Kehinde Wiley

Kehinde Wiley: Saint Louis - solo show


The Saint Louis Art Museum is proud to present Kehinde Wiley: Saint Louis, an exhibition that is deeply connected to this city and informed by visits Wiley made in 2017. Through a process of street casting, he invited strangers he met in neighborhoods in north St. Louis and Ferguson to pose for his paintings. Wiley then created eleven original portraits that are inspired by carefully chosen artworks in the Museum’s collection.


SAINT LOUIS ART MUSEUM, SAINT LOUIS, USA
From 19/10/2018 to 10/02/2019


www.slam.org/exhibitions/

Jean-Michel Alberola
Jan Fabre

Futurs antérieurs - group show




For the 12th consecutive year, Guerlain is once again taking part in FIAC’s Parcours Privé and marking the occasion by presenting the group exhibition Past Futures, which can be discovered at the Maison Guerlain, 68 avenue des Champs-Élysées. 

Past Futures offers a journey on three levels through multiple worlds – installations, videos, photos, drawings, paintings, interactive objects, etc. – bringing together young creative figures and established artists, such as Jean-Michel Alberola, Jan Fabre, Christian Boltanski, Arotin & Serghei, Charlotte Charbonnel, Fabrice Hyber, Mehdi Meddaci, Albertine Meunier and Claire Morgan.

Curator: Caroline Messensee


MAISON GUERLAIN, PARIS, FRANCE
From 19/10/2018 to 09/11/2018



Jim Dine

Jim Dine. From the collection of the Pompidou Center - solo show


The Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow presents an exhibition by eminent American artist and classic of contemporary art Jim Dine. Works included in the exhibition were donated by Dine to the Musée national d’art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, where his retrospective was held to great acclaim in the autumn of 2017. The artist himself selected 28 works from the period 1961 to 2016 to be showcased in the exhibition, motivated by his desire to give the public a more comprehensive view of his art.

Curators: Bernard Blistène (Director of the Centre Pompidou), Annalisa Rimmaudo


MULTIMEDIA ART MUSEUM, MOSCOW, RUSSIA
From 14/09/2018 to 11/11/2018


www.mamm-mdf.ru/en/exhibitions/from-the-collection-of-the-pompidou-center/

Jan Fabre
Oda Jaune
Hans Op De Beeck

The Sensation of the Sea. In honour of Bas Jan Ader - group show


From 14 September 2018 to 6 January 2019 The Sensation of the Sea: In Honour of Bas Jan Ader is presented at The Mesdag Collection in The Hague. For this exhibition, guest curator Joanna De Vos has invited several international artists to engage in a dialogue with The Mesdag Collection. These contemporary artists are captivated by the grandeur and tempestuousness of the ocean. The attraction of the sea is an inexhaustible source of inspiration for them, a ‘battery for the imagination’. Odes to the performance In Search of the Miraculous by the Dutch artist Bas Jan Ader (1942-1975) form the exhibition’s connecting thread. Ader disappeared in 1975 as he attempted to sail across the Atlantic. His soul became one with the untameable power of the sea. The tributes to Ader’s artistic practice highlight the enticement and mystery of the ocean. Visitors are encouraged to discover how the contemporary artworks integrate into the nineteenth-century museum and to prepare themselves for a series of surprising and special ‘encounters’.

 


MESDAG COLLECTION, THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS
From 14/09/2018 to 06/01/2019


www.demesdagcollectie.nl/en/plan-your-visit/to-see/exhibition-the-sensation-of-the-sea

Oda Jaune

MADEMOISELLE - group show


MADEMOISELLE, is a group exhibition that brings together a generation of international women artists exploring the issues and paradoxes of being a young woman today, through a variety of mediums and a broad range of subjects.

Referencing France’s recent ban on the title ‘Mademoiselle’ and drawing upon the past years’ global interest in women’s rights, best characterized as the #MeToo phenomenon, the exhibition exposes the manifold heritage, expansion and evolution of feminist art strategies and theories today. 

