Pure Fiction curated by Julie Boukobza Ends in 12 days: June 10 → July 22 Galerie Marian Goodman presents “Pure Fiction”, an exhibition featuring selected works by artists, born between 1899 and 1990, express themselves through both visual and written means. If one doesn’t always presuppose the other, both practices do sometimes overlap.
Archives Dara Birnbaum — Psalm 29(30) Past: April 22 → June 4 A pioneering video, media, and installation artist, Dara Birnbaum has developed a body of work that addresses both the ideological and the aesthetic characters of mass media imagery, and is today considered fundamental to the history of media art.
Archives Matt Saunders — Inondé Past: April 22 → June 4 Marian Goodman Gallery announces an exhibition by Matt Saunders featuring, for the first time in Paris, a new series of abstract color works and a new video installation. This exhibition draws from many and diverse sources of inspiration including the flood waters of Hurricane Sandy, the Seine inundation of 1910.
Archives Niele Toroni — En passant Past: March 5 → April 16 Marian Goodman Gallery presents for the first time at 79, rue du Temple an exhibition of Niele Toroni. “En passant” presents new paintings on canvas, oil cloth and paper as well as two site-specific interventions. Niele Toroni belongs to the first generation of European minimalist painters active since the 1960s.
Archives Steve McQueen Past: January 9 → February 27 Marian Goodman Gallery will present Steve McQueen’s latest film installation, as well as several new works produced especially for this, his fifth exhibition at the gallery. “I want to put the public in a situation where everyone becomes acutely sensitive to themselves, to their body and respiration.” — Steve McQueen
Archives Christian Boltanski — Faire-part Past: October 22 → December 19, 2015 On the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of her gallery in Paris, Marian Goodman has invited Christian Boltanski to present his latest work. Christian Boltanski is generally considered as France’s most famous and influential living artist. This will be Boltanski’s first solo exhibition of new works in Paris since his show at Grand Palais in 2010 and is highly anticipated.
Archives Dan Graham Past: September 5 → October 8, 2015 The Marian Goodman Gallery presents an exhibition of works by Dan Graham. The exhibition is part of a number of events involving the artist which are taking place in France. In Marseille there will be a solo exhibition on view on the rooftop of the Cité Radieuse in Marseille (MAMO), while in Paris the Place Vendôme will feature two of Graham’s works.
Archives Un dimanche à la galerie Past: Sunday, September 27, 2015 12 PM → 6 PM Rendez-vous immanquable, l’événement « Un dimanche à la galerie » est une belle occasion de découvrir la diversité des expositions proposées par plus de 100 galeries d’art à Paris, exceptionnellement ouvertes un dimanche pour accueillir le public. Retrouvez notre sélection d’expositions à ne pas manquer.
Archives Presque rien Past: June 5 → July 31, 2015 If nothing usually evokes an absence, a lack or a void, it is often at the frontier of nothing in which these artists excel. Through an apparent simplicity, their works both move and impact on the viewer. The pieces displayed in the exhibition share a similar aesthetic; one that is at once minimal and refined.
Archives Yang Fudong — The Coloured Sky: New Women II Past: April 18 → May 30, 2015 Since the late 1990s Yang Fudong has developed a body of work composed of videos, films, video installations and photographs. The artist favours multi-screen projections allowing him to create works that surround the viewer who in turn becomes like a second film director.
Archives John Baldessari — Early Work Past: February 28 → April 11, 2015 “A word could be an image or an image could be a word, they could be interchangeable’’. Initially trained as a painter, Baldessari began experimenting with text and photography, evolving his practice through the 1970s into printmaking, film, sculpture… Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris, shows a refined selection of important early works from Baldessari’s practice.
Archives Rineke Dijkstra Past: January 13 → February 21, 2015 Marian Goodman Gallery shows Rineke Dijkstra new videos, presented in the last edition of Manifesta 2014. Rineke Dijkstra’s films behave like a mirror; we see how the young people position themselves in front of her lens, then through one false movement their guard is let down and their real personas are brought into sharp relief.
Archives Giovanni Anselmo Past: October 23 → December 17, 2014 Marian Goodman Gallery, presents an exhibition of the work of Giovanni Anselmo. The exhibition comprise one of the artists key sculptural installation works, “Il panorama verso oltremare intorno dove le stelle si avvicinano di una spanna in più”.
