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Michael Werner

James Lee Byars

  • James Lee Byars

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Current Exhibitions at Michael Werner


Sigmar Polke - Objects: Real and Imagined

  • Sigmar Polke,
  • Opens: Sep. 18, 2019
  • Closes: Nov. 02, 2019
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

James Lee Byars

  • James Lee Byars
  • Opens: Jun. 27, 2019
  • Closes: Sep. 14, 2019
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

Dans l’Atelier

  • Markus Lüpertz,
  • Opens: Apr. 18, 2019
  • Closes: Jun. 22, 2019
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

Questions from a Painter Who Reads

  • Jörg Immendorff,
  • Opens: Feb. 21, 2019
  • Closes: Apr. 13, 2019
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

Works on Paper and Paintings

  • Puvis de Chavannes,
  • Opens: Nov. 30, 2018
  • Closes: Feb. 16, 2019
  • Reception: Nov. 29, 2018
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

Enrico David

  • Enrico David,
  • Opens: Sep. 08, 2018
  • Closes: Nov. 24, 2018
  • Reception: Sep. 07, 2018
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

Vile Bodies

  • Hurvin Anderson,
  • Hans Arp,
  • Georg Baselitz,
  • Joseph Beuys,
  • James Lee Byars
  • Aaron Curry,
  • Enrico David,
  • Peter Doig,
  • Otto Dix,
  • Jean Fautrier,
  • Lucio Fontana,
  • Jörg Immendorff,
  • Per Kirkeby,
  • Henri Laurens,
  • Wilhelm Lehmbruck,
  • Eugène Leroy,
  • Markus Lüpertz,
  • A.R. Penck,
  • Francis Picabia,
  • Sigmar Polke,
  • Peter Saul,
  • Félix Vallotton,
  • Don Van Vliet,
  • Opens: Jul. 11, 2018
  • Closes: Aug. 31, 2018
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

Paintings from the 1980s and Memorial to an Unknown East German Soldier

  • A.R. Penck,
  • Opens: May. 09, 2018
  • Closes: Jul. 03, 2018
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

Paintings and Bronzes from the 1980s

  • Per Kirkeby,
  • Opens: Feb. 28, 2018
  • Closes: May. 05, 2018
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

Georg Baselitz: 1977-1992 [Extended]

  • Georg Baselitz,
  • Opens: Nov. 27, 2017
  • Closes: Feb. 24, 2018
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

New Paintings & Works on Paper

  • Peter Doig,
  • Opens: Sep. 16, 2017
  • Closes: Nov. 18, 2017
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

Café Deutschland

  • Jörg Immendorff,
  • Opens: Sep. 11, 2014
  • Closes: Nov. 01, 2014
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

Is Is and Other Works

  • James Lee Byars
  • Opens: Jun. 12, 2014
  • Closes: Aug. 30, 2014
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

Enrico David

  • Enrico David,
  • Opens: Nov. 06, 2014
  • Closes: Jan. 24, 2015
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

Richard Oelze

  • Richard Oelze,
  • Opens: Jan. 19, 2017
  • Closes: Mar. 11, 2017
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

The Figure of Death and The Moon Column

  • James Lee Byars
  • Opens: Jul. 02, 2015
  • Closes: Sep. 03, 2015
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

Silver Paintings

  • Sigmar Polke,
  • Opens: Apr. 02, 2015
  • Closes: Jun. 27, 2015
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

Between Light and Shadow

  • A.R. Penck,
  • Opens: Jan. 29, 2015
  • Closes: Mar. 28, 2015
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

Works: 1965 - 2013

  • Gianni Piacentino,
  • Opens: Sep. 10, 2015
  • Closes: Oct. 31, 2015
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

New Paintings

  • Peter Doig,
  • Opens: Nov. 06, 2015
  • Closes: Jan. 16, 2016
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

Head Space

  • Aaron Curry,
  • Opens: Sep. 09, 2016
  • Closes: Oct. 29, 2016
  • Reception: Sep. 09, 2016
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

New Paintings

  • Markus Lüpertz,
  • Opens: May. 18, 2017
  • Closes: Jul. 07, 2017
  • Reception: May. 18, 2017
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

Early Works

  • A.R. Penck,
  • Opens: Jun. 09, 2016
  • Closes: Sep. 03, 2016
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

Écriture

  • Marcel Broodthaers,
  • Opens: Jan. 28, 2016
  • Closes: Mar. 26, 2016
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

A Retrospective

  • Allen Jones,
  • Opens: Mar. 31, 2016
  • Closes: Jun. 04, 2016
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

LIDL Works and Performances from the 60's

  • Jörg Immendorff,
  • Opens: Mar. 16, 2017
  • Closes: May. 13, 2017
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

Foreign Body

  • Hurvin Anderson,
  • Opens: Nov. 04, 2016
  • Closes: Jan. 14, 2017
  • Reception: Nov. 03, 2016
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

Works on Paper

  • Don Van Vliet,
  • Opens: Jul. 13, 2017
  • Closes: Sep. 09, 2017
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

When

Jun 27 - Sep 14, 2019


Where

Michael Werner

  • 4 E 77th St, New York NY 10075 Map
  • 212.988.1623

About

Michael Werner Gallery, New York is pleased to present an exhibition of works by James Lee Byars. Byars was born in Detroit in 1932 and died in Cairo in 1997 and has been the subject of numerous museum exhibitions worldwide, including The Palace of Good Luck, Castello di Rivoli / Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin (1989); The Perfect Moment, IVAM Centre del Carme, Valencia (1994); Life Love and Death, Schirn Kunsthalle and Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain de Strasbourg (2004); The Perfect Silence, Whitney Museum of American Art (2005); 1/2 an Autobiography, MoMA PS1, New York and Museo Jumex, Mexico City (2013-2014); The Golden Tower, Campo San Vio, Venice (2017); and The Perfect Kiss, Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp (2018). The exhibition James Lee Byars: Works 1974-1994 is concurrently on view this summer at Michael Werner Gallery in London.

James Lee Byars will open in New York on 27 June and will remain on view through the summer. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10AM – 6PM. Summer gallery hours begin 1 July and run Monday through Friday, 10AM - 6PM. For more information, please contact the gallery at press@michaelwerner.com.


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