Archetypes and Icons

June 24 - July 17, 2008

Archetypes and Icons -
CHRIS BURDEN
Big Pointy #1, 2006
Polaroid print on paper
35 x 23 inches (88.9 x 58.4 cm)


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Gagosian Gallery is pleased to announce Archetypes and Icons, a group exhibition of photographs by Richard Avedon, François-Marie Banier, Chris Burden, Todd Eberle, Douglas Gordon, Sally Mann, Robert Mapplethorpe, Hans Namuth, Richard Prince, Ed Ruscha, Taryn Simon and Alec Soth.

A diversity of works includes Richard Prince's Untitled (Cowboy) (1999), Todd Eberle's Robert Smithson's "Spiral Jetty," Great Salt Lake, Utah, April 11, 2005 (2005) and Taryn Simon's Fatah Headquarters (2005). All are images of people, places and things that refer to the icons and archetypes that shape our cultural realities.

For more information, please contact the gallery.