Hauser & Wirth Kicks-Off its Summer Season in Southampton





Angel Otero, Splintered, 2019. Oil skins on fabric. 269.2 x 315 x 12.7 cm/106 x 124 x 5 in. © Angel Otero Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth. Photo: Matthew Hermann

Hauser & Wirth will kick off its summer season in Southampton with a special exhibition celebrating its diverse family of artists.

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‘Angel Otero. Swimming Where Time Was’ at Hauser & Wirth in November




Angel Otero, ‘One Hundred Dreams From Now’, Oil paint and oil paint skins collaged on canvas © Angel Otero courtesy of the gallery.

Beginning 10 November, Angel Otero will present his first major solo exhibition with Hauser & Wirth, ‘Swimming Where Time Was.’ Filling the 5th floor of the gallery’s 22nd street location, this new body of work marks a turning point in the artist’s career, revealing a new sensibility that has emerged over the last few years. These vibrant large-scale canvases merge the figurative and abstract sides of Otero’s innovative technical practice, advancing the artist’s exploration of oil paint as a medium and a conduit for self-reflection and analysis. Using his personal history to make sense of the current moment, these new works intensify the artist’s uncanny ability to convey memory and history through materiality.

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