The present exhibition includes Standard paintings from the mid-1990s and Portrait(s) of a Standard from 2000, the latter, large-format silkscreens depicting the Standard(s) at an angle. Both the paintings and prints are installed on wooden blocks.
David Zwirner is pleased to present the exhibition On Kawara: Date Painting(s) in New York and 136 Other Cities, on view at the gallery’s 525 and 533 West 19th Street spaces. The exhibition will feature over 150 works selected by the artist, comprising a seminal presentation of his renowned date paintings from 1966 to the present (known collectively as the Today series).
Installation view May 6 – June 25, 2011 David Zwirner is pleased to present an exhibition of works by Donald Judd drawn from the artist’s seminal 1989 exhibition held at the Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany. Brought together from international public and private collections, this will be the first time these particular works have been exhibited together in a group of this size since Judd’s 1989 installation. The exhibition, which will span both of the gallery’s [...]
Dorothea Rockburne, Set, 1970 Paper, chipboard, graphite, nails, and electrical tape Dimensions variable March 11 – April 30, 2011 “Corroborations never compare with counterexamples, or even ‘exceptions’, as catalysts for the growth of concepts.” —Imre Lakatos David Zwirner is pleased to present Proofs and Refutations at the gallery’s 519 West 19th Street space. The exhibition includes work by Francis Alÿs, Trisha Brown, André Cadere, VALIE EXPORT, Henry Flynt, Simone Forti, Dan Graham, Georg Herold, Alfred [...]
Installation view October 30 – December 21, 2010 David Zwirner is pleased to present a selection of works from the 1960s and 70s by American artist Michael Heizer (b. 1944) at the gallery’s 519 West 19th Street space. As a pioneer of the 1960s Land Art movement, Heizer has created a prolific and ambitious practice encompassing painting, sculpture, and large-scale earthworks. His paintings and sculptures, which he has produced intermittently throughout his career—manifest many of [...]
Installation view September 16 – October 23, 2010
Installation view September 8 – October 30, 2010
Installation view October 30, 2009 – June 5, 2010 The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts present the exhibition, Urban Alchemy/Gordon Matta-Clark. The artist Gordon Matta-Clark (1943-1978) used neglected structures slated for demolition as his raw material. He carved out sections of buildings with a power saw in order to reveal their hidden construction, to provide new ways of perceiving space, and to create metaphors for the human condition. He spoke of his work as an [...]
Installation view January 8 – February 6, 2010 Primary Atmospheres: Works from California 1960-1970 will present to the New York public a long-overdue survey of the particular kind of minimal work that was made in and around Los Angeles, work which differentiated itself in its emphasis on surface, synthetic materials, industrial processes, and perception. Often referred to under the umbrella term “Light and Space,” the artists and artwork included in this exhibition will present a [...]
Dan Flavin, the nominal three (to William of Ockham), 1963 Daylight fluorescent light November 5 – December 19, 2009 David Zwirner presents Dan Flavin: Series and Progressions, the first exhibition of the artist’s work at the gallery since having announced its representation of the Estate of Dan Flavin. From 1963, when he conceived the diagonal of May 25, 1963 (to Constantin Brancusi), a single gold, fluorescent lamp that hangs on a diagonal on the wall—a [...]
David Zwirner Gallery 525-533 West 19th Street January 9 – February 14, 2009 Zwirner & Wirth 32 East 69th Street January 13 – February 28, 2009 David Zwirner and Zwirner & Wirth present the work of American artist Fred Sandback (1943-2003) in two concurrent exhibitions. Sandback’s sculptures outline planes and volumes in space. Though he employed metal wire and elastic cord early in his career, the artist soon dispensed with mass and weight by using acrylic yarn to create [...]
Tomma Abts, Isko, 2008 Oil and acrylic on canvas, 19 x 15 inches October 30 – December 23, 2008
Giulio Paolini, Idem V, 1975 Tempera on cardboard in 40 panels, 4 x 5.75 inches each November 5 — December 23, 2008
September 11 — October 18, 2008 This exhibition consists of multi-part sculptures, comprising nearly 100 components. In a panoply of colors, the singular elements, ranging from 8 to 10 feet in height, suggest the broad chromatic spectrum of the natural world. With deep and vibrant hues, each work is a meditation on absolute color, occupying the space between sculpture and painting by proposing volumetric color as its own conceptual entity. This exhibition marks a departure from [...]