BILL TRAYLOR

David Zwirner present works by Bill Traylor (c. 1853–1949) from the William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation and Family Collections. Organized in collaboration with the Foundation, the exhibition offers a comprehensive look at the self-taught artist’s distinctive imagery, which mixes subjects and iconography from the American South with a strong formalistic treatment of color, shape, and surface. As…

DAVID ZWIRNER PRESENTS DANGEROUS LIASIONS

David Zwirner is pleased to present Dangerous Liaisons, an exhibition of new works by Chris Ofili, on view at the gallery’s 34 East 69th Street location, in New York. The show marks the artist’s fourth solo presentation with the gallery. The title of the exhibition references René Magritte’s eponymous painting of 1935, which Ofili explores…

THE QUIET EVOLUTION OF BEAUFORD DELANEY

“Keep the faith and trust in so far as possible. Love humility and don’t mind the insinuations that cause sorrow…and loneliness and limitations. We learn self-reliance and to hear the voice of God, too…and how to…not break but bend gently. Learning to love is learning to suffer deeply and with quietness.” Beauford Delaney Beauford Delaney…

JAMES WELLING

David Zwirner is pleased to present Transform, an exhibition of recent work by American photographer James Welling at the gallery’s Upper East Side location in New York through Februrary 16th. The three bodies of work on view—Julia Mamaea (2018–ongoing),Bodies (2014–ongoing), and Chemical (2010–ongoing)—were created by the artist using unorthodox photographic procedures. Moving between abstraction and…

DAN FLAVIN IN DAYLIGHT OR COOL WHITE

  Dan Flavin: in daylight or cool white is being presented at the David Zwiner’s Gallery on West 20th Street. The exhibition will examine Dan Flavin’s use of different variations of fluorescent white light, focusing on significant works from the 1960s. The title refers to Flavin’s seminal text “‘… in daylight or cool white.’ an autobiographical sketch,”…

ART SEASON IS ABOUT TO BEGIN

        Open to the public February 28 – March 4, 2018, The Art Show 2018 marks an unprecedented three decades of partnership between three major cultural organizations, the ADAA, the venerable community nonprofit Henry Street Settlement and New York City’s foremost cross-disciplinary cultural institution, the Park Avenue Armory. Since the fair’s inception,…

YAYOI KUSAMA WOWS NEW YORK CITY

                  David Zwirner is pleased to present two major concurrent exhibitions of recent work by Yayoi Kusama on view across three gallery spaces in New York: Festival of Life at 525 and 533 West 19th Street in Chelsea and Infinity Nets at the recently opened space on…

HILTON ALS TALKS ON ALICE NEEL

Curated by Hilton Als David Zwirner is pleased to present an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Alice Neel curated by Hilton Als. On view at the gallery’s 525 and 533 West 19th Street spaces, the selection includes works that the artist made during her five decades of living and working in upper Manhattan, first…

HILTON ALS ON ALICE NEEL

Hilton Als (born 1960) is an American writer and theater critic who writes for The New Yorkermagazine. Als is a former staff writer for The Village Voice and former editor-at-large at Vibemagazine. Als was born in New York City, with roots in Barbados. His 1996 book The Women focuses on his mother (who raised him in…