Caroline Hancock

Lida Abdul

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation | Paris

February 2014

Lida Abdul’s new installation Time, Love and the Workings of Anti-Love, 2013, is given pride of place in this solo exhibition curated by Isabel Carlos, which premiered in Lisbon before heading to Paris. Over five hundred small black-and-white… READ ON

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Julia Rometti and Victor Costales

Galerie Jousse Entreprise

June 2013

The title of Julia Rometti and Victor Costales’s latest exhibition, “El Perspectivista,” is a nod to Amazonian perspectivism, a movement developed in the 1990s by Brazilian anthropologist Eduardo Viveiros de Castro, which posits that … READ ON

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Dominique Blais

Maison du Peuple

April 2013

Dominique Blais’s two-part work Untitled (35-39), 2012–13, features a sculpture and a video that pay homage to Jean Prouvé, Eugène Beaudouin, Marcel Lods, and Vladimir Bodiansky’s extraordinary legacy from 1935 to 1939 in Clichy, a … READ ON

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Virginie Yassef

La Galerie, Centre d'art contemporain

January 2013

Titles tend to be highly evocative in Virginie Yassef’s work, and this solo show is a case in point. “A Wall of Sand Has Just Collapsed” puts the visitor in a general state of expectancy, as if arriving after a disruptive event. Here,… READ ON

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Victor Boullet

Galerie Joseph Tang

December 2012

The title of this show, “Yellow Pong Monger,” sets the tone for the brilliantly insane installation by Victor Boullet at Galerie Joseph Tang. A provocatively yet playfully racist reference to the gallerist himself, the words both criticize… READ ON

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“Object Atlas”

Weltkulturen Museum

August 2012

For “Object Atlas,” the first exhibition following this ethnographic museum’s redesign, director Clémentine Deliss invited seven Europe-based artists for residencies in the institution’s research laboratory, the Labor. Each was … READ ON

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Jimmy Robert

Jeu de Paume

April 2012

For the first Satellite Program exhibition curated by Filipa Oliveira, Jimmy Robert has produced reflections on his personal and artistic education. Langue matérielle (Material Language), 2011, is the title of both the show and an installation… READ ON

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Yan Tomaszewski

Primo Piano

March 2012

As the “Greater Paris” project of urban development beyond the Périphérique (ring road) climbs higher on the city government’s political agenda, the cultural sector is enjoying exponentially improved access to exhibitions and events… READ ON

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