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Curious Items From Home and Abroad

Italian maestros Piero Fornasetti and Gio Ponti cultivated one of the most fertile and intriguing design collaborations of the 20th century. A...
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The Period Eye
A passion play

My visual education began in the modest interior of a house with a brown sandpaper façade nestled at the end of the 6 train, in a neighborhood...
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Eva Hesse’s Woodstock Paintings

In the summer of 1969 Eva Hesse came to Woodstock, New York, with a small suitcase and a substantial box of drawing materials. The box was a green...
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Films, Museum Exhibition

Pipilotti Rist: Freeing the Wonderlight

‘This is a room where people are invited to lay down and relax, to discover how they perceive differently.’ Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist leads us...
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The Man From Chorley: With Matthew Higgs in the Record Store

As with many formative pursuits, collecting often begins in childhood. Infinitely curious in ways that may naturally diminish with age or,...

Museum Exhibition

Spotlight on American Summer Exhibitions

From the surreal color and character constructions of artists Mika Rottenberg and Richard Jackson to meditations on literature and dance found in...

Museum Exhibition

Spotlight on European Summer Exhibitions

From retrospectives that shed light on the ground-breaking oeuvres of Maria Lassnig, Luchita Hurtado and Jenny Holzer, to the complex reworkings...
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Max Bill and the Dessau Bauhaus: A design pioneer’s origins in painting

‘I have caught the painting disease.’—Max Bill to his teacher László Moholy-Nagy, Dessau Bauhaus, 1927
Artist Portrait


Ed Clark now represented by Hauser & Wirth

Hauser & Wirth is delighted to announce exclusive worldwide representation of Ed Clark. The gallery's first project with the American artist will...


Curator Clare Lilley on David Smith

Born in 1906 in Decatur, Indiana, David Smith is known for his use of industrial methods and materials, and the integration of open space into...


Design by Function

In 1978, the New York artists Peter Nadin and Christopher D’Arcangelo conceived an idea for an open-ended, improvisational art space in which work...

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 Manuela Wirth

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Ursula Hauser on encounters with artists and collecting

Ursula Hauser’s interest in art and collecting goes back to the 1950s, when she acquired her first sculpture while still a young woman in training,...


In Conversation with Mark Bradford

W. Tate Dougherty, Senior Director, has worked intensively with Mark Bradford since Mark joined the gallery in 2014. They have built a close...


Piero Manzoni’s Lines

Piero Manzoni’s 1959 exhibition ‘Le Linee’ at Azimut gallery in Milan, presented visitors with small, black cylinders, containing scrolls of paper...
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Tom Lutz on LA Publishing Ecology

Independent booksellers, publishers, and cultural creators will come together this summer at Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles for LITLIT, the first...


Asking for a Deeper Look

This year’s Whitney Biennial, which opened in May and continues through September 22, set out as one of the overarching themes for its 75 chosen...
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Lozano’s Labor

Lee Lozano’s paintings from the 1960s are admired for their energy, daring physicality and tirelessness in investigating the body and issues of...


Arshile Gorky to his daughters, summer 1947

Late spring, 1947: Agnes ‘Mougouch’ Gorky takes her children, Maro, four years old, and Natasha, not yet two, to Maine, where they remain for the...


The Origin of a Collection

Manuela Wirth, gallery co-President, shares her memories and earliest experiences of the artists in her personal collection, and reflects on how...


Never See It Coming

In 1988, Bruce Nauman was asked by Joan Simon, for an Art in America interview, what he thought about when he made an artwork. His answer is worth...


Philip Guston in conversation with Mark Stevens

American artist Philip Guston is one of the great luminaries of twentieth-century art. This interview from 1980, the year of the artist’s death,...
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Nicolas Party: In the Studio

Born in Lausanne in 1980, Nicolas Party is a figurative painter who has achieved critical admiration for bold and otherworldly landscapes,...

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.



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...


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...


Christine Macel on Takesada Matsutani

Born in Osaka in 1937, Takesada Matsutani has lived and worked in Paris since the 1966. The artist’s early involvement with the avant-garde Gutai...
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News, Education

Hauser & Wirth Somerset Win The Big Draw’s Museum and Gallery Award

The Big Draw is the world’s biggest annual drawing festival that takes place across schools, libraries, museums, artists groups, local councils,...


10 Years in the Life of Soto

‘In the end, for me, it is not a matter of ‘making the work move,’’ Soto emphasises; ‘the work itself is the living principle of movement.’[1]...


10 Questions with Curator Daniel Hug on Moholy-Nagy

On the end of an unrelated archival film reel, the British Film Institute recently discovered a lost optical sound film by Lászlo Moholy-Nagy. The...
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Louise Bourgeois & Pablo Picasso: Anatomies of Desire

Exhibition curator Marie-Laure Bernadac and Jerry Gorovoy of The Easton Foundation introduce ‘Louise Bourgeois & Pablo Picasso: Anatomies of...
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Announcing Hauser & Wirth Menorca

Hauser & Wirth will open an arts center on Isla del Rey, located in the port of Mahon in Menorca. The center’s program will span ambitious new...
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Art Basel

A conversation between Anna Maria Maiolino and Barbara Corti

Barbara Corti is a Senior Director in New York and has been involved with the gallery since its early days in Switzerland. Barbara oversees Hauser...

Art Basel

Gianni Jetzer on Art Basel Unlimited

This year’s Unlimited sector at Art Basel marks Gianni Jetzer’s eighth and final year as its curator, and includes six installations by Hauser &...
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Announcing Worldwide Representation of Annie Leibovitz

Hauser & Wirth is pleased to announce exclusive worldwide representation of celebrated American photographer Annie Leibovitz. Following her early...
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The Poetry of Night Buses

On the occasion of the relocation of Hauser & Wirth Publishers to—and the opening of its new bookstore in—the historic Zurich building at...

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