Opening Thursday, September 9, 2004 David Zwirner will present the work of On Kawara. On Kawara–Paintings of 40 Years will be the artist's third solo exhibition with David Zwirner and will feature a selection of Date paintings, one from each of the past forty years.
On Kawara is a prominent figure in contemporary art. His work has been included in many conceptual art surveys from the seminal Information show at the Museum of Modern Art, New York in 1970 to Reconsidering the Object of Art: 1965-1975 at the Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles in 1995. Solo exhibitions of his work have included the Centre Pompidou, Paris in 1977; Continuity/ Discontinuity at the Moderna Museet, Stockholm in 1980; Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam in 1991; and the Dia Center for the Arts, New York in 1993.