Walter De Maria's The Lightning Field (Courtesy Dia Art Foundation)

Art World Abstracts: Gagosian Lands Walter De Maria Estate, And More!

Gagosian Gallery will represent the estate of Walter De Maria, who died last year without a will. The Dia Foundation still owns and operates De Maria installations such as The Lightning Field, but Gagosian will stage exhibitions of the artists works, like it did six times during his lifetime. Last August Larry Gagosian’s old pal Peter Brant purchased De Maria’s home and studio on Avenue A, but no plans for the building have been announced. Some speculated it would become a play pen for his sons Peter Brant II and Harry Brant. Or the new offices of the publication Mr Brant owns, Interview.

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