The permanent exhibition in the new gallery will be dedicated to the print work of Günter Fruhtrunk (1923- 1982), one of the most important representatives of German constructivist-concrete post-war art.
The inaugural exhibition at 9 rue de Castiglione will underscore the unique visual language of Calder’s monumental 1975 “Flying Dragon”, presenting diverse archival materials related to the sculpture and its original maquette, alongside additional works from 1975.
‘The creation of this new space, dedicated to our artists’ estates program and private sales, enables us to shine a spotlight on works of the very highest calibre presented in the cultural heart of Zurich.’ — Iwan Wirth
Sami approaches painting as an allegorical representation against the striking image of conflict and violence. His paintings explore belated memories triggered by common everyday objects and banal, from when he immigrated to Sweden as a refugee from his native Iraq.
Over the span of nearly twenty-five years, Canadian artist Steven Shearer (b. 1968) has developed a painting practice that weds canonical art history to the contemporary moment, specifically its more plebeian or subterranean expressions.
Spain’s paintings explore the complexities of human behaviour; using narrative and storytelling to examine the cultural, political and personal. Her work frequently looks at ideas around human spectacle, theatricality, ritual and ceremony.
Dine has built a career exploring and pushing the boundaries of printmaking, alongside his practice in other mediums. Now aged 86 years, he is one of the most important printmakers of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
The new 5,000 square foot space, on the second floor of the historic 52 Walker Street building and adjacent to James Cohan’s 48 Walker Street location, will open on 7 October 2021, with a solo exhibition of work by Gauri Gill.
Diao will focus on two related projects – conducting research on art dealers in the 1970s who supported the development of artists way beyond any commercial remit and contributing to the delivery of a major exhibition about modern and contemporary artists’ studios across the world.