László Moholy-Nagy: Proto-Conceptual Artist

Coinciding with the Bauhaus centenary, Hattula Moholy-Nagy and Daniel Hug, the daughter and grandson of László Moholy-Nagy, consider the lasting...
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Ursula Hauser: Unconscious Landscape

Inside her home and collection in Switzerland, Ursula Hauser reflects on the impulses behind her extraordinary art collection with her daughter...
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Ornette Coleman: Harmolodic Thinker

For the first time in 45 years, venerated American artist David Hammons will present an exhibition in Los Angeles, opening 18 May 2019 at Hauser &...
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Cecilia Alemani on Guillermo Kuitca

Over four decades, Guillermo Kuitca has developed a unique painting language that masterfully oscillates between representation and abstraction....

Interviews, Museum Exhibition

Günther Förg In His Own Words

The Dallas Museum of Art presents Günther Förg’s work in Venice at Palazzo Contarini Polignac, giving the pioneering artist’s work a new context...


Lorna Simpson in conversation with Thelma Golden

For more than 30 years, Lorna Simpson’s powerful work has explored the nature of representation, identity, gender, race, and history. On the...


Mark Bradford and Rio Terà De Pensieri: Process Collettivo

In 2017, Mark Bradford represented the United States at the 57th Venice Biennale with ‘Tomorrow Is Another Day’, an acclaimed solo exhibition in...


What’s Not There: Jenny Holzer’s enduring exploration of painting and power

In Catch-22, Joseph Heller’s classic World War II farce about organized human cruelty, the antihero Captain Yossarian is given the tedious task of...


Home Is Where One Starts From

Don McCullin, one of the most revered British photographers of his generation and among the most relentlessly globe-trotting (Vietnam, Cyprus,...


The Painter and the Planetarian: Luchita Hurtado

If, as Isamu Noguchi once said, ‘We are a landscape of all we have seen,’ then the painter Luchita Hurtado encompasses a particularly vast,...
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Interviews, Museum Exhibition

10 Questions: Catherine Craft on The Nature of Arp

Catherine Craft is curator at the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, Texas, a museum home to works by pioneering artists such as Alexander Calder,...

American artist Glenn Ligon now represented by Hauser & Wirth

Since the 1980s, Ligon has pursued an incisive exploration of American history, literature, and society across bodies of work that build upon the legacies of modern and conceptual art.


Essays, Museum Exhibition

Arshile Gorky: The Liberation of an Artist

A hundred years ago, the teenage Arshile Gorky got as close to Venice as he would ever be in person, when the boat taking him from Athens to Ellis...


The Pathos Collector:
An outsider’s mission moves inside

‘I’ve never really been a postage stamp collector, which is what I call art collectors who need one of each,’ explains Jim Linderman between sips...


Akris collaboration with Geta Brătescu

The Spring/Summer 2019 collection by Swiss fashion house Akris is a unique collaboration between Akris creative director Albert Kriemler, Romanian...

Museum Exhibition

‘Mark Bradford: Los Angeles’ at The Long Museum in Shanghai

The Long Museum has announced the exhibition ‘Los Angeles’ by Mark Bradford, the artist’s largest exhibition to date in China, will open on 27...


Charles Gaines Receives Edward MacDowell Medal

The 60th Edward MacDowell Medal will be presented to American artist Charles Gaines in August 2019 during a public event at The MacDowell Colony’s...
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Annie Leibovitz: Archive Project No. 1

The artist's book ‘Annie Leibovitz: Archive Project No. 1,’ a small-scale, handcrafted production—each sewn together by hand—represents a special...


Paul McCarthy and Damon McCarthy: Caribbean Pirates

Inspired by the Disneyland attraction and movie Pirates of the Caribbean, Paul McCarthy’s Caribbean Pirates project began as a collaboration...

News, Publishers

Hauser & Wirth Publishers Announces New Global Headquarters and Flagship Bookshop

Opening on 8 June 2019, the new publishing headquarters joins Hauser & Wirth’s three gallery locations in its native Switzerland and marks a...
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Films, Art Fairs

Rita Ackermann: New Paintings

The opposing impulses of creation and destruction mark the touchstone of the Hungarian-born, New York-based artist Rita Ackermann’s practice,...


Hauser & Wirth Somerset Welcomes Her Majesty The Queen

On Thursday 28 March 2019, we had the great privilege of welcoming Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II to Hauser & Wirth Somerset.


Louise Bourgeois: Knots and Sutures

In ‘Beyond the Pleasure Principle’ (1920), Freud described observing a game with a spool and thread invented by his grandson Ernst. The infant boy...

Chillida Leku: Home of Eduardo Chillida

‘One day, I dreamed of a utopia: of finding a space where my sculptures could rest and where people could walk through them as though in a forest.’ In the open fields and forests of theBasque Zabalaga country house, Eduardo Chillida found the perfect place for realizing his vision.

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News, Education

Post-MFA Residency Exchange 2019 Participants Announced

We are delighted to announce that Kirstin Claxton and Justin Serulneck have been chosen to take part in the 2019 Hauser & Wirth Residency Exchange...
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News, Education

Post-MFA Residency Exchange 2019 Participants Announced

We are delighted to announce that Kirstin Claxton and Justin Serulneck have been chosen to take part in the 2019 Hauser & Wirth Residency Exchange...


Curating Private Art Collections: 2019 International Curatorial Residency & Symposium

Hauser & Wirth Somerset is delighted to announce the participants for the 2019 International Curatorial Residency. The residency coincides with...

Art Fairs, Museum Exhibition

5 Museum Exhibitions in Milan This Spring

Ahead of miart and Milan Art Week 2019, highlighting five museum exhibitions featuring Hauser & Wirth artists to see in the city this April. From...


Remembering Sister Wendy Beckett (1930–2018)

As an evangelist for art, Sister Wendy Beckett knew how to find God in the details. Being a Roman Catholic nun had something to do with it, but...


I Don’t Believe in Masterpieces Anyway

I remember calling Glenn O’Brien from my car on speakerphone after his advice book How to Be a Man (2011) was published. He had skipped a chapter...

Museum Exhibition

Zhang Enli: Shanghai Memories

Zhang Enli’s work is in dialogue with the light and layered qualities of traditional Chinese brush painting, and at the same time incorporates...

News, Restaurant

Hong Kong Pop-Up: Roth Bar & Grill at COBO HOUSE

On the occasion of Art Basel in Hong Kong, Hauser & Wirth and museum-retail pioneer K11 will co-present the Roth Bar & Grill pop-up kitchen at...
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Essays, Ursula

Let’s Get Lost: Rediscovering a radical scholar as art shaman

When a classicist—even a revered one—decides to decamp from one university to another, it isn’t usually momentous news. This was true even back...
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Ursula, Architecture

Down to Earth: Architect Thomas Phifer’s explorations of architecture for art

‘Clarity. And warm bread.‘ Those are the two things that architect Thomas Phifer remembers most indelibly from Italy in 1976—his first time...
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Stefan Brüggemann: Text and Message

‘For me, text has always been the central part of the work. From the text, the whole work resonates.’


‘Roni Horn’ in VR

A virtual reality tour of ‘Roni Horn’ at Hauser & Wirth Hong Kong. The exhibition brings together works on paper, photography, installation and...

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