Hauser Wirth & Schimmel
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Hauser Wirth & Schimmel in downtown Los Angeles has big ideas

Hauser Wirth & Schimmel

Hauser Wirth & Schimmel occupies an entire city block on East 3rd Street in the downtown Arts District. Of the 100,000 square feet, 30,000 is reserved for exhibition space.

 (Nish Nalbandian / For The Times)
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Construction crews have been readying the old Pillsbury flour mill. The complex of buildings date from the 1890s to the 1940s.

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The building will retain some of its original graffiti murals, such as this one, by Else Oner, which features wheat-pasted posters by Jeanette Paredes, in the planting garden.

 (Nish Nalbandian / For The Times)
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“Wheel with Rope,” pictured in Wroclaw, Poland, and made by Magdalena Abakanowicz, will be in the L.A. venue’s first show.

 (Marlborough Gallery, New York)
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California sculptor Ruth Asawa used oxidized copper wire in creating an untitled sculpture in 1996.

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An installation view of Phyllida Barlow’s “Gig” at Hauser & Wirth Somerset in England. The gallery’s Somerset space, which includes a garden and restaurant, serves as a precursor to the L.A. space.

 (Alex Delfanne / Hauser & Wirth)
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Iwan and Manuela Wirth stand in the oldest part of the Hauser Wirth & Schimmel L.A. complex: a bank building that dates to the 1890s.

 (Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times)
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Paul Schimmel, a long-time Los Angeles curator, is now a partner at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel. He is co-curating the gallery’s first exhibition of sculpture by women.

 (Nish Nalbandian / For The Times)
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