One of the most renowned and influential artists to emerge from the Los Angeles art scene of the 1960s, Larry Bell presents brand-new works from his most recent Deconstructed Cube series and his Open Box series. Known foremost for his refined surface treatment of glass and explorations of light, reflection, and shadow through the material, Bell’s significant oeuvre extends from painting and works on paper to glass sculptures and furniture design. The exhibition of two large-scale sculptures and a selection of smaller-scale works combines elements from Bell’s detached Standing Walls and his Nesting Cubes series. A leading exponent of California’s...
  • Deconstructed Cube SS, 2021. Blush, Cerise, and Dusk laminated glass coated with inconel, silicon
    monoxide, stainless steel and titanium dioxide 30.5 x 40.6 x 40.6 cm © Larry Bell. Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth. Photo: Jeff McLane

  • Since 1969, Larry Bell has been utilizing a machine he refers to as ‘The Tank,’ which allows him to coat...

    Deconstructed Cube SS, 2021. True Fog, Mist, and Zinc laminated glass coated with silicon monoxide, inconel and quartz 30.5 x 51.1 x 51.1 cm © Larry Bell. Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth. Photo: Jeff McLane

    Since 1969, Larry Bell has been utilizing a machine he refers to as ‘The Tank,’ which allows him to coat glass in specific ways and alter how absorbent, transmissive, or reflective it appears. For this, Bell uses a thermal evaporation technology developed for cutting-edge aeronautics and optics to deposit films of vaporized metallic and non-metallic substances onto glass panes witho...