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San Francisco – “Plane.Site” at Gagosian Gallery Through August 27th, 2016

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

Jeff Wall Leaves Marian Goodman for Gagosian

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

New York – Richard Serra on View at Gagosian Gallery Through October 22nd, 2016

Friday, July 29th, 2016

Gagosian Gallery Agrees to Pay Over $4 Million in Back Taxes

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Katharina Grosse Now Represented by Gagosian

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

London – Walter de Maria at Gagosian Gallery Through July 30th, 2016

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Richard Prince Reportedly Breaks Ties with Gagosian Gallery

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Richard Prince and Gagosian Sued Again Over Copyright Infringement

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

London – Jenny Saville: “Erota” at Gagosian Gallery Through July 9th, 2016

Monday, May 30th, 2016

San Francisco Move by Gagosian Gallery Profiled in NYT

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Larry Gagosian Profiled in WSJ

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Gagosian and Lisson Loan Works to Iran

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Los Angeles – Alex Israel and Brett Easton Ellis at Gagosian Gallery Through April 23rd, 2016

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

New York – Urs Fischer: “Misunderstandings in the Quest for the Universal” at Gagosian Gallery Through April 23rd, 2016

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

New York – Taryn Simon: “Paperwork and the Will of Capital” at Gagosian Gallery Through March 26th, 2016

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Gagosian Gallery Opening in San Francisco

Friday, March 11th, 2016

London – Albert Oehlen at Gagosian Gallery through March 24th, 2016

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

New York – Chris Burden: “Bridges” at Gagosian Park & 75 Through February, 20, 2016 and “Buddha’s Fingers” at Gagosian Gallery Madison Ave Through March 12th, 2016

Friday, February 19th, 2016

New York – Mark Grotjahn: “Untitled (Captain America)” at Gagosian Gallery through February 20th, 2016

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

New York: Jeff Koons: “Gazing Ball Paintings” at Gagosian Gallery Through December 23rd, 2015

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

New York – Georg Baselitz: “Visit From Hokuskai” at Gagosian Gallery Through December 19th, 2015

Saturday, December 19th, 2015

Gagosian Gallery to Host Exhibition by Alex Israel and Brett Easton Ellis

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Joe Bradley Moves to Gagosian Gallery

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Hong Kong – Nam June Paik: “The Late Style” at Gagosian Gallery Through November 7th, 2015

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
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Ernst Neizvestny, Sculptor Who Famously Debated Kruschev on Art in 1962, Passes Away at 91

August 22nd, 2016

Ernst Neizvestny, via NYTThe New York Times reports that Ernst Neizvestny, the sculptor who famously debated Nikita Kruschev on aesthetics at a Moscow exhibition, has passed away at the age of 91.  Neizvestny confronted the former Soviet head over an exhibition in 1962, and discussed the arts for some time, arguing in favor of his own modes of abstraction and technique, ultimately impressing Kruschev.  “You’re an interesting man — I enjoy people like you — but inside you there are an angel and a devil,” Kruschev reportedly told him.  “If the devil wins, we’ll crush you. If the angel wins, we’ll do all we can to help you.”
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Tom Sachs Speaks to Pitchfork About Frank Ocean’s Recent Video Piece

August 22nd, 2016

Tom Sachs, via PitchforkPitchfork speaks with Tom Sachs this week, as the artist breaks down his work with Frank Ocean on the recently 40-minute music video piece Endless, in which Ocean constructs a massive staircase piece by piece.  “You see each stair being stacked on top of each other onto a central steel column that’s welded and bolted to the ground,” he says.  “So there’s a transparency to the building that is the same as the transparency in the music.”
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SF Chronicle Gives In-Depth Analysis on Gift of Fisher Collection to SFMoMA

August 22nd, 2016

SFMOMA, via SF ChronicleThe SF Chronicle has a piece this week on the conditions for the donation of the Fisher Collection to SFMoMA, noting that the donation of the collection ultimately requires upwards of 60% of the museum’s space to show works from that collection, limiting the space provided for the museum to show other works, or even place works in conversation with the Fisher collection.  . “What Don was offering was, on the one hand, extremely generous … but Don wanted something that I felt we couldn’t offer him … a kind of curatorial control over what got shown,”Director Neal Benezra says.  “I felt that, as generous as this offer was, our integrity would be at risk,” Benezra said, “because the museum really needs to control, from a curatorial point of view, if nothing else, how art is presented in our building.”
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