Current exhibition

to light, and then return—

Gagosian, New York

14 September–28 October 2023

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An exhibition of new works by Edmund de Waal and Sally Mann, inspired by each other’s practices, is now open at Gagosian's Madison Avenue space. to light, and then return— marks the first time the two artists have shown together in a dedicated exhibition.

The result of an ongoing exchange between two artists, who are also celebrated writers, the exhibition is titled after the final line of The spry arms of the wind (c. 1866), a poem written by Emily Dickinson on an envelope scrap. Informed by their mutual fascination with material transformation and themes of elegy and historical reckoning, the works on view include de Waal’s sculptural installations featuring porcelain and other materials, and Mann’s tintypes and platinum prints.

to light, and then return— is complemented by this must be the place, an exhibition of new works by de Waal at 541 West 24th Street, New York, from 13 September until 28 October 2023.

De Waal's work: Alzbeta Jaresova
Mann's work: © Sally Mann, Photo: Rob McKeever, Courtesy Gagosian

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