The Business of Being David Zwirner

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The Business of Being David Zwirner

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DAVID ZWIRNER OPENED his gallery in SoHo in 1993 with a one-man show of the Austrian sculptor Franz West. Nothing sold. But over the next seven years, in addition to staging exhibitions, Zwirner helped the artist set up a Vienna office, and he raced devotedly to all of West’s European openings. In 1999, Zwirner says, “we had our most successful year with Franz.” So it hit like a body blow when West declared the following year he was moving to Gagosian.

For some, the defection has assumed mythic proportions, akin to the abduction…

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