With among others Oda Jaune, Laure Prouvost, Mai-Thu Perret, Pilar Corrias, Anna Uddenberg, Mimosa Echard, Gery Georgevia


CRAC, SETE, FRANCE
From 21/07/2018 to 06/01/2019


crac.laregion.fr/exposition_fiche/229/3170-expositions-art-contemporain-futures-crac-sete.htm

Chiharu Shiota

Water and Land - Niigata Art Festival 2018 - group show


From ancient times, Niigata has had a strong connection with water and land as a port town and a major river town. This connection is the theme for the Water and Land Art Festival. Artists from around the world will display their artwork in the lower Shinano River area in the heart of Niigata City.

With among others Jaume Plensa, Yoichi Takada, Chiharu Shiota. 


NIIGATA CITY, JAPAN
From 14/07/2018 to 08/10/2018


enjoyniigata.com/en/detail/page/detail/4993

Chiharu Shiota

De fils ou de fibres - group show


Many artists today reappropriate, explore, or rework artisanal techniques that were long ignored: from yarn and weaving to knitting, patchwork, and even embroidery. The return to textiles goes far beyond the femininity with which it was traditionally associated. The experimentation leads to abundant artistic practices from protean installations to the object. 

The exhibition brings together the works of artists who use as their material yarn, rope, string, and even iron or plastic wire so long as these materials are shaped, knotted, or woven. Also featured are canvas, veil, felt ... All of which is on show across the five floors of the abbey. 

With among others Chiharu Shiota, Mona Hatoum, Kapwani Kiwanga, Claire Morgan

 


ABBAYE SAINT ANDRE CENTRE D'ART CONTEMPORAIN, MEYMAC, FRANCE
From 08/07/2018 to 14/10/2018


www.centre-art-contemporain-meymac.com/De-fils-ou-de-fibres.html

Jan Fabre

Jan Fabre : Ecstasy & Oracles - solo show


For the first time in Europe Jan Fabre presents Ecstasy and Oracles for the occasion of Manifesta12 organised by Mondo Mostre, Palermo Capitale della Cultura 2018, Regione Siciliana. The scarab, ancient symbol of metamorphosis and an early alter-ego of artist Jan Fabre – the holy dung beetle of Antwerp – is central to the exhibition in Monreale. Small bronzes refer to the vital quest of the artist while the life-size bronze sculpture, The man who bears the cross, balances the limits of faith. A cycle of large mosaics made with jewel beetle wing-cases explores the eternal cycle of life and death, reoccurring in Vanitas vanitatum, omnia vanitas.

Curated by Joanna De Vos and Melania Rossi.

Monday to Saturday, 9.00 – 19.00, Holidays, 9.00 – 13.30


CATTEDRALE DI MONREALE, PALERMO, ITALY
From 06/07/2018 to 04/11/2018


myartguides.com/collateral-events/jan-fabre-ecstasy-oracles/

Jan Fabre

The official inauguration of Jan Fabre's newly created permanent altarpieces for AMUZ - public procurement


In 1628, the Antwerp trinity of Rubens, Jordaens and Van Dyck received the assignment from the Augustinian monks to make altarpieces for their cloister church in the Kammenstraat. This year, Jan Fabre is receiving the same honour upon the occasion of Antwerp Baroque 2018. He translates - or rather 're-tells' - the altarpieces of Jordaens, Van Dyck and Rubens in the language of 2018 and frames them in their contemporary context.


SAINT AUGUSTIN CHURCH OF ANTWERP (AMUZ), ANTWERP, BELGIUM
From 02/07/2018


www.visitantwerpen.be/fr/barok/antwerp-baroque-2018fr

Prune Nourry

La destruction n’est pas une fin en soi - solo show


Young French artist Prune Nourry has been invited by publisher Actes Sud to take part for the first time in the Arles Rencontres Photographiques festival. She will be presenting a series of works in a former SNCF workshop featuring photographs and sculptures as well as the giant Buddha she recently created for the Musée National des Arts Asiatiques (Guimet) in Paris. 

