Allison Katz, Cabbage (and Philip) No. 35, 2023 © Allison Katz. Photo: Damian Griffiths

New Exhibitions in Southampton this Summer

24 May 2023

We will kick off our summer season in Southampton with a special exhibition celebrating our diverse and extraordinary family of artists.

Escape 27 May – 25 June 2023

Staged across both floors of the gallery, and featuring two sculptures by George Condo in the adjacent Southampton Arts Center garden, highlights include a luminous new painting from Allison Katz’s celebrated ‘Cabbage (and Philip)’ series; ‘Splintered’ (2019), a ten-foot-wide painting by Angel Otero—whose solo exhibition at Hauser & Wirth Hong Kong opens 1 June—using the artist’s signature oil skins technique; and abstract masterpieces by legendary British painter Sir Frank Bowling, who is currently the subject of a major survey exhibition at the San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art and an upcoming solo presentation at Hauser & Wirth West Hollywood, opening 26 May.

Angel Otero, Splintered, 2019 © Angel Otero. Photo: Matthew Herrmann

Frank Bowling, Hurrycain, 2000 © Frank Bowling. All Rights Reserved, / DACS, London. Photo: Thomas Barratt

Charles Gaines. Numbers and Trees: The Arizona Watercolors 1 July – 30 July 2023

This focused exhibition of twelve new watercolors by celebrated conceptual artist Charles Gaines provides an intimate look into the systems and processes used by the artist for his acclaimed and ever-evolving ‘Numbers and Trees’ series. Trees have been a central motif in Gaines’s distinguished practice since he first began his ‘Walnut Tree Orchard’ series in the 1970s and his methodical examination of their form continues in this series inspired by cottonwood trees he photographed on a recent trip to Arizona. The cottonwood trees photographed by Gaines during this trip will form the basis of a new series of Plexiglas works that the artist will debut in his forthcoming solo exhibition at the Phoenix Art Museum in November 2024.

Charles Gaines. Numbers and Trees: Arizona Series 2, Tree #4, Kanab 2023 © Charles Gaines. Photo: Keith Lubow

Two Pieces in the Shape of a Pear 5 August – 30 September 2023

Hauser & Wirth is delighted to host a special exhibition in August guest-curated by renowned American artist Pat Steir. Pairing work by Cindy Sherman and Mickalene Thomas, Rita Ackermann and Avery Singer, Mary Heilmann and Martha Tuttle, and Rashid Johnson and Steir, this one-of-a-kind presentation will spark a visual dialogue within each pair of artworks and will create a unique context in which to experience each artist’s work.

Portrait of Pat Steir © Pat Steir. Photo: Grace Rosell