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Lehmann Maupin presents a multi-city and multi-venue special presentation of Tom Friedman’s celebrated large-scale sculpture Looking Up, activated for the first time in Augmented Reality (AR). The project will officially launch on May 25 across different sites in Hong Kong, Seoul, and New York, to coincide with Art Basel Hong Kong—where Friedman’s work will be on view—and with his first solo exhibition in South Korea at Lehmann Maupin.
Lehmann Maupin announces representation of American artist Tammy Nguyen. Nguyen is known for a multidisciplinary practice that encompasses paintings, drawings, artist books, prints, and zines that explore the intersections between geopolitics, ecology, and lesser-known histories. Nguyen’s work is currently on view with Printed Matter at NADA New York, where she curated a presentation of artists’ books, alongside a new limited edition print in support of Printed Matter / St Marks. Her work will also be featured in our upcoming presentation at Art Basel in June.
Rachel Lehmann and David Maupin are pleased to announce that Jennifer Mora is now Senior Director at Lehmann Maupin. Mora has spent over a decade at the gallery, starting in 2010 as a gallery assistant. Since then, Mora has developed deep relationships with artists, collectors, and curators, and her new position recognizes her leadership, along with her strategic guidance of gallery relationships with such notable artists as Hernan Bas, Mr., OSGEMEOS, Calida Rawles, Do Ho Suh, and Erwin Wurm.
Lehmann Maupin announces the launch of CollectAR, a new platform designed to present NFTs in Augmented Reality (AR), furthering the gallery’s commitment to the immersive presentation of artworks. This follows the gallery’s exclusive partnership announcement with Gemini in July 2021, when it became the first commercial art gallery to accept cryptocurrency through the Gemini platform for artwork sales globally. CollectAR will officially launch on March 29, 2022 in collaboration with NiftyGateway, a subsidiary of Gemini. The gallery will release three artworks—minted as NFTs and viewable in situ—by artist Ashley Bickerton, as part of his solo exhibition, Seascapes at the End of History at Lehmann Maupin New York.
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Lehmann Maupin announces plans to expand its presence in Seoul with a new gallery location opening in early spring 2022. Designed by the award-winning firm Society of Architecture (SoA), the newly-renovated, 2,600 square foot venue will occupy two floors in the Hannam-dong neighborhood, situated in close proximity to Storage by Hyundai Card and the Leeum Museum of Art. The new gallery, which also boasts an outdoor terrace to exhibit sculpture, will open in spring 2022 with a solo exhibition of new work by Lari Pittman, marking the distinguished American artist’s debut in Korea.
We are pleased to announce the representation of New Haven-based artist Dominic Chambers. Chambers’s first solo presentation at Lehmann Maupin will open in February 2022 at our New York location as part of the gallery’s In Focus series. His work will also be featured in our upcoming presentation at Art Basel Miami Beach in December.
Lehmann Maupin returns to Palm Beach with a seasonal exhibition space at a new location opening November 23 and running through April 2022. This space, which marks the gallery’s second location in Palm Beach since 2020, follows the success of pop-ups in Aspen, Taipei, and most recently, Beijing. Lehmann Maupin Palm Beach will be centrally located on Worth Avenue, in close proximity to the Norton Museum of Art and The Bunker Artspace.
Please join us for an artist talk coinciding with the release of a new publication, Helen Pashgian: Spheres and Lenses, published by Radius Books. The artist will join David Chickey, Founder and Creative Director of Radius Books, to discuss her exhibition and the book, which is the first survey of Pashgian’s sculptures ever to be printed.
Rachel Lehmann and David Maupin are pleased to announce the appointment of Allie Card as Senior Director, focusing on artist management and sales. Card joins Lehmann Maupin from Metro Pictures, where she has worked since 2001, most recently holding the position of Senior Director. She brings over 20 years of experience managing and advancing the careers of leading artists, including Trevor Paglen, Louise Lawler, Sara VanDerBeek, André Butzer, Olaf Breuning, and Jim Shaw, among others.
We are pleased to announce our representation of London-based artist Chantal Joffe in Asia. New work by Joffe will be on view as part of our presentation at KIAF Art Seoul (October 13–17), and will be the subject of a solo presentation at the gallery’s forthcoming pop-up in Beijing (opening October 23). Previously, Joffe had a solo exhibition at Lehmann Maupin Seoul (November 2020–January 2021).