Prune Nourry’s photographs narrate the long-term projects she has undertaken in China and India on the theme of the gender selection of children. With these travel tales and unexpected encounters orchestrated between her hybrid creatures and passers-by in the streets of Delhi, she captures and highlights the creative process as a participant in its own right, the images revealing the underlying matter, from earth to milk. She creates a dialogue between her sculptures – the Holy Daughters, half girls, half holy cows – and the photographs, or “sculpted images”, which extend her probing of women’s status and the misuse of science while questioning their medium.

Prune Nourry, Men Without Women, Holy Daughter, New Delhi, 2010. Courtesy of the artist.

Associated programme, Les Rencontres de la Photographie, Arles 2018.

Venue: Magasin Electrique - Opening hours: 10 am - 7.30 pm


MAGASIN ELECTRIQUE, ARLES, FRANCE
From 02/07/2018 to 23/09/2018


www.rencontres-arles.com/fr/expositions/view/629/100-portraits-la-collection-antoine-de-galbert-prune-nourry-la-destruction-n-est-pas-une-fin-en-soi-frederic-delangle-ambroise-tezenasdes-sneakers-comme-jay-z-portraits-et-paroles-d-exiles

Jan Fabre

Ma nation : l'imagination - solo show


From June 30 to November 11, 2018, the Maeght Foundation will welcome Belgian artist Jan Fabre. This "customized" exhibition, designed for the Fondation, will be devoted to his sculptures and drawings – many of them brand new - dealing with the mind, the body, our dreams and especially our imagination, in conversation with scientific discoveries and art history.
 
Fabre wanted this exhibition to be spiritual in every sense of the word, at once dreamlike and serious but with the irony of games and a humor in the style of James Ensor. The mind and the brain become a source, a land, a character whose adventures we can experience through the show.

Sometimes considered provocative and iconoclastic, the "contemporary mystic" Jan Fabre keeps in mind the memory of the Flemish Primitives and the old masters of Flemish Baroque and builds on the tradition to daringly plunge into the unknown: "The brain represents, to me, a metaphor for the terra incognita. Dealing with art and beauty is to always walk along the path of this terra incognita". Like science which relies on knowledge to initiate discovery, the notion of experience, through the study and observation of things, makes up one of the foundations of Fabre’s work and his approach.

Cerveau de Janus (Yeux verts) 2012. Silicon, paint and glass, synthetic lashes, wooden base.
Photo Pat Verbruggen © Angelos bvba

FONDATION MARGUERITE ET AIME MAEGHT, SAINT-PAUL, FRANCE
From 30/06/2018 to 11/11/2018


www.fondation-maeght.com/fr/exposition/244/jan-fabre

Julião Sarmento

Leopard in a cage - solo show


This exhibition is dedicated solely to bringing together unique works by Julião Sarmento – never before seen or never before produced pieces – which cover the career of one of the most prominent Portuguese artists, with these works related to certain periods and various areas which we paradoxically have little record of. The exhibition curators have collaborated with the artist to bring this exercise of reconstitution to fruition.

Curated by Nuno Faria and Filipa Oliveira


CENTRO INTERNACIONAL DAS ARTES JOSE DE GUIMARAES, GUIMARAES, PORTUGAL
From 29/06/2018 to 07/10/2018


www.ciajg.pt/?it=base_home&nlg=2

David LaChapelle
Kehinde Wiley

Michael Jackson: On the Wall - group show


This landmark exhibition explores the influence of Michael Jackson on some of the leading names in contemporary art, spanning several generations of artists across all media. Curated by Dr Nicholas Cullinan, Director of the National Portrait Gallery, the exhibition will open in the summer of 2018 to coincide with what would have been Michael Jackson’s 60th birthday (on August 29, 2018).

With among others Andy Warhol, David Hammons, David LaChapelle, Kehinde Wiley, Glenn Ligon.


NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY, LONDON, UK
From 28/06/2018 to 21/10/2018


www.npg.org.uk/whatson/michael-jackson-on-the-wall/exhibition

Chiharu Shiota

Willkommen im Labyrinth - group show


Labyrinths are based on complex systems that challenge our orientation in a playful way. In a globalized world they become symbolic signs that give the growing feeling of confusion a tangible form. The motif of the labyrinth has also gained new significance in art. The room structures, many of which were developed especially for the exhibition, invite you to lose your way with passion, and to experience the search for orientation as a productive force.

