LONDON.- Pace Gallery
announced that its new London gallery at 5 Hanover Square is now open.
The Hanover Square gallery is inaugurated by Mark Rothko 1968: Clearing Away, the first exhibition in the UK dedicated to the artist's rarely seen paper-based paintings created during the last years of Rothko's life, and Torkwase Dyson: Liquid A Place, a multimedia installation featuring monumental sculpture, a site-specific sound piece, and collaborative performances presented as part of the Pace Live programme.
Designed by Jamie Fobert Architects, Paces new London gallery comprises three flexible gallery spaces, allowing for concurrent exhibitions dedicated to leading contemporary artists and estates as well as multidisciplinary Pace Live programming.
The winter 2021 season will open with a landmark exhibition of paintings, works on paper, and sculpture by Yoshitomo Nara. Spanning the spaces three galleries, the presentation will feature a rarely seen mixed media house installation and a selection of cardboard works, among other highlights. The exhibition will run from 25 November to 15 January.
From 4 February to 12 March, Pace will present the group exhibition Creating Abstraction at its London gallery. This exhibition brings together work by artists whose experimental engagement with Modernism pushed the boundaries of abstraction, including Saloua Raouda Choucair, Barbara Hepworth, Louise Nevelson, Kim Lim, Carla Accardi, and Leonor Antunes.
In conjunction with Latifa Echakhchs representation of Switzerland at the 59th Venice Biennale in 2022, Pace will present its first solo exhibition of the artists work since she joined the gallery in 2021. On view in London from 25 March to 7 May, this presentation will focus on the ways that discordant sensory experiences and memories can create a polyphony of feeling for viewers.
Among Paces 2022 presentations in London are solo exhibitions of work by Robert Nava, Nina Katchadourian, Marina Perez Simão, and Sam Gilliam. The Hanover Square gallery will also host conversations featuring todays creative luminaries, musical and choreographed performances, and other art commissions organized by Pace Live that support Paces growing contemporary programme. Pace Live, which launched in 2019, brings in-person and virtual events to its global audience by way of highly produced videos and homegrown editorial content.