Archives David Goldblatt — Structures of Dominion and Democracy Past: September 6 → October 18, 2014 Since the 1980s David Goldblatt has been travelling in every province of South Africa and photographed monuments and buildings, public or private, secular or religious, built from the Colonial era with the idea that the architecture reveals something about the people who built them.
Archives Oscar Murillo — We Don’t Work Sundays Past: May 23 → July 18, 2014 This exhibition incorporates the full spectrum of Oscar Murillo’s practice, including new paintings, drawings on paper, sculptures and a video projection.
Archives Matt Saunders — A Step Away From Them Past: March 13 → May 10, 2014 Paintings at heart, the unique photographic prints are produced without a camera, instead using materials like oil paint, ink, linen or mylar to produce “ negatives ” for exposing analogue c-prints. Saunders paints the opposite of the end result, trying to imagine what the negative of an image must look like.
Archives Tacita Dean — JG Past: January 15 → March 1, 2014 The unsolved mystery surrounding Smithson’s work prompted Ballard to write to Dean, just before his death in 2009, and advised her to “treat it as a mystery that your film will solve”.
Archives Annette Messager — Mes transports Past: November 13 → December 21, 2013 Annette Messager is an important and influential figure on the French and international art scene. With humor and derision, her works explore some of the paradoxes and tensions of our contemporary world.
Archives Richard Tuttle — Matter Past: September 21 → October 31, 2013 Richard Tuttle is one of the most singular and influential artists working today, whose extraordinary work eludes classification and dissolves the boundaries of sculpture, painting, drawing, installation and printmaking. He has consistently expanded our understanding of the art object’s relationship to space and subtly redefined our expectations of sculpture.
Archives Museum of Modern Art and Western Antiquities — Department of Light Recordings Past: June 28 → August 2, 2013 Marian Goodman is very pleased to announce an exhibition dedicated to contemporary photography curated byJens Hoffmann. This is second time Hoffmann has brought to life the imaginary Museum of Modern Art and Western Antiquities and for this new exhibition has invited forty five international artists whose works outline recent trends and developments in photography.
Archives Giuseppe Penone — Le corps d’un jardin Past: May 25 → June 22, 2013 Each work has been selected as representing the most important themes of Giuseppe Penone’s work, including the play between gestures and the imprint, the play of light and shadow, of textures and surfaces. Le corps d’un jardin presents works made from 1984. “Trees, when they move in space, change their shape. They remember the gesture they made" — Giuseppe Penone.
Archives Sabine Moritz — Limbo 2013 Past: March 22 → May 4, 2013 Galerie Marian Goodman announce our first exhibition of works by Sabine Moritz. Eighteen paintings and around sixty works on paper made over the last ten years will be shown here for the first time. Moritz began this extraordinary body of work shortly after the attacks of 9/11, when she spent three days in Novia Scotia after her flight to New York was diverted.
Archives Julie Mehretu — Mind Breath and Beat Drawings Past: January 26 → March 16, 2013 Together the works in Mind Breath and Beat Drawings reveal a personal and unique language of spontaneous mark making that recalls a range of referents from the automatic drawing and writing of the Surrealists, Henri Michaux’s ‘Mescaline’ drawings as well as Chinese calligraphy.
Archives Sol LeWitt — Pyramides Past: November 17, 2012 → January 19, 2013 Galerie Marian Goodman presents the first solo exhibition of Sol LeWitt’s iconic Wall Drawings in Paris in 10 years. Sol LeWitt, born in the US in 1928, is often considered the father of conceptual and minimal art. Best known for the Wall Drawings, his practice also included an enormously influential body of work in sculpture, drawings…
Archives Sol LeWitt Past: Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 7 PM The Marian Goodman gallery has the pleasure of inviting you to Béatrice Gross’ conference on the work of Sol LeWitt. Béatrice Gross was the curateur of two recent exhibitions on Sol Lewitt at the Centre Pompidou-Metz and the M-Museum de Louvain.
Archives Gabriel Orozco Past: September 8 → October 20, 2012 The Galerie Marian Goodman is pleased to announce a new exhibition of works by Gabriel Orozco conjointly with Galerie Chantal Crousel. On the ground floor of 79 rue du Temple, Gabriel Orozco will present for the first time in Paris a sculpture he originally made for the 51stVenice Biennial in 2003 called “Shade Between Rings of Air”.
Archives Ellsworth Kelly Past: May 16 → July 13, 2012 Ellsworth Kelly has often said he takes inspiration from observing the world around him, distilling to abstraction visual fragments like the shape of a leaf, an architectural vault, the bend of a page or the curve of a body. The exhibition will include an installation of four 2-panel paintings, made this year.
