The group exhibition features prominent modern and contemporary artists, inspired by the legacy of Joseph Duveen, whose former premise is now the location of Lévy Gorvy London gallery. Duveen begun his career as an antiques dealer, to become one of the biggest international experts of fine painting and sculpture, establishing an art empire. His activity in making circulate Old Master and European art across the ocean, he contributed to the building of some of the most important collections of the twentieth century. He was also renown for organising artworks presentations, complementing Masters’ pieces with decorative arts.
During Frieze Week, Lévy Gorvy will host a cocktail bar each evening from 6-8pm, beginning Tuesday 2 October through Friday 5 October. During the day, a barista will serve coffees from 10am-6pm from Tuesday 2 October to Sunday 7 October.
- Günther Uecker, "Spirale III", 2002, © 2018 Günther Uecker / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Germany.