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Posted: Tue Nov 27 2012
The London branch of this German gallery chain opened in 2003 as a partnership between the existing gallerists Monika Sprüth and Philomene Magers, and Simon Lee, a former director of the Anthony d'Offay gallery. Sprüth has been at the fore of Europe's contemporary art scene for more than 20 years and the UK offshoot of her empire is equally influential. Fischli & Weiss, Cindy Sherman and Robert Morris are just four of the major-league international artists that have shown in this handsome space housed in an eighteenth-century building just off Old Bond Street.
What's on at Sprüth Magers
For the past fifty years, the revered husband and wife duo have studied industrial buildings with scientific precision. Their extensive photographic series’ of cooling towers, gas tanks and coal bunkers, reveal the varying typologies of these conventional...