Robert Irwin: All The Rules Will Change at the Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden will be the first US museum survey of Irwin’s work outside of California in nearly four decades and features pivotal paintings and sculptures from the 1960s and a new large-scale installation made in response to the Hirshhorn’s distinctive architecture. Irwin will give a lecture on Thursday, April 7 at 7 pm in the museum’s Ring Auditorium. Click here for more details. The artist, represented by Pace Gal
Two exciting projects for Robert Irwin have been announced for the upcoming year. For the past fourteen years, Robert Irwin has been developing a major new work for the Chinati Foundation’s permanent collection that will finally be unveiled in 2016. Robert Irwin: All the Rules Will Change a major exhibition runs April 7–Sept. 5, 2016, at the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. It is the first museum survey devoted to Irwin’s work from the pivotal decade of the 1960s, as well
Robert Irwin’s site-conditioned installation, Excursus: Homage to the Square³ is now on view at Dia:Beacon through May 2017. Originally presented at Dia Center for the Arts in Chelsea from 1998 to 2000, this new iteration is Irwin’s first installation for Dia:Beacon, for which he designed the master plan. The gallery’s layout is defined by floor-to-ceiling scrims that create a maze-like installation that, coupled with the colored gels Irwin has coated the windows and fluorescents lights with,
“There are simple, obvious questions if you follow the thread. But they are damn good questions—you can live a lifetime with them. That’s basically what I’ve been doing.” —Robert Irwin The Wall Street Journal’s Andy Battaglia praises Robert Irwin's philosophical minded approach to art in his new exhibition at Pace, Cacophonous. Irwin has been experimenting with art as an extension of perception and transcendence since the 1960s. Read the full article here. Robert Irwin: Cacophonous is on vie
Pace Gallery is pleased to announce its participation in the second edition of the ART 021 Contemporary Art Fair in Shanghai from November 12 to 16, 2014. Pace will present more than thirty works by a diverse group of international artists at booth 2-02. Pace’s presentation at Art 021 will include a selection of artists whose work employs quotidian materials and images. Yin Xiuzhen and Tara Donovan incorporate commonplace items such as recycled clothing in the case of the former and pins, Myla
Pioneer of the Light and Space movement, Robert Irwin has begun contruction on a major new project at the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas. On being drawn to the Marfa landscape, Irwin tells the The Los Angeles Times: "It's in the middle of nowhere, but there's something enchanting about it." Click here to read the full story from The Los Angeles Times. For more information on the Chinati Foundation, click here.
The coming weeks mark the end of three significant Robert Irwin shows internationally. Pace London closes a Robert Irwin show featuring two new site-conditioned works at 6 Burlington Gardens on Saturday, August 24. The last day of Robert Irwin: Scrim Veil – Black Rectangle – Natural Light, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (1977) is September 1. September 1 is also the last day to see Robert Irwin’s Double Blind at the Secession in Vienna.
Pace is pleased to announce its inaugural participation in ArtInternational Istanbul, taking place at Halic Congress Center, from 16–18 September 2013. The gallery’s booth D2 will include a selection of paintings, works on paper, sculptures, photographs, installations, video, and multimedia works spanning from the 1980s to the present.
To coincide with the exhibition of Robert Irwin’s new installations on view at Pace London, 6 Burlington Gardens until 24 August, please join us for the screening of “Robert Irwin: the Beauty of Questions” a fascinating documentary that captures the life, methodology and creations of the Light and Space artist at Pace London, 6-10 Lexington Street, W1F 0LB. A “Robert Irwin salon” featuring books and further video material on the artist’s exceptional career will accompany the screening of the d
This summer Robert Irwin has installed Double Blind at the Secession in Vienna. The "site-conditioned" work responds to the unique architectural features of the main gallery at the Secession. As with many of Irwin's installations, the piece engages with such themes as experience, illusion, and light. This is Irwin's first solo show in Vienna. Irwin's installations are also on view this summer at Pace London. New work, including Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Blue and Piccadilly are on view
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