Lisson Gallery

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The Lisson Gallery is a contemporary art gallery in Bell Street, Lisson Grove, London, founded by Nicholas Logsdail and Fiona Hildyard in 1967. The gallery represents such artists as Ai Weiwei, John Latham, Sol LeWitt, Robert Mangold, Jonathan Monk, Julian Opie, Richard Wentworth and Turner Prize winners Anish Kapoor and Richard Deacon.

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Lisson Gallery was founded in 1967 by Nicholas Logsdail and Fiona Hildyard. It was one of a small number of pioneering galleries in the UK, Europe and the United States to champion artists associated with Minimalism and Conceptual art, including Sol LeWitt, Dan Graham, Donald Judd, Dan Flavin, Carl Andre, Peter Schmidt, Lawrence Weiner, Art & Language, John Latham, Peter Joseph, Lee Ufan and Daniel Buren.

In the 1980s, Logsdail exhibited many of the artists who came to be known under the term New British Sculptors, who came to maturity in the early-1980s, such as Tony Cragg, Richard Deacon, Shirazeh Houshiary, Anish Kapoor, Julian Opie, Richard Wentworth and Bill Woodrow.

In the 1990s, a diverse group demonstrated a poetic conceptualism of image and language – Rodney Graham, Douglas Gordon, Jonathan Monk, Christine Borland, and Francis Alÿs – while other artists including Tony Oursler used the media of video and sound to create heightened visions of the social constructs of their age. A new generation has emerged in the first decade of 21st century – Allora & Calzadilla, Gerard Byrne, Santiago Sierra, Sean Snyder, Tim Lee[disambiguation needed], Christian Jankowski – who explore the structures of representation and cultural value from global perspectives. At the beginning of the second decade of the 21st century the gallery has begun to work with another new generation of artists including Cory Arcangel, Haroon Mirza and Ryan Gander.[citation needed]

In 2011, Lisson opened a branch gallery in Milan, Italy.


Some of the artists represented by the gallery


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