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Gagosian Gallery

522 W. 21st St., New York, NY 10011 40.746619 -74.005729
nr. Tenth Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-741-1717 Send to Phone
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gagosian.com

Hours

Tue-Sat, 10am-6pm; Sun-Mon, closed; Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm, during summer; Sat-Sun, closed during summer

Nearby Subway Stops

C, E at 23rd St.

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A show at any of Gagosian's influential galleries—five in New York, two in London, one in L.A., one in Rome, two in Paris, one in Geneva, one in Athens, and one in Hong Kong —is the flashing neon announcement that an artist has made it. (When he poached John Currin, Gagosian reportedly added another digit to Currin’s prices.) In his elegant Madison Ave. space, he’s shown the works of Cy Twombly, and a superb exhibit of Picasso’s sculptures. His cathedral-like warehouse space in Chelsea opened with a massive steel installation by Richard Serra, followed by a stern Anselm Kiefer show of steel bookcases filled with lead books and sunflowers and grit-studded canvases. His 2000 Damien Hirst exhibit is legendary as one of the most extravagantly produced shows in recent history, with a three-story-high anatomical model and an ob-gyn examination chair sunken in a fish tank. And the museum-quality show of De Kooning paintings was a stunner, proving Gagosian one of the very few galleries capable of competing with museums.

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