Archives Tout le monde Past: September 10 → December 6, 2015 The show represents a modest inventory that conceptually is a herbarium rather than an atlas. Poetic, occasionally political, and pitched at a level that everyone understands, the works court neither heroism nor the spectacular, and yet they are extraordinary for the thoughts they spark or the position they adopt.
Archives #1dad — curated by xpo gallery Past: September 2 → 5, 2015 Today’s networked culture not only generates hyper connectivity, but also an abundance of changing images and flux . . . Yet, information is abundant. We’re surrounded not just by intelligent machines, but by a new layer of reality centered on information, dissolving meaning into total chaos.
Archives L’Usage des formes Past: March 20 → May 17, 2015 The program “The Use of Form” brings together professionals from the worlds of art, design, the visual arts and architecture to discuss the tool and the technical instrument. The exhibition proposes an exploration of the mechanisms of human ingenuity and the passionate relationship that exists between a creator and his tools.
Archives Une préface Past: June 5 → July 28, 2013 From made by hand to making images, from “source” images to their usage, from vague ideas to clear images, the artists brought together in this exhibition invite us to understand the unstable dynamic of perception and interpretation that their works sustain, underlining the subjectivity and responsibility of he who exhibits as well as he who observes.
Archives Correspondances Past: February 1 → May 5, 2013 In this exhibition, several ramifications of Mail Art will be associated. The first is historical, and gives a major place to pioneering artist Ray Johnson whose work has rarely been shown in France. Johnson invented the New York Correspondence School and at the end of the 1950s began his body of work based on letters to which he asked friends to put finishing touches.
Archives Les référents Past: November 29, 2012 → January 26, 2013 Artist Aurélien Mole and the Art critic Etienne Bernard have been invited to propose a project for galerie Edouard-Manet Art Center in Gennevilliers. They have chosen to respond with a curatorial proposal which adds to the traditional methods of selecting a group exhibit a more collective logic, operating by ricochet.
Archives Guillaume Leblon Past: November 15 → December 23, 2011 With Leblon, this field is a poetic universe in which forms, spaces, and materials slow down the flow of time, materializing history and memory, and where objects exist in a threshold between the everyday and the abstract. Through sculpture and installation, Leblon explores a kind of intermediary space between the scale of the object.
Archives Prix Marcel Duchamp Past: October 20 → 23, 2011 Mircea Cantor est Lauréat du Prix Marcel Duchamp. Après avoir considéré la qualité des œuvres présentées, le choix du jury s’est porté sur Mircea Cantor a indiqué Alfred Pacquement. L’œuvre dense et protéiforme de cet artiste s’empare de phénomènes issus de la société contemporaine dont il propose des représentations symboliques.
Archives Circuits Céramiques — La scène française contemporaine Past: September 17, 2010 → February 20, 2011 Tracking the new possibilities offered by ceramics in the fine arts, design and craftsmanship, The Contemporary French Ceramic Scene is both an exhibition and an itinerary. Young talents never previously shown in a museum, and established artists sculpting in ceramics for several years have been brought together.