Tag Archives: Hauser & Wirth


Morning Links: Foreign British Museum Director Edition

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Kandor 10B (Exploded Fortress of Solitude), 2011.© Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts / Licensed by VAGA New York

Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow? Mike Kelley’s Final, Superman-Inspired Works Land In Chelsea

One unexpected thing I witnessed during the opening of the New York art world’s fall season this week was Paul Schimmel—whom the Los Angeles Times once described as having “a more impressive record of exhibitions and acquisitions in the field … Read More

Books Features
The New York Printed Matter Book Fair, 2014.COURTESY PRINTED MATTER

Bookish: On the Art World’s Publishing Boom

One morning last spring Julia Joern and Todd Bradway were sitting in a Manhattan townhouse discussing David Zwirner Books. The year-old enterprise is the latest addition to Zwirner’s fast-growing gallery, which now encompasses 80,000 square feet of space in New … Read More

A dirty corner. Photo by Anish Kapoor.


Morning Links: @dirty_corner Edition

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Art Basel 2015 News

Raise a ‘Roi Roth’ to Basel

Today, ARTnews stopped by the Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois, Basel’s grandest, most storied hotel, for a preview of the Roth bar, designed by Björn, Oddur, and Einar Roth, son and grandsons of the late German-born Swiss artist Dieter Roth … Read More

Frieze New York 2015 Market
Paul Schimmel at the Hauser & Wirth booth at Frieze New York. (Photo by Katherine McMahon)

‘I Hope They Will Come for Something That Isn’t Just Consumerist’: Paul Schimmel Talks About His New L.A. Gallery

One of the more intriguing sights at the Frieze New York art fair on opening day was Paul Schimmel, the curator and art historian, selling works at the booth of Hauser & Wirth. Schimmel spent 35 years working for museums … Read More

India as the east, Pakistan as the west.


Morning Links: ‘My East is your West’ Edition

Edward Snowden’s bust, removed from Fort Greene last month, has been released from police custody and handed over to Postmasters Gallery for a show starting tomorrow. [Blouin Artinfo]A list of participating galleries in the upcoming Seattle Art Fair was just … Read More

price check
Thomas Nozkowski's 22" x 28" Untitled 9-42 (2014). 


Price Check: Nozkowski at Pace, Haring at Skarstedt, Gupta at Hauser & Wirth

Price Check is a weekly column that looks into the price of works currently on view at commercial galleries. Have they sold? For how much? Are either or both of these answers shocking compared to the amount the works sold … Read More

A computerized mock-up of Carsten Höller's slides.


Morning Links: Giant Slides Edition

An ancient Egyptian masterpiece displayed in Cairo’s Egyptian Museum—a 5-foot long painting known as “Meidum Geese”—may be a forgery. [The Art Newspaper]The Art Newspaper analyzed 600 exhibitions submitted by 68 museums in the U.S., and found that almost one-third of … Read More

News The Talent
Graham Steele. (Photo by Felix Clay)COURTESY HAUSER & WIRTH

Graham Steele Named Senior Director at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel in L.A.

Graham Steele will join Hauser Wirth & Schimmel as a senior director, the gallery announced today. The Los Angeles outpost of Hauser & Wirth, the Swiss powerhouse that runs two spaces in New York, and one each in Zürich, London, … Read More

Thomas Houseago, Moun Room, 2013–14, Tuf-Cal, hemp, and iron rebar, 36' x 45'6" x 12', installation view. GENEVIEVE HANSON/©THOMAS HOUSEAGO/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND HAUSER & WIRTH

Thomas Houseago at Hauser & Wirth

Sculptor Thomas Houseago created an object/environment that could be construed as all things to many people. Called Moun Room (2013–14), the installation was a huge cubistic maze divided into three chambers. Visitors could walk, climb, and crawl through it, sit … Read More

An installation view of the exhibition 'Pierre Huyghe. IN. BORDER. DEEP.' at Hauser & Wirth London, 2014. HUGO GLENDINNING/©PIERRE HUYGHE/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND HAUSER & WIRTH

Pierre Huyghe Will Have a Show on the Met’s Roof This Year

There are few venues in New York more high profile than the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and each year rumors spread about who is going to be in the annual show the museum stages there, which usually … Read More

Artists News
Paul Schimmel (R) and one of the guards.

Everyone Loves Roni Horn! (Too Much, Actually)

Roni Horn’s colorful, liquid-like glass sculptures have long been a staple at Hauser & Wirth’s art fair booths, and it’s easy to see why. They look like big gumdrops and change drastically when viewed from up close, compared to at … Read More

Artists Features

Pierre Huyghe: Traveler of Both Time and Space

The French artist preps LACMA retrospective, and projects beyond the art world Read More