Gagosian Gallery: the Wuthering heights Capris down

the need to continue During British museums, their activities, to the exclusion of the Public, many of the leading commercial galleries of London's West End, o

Gagosian Gallery: the Wuthering heights Capris down

the need to continue During British museums, their activities, to the exclusion of the Public, many of the leading commercial galleries of London's West End, opened in close cooperation with the authorities in their rooms, timidly again. Unusually for an industry, the rivalry, the secrecy nourishes the actors since the beginning of the Lockdown in March, in close connection with each other. More than sixty galleries are involved in a Whatsapp group, which is used only for the exchange of practical information about security measures or the coordination for bulk orders of protection material, but also a Forum for the discussion of further-reaching become questions about the future of the art trade.

Gina Thomas

feuilleton correspondent, based in London.

F. A. Z.

Like the other galleries has also Gagosian in the weeks of Lockdown online presence, including through the participation in the virtual fairs, and the weekly presentations of individual works to support artists, whose exhibitions had to be cancelled. The trade was on. In his three London galleries Gagosian is now working again, however, under restrictions. It mouth-nose protection is compulsory, visitors must register and be approved individually, especially in the more intimate rooms of the establishment in Grosvenor Hill: There are three pieces of furniture from the iconic Casa Malaparte are shown in Capri, which have been reproduced in an Edition of twelve copies in the North of Italy. Their staging in the gallery of the institution of that imagination-building, modelled on the flamboyante writer Curzio Malaparte was in the late thirties for the build is, as a kind of architectural symbolization of its own.

In the main room of the gallery, on turned mahogany pillar table, a console and a Bank are prepared in as similar as in the living room of the Casa Malaparte with his on the ancient Roman road pavement leaning against the stone floor, the Alberto Savinio for Malaparte has designed. On the white gallery walls with an accurate photo count gives portrayal to one of the four, as old masters paintings framed window to chose, with its spectacular views of the sea, an impression of the dramatic frame, the Malaparte its self-realization. In a small side room, some of the Baroque Meissen porcelain are exhibited objects from the house. You recall the German origin of the than Curt Erich Suckert, born the son of a to Prato over-settled textile merchant, who chose his Pseudonym Malaparte, in allusion to Bonaparte. In two cases illustrate the fragments of the stages of his biography and of his work, including an excerpt from Jean Luc Godard's Film "Le Mépris" ("contempt"), in which the young Brigitte Bardot flits through the rooms of the Villa.

Updated Date: 24 June 2020, 08:20

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