This talk, held on Friday, February 5, 2021, at 12pm EST, is part of an ongoing program of conversations and presentations with leading artists and cultural figures. Introduced by Gagosian director Louise Neri.
February 22, 2021
Sir david adjaye Obe and Zoë Ryan
Architect David Adjaye discusses his archival project Adjaye Africa Architecture: A Photographic Survey of Metropolitan Architecture with Zoë Ryan, Daniel W. Dietrich, II Director of the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania. For this decade-long project, published in seven volumes, Adjaye traveled to the capital city of every major African country to photograph the continent’s built environment.
The Art of Biography: Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan
Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan, coauthors of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize–winning biography of Willem de Kooning, speak with Michael Cary about the research and revelations that went into their forthcoming biography of Francis Bacon.
Fashion and Art: Hank Willis Thomas and Chitose Abe
Artist Hank Willis Thomas and Chitose Abe, the creative director and founder of Sacai, speak with the Quarterly’s Wyatt Allgeier about their recent collaboration.
Artist to Artist: Isaac Julien and Meleko Mokgosi
This video features a dialogue between artists Isaac Julien and Meleko Mokgosi, moderated by Zoé Whitley, director of Chisenhale Gallery, London, and presented by Gagosian in partnership with the Decolonising Arts Institute of the University of the Arts London (UAL). The two artists discuss narrative and montage strategies in their respective practices as filmmaker and painter.
Fashion and Art: Jonathan Anderson
The creative director of JW Anderson and Loewe speaks with Derek Blasberg about engaging with art historical figures and his commitment to fostering new talent with the Loewe Foundation Craft Prize.
Raymond Foye speaks with the author, musician, and American-counterculture record-keeper Ed Sanders at his home in Woodstock, New York.
The Bigger Picture
Exalt: Youth Justice Can’t Stop
As 2020 came to a close, Nathaniel Mary Quinn spoke with Gisele Castro, executive director of exalt, a New York City nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of court-involved youth by providing a path to success through effective educational engagement. Quinn is a former educator at exalt and now serves as a member of the organization’s board.
Miranda July on Nichols Canyon
A new short film and essay by Miranda July, inspired by David Hockney’s painting Nichols Canyon (1980).
Murakami on Ceramics
Takashi Murakami writes about his commitment to the work of Japanese ceramic artists associated with the seikatsu kōgei, or lifestyle crafts, movement.
Gerhard Richter: Young Gerd
Richard Calvocoressi reflects on the monochrome world of Gerhard Richter’s early photo paintings.
The Kitchen: Fifty-Year Anniversary
To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the trailblazing New York institution The Kitchen, we present an oral history that includes contributions from Laurie Anderson, Charles Atlas, Wade Guyton, Jacqueline Humphries, Joan Jonas, Ralph Lemon, and Anicka Yi. Statements organized by Christopher Bollen and Tim Griffin.
Jia Aili: Before the Images Are Formed
Curator Shen Qilan speaks with the artist about his latest works.
Takashi Murakami and Hans Ulrich Obrist
Hans Ulrich Obrist interviews the artist on the occasion of his 2012 exhibition Takashi Murakami: Flowers & Skulls at Gagosian, Hong Kong.