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From Zurich: Pipilotti Rist’s Playlist

Slow showers of vivid color tones permeate the moving, sonic and spatial video works of Pipilotti Rist. Audio is an integral component in her...
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Fifty Years of Stories

Celebrating Art Basel’s history and the gallery’s deep involvement for more than two decades with a compendium of stories, memories and personal...
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Announcing Global Reopenings and Our Summer 2020 Exhibition Program

Following the reopening of our Zurich, Hong Kong, and London galleries earlier this summer, and Los Angeles and Somerset as of 1 July, we are...
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Reading Maria Lassnig’s Letters

‘Living with art stops one wilting!’ Maria Lassnig wrote in her letter to Hans Ulrich Obrist in 2014. Austrian artist Maria Lassnig is celebrated...


Sophie Taeuber-Arp: Announcing Representation of the Estate

Our first exhibition devoted to Taeuber-Arp launches online on 11 June. This concise survey exhibition presents 30 works dating from 1916 to 1942,...
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Interviews, From a Distance

From Berlin: David Zink Yi’s Lockdown Playlist

Projected onto the floor of Hauser & Wirth Zürich in 2013 was an 11-part video installation of Cuban musicians, alive with the energy of piano...


I Am Spirit: Reading Jack Whitten

Widely celebrated for his experimental approach to painting, Jack Whitten often turned to writing as a way to investigate, understand, and grapple...
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Inside Zeng Fanzhi’s Beijing Studio

Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi investigates the possibilities of painting in the contemporary era. Working across diverse modes of representation and...
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From a Distance

Roni Horn and Matthew Barney in conversation

Matthew Barney talks with Roni Horn in upstate New York from the Sawtooth Valley in Idaho, where the surrounding nature seeps to the surface of...
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From a Distance

From Vancouver: Rodney Graham’s Lockdown Playlist

Including tracks ‘I Wish I Never Saw The Sunshine’ and ‘I’m the Loneliest Fool’, Rodney Graham’s honesty and much-needed droll runs through his...

Messages from Artists’ Homes and Studios

In these unprecedented times, it’s never felt more important to stay connected. This series aims to bring us all closer together as we navigate this new reality.

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The Making of Simone Leigh’s Brick House

Simone Leigh’s sculpture, the inaugural High Line Plinth Commission, was first unveiled in June 2019 on New York City’s celebrated greenway....
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Anna Maria Maiolino’s Spaghetti alla Puttanesca

Italian-born artist Anna Maria Maiolino’s shares a recipe for a personal twist on spaghetti alla puttanesca, a deeply flavorful dish made with...


The Possibilities of Sculpture: Sabine Breitwieser on Isa Genzken

For our 2020 Isa Genzken exhibition ‘Window’ at Hauser & Wirth London, Sabine Breitwieser sheds light on the German sculptor’s ever-evolving...
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‘Into the Rearview Mirror’ a film series selection organized by Annie Leibovitz

While most of the world sits sequestered at home during these uncertain times, it's more compelling than ever to daydream of jumping into a car...


From Ghent: Berlinde De Bruyckere

Read and listen to Belgian artist Berlinde De Bruyckere’s moving and meditative thoughts on a painting for consolation and the Maria Vespers...
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Interviews, Publishers

Five Best Books by Artists

From her office in the Zurich headquarters of Hauser & Wirth Publishers, the imprint’s director Michaela Unterdörfer speaks to Romas Viesulas...

From a Distance

From a Distance: smiles are the medicine

From an anonymous contributor, a visual diary of some things that have caught the eye and provided a diversion during days in isolation. The page...
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Stream: The Possibilities of Black and White

A stone sits on a long roll of white paper unfurled on the ground. Hanging above it is a canvas sack full of water. Matsutani enters with slow,...


Digital Premiere: ‘Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf’

We are thrilled to present the first-ever digital screening of ‘Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf’ directed by Thomas Piper, exclusively...


Tetsumi Kudo’s New Ecology

‘No matter how, it is important to think about the relationship of polluted nature to the proliferation of electronics’, Kudo states, ‘the...


As many of us continue to work or learn from home, our artists have created a series of downloadable coloring pages to bring some creativity to your day.

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Essays, Publishers

Exploring the Archive: Helen Molesworth on Joan Mitchell

In a photograph dated ca. 1962, Joan Mitchell gazes directly at the photographer. Her expression is not quite legible, but her eyes hold you with...
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A Limited-Edition Benefit Print features one of the artist's iconic ‘Truisms’, relaying a timely message that speaks to the global health and...


Big Ideas: Richard Jackson on His Early Years in Pasadena, 1968–93

Whether smeared on walls or stacked face-to-face, it’s often the backs and sides of paintings that greet the viewer of Richard Jackson’s works. In...

From a Distance

From London: Stefan Brüggemann

We visit the London home studio of Mexican-German artist Stefan Brüggemann, who shares his latest body of works in gold, created during isolation.
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Zoe Leonard’s ‘I want a president’

Zoe Leonard’s oft-cited work, ‘I want a president’ was written by the artist in 1992 in response to poet Eileen Myles’s presidential bid alongside...


Jack Whitten on Arshile Gorky

The final work created by Jack Whitten before his passing in January 2018 is a memorial to Arshile Gorky. Shimmering with brilliantly colored...
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Rashid Johnson’s Baby Back Ribs

Exploring shared cultural identities and personal narratives, Rashid Johnson’s work is preoccupied with ideas that form an artistic toolkit for...


ArtLab: Our new technology and research division

Our new research and innovation arm ArtLab explores projects at the intersection of art and technology. ArtLab was formed to create bespoke...

From a Distance

From New York: Rita Ackermann

Citing quarantine as an ideal time for collaboration with loved ones, Rita Ackermann shares a video made in collaboration with her husband Daniel...


Exploring the Archive: on Lygia Pape

Making Worlds, Fare Mondi, Bantin Duniyan, Weltenmachen, Construire des Mondes, Fazer Mundos … our title for the 53rd Venice Biennale, with all...

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Berlinde De Bruyckere wax blankets

‘Was there ever anything that came so close to the real?’ the 16th century Neapolitan poet Giambattista Marino asked once in a poem about a wax...

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