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Gagosian Quarterly

Fall 2020

Catherine Deneuve, Jacques Demy, and Françoise Dorléac on the set of Demy’s The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967)

Jacques Demy

Carlos Valladares reminisces, in this personal essay, about the director’s films.

Jacqueline Breton, André Masson, André Breton, and Varian Fry at the Villa Air-Bel, near Marseille, France, 1941

The Bigger Picture
Artist Persecution and Protection

Gillian Jakab explores some of the history of the persecution of artists and looks at individuals and organizations that have taken up their cause. Through interviews with groups serving artists at risk today, she illuminates pressing questions of refuge in the age of digital media, autocratic nationalism, and pandemic.

Jonathan Anderson. Photo: courtesy Loewe

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.

Purple and black graphic title page

The Iconoclasts: Part 3

The third installment of a four-part story cycle by Anne Boyer.

The Kitchen, 512 West 19th Street, New York

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.

Frank Gehry, Steeves House, perspective from valley side, reproduction of original drawing

Frank Gehry Drawings

Frank Gehry speaks to Jean-Louis Cohen about the early years of his practice, including his work with LA artists, and the role of sketching in his design process. The first volume of the catalogue raisonné of the architect’s drawings, edited by Cohen, was published by Cahiers d’Art earlier this year.

Mercedes Matter with students at the New York Studio School. Photo: Herbert Matter, courtesy the Department of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries

Game Changer
Mercedes Matter

Lauren Mahony and Michael Tcheyan pay homage to the founder of the New York Studio School.

Derek Jarman, 1981. Photo: Janette Beckman/Getty Images

Derek Jarman: A Saint in the Garden

Mark Hudson considers the filmmaker’s enduring legacy and complex relationship to British culture.

Allen Midgette in front of the Chelsea Hotel, New York, 2000. Photo: Rita Barros

I’ll Be Your Mirror: Allen Midgette

Raymond Foye speaks with the actor who impersonated Andy Warhol during the great Warhol lecture hoax in the late 1960s. The two also discuss Midgette’s earlier film career in Italy and the difficulty of performing in a Warhol film.