Lehmann Maupin

Catherine Opie

Until Sep 26 (Online viewing room)

Courtesy Lehmann Maupin.

Since the late 1980s Catherine Opie has been documenting the people and geographies that make up the United States. What connects these experiences is often a road trip.

Today, Opie is back on the road. Amidst the global pandemic and socio-political unrest, Opie has embarked on a road trip―this time across the country in a newly purchased RV―to document the people, places, and landmarks that have become the visual markers of the country’s upheaval.

On the Road with Catherine Opie functions as a survey of the artist’s career, highlighting the many times she has taken to the road to record transformational historical and political moments. We’re offering you the chance to see the country through Opie’s lens.

This online presentation accompanies Opie’s exhibition Rhetorical Landscapes, on view at Lehmann Maupin in New York


Articles
Mandy El-Sayegh / Feature / August 14, 2019
McArthur Binion / Review / July 1, 2019
Kader Attia / Review / January 14, 2019
Catherine Opie / Feature / August 9, 2018
Alex Prager / Review / April 10, 2018
Mickalene Thomas / Feature / December 15, 2016


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Since its establishment nearly two decades ago Lehmann Maupin has identified and cultivated the careers of an international roster of visionary and historically significant artists. The gallery has garnered a reputation for supporting artists working across disciplines and with new and challenging forms of creative expression; artists whose work has had a lasting impact on contemporary art and culture.

Lehmann Maupin has given some of contemporary art’s most highly respected artists their first one-person exhibitions in New York, including Anya Gallaccio, Shirazeh Houshiary, Klara Kristalova, Liu Wei, Do Ho Suh, Juergen Teller, and Adriana Varejão. In addition, the gallery has highlighted emerging talents, such as Mickalene Thomas, Hernan Bas, Angel Otero, and the Japanese artist Mr. by organizing important solo exhibitions around the world and presenting their work at prominent international art fairs. Lehmann Maupin’s program also includes Ashley Bickerton, Billy Childish, Mary Corse, Teresita Fernández, Gilbert & George, Lee Bul, Tony Oursler, Robin Rhode, Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Jennifer Steinkamp, Nari Ward, and Erwin Wurm.

Founded by partners Rachel Lehmann and David Maupin, Lehmann Maupin first opened in SoHo in October 1996, and in September 2002, moved to Chelsea. A second New York gallery space opened in late 2007 in Manhattan’s new cultural hub, the Lower East Side. The gallery established its first international exhibition space in Hong Kong in March 2013, and relocated to a new Chelsea space in 2015.


Represented artists
Kader Attia, Hernan Bas, Ashley Bickerton, Billy Childish, Mary Corse, Roberto Cuoghi, Teresita Fernández, Anya Gallaccio, Gilbert & George, Nicholas Hlobo, Shirazeh Houshiary, Kim Guiline, Klara Kristalova, Lee Bul, Liu Wei, Liza Lou, Mr., Catherine Opie, OSGEMEOS, Angel Otero, Tony Oursler, Alex Prager, Robin Rhode, Tim Rollins and K.O.S., David Salle, Jennifer Steinkamp, Do Ho Suh, Juergen Teller, Mickalene Thomas, Patrick Van Caeckenbergh, Adriana Varejão, Nari Ward, Erwin Wurm