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Featured artists and works

These are just some of the artists and works from the first display in the new contemporary galleries.

They are also featured in our Contemporary app, which you can explore at the Gallery on iPads in the UBS ArtZone and which is available for free download to your own iPad through the App Store.

Works on display change over from time to time. Check works currently on display

  • Francis Alÿs

    About the artist Francis Alÿs and his work Railings 2004.

  • Carl Andre

    About the artist Carl Andre and his work Steel-copper plain 1969.

  • Hany Armanious

    About the artist Hany Armanious and his work Turns in Arabba 2005.

  • Christo

    About the artist Christo and his work Packed Coast, One Million Square Feet, Project for Australia 1969 and Two Wrapped Trees 1969.

  • Tony Cragg

    About the artist Tony Cragg and his work Spyrogyra 1992.

  • Thomas Demand

    About the artist Thomas Demand and his work Gangway 2001.

  • Simryn Gill

    About the artist Simryn Gill and her work Forest 1996-98, on display until 1 September 2011.

  • Shaun Gladwell

    About the artist Shaun Gladwell and his work Approach to Mundi Mundi 2007.

  • Donald Judd

    About the artist Donald Judd and his work Untitled 1975.

  • Anselm Kiefer

    About the artist Anselm Kiefer and his work Von den Verlorenen gerührt, die der Glaube nicht trug, erwachen die Trommeln im Fluss 2004.

  • Jeff Koons

    About the artist Jeff Koons and his work White terrier 1991.

  • Jannis Kounellis

    About the artist Jannis Kounellis and his work Untitled 1984/87 1987

  • Rosemary Laing

    About the artist Rosemary Laing and her work brumby mound #6 2003, on display until 2 September 2011.

  • Sol LeWitt

    About the artist Sol LeWitt and his work Pyramid 2005 and Wall drawing #337 and Wall drawing #338 1971.

  • Richard Long

    About the artist Richard Long and his work Spring showers circle 1992 and Southern gravity 2011.

  • Nam June Paik

    About the artist Nam June Paik and his works TV Buddha 1976 and TV cello 1976.

  • Mike Parr

    About the artist Mike Parr and his work Bronze liars (minus 1 to minus 16) 1996.

  • Sigmar Polke

    About the artist Sigmar Polke and his work Meteor II 1988.

  • Robert Rauschenberg

    About the artist Robert Rauschenberg and his work Dylaby 1962.

  • Ugo Rondinone

    About the artist Ugo Rondinone and his work clockwork for oracles 2011.

  • Doris Salcedo

    About the artist Doris Salcedo and her work Atrabiliarios 1992, 1997.

  • Frank Stella

    About the artist Frank Stella and his work Untitled 1965.

  • Ricky Swallow

    About the artist Ricky Swallow and his work Killing time 2003-04.

  • Bill Viola

    About the artist Bill Viola and his works Memoria 2000 and Observance 2002.