Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Yayoi Kusama has brought her seminal installation from 2002, The Obliteration Room, to David Zwirner in New York. Also on view in two spaces, 519 and 525 West 19th Street, are new paintings from the celebrated My Eternal Soul series and new polka-dotted pumpkin sculptures. Widely recognized around the world, with a recent survey of museum attendance ranking her as the most popular artist in 2014, Kusama has shaped her own narrative of postwar and contemporary art. Minimalism and Pop art, abstraction and conceptualism coincide in her practice, which spans painting, sculpture, performance, room-sized and outdoor installations, the written word, films, fashion, design, and architectural interventions.
Juxtapoz // Friday, May 15, 2015
Lisa Yuskavage currently has an exhibition of paintings and pastels on view at David Zwirner in New York. Yuskavage’s works merge popular culture and a deep engagement with the history of art. Widely associated with a re-emergence of the figurative in contemporary painting, she has always maintained the primacy of color, with her narratives intricately based in her use of paint. In this new selection of works, atonal and prismatic spectrums appear as personifications of themselves, and her characters become...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 23, 2015
Lisa Yuskavage has always been one of our favorite artists working in the blue chip world of contemporary art, because we always felt like she connected with some of the greats of both fine artwork, pop-culture, and almost erotic surrealism that we have covered for the last few decades. And her new show, opening on April 23 at David Zwirner's beautiful space in Chelsea, is a stunning collection of paintings, both incandescent and fairy tale enchanting.
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 20, 2015
David Zwirner is pleased to present an exhibition of drawings and watercolors by Alice Neel(1900–1984, one of Juxtapoz' all-time favorite portrait artist from the 20th century. . On view at 537 West 20th Street in New York, the works are selected from throughout her career and span five decades. A fully illustrated catalogue by David Zwirner Books, featuring essays by the independent curator and writer Jeremy Lewison and the award-winning novelist Claire Messud, is published to coincide with the show.
Juxtapoz // Monday, December 15, 2014
David Zwirner is pleased to present an exhibition of new work by Swedish artist Jockum Nordström, which marks his first solo show at the gallery in London. This presentation follows the artist’s recent major European survey, All I Have Learned and Forgotten Again, that was on view in 2013 at Lille Métropole, musée d’art moderne, d’art contemporain et d’art brut in Villeneuve d’Ascq, France, before it traveled to the Camden Arts Centre in London, making it the first solo exhibition of his work in the city. The show is up through January 24, 2015.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 11, 2014
David Zwirner is pleased to present an exhibition of new works by Neo Rauch, on view at 533 West 19th Street in New York. At the Well brings together small and large format paintings that expand the artist’s unique iconography of eccentric figures, animals, and hybrids within vaguely familiar but imaginary settings.
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 20, 2014
Kerry James Marshall just opened a new exhibit, Look See, at David Zwirner in London, which "examines notions of observing, witnessing and exhibiting."
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 26, 2014
David Zwirner is pleased to present an exhibition of recent and new work by Marcel Dzama, on view at the gallery’s 525 and 533 West 19th Street spaces in New York. The exhibition will mark the United States debut of the artist’s latest film "Une danse des bouffons (or A jester’s dance)", which will be shown alongside related two- and three-dimensional work. The show will open on September 9, 2014 in NYC.
Juxtapoz // Friday, November 15, 2013
We have seen some pretty incredible exhibitions from Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama in the past. Her most recent, "I Who Have Arrived In Heaven," opened at David Zwirner Gallery in New York this month. Spanning the gallery's three locations, the exhibit features twenty-seven new large-scale paintings and a mirrored infinity room! One of them features illuminated inflated testicle-like blobs that shift from color to color...
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 07, 2013
This exhibition, on view at David Zwirner New York, presents photographs from Philip-Lorca diCorcia’s Hustlers series (1990-1992). Taken just over twenty years ago in Los Angeles in the vicinity of Santa Monica Boulevard, it features male prostitutes posing for the camera for a fee loosely equivalent to what they would charge for their sexual services.