Artists: Anne Hardy, Peter Kogler, Christian Odzuck, Royden Rabinowitch, Chiharu Shiota, Song Dong


MARTA HERFORD, MUSEUM FOR ART, ARCHITECTURE, DESIGN, HERFORD, GERMANY
From 23/06/2018 to 23/09/2018


marta-herford.de/veranstaltung/ausstellungseroeffnung-willkommen-im-labyrinth/alle/

Prune Nourry

The Amazon - solo show




French artist Prune Nourry’s Amazon is to be installed and unveiled on the Standard High Line Plaza. A13 feet tall Amazonian woman with a wounded breast, the sculpture was inspired by Greek mythology and a marble statue on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. 

On June 21 this contemporary urban warrior made of winterstone will be celebrated in a musical incense ceremony and live performance by the artist accompanied by Jon Batiste on solo piano at The Standard Plaza. 

Rooted in her intimate experience of breast cancer, and echoing a once claimed tradition that the Amazons cut off their right breast to be more competent archers, Prune Nourry will later on break one of the breasts from The Amazon’s bust in a cathartic gesture, during a secret ceremony.

Similar to Destruction Is Not The End – a ruined, fragmented monumental Buddha created by Prune Nourry for the Museum of National Asian Arts in Paris – The Amazon is partly covered with red incense sticks, recalling both acupuncture needles and ex-votos. She evokes a deity calling for care and healing – her gaze is iridescent, her glass eyes making her feel alive. The concrete woman aims to deliver a message to all women, warriors and survivors. 

Nourry’s Amazon will be on display in The Plaza at The Standard, High Line until the end of June. Following the installation’s residency at The Standard, the sculpture will be sold at auction; part of the proceeds will be donated toward education regarding cancer-preventative lifestyles, wellness, and support for women living with cancer.

INAUGURATION June 21 - Performance by the artist pomptly at 9 pm – arrival time 8:45 pm suggested


STANDARD PLAZA NYC, NEW YORK, USA
June 21, until end of June 2018



Pierre et Gilles

Pierre et Gilles, le génie du christianisme - solo show


The artist duo Pierre et Gilles will be present at the 8th edition of the International Festival of Art books and Film, to unveil a never seen before exhibition and a public meet-up.

The exhibition dedicated to the theme of sacred, will be on show from the 20th until the 31st of July at the « Chapelle Basse » of the Couvent des Minimes.


COUVENT DES MINIMES, PERPIGNAN, FRANCE
From 20/06/2018 to 31/07/2018 


www.perpignantourisme.com/sortir/agenda/exposition-pierre-gilles-genie-du-christianisme#sthash.vjVYIBhl.dpbs

Pierre et Gilles
Kehinde Wiley

Par amour du jeu 1998-2018 - group show


For the launch of their first cultural season, The Magasins généraux are pleased to propose an exhibition and performances exploring the links between art, football and society from 1988 to 2018.

With, among others :  Neil Beloufa, Mohamed Bourouissa, Guillaume Bresson, Taro Izumi, Claude Lévêque, Melik Ohanian, Pierre et Gilles, Juergen Teller, Kehinde Wiley, Erwin Wurm etc.

Image: Kehinde Wiley, Idrissa Ndiaye, 2012, oil on canvas, 244 x 213,5 cm


MAGASINS GENERAUX, PANTIN, FRANCE
From 09/06/2018 to 05/08/2018 


magasinsgeneraux.com/fr/expositions/expo-padj

Valerio Adami

Adami : lignes de vie - solo show


Museum Jean Cocteau in Menton presents a major exhibition of Valerio Adami, gathering  a body of paintings, drawings and photographs from the late 1960s until today.

Born in Bologna in 1935, Adami is a painter, a drawer and a printmaker. After his first solo exhibition in Milano (1957) when he was still very largely influenced by Roberto Matta’s surrealism, the artist soon followed the  path of European New Figuration and Narrative Figuration

Oscillating in between line and colour as well as in between drawing and painting, Valerio Adami’s work  can be perceived as a kind of writing in itself,  an exploration through mythology, poetry and the intimacy of an artist. The museum Jean Cocteau / collection Séverin Wunderman, proposes a journey through the artist's half a century creation.


