16 January 2017

Josef Albers Yellow Paintings Explored In New London Exhibition

The 20th-century Abstract painter Josef Albers is presented in a new exhibition at the David Zwirner Gallery in London exploring Albers focus on one color. This was a concept that held a pervasive place in the artist’s oeuvre. Sunny Side Up, a trove of paintings in which yellow dominates, is drawn from five decades of the artist’s work and […]

1 December 2015

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Piet Mondrian: Early Paintings On Display At David Zwirner London

David Zwirner is presenting an exhibition of early paintings by Dutch painter Piet Mondrian (1872-1944) at the gallery’s London location. Curated by Karsten Schubert, the exhibition provides a concise view of the artist’s figurative landscape paintings from 1900-1905, highlighting the period prior to his involvement with De Stijl and Neo-Plasticism, for which he is most […]

22 October 2015

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Photo Feature: Oscar Murillo Exhibition Binary Function At David Zwirner

David Zwirner is currently presenting Oscar Murillo’s first exhibition at the gallery in London, which includes new paintings and drawings as well as sculptural, sound, and film elements. The exhibition’s title, binary function, refers to the pairings that permeate Murillo’s multifaceted practice. For the artist, the notion of the binary is not oppositional; instead, these […]

12 October 2015

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Sigmar Polke Estate To Be Represented By New York Gallerist David Zwirner

David Zwirner has announced the gallery’s exclusive worldwide representation of The Estate of Sigmar Polke. Sigmar Polke (German, 1941-2010) is considered to be one of the most significant and influential artists of the postwar era. His work was recently the subject of a critically acclaimed traveling retrospective that was held in 2014-2015 at The Museum of Modern […]

26 August 2015

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Group Show Concrete Cuba To Open At David Zwirner

David Zwirner presents a comprehensive exhibition of paintings and sculptures by the Cuban group of abstract painters Los Diez Pintores Concretos (Ten Concrete Painters), which was active from 1959 to 1961, at the gallery’s London location. Concrete Cuba is the first presentation in the United Kingdom to highlight the origins of concretism in Cuba during […]

22 August 2015

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London Art Calendar’s Fiery Re-ignition: What’s In Store For September 2015

August is a notoriously quiet month in London’s artistic calendar. A time of year witness to the widespread fleeing of the capital’s resident art impresarios from its otherwise innocuous grip, the month sees many exhibitions at their tail end pulling in the final throngs of visitors. By the time September 1 rears its head however, […]

26 June 2015

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Artlyst Podcast: Luc Tuymans – Domesticity, Plagiarism, And Politics – David Zwirner

The influential artist Luc Tuymans was recently back at David Zwirner, which was presenting an exhibition of the artist’s latest paintings, on view at the London gallery, which Tuymans inaugurated in October 2012 with the exhibition ‘Allo!’. The exhibition ‘The Shore’ includes work that the artist specifically made for the space. Tuymans is known for […]

16 June 2015

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Michael Borremans Black Mould Opens At David Zwirner London

David Zwirner presents an exhibition of new paintings by Michaël Borremans, marking the artist’s first show at the Mayfair gallery and his first solo presentation in the city in ten years. Black Mould includes small- and large-scale paintings that feature anonymous, black-robed characters. Alone or in groups, they perform mysterious acts within monochromatic spaces reminiscent […]

17 April 2015

Carol Bove, Joao Penalva, And Christian Rosa – Exhibition Round-up

Carol Bove: The Pastic Unit – David Zwirner David Zwirner presents Carol Bove, a New York-based artist known for assemblages disparate materials and found and made objects, in the gallery’s first exhibition ‘The Plastic Unit’. The show is a collection of large-scale sculptures made from a combination of natural and industrial materials, including slickly manufactured […]

21 February 2015

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Gérard Faggionato To Join David Zwirner Gallery London

Gérard Faggionato After 22-years London art dealer Gérard Faggionato isclosing his Mayfair gallery and joining the sales team at the London outpost of New York gallery David Zwirner, reports the New York Times. Faggionato’s reduced sales at several recent gallery shows (the Times cites examples at October Gallery, Pilar Ordovas, and Dickinson), demonstrates the difficulties […]

4 February 2015

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Luc Tuymans Discusses His Dark Paintings, Japanese Cannibals, And Francisco De Goya

The renowned Belgian artist Luc Tuymans has a new exhibtion at David Zwirner, which is presenting the artist’s latest paintings, on view at the London gallery, which Tuymans inaugurated in October 2012 with the exhibition ‘Allo!’. This new exhibition ‘The Shore’ includes work that the artist specifically made for David Zwirner’s space. The artist is […]

31 January 2015

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Luc Tuymans Explores Domesticity, Re-photography, And Scottish Enlightenment

The influential artist Luc Tuymans is back at David Zwirner, which is presenting an exhibition of the artist’s latest paintings, on view at the London gallery, which Tuymans inaugurated in October 2012 with the exhibition ‘Allo!’. This new exhibition ‘The Shore’ includes work that the artist specifically made for the space. Tuymans is known for […]

30 January 2015

Luc Tuymans: The Shore At David Zwirner – Cannibals, Executions, And Wallpaper

David Zwirner presents an exhibition of new paintings by Luc Tuymans, on view at the London gallery, which Tuymans inaugurated in October 2012 with the exhibition ‘Allo!’. This new exhibition ‘The Shore’ includes work that the artist specifically made for this space. The artist is known for his light washed out canvases, handled with Tuymans’s […]

8 January 2015

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Luc Tuymans To Mount New Exhibition of Paintings In London

David Zwirner is presenting a new exhibition of paintings by the Belgian artist Luc Tuymans. On view at the London gallery, which Tuymans inaugurated in October 2012 with the exhibition Allo!, The Shore includes work specifically made for this space. Widely credited with having contributed to the revival of painting in the 1990s, Tuymans continues […]

16 October 2014

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Richard Serra To Make Huge Sculpture For David Zwirner

The artist is creating the work for Zwirner even though Serra has long been represented by the gallery’s chief competitor the Gagosian Gallery. The sizeable work will be the renowned sculptor’s third recent solo show with Zwirner. Serra can also be seen at Gagosian’s Britannia Street gallery in London featuring the monumental and interactive heavy-weight […]

23 March 2013

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Yayoi Kusama Celebrates 84th Birthday With Work That Keeps Evolving

Yayoi Kusama who thrilled London last year with her fabulous Tate Modern retrospective celebrates her 84th birthday today ( 22 March ). Kusama arrived in New York from provincial Japan in the late 1950s, she had almost instantly found herself at the epicentre of the city’s avant-garde, setting herself up as an abstract painter in […]

31 October 2012

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Luc Tuymans Artistic Colonialism Explored In New London Exhibition

Review – David Zwirner has recently moved into his first European location: a beautiful town house on 24 Grafton Street, and has put a gallery there. There are two floors which provide quite a lot of hanging space, and in a display of a form of effortless cool they currently house only ten paintings by […]