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Announcing ‘Artists for New York’

We are thrilled to introduce ‘Artists for New York’, a major initiative to raise funds in support of a group of pioneering non-profit visual arts...


Ewan Venters to join the gallery as our first global Chief Executive Officer

Iwan Wirth, Manuela Wirth, and Marc Payot, co-presidents of Hauser & Wirth, today announced the appointment of Ewan Venters as the international...
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CalArts Launches the Charles Gaines Faculty Chair

Eileen Harris Norton is honoring CalArts faculty member and celebrated artist Charles Gaines with a $5 million gift that will create the ‘Charles...


Amy Sherald Paints Breonna Taylor for the Cover of Vanity Fair's September 2020 Issue

Guest edited by Ta-Nehisi Coates, the issue explores art, activism, and power in 21st century America. The project features the work of more than...


In the Same Space: A conversation with Charles Gaines, Thelma Golden, Laura Owens, and Gary Simmons

On Sunday 3 November 2019, we hosted an afternoon panel in our Los Angeles gallery public garden featuring noted American artist, educator, and...
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Ursula, Features, In Conversation

Attached to the World: Piet Oudolf on the Garden of Life

A pioneer of the New Perennial Movement in gardening and landscape design, which emphasizes naturalistic plantings that work symbiotically with...


David Smith: A Timeline

Over a 33-year career, American artist David Smith expanded the notion of what sculpture could be, redefining its relationship with the space it...
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Announcing representation of Gustav Metzger

Iwan Wirth, Manuela Wirth and Marc Payot, our co-presidents, today announced the gallery’s representation of the Estate and Foundation of Gustav...

Ursula, In Conversation

Confronted with a Choice

In ‘Art Strike of 1977–80,’ Gustav Metzger's radical appeal to fellow artists issued in 1974, Metzger wrote: ‘The refusal to labor is the chief...


Resilience: Philip Guston in 1971

I’ve found no better word than resilience to describe that particular year in my father’s work and life, and indeed to characterize his entire...

Philip Guston in conversation with Mark Stevens

This interview from 1980, the year of the artist’s death, provides insights into who Guston was, and the unique artistic freedom that has come to define a half-century career spanning abstraction and figuration.

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In Real Life: Graduate Exhibitions in Somerset and Los Angeles

In continuation of Hauser & Wirth's long-standing commitment to education and ongoing collaborations with institutions such as Bath Schools of Art...

From a Distance

From California: Diana Thater

Over the past three months, Diana Thater created a series of videos in her garden at home in Altadena, presented here for the first time. Though a...

Essays, Publishers

Exploring the Archive: Finding Geta Brătescu’s Magic Form

Deep reflection and playful exploration come across in reading the 2019 publication ‘Geta Brătescu: Game of Forms’—a curated selection of the...


Announcing our new gallery space in Zurich’s historic cultural center on Rämistrasse

Hauser & Wirth Rämistrasse will open on 9 July in Zurich’s historic central cultural district, on the same street as Hauser & Wirth Publishers’...
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Simone Leigh Debuts New Limited-Edition Sculpture to Benefit Racial Justice Organization Color Of Change

On 30 June, artist Simone Leigh will debut a new bronze sculpture, ‘Sentinel IV’ (2020), created to benefit the nonprofit organization Color Of...


Announcing Our New Space in Southampton and Resuming Public Hours at Our Manhattan Locations

Marc Payot, President, Hauser & Wirth, today announced that beginning mid-July, the gallery will maintain a new exhibition and private viewing...


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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Announcing Our Collaboration with June Art Fair

The fair's second edition will be hosted in collaboration with ArtReview on our website this August with a special, dedicated microsite featuring...
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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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Stories and Pictures: Charlotte Burns in Conversation with Naomi Beckwith

In a new recurring feature for Ursula magazine, Charlotte Burns talks with curators about how they are adapting to the current climate.

Lorna Simpson in conversation with Thelma Golden

On the occasion of the artist’s first exhibition at Hauser & Wirth in New York, Simpson was joined by Thelma Golden, Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem, for a conversation about her work at this significant moment in her career.



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...


Now Open: Updates to our Global Locations

As a global community, we are now at a promising turning point as some of us emerge from lockdown. We are thrilled to share the news that our...
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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...
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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...

Ursula, The Keepers

Symbolic Soldiers: Through images, a feminist artist addresses her male offspring

I am often asked, as an artist and as a feminist who has contended with motherhood in my work, to hold forth on what it is like to have two sons....


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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Ursula, Portfolios

Kept under the eyelids: A portfolio of drawings by Erna Rosenstein (1913 – 2004)

Erna Rosenstein was an artist, writer and poet born in Lviv, a city that was located in Poland during her youth and is now in Ukraine. She was...
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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...