Artwork © Man Ray Trust/Artists Rights Society (ARS)/ADAGP, Paris 2018. Directed by Aaron Farley; Second camera by Pablo Velasquez; Sound by Aaron Beckum. Additional images courtesy Lawrence Weschler. Man Ray’s LA at Gagosian Beverly Hills, California, January 11–February 17, 2018.
February 27, 2018
Gagosian Quarterly Talks
exiles in paradise
In this installment of Gagosian Quarterly Talks, author Lawrence Weschler examines the coterie of European exiles in Los Angeles during the 1930s and ’40s. From Man Ray to Arnold Schoenberg, Weschler details how the dramatic change in setting affected the lives of these cultural visionaries.
Gagosian Quarterly Spring 2018
The new issue of the Gagosian Quarterly is now available for order.
In the early 1980s, Ira Nowinski visited a studio frozen in time.
Sprayed: An Interview with Peter Stevens
Harnessing the gestural, unpredictable, projectile qualities of spray paint, artists have repurposed it as an alternative to the brush, to create hazy textures, drips, puddles, and graffiti-like text. Peter Stevens discusses this history of spray paint as an artistic medium with Alison McDonald.
King of the Jungle
Walton Ford’s most recent paintings focus on the history of California through fantastical interpretations of humanity and its encounters with animal life.
Art and Food
Mary Ann Caws and Charles Stuckey discuss the presence of food and the dining table in the history of modern art.
Craig Robins, co-founder of Design Miami and developer of the Miami Design District, talks to Derek Blasberg .
Gagosian Quarterly Talks
Glenn Brown and Xavier Bray
Touching on everything from the politics of taste to the vibratory character of lines, Glenn Brown and Xavier Bray, the director of the Wallace Collection, discuss Brown’s exhibition, Come to Dust, in London.
Alex Israel: New Waves
An animated, short video by Alex Israel takes viewers on a visual journey through the ideas and imagery behind his latest exhibition in Hong Kong.
Jenny Saville and Dr. Simon Groom
Jenny Saville discusses the beginnings and evolutions of her painting practice with Dr. Simon Groom, Director of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh. She speaks candidly on her endless passion for painting the figure, the beauty of struggle, motherhood, and the artists that have inspired her.
Behind the Art
Nancy Rubins: Drawing in Graphite
Filmed during the installation of Nancy Rubins’s latest exhibition, Diversifolia, this video provides a rare look at one of the artist’s large-scale, graphite drawings.
Jeff Koons: Easyfun-Ethereal
Learn more about Jeff Koons’s Easyfun-Ethereal series in this video featuring Rebecca Sternthal, one of the organizers behind the most recent exhibition of these works in New York.
Cy Twombly: In Beauty it is finished
Mark Francis, director of the exhibition Cy Twombly: In Beauty it is finished, Drawings 1951–2008, describes the impetus for this expansive presentation, the source for its title, and details the stories of some of the works on view.