Archives Post-Op. Perceptual Gone Painterly 1958-2014 Past: March 8 → April 19, 2014 The title “Post-Op”, seeks to define a little known pictorial movement. Numerous paintings, wall drawings and other works on paper by over twenty artists, who have been invited by curator Matthieu Poirier at the gallery, have been borrowed from collections or produced for the occasion.
Archives Bernard Frize — Hello, My Name is Bernard Frize Past: January 18 → March 1, 2014 In “Diola”, Bernard Frieze’s gesture is evident. There is a saturation of colour at the top and bottom of the canvas, at the edges of the brushstrokes. Throughout the main field of the painting, colour is also saturated at the edges of the brushstrokes, where the paint became ever so slightly heavier from the friction between the brush and the canvas.
Archives Sophie Calle — Dérobés Past: November 13, 2013 → January 11, 2014 The solo exhibition by Sophie Calle Dérobés is presented at Galerie Perrotin. Two series What Do You See? and Purloined as well as the artwork Le Major Davel are being displayed.
Archives Sun Yuan & Peng Yu — Dear Past: September 12 → November 9, 2013 Galerie Perrotin present the exhibition Dear by Sun Yuan & Peng Yu. Their works come across as provocative takes on complex issues of our contemporary era. Although they are among the most controversial artists in China, their installations express a vision of the human condition set in the modern world.
Archives Où est jack Goldstein ? Past: June 22 → July 27, 2013 Jack Goldstein staged performances, minimalist sculptures — but also vinyl records designed to be art objects that recreate archetypal, often disturbing sound bites. Goldstein’s 16 mm short-films — which he hired Hollywood technicians to make — emphasize the clichés of American cinema through repetitive emblematic scenes.
Archives Groupshow Past: March 2 → April 13, 2013 This group show focuses on process and hybridity in abstract painting today. Performance in painting, non-traditional techniques and materials, crafts and design, symbolism, current technology — the works presented in the exhibition are evidence of the renewal of pictorial research beyond the traditional concept of the medium.
Archives Pieter Vermeersch Past: January 12 → February 23, 2013 Pieter Vermeersch photographs the sky, usually at night, sometimes providing information as to the urban context, but without clouds, which might induce an overly narrative quality in the image. These vague, “negative” colours in the photographs are then reproduced in Vermeersch’s new paintings, showing us colour from “the other side of reality.”
Archives Aya Takano — To Lose Is To Gain Past: June 23 → July 28, 2012 Aya Takano is a painter, artist, creator of Mangas and author of science-fiction novels. We find surprising and sundry references in her paintings : Italian Renaissance, animes, art from the world of Ukiyo-e (Hokusai for example), particularly that of Shunga and the erotic prints in her work.
Archives Gelitin — The voulez vous chaud Past: March 10 → April 21, 2012 Galerie Perrotin features a series of fresh new Gelatin paintings. Like in their installations and this list of titles, Gelatin is not afraid of switching styles. From realistic to monochrome, from gracious art to everything, from everything to minimal and back again.
Archives Lionel Estève Past: January 14 → March 3, 2012 For his third exhibition at Galerie Perrotin, Lionel Estève has developed an empirical, sensual environment comprised of 10 to 15 metre long sculptures in acid colours, with strange serpents and doors in trompe-l’oeil. Beyond the real, his enigmatic works envelop the visitor with their fantasized secrets and recreate a fictional realm.
Archives Giuseppe Gabellone Past: September 10 → October 15, 2011 Giuseppe Gabellone often associates sculpture with photography creating a relationship of dependence and ambiguity between the two languages. The first room features a collection of 32 photographs and 14 bas-reliefs in aluminium placed at irregular intervals. In the second room, four screen prints on paper reveal images on glass.
Archives A History of Editions — Marcel Duchamp, Joseph Beuys, Takashi Murakami Past: June 24 → July 30, 2011 L’exposition réunit les multiples de Duchamp, Beuys et Murakami qui ont consacré une large part de leur création artistique à la réalisation d’éditions. D’autres artistes du XXè siècle se sont adonnés à cette pratique, Andy Warhol bien sûr mais aussi Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, Claes Oldenburg…
Archives Elmgreen & Dragset — The Afterlife of the Mysterious Mr. B. Past: May 7 → June 18, 2011 Elmgreen & Dragset prolongent leurs recherches sur la transformation des lieux en espaces narratifs aux multiples interprétations. Les 3 salles dévoilent les différentes étapes de la vie du personnage fictionnel Mr. B.
Archives Daniel Firman — Backflip Past: February 26 → April 30, 2011 À travers des objets du quotidien et des corps moulés, l’exposition articule des visions de retournement, d’inversion et d’attraction. A l’image du backflip, figure de freestyle complexe qui consiste à produire un saut arrière sur soi-même, l’exposition réunit des œuvres dont le sujet d’origine se voit renversé où le dedans devient dehors et inversement.
Archives Daniel Arsham — Animal Architecture Past: March 20 → May 7, 2010 “Animals have a unique relationship with architecture because it is not built for them. When we are confronted with the animal’s ambiguous connection to a world designed for humans, we are better equipped to ask questions about our own relationships to architecture. ” Arsham has said.