Lehmann Maupin announces its new seasonal space in Shunyi District, Beijing, opening October 23 and running through January 2022. This space, which marks the gallery’s first physical location in Beijing, follows the success of recent pop-ups in Aspen, Palm Beach, and Taipei. Lehmann Maupin Beijing will be located at the Blanc Art Space in the Shunyi District, Beijing, which will function as an arts hub for international and regional galleries.
We are pleased to announce our representation of American artist Tom Friedman in Asia. Friedman’s work is currently on view as part of the exhibition States of Being at our seasonal gallery in Taipei and will be part of our presentation at KIAF Art Seoul in October. In April 2022, he will have his first solo exhibition in Korea at our gallery in Seoul.
Nigerian gallery Retro Africa will present a seasonal exhibition from July 19 to August 17 at Lehmann Maupin’s space at 536 West 22nd Street in New York. The exhibition, Do This in Memory of Us, will feature Nigerian-American artist and writer Victor Ehikhamenor, Congolese painter Chéri Samba, and African-American artist Nate Lewis. This presentation is Retro Africa’s first in the United States and will have an opening reception on Monday, July 19, 4–8 PM.
Lehmann Maupin announces an exclusive partnership with the crypto platform Gemini, becoming the first commercial gallery to accept crypto through the Gemini platform for artwork sales globally. Cryptocurrency transactions will be effective immediately from July 14, 2021 at its permanent locations in New York, Hong Kong, Seoul, and London, as well as its seasonal spaces in Aspen, Palm Beach, and Taipei.
Lehmann Maupin and Carpenters Workshop Gallery will partner on a new seasonal exhibition space in Aspen, CO opening July 1 and running through mid-September. The joint gallery space will serve as a bridge between the two galleries’ programming and will act as a curatorial platform for art and design. Throughout its duration, the galleries will co-curate the space and mount two curated group exhibitions, the first exploring themes of industrialization and its impact on the natural world and the second highlighting minimalism through mastery of material, matter, and form.
Lehmann Maupin presents its new seasonal exhibition space in Da’an District, Taipei, opening August 3 and continuing through September 18. The pop-up marks Lehmann Maupin’s first physical location in Taipei and offers a bridge between the gallery’s global programming and the vibrant local cultural scene. Lehmann Maupin Taipei is located on the ground floor of the Kimpton Hotel Da An, designed by the Shanghai-based architects Neri & Hu. During the course of the summer the gallery will mount two curated presentations in the space.
On the occasion of Mandy El-Sayegh and Lee Bul’s dual exhibition Recombinance, we invited Xiaoyu Weng, Associate Curator at the Guggeinheim Museum in New York, to speak with El-Sayegh about context, erasure, the body, and more. Recombinance is on view at Lehmann Maupin in New York (22nd Street) through April 10.
Lehmann Maupin is pleased to announce the representation of Los Angeles-based artist Calida Rawles. Rawles will have her first solo exhibition in New York at Lehmann Maupin in September 2021, and will debut a permanent installation in fall 2021 at the new Hollywood Park/SoFi Stadium campus in Inglewood, California. Her work is currently on view in the exhibition Art Finds a Way at the Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, and View From Here: Recent Acquisitions at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles.
We remember the life and legacy of celebrated Korean artist and professor Suh Se Ok, who passed away on November 29, at the age of 91. Suh is survived by his wife, Minza Chung; two sons, Do Ho Suh and Eulho Suh; and their respective families.
Lehmann Maupin is pleased to announce its new seasonal exhibition space in Palm Beach, Florida, opening in mid-November and continuing through February 2021. The space will serve as a bridge between the gallery’s global programming and loyal community of longtime collectors, curators, and institutions in Palm Beach and South Florida.
Lehmann Maupin is pleased to present a virtual conversation between Matthew Higgs, Director and Chief Curator of White Columns, and British artist Billy Childish, whose multi-disciplinary practice and creative process are the subject of a residency at the gallery’s new space in London at 1 Cromwell Place (October 5–25).
Lehmann Maupin is pleased to announce representation of Brooklyn-based artist Arcmanoro Niles. Niles will have his first solo exhibition with Lehmann Maupin in New York in June 2021 and his work will be included in a major group exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston in 2022.
