Hauser & Wirth Go Native

Left to right: Large Lamp I, 2011 by Thomas Houseago and Untitled, 2008 by Subodh Gupta 
Hauser & Wirth open their Somerset outpost today, adding the rural town of Bruton in Southwest England to its line-up of galleries in London, New York and Zurich. The site will act as both commercial gallery and art centre across five buildings on the working Dursdale Farm estate.

Hauser & Wirth Somerset will present a dynamic programme of exhibitions by international contemporary artists from its books as well as a residency and educational programme throughout the year. British sculptor Phyllida Barlow, who joined the Hauser & Wirth family in 2010, will inaugurate the gallery with a new body of work, titled GIG, executed in her inimitable style of organised chaos. The exhibition will coincide with Barlow’s colossal commission, dock, launched earlier this year at Tate Britain.

Follow me on Twitter and Vine as I visit Hauser & Wirth Somerset later this week.

Hauser & Wirth Somerset
Tues – Sun 10am – 5pm (10am – 4pm during Winter)
Dursdale Farm
Dropping Lane
BA10 0NL

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Images courtesy of Hauser & Wirth and Hélène Binet