Sperone Westwater is presenting new work by Emil Lukas. His third exhibition at the gallery is comprised of four series, including Stacks, Thread Paintings, Bubble-Wrap Paintings, and Liquid Lens (2016), an aluminum sculpture that represents an exciting new direction for the artist. Show More Summary
Sperone Westwater is presenting a show of new paintings by Katherine Bradford on the gallery?s third floor. This series of six large-scale paintings revisits the watery realms and touches the far reaches of outer space; atmospheres that were prevalent in the artist?s show Fear of Waves at her CANADA exhibition in January 2016. Show More Summary
Sperone Westwater presents new paintings by Susan Rothenberg for the artist?s eleventh solo show at the gallery since 1987 and her first show of new work in five years. This follows the gallery?s recent presentation of important vintage...Show More Summary
Sperone Westwater announces a new video installation by Bruce Nauman, widely regarded to be among the most important living American artists and as a catalyst for the recent shift in international artistic practice toward conceptual and performative uses of language and the body. Show More Summary
Sperone Westwater announces an exhibition of vintage paintings and sculptures by Italian artist Mario Merz (1925-2003), a widely recognized leader of the Arte Povera movement. This solo show is the ninth of Merz?s work at the gallery...Show More Summary
Sperone Westwater presents William Wegman: Postcard Paintings, a solo exhibition of recent paintings by the celebrated American artist. The exhibition coincides with the publication of William Wegman: Paintings (Abrams, 2016), a new monograph featuring essays by Bob Elliott, Martin Filler, Amy Hempel, Robert Krulwich, and Susan Orlean. Show More Summary
Sperone Westwater presents a retrospective of painting, sculpture, and installation by Otto Piene, the co-founder of the ZERO group, who died in 2014 at the age of 86. Embodying several important themes in the artist?s work across six...Show More Summary
Nobody believes in the simple narrative arc of Modern Art anymore; even so, Painting in Italy 1910s–1950s: Futurism, Abstraction, Concrete Art at Sperone Westwater is an instructive glimpse into the fullness and complexity lying beneath thumbnail histories of the avant-garde.
Sperone Westwater is presenting a solo exhibition by Nanda Vigo, the artist?s first in the United States. Vigo is widely recognized as a pioneer of contemporary Italian sculpture, installation and architecture. This exhibition features...Show More Summary
Sperone Westwater announces a solo exhibition by Malcolm Morley, his fifth since his debut at the gallery in 1999, comprising 15 new paintings completed between 2013 and 2015. This newest body of work expands upon familiar Morley motifs...Show More Summary
Sperone Westwater presents Andrew Sendor: ?Delicates,? an exhibition of new paintings, drawings, and a film. This is the artist?s second solo exhibition with the gallery. ?Delicates? reveals a sprawling network of multi-layered narratives that exist in anachronistic space. Show More Summary
Sperone Westwater presents an exhibition of sculptures by Helmut Lang, the artist's first New York gallery solo show. Lang's artistic practice is characterized by his use of materials and textures, assembled from diverse sources and repurposed. Show More Summary
After leaving fashion in 2005, Helmut Lang makes his return to the public eye today with an exhibition of his sculptures. The innovative designer-turned-artist is showing his work, mostly in resin, at New York's Sperone Westwater Gallery through February 21. READ MORE »
Sperone Westwater announces a Not Vital exhibition featuring new stainless steel sculptures, HEADS, and a series of related drawings. Vital developed this striking sculptural series in his studio in the art district of Caochangdi, Beijing. Show More Summary
Sperone Westwater announces an exhibition of new paintings by Guillermo Kuitca, marking over 20 years of collaboration between the Argentinean artist and the gallery. Kuitca's new paintings incorporate classic subject matter such asShow More Summary
Sperone Westwater announces an exhibition by Emil Lukas which features two major bodies of works: Thread Paintings and Larvae Paintings. These are ?of unsurpassed beauty and formal complexity informed by a rigorous process of discovery and experimentation. Show More Summary
Radio Waves: New York “Nouveau Réalisme” and Rauschenberg at Sperone Westwater is a long-overdue exhibition revolving around the enigmatic Swiss artist Jean Tinguely.
I've never seen the red elevator/gallery behind the facade of the Norman Foster-designed Sperone Westwater gallery on The Bowery actually move, but this short film from Foster + Partners captures the slow ascent and descent through some time lapse photography. Check out the Foster + Partners channel on YouTube for many more recently uploaded videos.
Sperone Westwater presents an exhibition of recent laser-cut stainless steel and bronze sculptures by Wim Delvoye. Known and described as a provocative and subversive artist, Delvoye's work celebrates paradox, building on the Belgian Surrealist tradition of combining seemingly unrelated elements and engaging diverse provocative conceptual themes. Show More Summary
Sperone Westwater presents Mark Greenwold's first exhibition at the gallery. Given the extreme nature of Greenwold's painting process, the slowness and deliberation with which the paintings are made, he shows rarely; his first exhibition in New York in 1979 consisted of a single small painting that took him three years to complete. Show More Summary