MUSEE JEAN COCTEAU, MENTON, FRANCE
From 02/06/2018 to 05/11/2018 


www.agenda-menton.fr/evenement/exposition-valerio-adami-lignes-de-vie/

Omar Ba
Prune Nourry
Tunga

40 ans de passion - group show



FONDATION FERNET-BRANCA, SAINT-LOUIS, FRANCE
From 27/05/2018 to 30/09/2018 


fondationfernet-branca.org/expositions-a-venir/

Paris Gallery Weekend


Created in 2014 by Marion Papillon, CHOICES organises Paris Gallery Weekend, which is now established as a major art event in spring. In 2018, the event will bring together more than forty modern and contemporary art galleries on May 26 and 27; two unique and bubbly days of art where artists, collectors, professionals and art lovers meet in the galleries for vernissages and Rendez-Vous—performances, talks, brunches…


GALERIE TEMPLON, PARIS, FRANCE
From 26/05/2018 to 27/05/2018 

 


parisgalleryweekend.com/

Omar Ba

Quel amour?! - group show


In French, the expression “Quel Amour!? [What Love!?] is an existential exhortation that raises questions about the universal nature of love as well as its ever-changing manifestations across generations, cultures, civilizations, and even within the arc of a single relationship.This eponymous exhibition brings together the work of acclaimed contemporary artists from around the world that bears witness to the permanent role love plays in artistic creation.


MAC (MUSEE D’ART CONTEMPORAIN), MARSEILLE, FRANCE
From 10/05/2018 to 02/09/2018



culture.marseille.fr/les-musees-de-marseille/musee-d-art-contemporain-mac

Jean-Michel Alberola

Murs - group show


Located within William the Conqueror’s fortress walls,  le musée des Beaux-Arts de Caen evokes the theme of  ‘the wall’ through its artistic representations.  The exhibition gathers more than 80  works, ancient or contemporary, mixing all media – painting, sculpture, in situ installation, drawing, photography and video. 

With Jean-Michel Alberola, Dieter Appelt, Guillaume Bodinier, Brassaï, Samuel Buckman, Pierre Buraglio, Théodore Caruelle d'Aligny, Léon Cogniet, Jean Baptiste Camille Corot, François Curlet, Maurice Denis, André Devambez, Noël Dolla, Jean Dubuffet, Gisèle Freund, Isa Genzken, Mona Hatoum, Pascal Haüsermann, Jean-Jacques Henner, Thomas Jones, Per Kirkeby, Claude Lévêque, Georges Leroux, Jacques Lizène, Gordon Matta-Clark, Richard Monnier, Robert Morris, Jean-Luc Moulène, Edgardo Navarro, Daniel Pommereulle, Jean-Pierre Raynaud, Samuel Rousseau, Claude Rutault, Jacqueline Salmon, Gregor Schneider, Kurt Schwitters, Sean Scully, Christian Segaud, Léon Spilliaert, Nicolas de Staël, Pierre Tal Coat, Antoni Tàpies, Pierre-Henri de Valenciennes.


MUSEE DES BEAUX-ARTS DE CAEN, CAEN, FRANCE
From 5/05/2018 to 18/09/2018


mba.caen.fr/fr/exposition/murs

Chiharu Shiota

The distance - solo show


The exhibition comprises photography, drawing and sculpture along with two large-scale installations, created specifically by Chiharu Shiota for the Gothenburg Museum of Art. The exhibition at the Gothenburg Museum of Art coincides with a presentation of Chiharu Shiota at the Wanås sculpture park in Skåne. Altogether, the two exhibitions offer a unique insight into the work of a highly relevant artist.Shiota’s artistry is presented in a comprehensive museum exhibition for the first time in Sweden.


GOTHENBURG MUSEUM OF ART, GOTEBORG, SWEDEN
From 21/04/2018 to 30/09/2018


goteborgskonstmuseum.se/en/exhibitions/6219-2/

Jan Fabre

My Queens - solo show


With “My Queens”, Fabre honours the important women in his life while simultaneously creating a dialogue with the Flemish artistic tradition within the historic setting of the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium.

