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Gagosian Plans Third London Gallery, Bringing Total to 15

Untitled, 1997.COURTESY THE ARTIST AND GAGOSIAN GALLERY

Cy Twombly, Untitled, 1997.

COURTESY THE ARTIST AND GAGOSIAN GALLERY

Larry Gagosian just cannot stop opening galleries. Earlier this year he said he was on the hunt for a third London space, and today The New York Times reported that he has found it, an 18,000-square-foot gallery in the city’s tony Mayfair district. This brings Gagosian’s gallery total to a whopping 15.

The new space will open on October 8 with a show by the artist Cy Twombly (1928–2011), whose work often inaugurates new Gagosian spaces. The first shows in Athens, Rome, Paris, and his Brittania Street space in London were all devoted to Twombly. The gallery has organized 22 solo shows by the artist since 1989.

Fun fact: If Gagosian worked every day of the year and wanted to divide his time equally among all 15 of his spaces, he could spend about 24 days at each.

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