Gagosian Quarterly

Winter 2020 Issue

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The Winter 2020 issue of Gagosian Quarterly is now available, featuring Jenny Saville’s Prism (2020) on its cover.

Jenny Saville’s Prism (2020) on the cover of Gagosian Quarterly, Winter 2020

Jenny Saville’s Prism (2020) on the cover of Gagosian Quarterly, Winter 2020

For our last issue of 2020 we invited some of our most beloved artists, authors, and theorists to reflect on this perplexing moment in history and to speculate on how we can find hope in the coming years. For our cover story, Jenny Saville speaks with Nicholas Cullinan, director of the National Portrait Gallery, London, about historical painters to whom she often returns and an upcoming exhibition that will set her work alongside the legendary artist Michelangelo.

We are honored to present a special supplement guest edited by curator Alison M. Gingeras and psychoanalyst Jamieson Webster, entitled “New Interiorities.” The supplement includes essays by Jacqueline Rose, Alissa Bennett, and Miciah Hussey, alongside a photography portfolio by Deana Lawson and an interview with theorist Paul B. Preciado; each feature addresses ideas around feminism, control, resistance, and change in light of various paradigm shifts.

Also inside the issue, we continue our Leaders in the Arts series with a conversation among Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Sarah Cosulich, and Elvira Dyangani Ose. Alastair Gordon and Robert M. Rubin speak with Teddy Cruz and Fonna Forman about their work on migrant housing and a community station in Tijuana inspired by Jean Prouvé. Motswana artist Meleko Mokgosi writes on his eight-chapter painting cycle Democratic Intuition, and provides an astounding reading list oriented around the question of democracy.

Elsewhere in the issue, Joe Bradley interviews Neil Jenney; Tatiana Trouvé shares a portfolio of drawings made during the initial pandemic lockdown; Lisa Small considers the historical precedents for Ewa Juszkiewicz’s painting practice; Hendel Teicher examines Trisha Brown’s choreography; Carlos Valladares pays homage to the singular Shelley Duvall; John Elderfield investigates paths of potential influence between T. S. Eliot and Henri Matisse; and we witness the culmination of Anne Boyer’s short-story series “Iconoclasts,” which breaks the boundaries of traditional fiction and expresses a moment that is surreal yet uncannily familiar.

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Artwork © Jenny Saville

Joe Bradley’s studio, New York, 2018

Work in Progress
Joe Bradley

With preparations underway for his 2018 exhibition at Gagosian in London, Phyllis Tuchman visited the artist’s studio in Long Island City, New York, to learn more about this new body of work.

Jenny Saville, Study for Pentimenti I, 2011, graphite and pastel on paper.

Five Preoccupations: Jenny Saville

Jenny Saville shares a selection of the books, films, and more that have been her companions in the quiet of the shutdowns in recent months and as she looks ahead to a new exhibition next year.

Jenny Saville in her studio.

In Conversation
Jenny Saville and Nicholas Cullinan

Jenny Saville speaks with Nicholas Cullinan, the director of the National Portrait Gallery, London, from her studio. They discuss portraiture, her latest work, and her art historical influences, as well as the shifting nature of perception in the age of digital communication.

Neil Jenney, North America Divided, 2001–06, oil on wood in artist’s frame, 26 ¼ × 28 ¼ × 2 ¾ inches (66.7 × 71.8 × 7 cm).

Neil Jenney’s Rules to Live By

The artist speaks with Douglas Dreishpoon about his career, his conception of the term “realism,” and why one must discover one’s own rules.

Tatiana Trouvé, Between sky and earth, 2012–.

Tatiana Trouvé: In Time

In upstate New York, Jenny Jaskey discovers Tatiana Trouvé’s Between sky and earth. Begun in 2012, this multifaceted installation exists as a crucial nexus in the artist’s career, both a result of her ongoing practice and a generative source for continuing investigations.

Before the Smoke Has Cleared

Before the Smoke Has Cleared

Angela Brown provides a glimpse into the charged ecologies of recent drawings and sculptures by Tatiana Trouvé. These works will be included in On the Eve of Never Leaving, Trouvé’s first solo exhibition in Los Angeles, opening in November 2019.

Left: Sally Mann, Self-Portrait, 1974; right: Jenny Saville in her studio, c. 1990s.

In Conversation
Sally Mann and Jenny Saville

The two artists discuss being drawn to difficult subjects, the effects of motherhood on their practice, embracing chance, and their shared adoration of Cy Twombly.

The cover of the Fall 2019 Gagosian Quarterly magazine. Artwork by Nathaniel Mary Quinn

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Gagosian Quarterly Fall 2019

The Fall 2019 issue of Gagosian Quarterly is now available, featuring a detail from Sinking (2019) by Nathaniel Mary Quinn on its cover.

Still from video Visions of the Self: Jenny Saville on Rembrandt

Visions of the Self: Jenny Saville on Rembrandt

Jenny Saville reveals the process behind her new self-portrait, painted in response to Rembrandt’s masterpiece Self-Portrait with Two Circles.

Gagosian Quarterly Summer 2019

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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.

Gagosian Quarterly Spring 2019

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Gagosian Quarterly Spring 2019

The Spring 2019 issue of Gagosian Quarterly is now available, featuring Red Pot with Lute Player #2 by Jonas Wood on its cover.

Jenny Saville Now

Jenny Saville Now

On the occasion of a major survey of the artist’s work, Dr. Simon Groom, Director of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, studies the evolution of Jenny Saville’s practice.