Current market darling Thomas Houseago has parted ways with his New York dealer Michael Werner gallery, which represented the artist starting in 2010.
Michael Werner Director Gordon VeneKlasen confirmed that the break happened about a year ago, writing in a short e-mail, “I’d rather talk about the artists I do work with rather than comment Read More
Thomas Houseago is on a tear at the moment.
First of all, his huge sculptures are on view at locations around the world: the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich, England, Hauser & Wirth’s outdoor sculpture space in London, Miami’s Rubell Family Collection, Venice’s Palazzo Grassi, and New York’s High Line. And now one more venue: the Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowksi Castle in Warsaw, Poland.
The artist Thomas Houseago will bring his sculpture Lying Figure to the High Line this Friday, the curators of the High Line announced today.
The statue will appear under the Standard hotel at Little West 12th Street and will remain there until March of next year.
Business hummed along rather smoothly at Christie’s London postwar and contemporary art evening sale today, and while Pace’s Marc Glimcher apparently departed after 36 minutes (“I’m bored,” Journal globetrotter Kelly Crow reported him saying), we imagine dealer Iwan Wirth–whom The Observer‘s Dan Duray recently profiled–was paying close attention, since two of his younger artists, Thomas Houseago and Berlinde de Bruyckere, notched artist records, according to the Artnet price database.