31 October 2012 through 5 January 2013
Michael Werner Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of paintings of nudes by Eugène Leroy (1910-2000). Emerging radiant from thick layers of paint or lurking, barely discernible amidst peaks and crevices of color, Leroy's nudes appear to be sculpted from the paint itself.
Peter DoigNew Paintings
27 September 2012 through 22 December 2012
Michael Werner is pleased to announce the opening of its London gallery with an exhibition of new works by Peter Doig. The gallery is located at 22 Upper Brook Street in Mayfair and open Tuesday through Saturday, 10AM-6PM.
Ernst Wilhelm NayPaintings
7 September 2012 through 27 October 2012
Michael Werner and Mary Boone Galleries are pleased to announce their collaborative exhibition surveying the work of German artist Ernst Wilhelm Nay (1902-1968). Presented simultaneously in three Manhattan galleries, this special exhibition is the first significant presentation of Nay’s work in the United States since his death and offers a rare opportunity to consider the work of this unique artist.
James Lee ByarsThe Monument to Cleopatra
12 July 2012 through 31 August 2012
For summer, Michael Werner Gallery presents The Monument to Cleopatra, an exhibition of works by James Lee Byars. The exhibition features Byars’s gilded marble and wood sculpture, “The Monument to Cleopatra”, shown here for the first time in New York, as well as related gold wall works in paper and fabric.
Aaron CurryBuzz Kill
1 May 2012 through 23 June 2012
Michael Werner Gallery is pleased to present Buzz Kill, an exhibition of new works by Aaron Curry. Buzz Kill is Aaron Curry’s second exhibition at Michael Werner Gallery, New York, and his most ambitious exhibition to date. A monumental sculpture forms the centerpiece of Buzz Kill: extending from the four corners of the gallery, and reaching from the floor to the ceiling, this massive painted aluminum sculpture divides the exhibition space into individual “rooms” through which viewers can move. Buzz Kill is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue.
ENRICO DAVIDNERVE ENDING
8 March 2012 through 21 April 2012
Michael Werner Gallery is pleased to present Nerve Ending, an exhibition of new works by Enrico David. Nerve Ending is the artist's first solo exhibition in a New York gallery and coincides with his solo exhibition, Head Gas, at the New Museum. A fully illustrated catalogue, with text by Dieter Roelstraete, accompanies the exhibition.
WILHELM LEHMBRUCKSculptures and Etchings
19 January 2012 through 1 March 2012
Michael Werner gallery presents the first major Lehmbruck exhibition in the United States in more than two decades. This exhibition features more than a dozen sculptures by the artist, including several rare lifetime bronze and stone casts as well as unique plaster and terracotta figures.