Luhring Augustine Chelsea

Luhring Augustine represents an international group of contemporary artists whose diverse practices include painting, drawing, sculpture, video, and photography.


Lee Friedlander
September 12 – October 24, 2020

Luhring Augustine presents a solo exhibition of acclaimed photographer Lee Friedlander, the artist’s first with the gallery and his first New York gallery show since 2013. The show will highlight Western Landscapes (2016), as well as a selection of work from other series, such as the rarely exhibited bodies of work Dressing Up: Fashion Week NYC (2015) and Chain Link (2017), and choice photographs from America by Car (2010).


Frank Auerbach: Selected Works, 1978–2016
October 31 – December 19, 2020

Luhring Augustine Chelsea will debut a solo exhibition of Frank Auerbach’s paintings and drawings celebrating the mature career of a singular artist. Spanning from the late 1970s to recent works, the selection of his portraits and landscapes on view will underscore Auerbach’s great achievements in painting in the post-war era. The first show of his work in New York of this scale since 2006, the exhibition will be accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue.

Image Captions

Luhring Augustine Chelsea facade (531 West 24th Street, New York); Lee Friedlander, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, 1997, Gelatin silver print (© Lee Friedlander; Courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, and Luhring Augustine, New York); Frank Auerbach, The Awning I, 2008, Oil on board (©Frank Auerbach courtesy Marlborough Fine Art, London, and Luhring Augustine, New York)