Amongst the works of baroque master Jacques Jordaens, Fabre presents eight monumental marble bas-reliefs of women close to him. Their regal profile contrasts with their paper party hats. These pieces represent the noble character of the artist’s friendships and the festive atmosphere connected with it.

In the centre of the room, the work “My Future Queen” can be found: a white marble sculpture of Her Royal Highness Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant, also wearing a party hat. The statue of the Crown Princess is at the centre of different artistic dialogues in the space and stands right between the present and the past, looking towards the future.


MUSEES ROYAUX DES BEAUX-ARTS, BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
From 20/04/2018 to 19/08/2018


www.fine-arts-museum.be/fr/expositions/jan-fabre-1

David LaChapelle

Good news for modern man - solo show


'LaChapelle: Good News for Modern Man' will feature an expansive survey of work by David LaChapelle, offering over 70 pieces from various periods of the artist's career. As a part of the opening night events,  renowned ballet dancer Sergei Polunin will give a performance in the Martini Church in Groningen.

His first large-scale solo museum show in the Netherlands will highlight areas of the artist’s oeuvre, from portraiture, still life, landscapes and tableaux. This comprehensive survey also introduces LaChapelle’s latest series, New World, in which he attempts to photograph the unphotographable - in a future quest for paradise.

Opening April 20th, 2018 from 8 to 10pm. 


GRONINGER MUSEUM, GRONINGEN, THE NETHERLANDS
From 20/04/2018 to 28/10/2018


www.groningermuseum.nl/en/press/2018/lachapelle-good-news-modern-man

Jan Fabre

La Collection Bic - group show


BIC, a family company and world leader in the areas of stationery, lighters and razors, unveils for its first time its contemporary art collection. It was started in 1998 on the occasion of an exhibition in Italy that had associated artists to the celebration of the magnificent adventure of Marcel Bich, creator of the company.

Objects accessible to all, the BIC® products, like the BIC® Cristal pen, lighters or razors, are fixed in our collective memory and have become icons. They have inspired many artists throughout the world and BIC wished to develop a collection where each of its iconic products has become a medium for artistic creation.

Public opening Saturday, April 14th from 2PM.


CENTQUATRE-PARIS, PARIS, FRANCE
From 14/04/2018 to 13/05/2018


www.104.fr/fiche-evenement/exposition-collection-bic.html

Chiharu Shiota

Chiharu Shiota: Beyond Time - solo show


Acclaimed installation and performance artist Chiharu Shiota will create an awe-inspiring, site-specific installation of thread within the beautiful 18th-century Chapel in spring 2018. Embracing all who enter within an extraordinary experience, Shiota’s project will reference the Chapel’s rich history and years of human presence, dating back to 1744, making poignant allusion to the bells that were rung, the songs that were sung, and the lives that revolved around it, from cradle to grave.


CHAPEL FUTURE, YORKSHIRE SCULPTURE PARK, WAKEFIELD, UK
From 30/03/2018 to 02/09/2018


ysp.org.uk/visit

Claude Viallat

Dans le secret des oeuvres d'art - group show



MUSEE FABRE, MONTPELLIER, FRANCE
From 24/03/2018 to 02/09/2018


museefabre.montpellier3m.fr/Accueil_4_focus/Dans_le_Secret_des_aeuvres_d_art2

Jan Fabre

JAN FABRE. STIGMATA. ACTIONS & PERFORMANCES 1976 - solo show


‘Stigmata’ focuses on Jan Fabre’s actions and performances since 1976. A journey around the memory of Jan Fabre, involving 40 years of creation, it has the merit of interrogating, not the action or the performance, but the way to exhibit it, the way to present it.

The mise en scene by Jan Fabre and Germano Celant, an overview of all performances and actions, gathers glass trays, objects, drawings, photographs, artefacts, costumes, models which he calls “thought models”, films, works in blue ballpoint pen, and more.


