: Roe Ethridge
Roe Ethridge shares the transportive powers of his playlist “Teenage Chemicals in 1985,” a soundtrack that began playing in those formative years and hasn’t stopped since.
Raymond Foye offers a window into his long-standing friendship with Graham Nash, guiding us through the legendary musician’s evolving interest in art and the visual world.
Donald Judd: Artwork: 1980
Flavin Judd, the artist’s son and artistic director of the Judd Foundation, speaks with Kara Vander Weg about the recent installation of the sculptor’s eighty-foot-long plywood work from 1980 at Gagosian, New York.
Cindy Sherman sat down with Derek Blasberg to discuss her critically acclaimed exhibition at London’s National Portrait Gallery, her solitary process, and selfies.
Twelve Tracks: Jennifer Guidi
Jennifer Guidi shares a selection of the music she listens to in the studio and speaks about its connection to her meditative painting process.
The Space Is in the Color: Stanley Whitney
Stanley Whitney reflects on the evolution of his work with Louise Neri, from his formative early days in New York to the pivotal period he spent living and working in Rome, arriving at the highly distinctive paintings for which he is now known. They explore the diverse and surprising influences of art and music on Whitney’s oeuvre, as well as his process and practice.
Five Films: Sarah Sze
Sarah Sze writes about five films that live as richly evocative images in her visual memory.
Overture: Ridding the Passing Moments of Their Fat
Art historian Robert Farris Thompson has maintained a passion for Afro-Cuban dance and music since experiencing, in 1944, a conga line in his hometown of El Paso. Here, he tracks the spiritual, linguistic, and musical roots of mambo.
The Right Time
Natasha Stagg on influencers, the loss of the it-girl, and the “promotional life.”
Michael Cary pays homage to the visionary dealer Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler (1884–1979).