Lehmann Maupin is pleased to announce the opening of its new space in London on Monday, October 5, located at 1 Cromwell Place. Alongside galleries located in New York, Hong Kong, and Seoul, this will be Lehmann Maupin’s first in London.
Lehmann Maupin is pleased to present a conversation between Mirjam Varadinis, Curator at Kunsthaus Zürich, and Kader Attia, whose practice deals with Europe and the western world’s colonial past and its consequences.
Lehmann Maupin is pleased to present a conversation between Hans Ulrich Obrist, Artistic Director of Serpentine Galleries in London and Cecilia Vicuña, whose artistic practice engages with critical issues of environmental justice.
Lehmann Maupin is pleased to announce the representation of Malawian artist Billie Zangewa, who currently lives and works in Johannesburg, South Africa. For Frieze Art Fair’s Online Viewing Room, launching this week, Lehmann Maupin will present recent work by the artist. Zangewa will have her first solo presentation with Lehmann Maupin in New York this September and her first solo museum exhibition at the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) in San Francisco in 2021.
To ensure the safety and well-being of our staff, artists, visitors, and the public, Lehmann Maupin will temporarily close our New York galleries effective immediately, Friday, March 13. This decision was made in response to the public health crisis around Coronavirus (COVID-19) and follows recommendations from the World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control, and New York state and local governments.
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Next spring, Lehmann Maupin will open its U.K. outpost in London. While not an official gallery—the location will be flexible, a home base for its directors and team—it offers the possibility of future programming in addition to hosting meetings, showing art privately, and a chance to increase its presence in London and Europe.
Join us for this year’s ADAA Chelsea Gallery Walk! Member galleries throughout the neighborhood will be open late (6–8 PM) and offer special programming. At Lehmann Maupin, Curatorial Director Ann Stothart will lead tours of cart, horse, cart, an exhibition highlighting artists working with abstraction in ways that go beyond the traditional formal concerns of the genre to investigate political, social, and phsychological issues. Tour the show at two times: 6 PM at our 24th Street gallery and 6:30 PM at our 22nd Street gallery.
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Ian Berry, exhibition curator and Director of The Tang Teaching Museum, in conversation with Studio K.O.S. (Angel Abreu, Jorge Abreu, Robert Branch, and Rick Savinon). The panelists will discuss the revolutionary nature of the work of Tim Rollins and Studio K.O.S. and its significance in today’s socio-political climate, spanning topics such as social activism, education, and free speech.
Ahead of Frieze New York, The Peninsula New York is proud to present Home, an exhibition honoring the notions of home, identity and community, as an ode to The Peninsula’s larger commitment to celebrating family and heritage. The exhibition will feature a curated selection of original works by artists including Do Ho Suh, Catherine Opie, Angel Otero, Ashley Bickerton and Heidi Bucher.
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Lehmann Maupin invites you to a panel discussion on the lasting impact of the work of Heidi Bucher, featuring panelists Ziba Ardalan (Founder & Director, Parasol unit), Simon Castets (Director, Swiss Institute), and Ruth Erickson (Curator, ICA Boston).
Lehmann Maupin is pleased to announce representation of Mandy El-Sayegh. The gallery will feature new work from El-Sayegh in a solo exhibition at Lehmann Maupin Hong Kong in July 2019. The London-based artist previously exhibited with the gallery for her first exhibition in New York in November 2018. This week, El-Sayegh, opens a solo exhibition at London’s prestigious Chisenhale Gallery where she will present newly commissioned work.
Lehmann Maupin congratulates Lee Bul on receiving the 2019 Ho-Am Prize for the arts. The annual award is given “to people of Korean heritage who have contributed to the enrichment of culture and arts for humankind.”
작가 이불이 2019 호암상 예술부분의 수상자로 선정되었다. 이는 ‘인류의 문화 예술발전에 크게 공헌한 인사’에게 매년 수여되는 상이며, 앞서 리만머핀의 소속작가 서도호가 2017년에 수상한 바 있다.