CAAC SEVILLA (CENTRO ANDALUZ DE ARTE CONTEMPORANEO), SEVILLA, SPAIN
From 23/03/2018 to 02/09/2018


www.caac.es/programa/jfe2018/frame.htm

Gérard Garouste

Zeugma. Le grand oeuvre drolatique - solo show


Gérard Garouste, one of the most popular French artists of his generation, is marking spring 2018 with three new exhibitions in Paris: at Galerie Templon, the Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, and the Beaux-Arts de Paris.

From March 15 to April 15, Gérard Garouste will be investing the outstanding glass-in atrium of the Beaux-Arts de Paris with a series of monumental installations and theatrical devices. Fake tapestries, labyrinths, oculi, anamorphoses will invite the visitor to enter this Grand Oeuvre Drolatique, mixing hidden significations and fantasies, references to the sacred and religious texts as well as evocations of Rabelais and Dante.
The exhibition unveils a more confidential aspect of the artist’s work through 4 large installations created in between 1987 and 2003 : Les Indiennes, La Dive Bacbuc, Ellipse et Les Saintes Ellipses. Never reunited before, they will be shown for the first time in Paris in 15 years.


BEAUX-ARTS DE PARIS, PARIS, FRANCE
From 15/03/2018 to 15/04/2018


www.beauxartsparis.fr/fr/expositions/expositions-futures

Jim Dine

In Vivo - performance


On the occasion of the Paris Reconnaissance show dedicated to Jim Dine’s substantial donation to Musée National d’Art Moderne - Centre Pompidou, the american artist will be presenting ‘House of Words’, a reading and performance accompagnied with bassist Daniele Roccato and pianist Fabrizio Ottaviucci, at Centre Pompidou. 

Now world famous as a poet and artist, Jim Dine (b. Cincinatti, 1935) moved to New York in 1958. After making a name for himself with his happenings, he then turned to paintings that combined Abstract Expressionism with Pop images to novel effect. In painting and sculpture, prints and drawings of great diversity, Dine has developed over the last sixty years an intensely personal iconography, a highly distinctive voice.

The artist has always been fascinated by the interaction in between words and images, and he has been been publishing poetry since 1969. First written and reworked on the walls, his poems transform writing into a physical experience.

Curators : Sophie Duplaix (MNAM) - Cristina Agostinelli. The ‘In Vivo’ cycle is dedicated to performative practices.


CENTRE POMPIDOU, CINEMA 2, PARIS, FRANCE
On 15/03/2018 at 7PM


www.centrepompidou.fr

Gérard Garouste

Diane et Actaeon - solo show


Gérard Garouste, one of the most popular French artists of his generation, is marking spring 2018 with three new exhibitions in Paris: at Galerie Templon, the Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, and the Beaux-Arts de Paris.

For his exhibition at the Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature (March 13 – July 1), Gérard Garouste has taken a close interest in the myth of Diana and Actaeon, one of the most beautiful tales recounted by the Latin poet Ovid (43 BC – 17 AD) in his Metamorphoses: The myth, that examines perception, desire and capture, offered the perfect subject for Gérard Garouste. The result, going far beyond simply fulfilling a first 2015 commission awarded by the Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, was a series of studies, drawings and canvasses all based on the theme ; providing an echo of older works illustrating the same theme and forming part of the permanent collections.

 

 


MUSEE DE LA CHASSE ET DE LA NATURE, PARIS, FRANCE
From 13/03/2018 to 01/07/2018


www.chassenature.org/gerard-garouste-diane-et-acteon/

Pierre et Gilles

La photographie française existe… Je l’ai rencontrée - group show


Back in the eighties, Jean-Luc Monterosso traveled to New York where he met MoMA’s photography collection curator. When he asked about his opinion on Contemporary French Photography, the curator simply replied : « It doesn’t exist ». Thirty years later, on the occasion of his departure from the MEP, Jean-Luc Monterosso answers back with an extensive exhibition dedicated to French Photography from the eighties to nowadays under the forms of a really personal and subjective narrative.

