Harun Farocki

by Sunday, May 1, 2016

The German film-maker Harun Farocki explored themes of capitalism, consumerism, media, technology, war and entertainment. Re-inventing the 'filming essay', his work challenged the borders between cinema and art. Beginning his filmmaking practice in the late 1960s, Farocki combined documentary and found footage to examine subjects through associations of images. From the 1990s onwards, he made films ...

Philip Guston

by Saturday, April 30, 2016

Beginning 26 April 2016, Hauser & Wirth present ‘Philip Guston: Painter, 1957 – 1967’, exploring a pivotal decade in the career of the preeminent 20th century American artist. Featuring 36 paintings and 53 drawings, many on loan from major museums and private collections, the exhibition draws together a compelling body of work that reveals the ...

Todd Anthony Tyler

by Thursday, April 28, 2016

Todd Anthony Tyler is regarded by fashion insiders as a pre-eminent photographer and art director. For over a decade, Tyler has operated a successful studio in Shanghai, China, becoming one of the most sought-after contemporary photographers in Asia as well as worldwide. His work regularly graces the pages of elite fashion magazines including Vogue China, ...

Wim Crouwel

by Tuesday, April 26, 2016

In 1963, Wim Crouwel was one of the founders of the design studio Total Design. From 1964 onwards, Crouwel was responsible for the design of the posters, catalogues and exhibitions of the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. In 1967 he designed the typeface New Alphabet, a design that embraces the limitations of the cathode ray tube ...

Tauba Auerbach

by Saturday, April 23, 2016

Her more recent work focuses on abstract patterns, order and randomness, and multi-dimensional space. She has gained acclaim for her “fold paintings”, which she first exhibited in 2009. To make the “fold paintings”, she folds and twists a canvas to form creases, then lays it flat and paints it with an industrial sprayer, resulting in ...