For summer, Michael Werner Gallery presents The Monument to Cleopatra, an exhibition of works by James Lee Byars. The exhibition features a major gilded sculpture, “The Monument to Cleopatra”, shown for the first time in New York.
James Lee Byars, Untitled (IS IS), no date Ink on gold paper, diameter 14 inches July 6 – September 4, 2009 For summer, Michael Werner Gallery presents GOLDDUST IS MY EX-LIBRIS. This exhibition of works by James Lee Byars includes a major gilded work, as well as works on paper, in which gold is the medium for an aesthetic experience rooted in an ideal of luminous, inaccessible perfection.
February 7 — March 29, 2008 Michael Werner Gallery presents Five Points Make A Man, a special two-part exhibition of American artist James Lee Byars (1932–1997). Part one of the exhibition is Five Points Make A Man, performed here for the first time and presented daily in the gallery from 7 February to 1 March. This is followed from 3 to 29 March by an installation of Byars’s sculpture The Diamond Floor, exhibited [...]