Luhring Augustine is pleased to present an exhibition of recent paintings and works on paper by Christopher Wool. This is the 10th solo presentation of the artist’s work with the gallery.
Christopher Wool was born in 1955 and lives and works in New York City and Marfa, TX. His work is owned by numerous museums and institutions worldwide, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, the Tate Modern and the Museum Ludwig, Cologne. Recent solo exhibitions of his work have been held the Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Strasbourg (2006) and the Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno, Valencia (2006); a solo exhibition is currently being organized by Ulrich Loock for the Fundação de Serralves in Porto, Portugal scheduled to open in November 2008.
Concurrent with this exhibition is an exhibition made in collaboration with writer Richard Hell entitled “Psychopts,” on view at John McWhinnie @ Glenn Horowitz Bookseller and Art Gallery from May 1 – June 4.
A monograph of Christopher Wool’s work is being published by Taschen Books as a part of their XL series. The book will be a comprehensive overview of the artist’s work since the mid 80’s. Designed and edited by Hans Werner Holzwarth, there will be essays and analyses by Eric Banks, Ann Goldstein, Richard Hell, Jim Lewis Glenn O’Brien and Anne Pontegnie.