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Examining the burgeoning and vibrant arts scene in Puerto Rico, Angel Otero and Art in America Editor William S. Smith discuss the role the arts can play in cultural rejuvenation. Smith and Otero will explore how Puerto Rico is rebuilding in the wake of Hurricane Maria and how artists are investing in the creative potential of the island.
Rachel Lehmann and David Maupin are pleased to announce Isabella Kairis Icoz, based in London, is now a Senior Director of Lehmann Maupin. Kairis Icoz has represented Lehmann Maupin in Europe since 2010 and works closely with Shirazeh Houshiary, Do Ho Suh, Gilbert & George, and the Estate of Heidi Bucher. Her new title ranks her among the gallery’s highest leadership, and recognizes her role in developing the gallery’s relationships with collectors and institutions across Europe. In 2020, under Kairis Icoz’s direction, Lehmann Maupin will open an office and viewing room in South Kensington, London, extending the gallery’s reach beyond New York and Asia, where it has operated since 1996, and 2013, respectively.
Dealers are attempting to redress the balance as report shows that women continue to be underrepresented
“Some people say these movements are ‘just a phase’ but I’m not convinced. This movement will continue to grow,” says Rachel Lehmann, the co-founder of Lehmann Maupin gallery, which has long championed female artists since its founding in 1996 and boasts a roster including Mickalene Thomas, Lee Bul, Teresita Fernández, Marilyn Minter and Cecilia Vicuña.
Rachel Lehmann and David Maupin are pleased to announce Emma Son is now Senior Director of Lehmann Maupin. Son, based in Seoul, has headed the gallery’s second Asian outpost since its opening in 2017, and works closely with Lehmann Maupin artists Lee Bul, Kim Guiline, and Suh Se Ok. Her new title ranks her among the gallery’s highest leadership, and recognizes her role in overseeing and directing the strategy of Lehmann Maupin’s expansion into Korea and greater Asian markets.
Lehmann Maupin is pleased to announce representation of Helen Pashgian. The Los Angeles-based artist is a pioneering figure in California’s Light and Space movement of the 1960s and ’70s. The gallery will mount its first major Pashgian exhibition in spring 2020, the artist’s first in New York in nearly 50 years. Lehmann Maupin will also debut new work in May 2019 at Frieze New York.
Island Universe is a site-specific commission installed inside the newly renovated Ford Foundation. Made entirely of thousands of intricate, hand-made charcoal forms, the piece spans a 30 ft. wall and suggests the earth’s geological past, when distinct land masses formed one continuous supercontinent.
Lehmann Maupin, in collaboration with Anonymous Was A Woman, is pleased to present a panel discussion on the political act of art-making as woman, featuring artists Judith Bernstein, Betty Tompkins, Susan Unterberg, and Cecilia Vicuña.
Both the worlds of art and diversity are run predominantly by straight white men, and a few organizations like Out in Tech are trying to do something about it by promoting diversity in the world of tech. Out in Tech brings the LGBTQ+ and the tech communities together. Last November 14, the organization had an event at art gallery Lehmann Maupin's new Chelsea space as lesbian artist Catherine Opie's exhibition The Modernist hung at the gallery. That night, Out in Tech announced a new initiative that connects LGBTQ+ youth, particularly those who are people of color, to internships in the tech world. I asked George Wells, the COO of Lehmann Maupin board member of Out in Tech, about the problem with diversity in the worlds of art and tech, and what can be done to facilitate change.
On the occasion of her solo exhibition at Lehmann Maupin, MUTATIONS IN BLUE, WHITE AND RED, artist Mandy El-Sayegh will join Sohrab Mohebbi, curator, SculptureCenter, for a conversation about her practice at the gallery on Thursday, November 29, 2018.
Rachel Lehmann, the gallery co-founder, said the new [Peter Marino-designed] space and the black box theater were a must because many artists on the gallery’s roster work in performance, film and video.
Since its founding by Rachel Lehmann and David Maupin in 1996, Lehmann Maupin has been known for championing the work of groundbreaking artists like Teresita Fernández, Do Ho Suh, Mickalene Thomas and Nari Ward. Now, the New York gallery (which also has outposts in Hong Kong and Seoul) has opened a new three-story space in Chelsea.