Archives John Baldessari — Double Bill Past: April 6 → May 12, 2012 John Baldessari plays with the art historical canon, conflating two iconic works by the likes of De Kooning, Manet, Duchamp and Picabia into collaged hybrids. Each work is a one-man “cadavre exquis”, accompanied at the bottom by a text indicating only one of the sources, leaving it to our imagination to divine the other source and decode the proposition.
Archives Tacita Dean, William Kentridge, Gabriel Orozco, Giuseppe Penone, Niele Toroni, Lawrence Weiner Past: February 24 → March 31, 2012 Marian Goodman Gallery is pleased to announce a new exhibition including works on paper by Tacita Dean, William Kentridge, Gabriel Orozco, Giuseppe Penone, Niele Toroni and Lawrence Weiner as well as two films by Tacita Dean and William Kentridge made from drawings.
Archives The devil’s fidelity Past: January 13 → February 18, 2012 Marian Goodman Gallery announces a group exhibition which includes an international group of artists that have never before shown with the gallery. While these artists represent a full range of distinct work in video, photography, sculpture and painting, they nevertheless occasionally unite and collide around certain common threads.
Archives Cristina Iglesias Past: November 10 → December 23, 2011 Marian Goodman Gallery presents an exhibition of new works by Cristina Iglesias, with three large silkscreens as well as sculptures. The film “Guided Tour III” projected in the back gallery, leads the viewer through the sites of different works by the artist around the world, in cities, in nature and in museums.
Archives Gerhard Richter — Peinture 2010-2011 Past: September 23 → November 3, 2011 Marian Goodman gallery presents two new series of paintings and a sculpture by Gerhard Richter. The status of painting in these new works is figured as exceptionally fragile, yet it is powerfully formulated in its assimilation to its technological challenges, as though painting was once again on the wane under the impact of technological innovations.
Archives You Have Been There — Départs, bifurcations Past: July 6 → 30, 2011 This exhibition draws together a selection of works around the idea of departure. Some works are related to the passage from one place to another, from one time to another. Some of them refer to changes in life, to the end of a story or a belief…
Archives Matt Saunders Past: May 27 → July 1, 2011 Matt Saunders shows a new animated film, interrelated photographic prints and a recent three-channel video installation. In his new animation, the artist connects thousands of drawings made with ink on mylar (a polyester film) into a roiling and de-centered reel of short scenes coming from a variety of sources.
Archives Lothar Baumgarten Past: April 9 → May 21, 2011 Marian Goodman Gallery is pleased to present its fourth exhibition by the artist Lothar Baumgarten, with Fragmento Brasil / Réalité Silhouette Paradoxe (1977-2005), a multi projection of slides existing in four versions.
Archives Yang Fudong Past: February 26 → April 2, 2011 Marian Goodman presents its fourth exhibition of work by Chinese artist Yang Fudong. The gallery is showing its most recent multichannel film “ Fifth Night ” and a serie of seven black and white photographs entitled International Hotel.
Archives David Goldblatt Past: January 15 → February 19, 2011 “Johannesburg is a fragmented city. It is not a place of smoothly integrated parts. Unsurprisingly, the people of its fragments, which are severely divided by class, culture and, in particular, by race, have their own names, nicknames, elisions, diminutives and linguistic transliterations for the place…”
Archives Eija-Liisa Ahtila — The Annunciation Past: December 4, 2010 → January 8, 2011 The Annunciation is an installation in which one of the central motifs of Christian iconography is constructed and re-enacted through the moving image. It is based on the narrative from the Gospel of Luke and paintings of the Annunciation in which artists have, in various periods, depicted their visions of the gospel’s events.
Archives William Kentridge — Breathe, Dissolve, Return Past: September 11 → October 16, 2010 La Galerie Marian Goodman est heureuse de présenter une nouvelle exposition de William Kentridge. Elle montre une installation de 3 films, créé en 2008 pour le Teatro La Fenice à Venise — projetés sur le rideau de scène juste avant le début du spectacle, alors que l’orchestre s’accordait, mais aussi des sculptures et plusieurs séries de dessins.
Archives Jeff Wall Past: March 13 → April 24, 2010 “The pictures I made between 1978 and 1982 showed me some paths I could take… how I could work in real places on themes derived for the most part from my own experiences, remembered and reconstructed. I guess that was the start of what I came to call my ‘near documentary’ pictures.”