Picasso Minotaurs and Matadors @ Gagosian London
The exhibition examines the intersection of Picasso's bullfighting imagery with his mythological and biographical compositions of the 1930s. Including works dating from 1889 to 1971, this career-long survey traces Picasso’s engagement with the ancient rituals and narratives of his native Spain.
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Tuesday: 10am – 6pm
Wednesday: 10am – 6pm.
Thursday: 10am – 6pm
Friday: 10am – 6pm
Saturday: 10am – 6pm
The jewel of Larry Gagosian’s gallery empire is a gargantuan, museum-standard center in Chelsea NYC: The space alone is worth a visit for its sheer monumentality. And fittingly, the stable of artists displayed there consists of the art world’s heavyweights from Ed Ruscha, to Taryn Simon and Jeff Koons.
Gagosian Gallery began in 1979 in Los Angeles. In 1985, the business moved from Los Angeles to New York. In 1986, Gagosian opened a second space on West 23rd Street in Manhattan.
In the 1980s, the Los Angeles gallery showed the work of young contemporary artists such as Eric Fischl, Jean-Michel Basquiat and David Salle, as the New York City space mounted exhibitions dedicated to the history of The New York School, Abstract Expressionism and Pop Art by showing the earlier work of Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtenstein and Willem de Kooning.
There are sixteen gallery spaces: five in New York; three in London; two in Paris; one in each of Beverly Hills, San Francisco, Rome, Athens, Geneva and Hong Kong.