The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Thursday, November 26, 2015

Max Wigram Gallery Doubles Exhibition Space with New Premises on New Bond Street
LONDON.- Max Wigram Gallery will open in new, larger premises on New Bond Street this March, more than doubling the gallery’s exhibition space. The 300m2 space will encompass 110m2 of viewing space, with offices and additional gallery space to the rear.

Speaking about his new space, Wigram said: ‘I am looking forward to having an exhibition space that will do justice to my artists’ work. I have now been working with a stable of around fifteen artists for over seven years. We have come on a great journey from being without a space, to using a project space in the East End, before taking premises at 99 New Bond Street in 2005. The artists have grown with me and I can now offer them the space they deserve.”

Max Wigram Gallery will launch with new work by Marine Hugonnier (18 March – 24 April): the show focuses on works on paper, newspaper collages from the series Art For Modern Architecture alongside large silk screened paper monochrome constructions. Hugonnier’s clean and quiet aesthetic belies its intensity: there is multiple layering that speaks of man’s relationship to landscape, literature, ideology and history that enrich these apparently simple works. A comprehensive monograph on the artist has recently been published by JRP Ringier in collaboration with the FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Malmö Konsthall and Kunstverein Braunschweig.

The gallery will then host exhibitions for Cory Arcangel (7 May – 12 June) and James White (25 June – 31 July). Arcangel has been acknowledged as one of the most inventive artists working in new media today. Perhaps best known for his customised rendition of the iconic Super Mario video game, his work goes far beyond the manipulation of technology, the appropriation, or ‘hacking’ of music (Arcangel is a Conservatoire graduate), film and video games. His practice is a thought-provoking commentary on popular culture through the radical use of new media and technologies.

White turns his meticulous black and white paintings into objects by encasing them in perspex boxes. His mundane subject matter - familiar situations and domestic still lives – recorded with such intensity, becomes something greater. Elevated to iconic status, it makes us reconsider the significance of the everyday.

Max Wigram Gallery has established a name for showing strong, younger artists whose work is beginning to register with national museums and collectors. Wigram’s policy has always been to champion artists with integrity and determination and has an immutable belief in their talent. “The first three shows in the new space sum up my attitude to contemporary art”, he says. “In Marine we have one of the most significant female artists working in Europe today; Cory is making enormous waves with his radical overhaul of digital art; whilst James is simply one of the best in his field, making sublime, deceptively simple paintings with extraordinary craftsmanship. The new space will be flexible enough to accommodate all of these works and show them to the best of their ability.”

Marine Hugonnier Private view 17 March, exhibition runs 18 march – 24 April
Cory Arcangel Private view 6 May, exhibition runs 7 May – 12 June
James White Private view 24 June, exhibition runs 25 June – 31 July

Max Wigram Gallery | New Bond Street | Marine Hugonnier |

Today's News

February 14, 2010

Overview of Ed Ruscha's Paintings from the Last Five Decades at Haus der Kunst in Munich

World Record at Auction Expected for a Turkish Contemporary Work of Art

Artists Imagine Dream Interventions in the Guggenheim Museum

CaixaForum Presents the Diverse and Provocative Experience of Miquel Barceló

Artists Raqs Media Collective to Present Work Commissioned by Baltic

First Exhibition in the U.S. to Explore the World of Confucius and his Descendants

The Art of Hatch Show Print on View at the Austin Museum of Art

Valencian Institute for Modern Art Opens "Mean Streets" Exhibition

Zwelethu Mthethwa's Long Waited First Monograph to be Published by Aperture

Kenny Hunter's I Goat Wins 45,000 Spitalfields Sculpture Prize

Delaware Art Museum Presents Photographs by Harold Edgerton

Daido Moriyama Presents First Exhibition at Luhring Augustine

Exhibition of Erotic Depictions of Men and Women Opens in Sydney

Steven Holl Architects Wins Two 2010 "Good Design Is Good Business" China Awards

Davis Museum at Wellesley College to Open Three New Exhibitions

Irish Museum of Modern Art Presents Survey Exhibition of Key Works by Anne Tallentire

Asian Art Dealers of New York Launch Asia Week in March

Historian Michael Wood Unveils Largest Exhibition of Staffordshire Hoard as Campaign Reaches 750,000

Max Wigram Gallery Doubles Exhibition Space with New Premises on New Bond Street

Ogden Museum of Southern Art Announces Staff Changes

Most Popular Last Seven Days

1.- First solo exhibition by the American artist Mickalene Thomas in Belgium opens at Galerie Nathalie Obadia

2.- Israel accidentally finds ancient mosaic that served as pavement for a courtyard in a villa

3.- The address of Johannes Vermeer's the Little Street discovered by Rijksmuseum curator

4.- The nine lives of Russia's Hermitage cats that root out unwanted guests: Rodents

5.- Robbers make off with masterpieces by Rubens and Tintoretto from museum in Verona

6.- 17th century letters at Museum of Communication reveal refugees 'sense of loss'

7.- New museum dedicated to the artist Mu Xin opens in Zhejiang Province, China

8.- Who are the most prolific art collectors in the US today?

9.- Rubens House brings newly discovered study for a portrait by Van Dyck to Antwerp

10.- "The Nude in the XX and XXI century" curated by Jane Neal opens at Sotheby's S/2 London

Related Stories

Exhibition of New Paintings by James White at Max Wigram Gallery

New Works on Paper by Marine Hugonnier Inaugurate Max Wigram Gallery

Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .


Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez
Social Network Manager and Translator: Norma Cristina Pérez Ayala Cano

Royalville Communications, Inc
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
to a Mexican poet.

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site