Exibition curator: Jean Luc Monterosso, Maison Européenne de la Photographie Director

With artworks by Jean-Christophe Ballot, François-Marie Banier, Bruno Barbey, Martine Barrat, Valérie Belin, Rossella Bellusci, Philippe Bordas, Martial Cherrier, Thierry Cohen, Stéphane Couturier, Martin d’Orgeval, Raphaël Dallaporta, Denis Darzacq, Marie-Laure de Decker, Raymond Depardon, Bernard Faucon, Alain Fleischer, Jean Gaumy, Pierre Gonnord, Hervé Guibert, Françoise Huguier, Dominique Issermann, Michel Journiac, JR, Pascal Kern, François Méchain, Minot-Gormezano, Sarah Moon, Bruno Mouron et Pascal Rostain, ORLAN, Mathieu Pernot, Philippe Perrin, Pierre et Gilles, Bernard Plossu, Philippe Ramette, Bettina Rheims, Sophie Ristelhueber, Denis Roche, Gérard Rondeau, Georges Rousse, Sebastião Salgado, Klavdij Sluban, Christine Spengler, Keiichi Tahara, Patrick Tosani, Gérard Uféras, Laurent Van der Stockt.


MAISON EUROPEENNE DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE, PARIS, FRANCE
From 07/03/2018 to 20/05/2018


www.mep-fr.org/event/la-photographie-francaise-existe-je-lai-rencontree/

Jim Dine

Reconnaissance, the artist's gift to the Centre Pompidou - solo show


From 14 February to 23 April 2018, the Centre Pompidou is exhibiting the remarkable donation Jim Dine recently made to the Musée National d’Art Moderne: 28 paintings and sculptures produced between 1961 and 2016. A gift through which, as the artist puts it, he wanted to «pay back a cultural and personal debt to France» – namely the many years spent in Paris, which introduced him to «an aesthetic» that has enlightened his artistic decisions. In acclaiming this gesture, the exhibition strikingly retraces a unique career that is still as productive as ever.


CENTRE POMPIDOU, PARIS, FRANCE
From 14/02/2018 to 23/04/2018


www.centrepompidou.fr

Kehinde Wiley

KEHINDE WILEY - solo show


As part of the AFROPOLITAN 2018 FESTIVAL, BOZAR (Brussels) welcomes five stained glass pieces by Afro-american artist Kehinde Wiley, from February 7 to May 5, 2018.

By combining the traditional medium of stained glass, its light manifesting a divine presence, with contemporary images anchored in American culture, Kehinde Wiley raises a whole host of highly topical questions, both cultural and political, about our models of society, identity and gender.

Born in 1977 in Los Angeles, Kehinde Wiley lives and works between New York and Beijing. Kehinde Wiley has recently been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint his official portrait for the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, Washington DC.

Free entrance


BOZAR/PALAIS DES BEAUX-ARTS, BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
From 07/02/2018 to 05/05/2018


www.bozar.be/

Pierre et Gilles

BOOK SIGNING BY PIERRE ET GILLES


Book signing of the catalogue of the exhibition "Imaginary Time" by Pierre et Gilles. 


LIBRAIRIE FLAMMARION, CENTRE POMPIDOU, PARIS, FRANCE
On 08/02/2018 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm


www.librairieflammarion.fr

Barcelona Symposium 2018


With a two-day programme of debates, conversations and poignant reflections around the gallery sector, the Barcelona Symposium gathers together key art world figures to discuss current issues, share experiences and rethink models relevant to the gallery practice. 

The symposium will count on the great contribution of Daniel Templon, one of the most established contemporary art gallerists in Europe and keynote speaker at this year's edition. In the wake of previous participation of influential figures like Thaddaeus Ropac (2017) and Marc Spiegler (2015), Daniel Templon will talk about his 50-year-long experience in the art world. 


MUSEU D'ART CONTEMPORANI DE BARCELONA (MACBA), BARCELONA, SPAIN
From 22/01/2018 to 23/01/2018


www.talkinggalleries.com

Chiharu Shiota

Kyoto Art for Tomorrow - group show


Chiharu Shiota, The Butterfly Dream is featured in group show "Kyoto Art for Tomorrow" at the Museum of Kyoto.


MUSEUM OF KYOTO, KYOTO, JAPAN
From 20/01/2018 to 04/02/2018


www.bunpaku.or.jp/exhi_special_post_en/shineiten2017-2/




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