White Cube Gallery Announced Its Global Representation of Sculptor Richard Hunt, a ‘Giant Hiding in Plain Sight for Decades’

RENOWNED SCULPTOR Richard Hunt, is now represented worldwide by London-based White Cube. Hunt produces abstract, organic forms that often suggest the figure and speak to African American history and culture. Working with steel, aluminum, copper, and bronze, he describes the forms as “volumetric.” In December, White Cube will present Hunt’s sculpture, “Years of Pilgrimage” (1999), at Art Basel Miami Beach. His first solo exhibition with the gallery will be on view at White Cube New York in spring 2024. “Richard has been a giant hiding in plain sight for decades and it is a privilege to have the opportunity to work with him at White Cube,” said Sukanya Rajaratnam, global director of strategic market initiatives. “He has more public monuments in the U.S. than any other sculptor, and his ability to thread the history of twentieth-century sculpture, with his own deeply personal experience as a Black man is nothing short of profound. His sculptures often appear to soar, and the metaphor speaks to his core belief as to what art means to him, an avenue and opportunity for freedom.” “Richard [Hunt] has been a giant hiding in plain sight for decades… his ability to thread the history of twentieth-century sculpture, with […]

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