Rachel Lehmann and David Maupin founded their gallery Lehmann Maupin in 1996 with a storefront in New York’s SoHo neighborhood. Since then, Lehmann Maupin has turned into a global art powerhouse with locations in New York, Hong Kong, and Seoul, showing artists like Mickalene Thomas, OSGEMEOS, McArthur Binion, Catherine Opie, Gilbert & George, Teresita Fernandez, Juergen Teller, and more. The duo recently expanded to a massive 8,500-square-foot, three-story flagship in Chelsea where a Getty Gas Station once stood, in the new Peter Marino-designed Getty building. An exhibition by Liza Lou served as the gallery’s inaugural show, featuring intricate beaded wall hangings made in part by women in South Africa. Lou would then explore the materiality of the beaded panels by smashing and destroying them to create textured patterns within the work. I quizzed Lehmann and Maupin about the strategy behind selecting the space, how they planned its design, diversity in the art world, and what’s next for the global gallery.
With almost every inch of New York’s West Chelsea neighbourhood now claimed, an exciting new residentialbuilding has sprouted up where the iconic Getty gas station once stood. Designed by Peter Marino, The Getty is comprised of six apartments – five full floor units and a single duplex penthouse with a roof terrace and private pool – and houses the Hill Art Foundation and the latest outpost of the Lehmann Maupin art gallery on the first four floors
Two days before its official opening, Lehmann Maupin’s Chelsea gallery is already teeming with visitors. Artists, employees, and friends are either prepping the space for the onslaught of attention soon to follow or admiring the newly installed works, which play with light and shadow on the ivory walls. One visitor is Liza Lou, the L.A.-based artist who works primarily with glass and beads and whose solo show will open the gallery later in the week. With a quiet confidence, Lou walks among her intricate creations lining the double-height space, her eyes bright.
For two decades, Lehmann Maupin has championed some of contemporary art’s most beloved luminaries, such as Do Ho Suh, Juergen Teller, and Mickalene Thomas. Founded by Rachel Lehmann and David Maupin in 1996, the gallery has had multiple homes around New York, as well as one in Hong Kong and another in Seoul to match its growing profile. Now it occupies the former site of the Getty—gas station, that is—which was an indelible landmark in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood. As of early September, Lehmann Maupin’s space is in a mixed-use residential building developed by the Victor Group, fittingly dubbed the Getty.
Lehmann Maupin is pleased to announce Liza Lou: The Classification and Nomenclature of Clouds as the inaugural exhibition of the gallery’s new, additional location at West 24th Street and Tenth Avenue. Lou will present a series of recent bodies of work produced over the last three years, including her monumental The Clouds (2015-18), recently exhibited at the 21st Biennale of Sydney. The gallery will host an opening reception for the artist on Thursday, September 6, from 6 to 8 PM, at 501 West 24th Street.
Lehmann Maupin is pleased to announce its representation of The Heidi Bucher Estate. Heidi Bucher was a Swiss artist best known for her innovative use of latex and her exploration of the physical boundaries between the body and our surroundings. Bucher’s practice can be considered an intricate process of historical preservation and metaphorical molting, which results in the poetic visualization of the complex relationship humans have with their bodies, their past, and the spaces they inhabit. Through this intensive investigation into the female body and domestic spaces, Bucher’s work seamlessly integrated two contemporaneous themes artists were grappling with during the 1970s and 1980s: the architecture of public and private spaces, and issues of femininity and the body.
Lehmann Maupin is pleased to announce its representation of Cecilia Vicuña. The multidisciplinary Chilean artist’s work addresses critical issues of the modern era—ecological destruction, feminism, human rights, and cultural homogenization—through her genre-bending projects uniting poetry, performance, painting, and site-specific installations that span more than 40 years. Vicuña lives and works in New York and Chile. Vicuña’s inaugural exhibition with the gallery will open May 19 at 536 West 22nd Street. A joint project with the artist is planned for the Brooklyn Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in the spring and fall of 2018.
Lehmann Maupin is pleased to announce that Shasha Tittmann has joined the gallery as a director in Hong Kong. Tittmann, who brings years of experience and is fluent in Mandarin and English, will manage the Hong Kong gallery starting in September, and focus on working with collectors and institutions in Asia. She has held positions at Tang Contemporary Art, Hong Kong and Beijing; and Opera Gallery, Hong Kong. Tittmann earned a Bachelor of Arts in art history from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.