Art Trade News: Curator Manuel Segade Has Been Chosen To Helm The Reina Sofia In Madrid + Other Stories

Gagosian’s longstanding collaboration with Lichtenstein and his widow, Dorothy Lichtenstein, has led to about 15 exhibitions dedicated to numerous elements of his work. The exhibition is accompanied by a completely illustrated catalog featuring essays by Daniel Belasco, Adam Gopnik, and Steve Martin, providing insights into the profound influence of Lichtenstein’s sculptures. As the exhibition nears its conclusion, it options two colossal 28-foot-wide work, “Azteca / Azteca in Decline” , depicting collapsed banners.

But for many, his crowning achievement remains founding Skulptur Projekte Münster, a German outside sculpture exhibition that takes place once every 10 years. In the primary edition, in 1977, König assembled a primarily American group of artists, amongst them Carl Andre, Bruce Nauman, and Richard Serra. Locals were not happy with the show—and some even vandalized an enormous Oldenburg sculpture in it resembling two billiard balls. But since then, the city’s residents have come to feel attached to …