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(Lost)Paradise J, 2009 Acrylic on Canvas 200 X 300 Cm © Carole Benzaken
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(Lost) Paradise 8, 2007 Acrylic on Canvas 80 X 70 Cm © Carole Benzaken
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Demeter, 1994 Acryl/canvas 102,4 X 102,4 Inches © Carole Benzaken
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Sulfur, 1995 Acryl/canvas 59 X 59 Inches © Carole Benzaken
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Tulips, 1993 Oil/paper 19,7 X 23,6 Inches © Carole Benzaken
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Vous Garderez La Forme, 1996 Acryl/canvas 63 X 63 Inches © Carole Benzaken
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Foire du Trône, 1997 Acryl/canvas 102,3 X 102,3 Inches © Carole Benzaken
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Diana's Funeral, 1997 15 X 22,8 Inches © Carole Benzaken
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South La Brea I, 2002 Acryl/canvas 61,4 X 83,4 Inches © Carole Benzaken
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By Night V, 2003 Acryl/canvas 67 X 123 Inches © Carole Benzaken
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By Night V, 2003 Acryl/canvas 67 X 123 Inches © Carole Benzaken
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Power (part 1) , 2003 Oil/wood 4,8 X 9,2 Inches © Carole Benzaken
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Power (part 1) , 2003 Oil/wood 4,8 X 9,2 Inches © Carole Benzaken
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Travelling 2, 2004 Acryl,oil / Canvas 210 X 290 Cm © Carole Benzaken
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Travelling 2, 2004 Acryl,oil / Canvas 210 X 290 Cm © Carole Benzaken
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Parousia 6, 2007 Acryl, Oil / Canvas 80x150 Cm © Carole Benzaken
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Parousia 6, 2007 Acryl, Oil / Canvas 80x150 Cm © Carole Benzaken
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De Siempre, 3xF, 2009 Pencil and Ink on Tracing Paper Included in a Lightening Box 75 X 200 X 11,5 Cm © Carole Benzaken
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De Siempre, 3xF, 2009 Pencil and Ink on Tracing Paper Included in a Lightening Box 75 X 200 X 11,5 Cm © Carole Benzaken
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Ecclésiaste VIII, 2007 Lithograph 76,5 X 119 Cm © Carole Benzaken
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Megillah Ben Adam Extrait, 2010-2011 Dessins Numérisés Sur Toile 30 X 0,26 M © Courtesy of the artist and Musée d'art et d'histoire du judaïsme
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Studio view, 2013 © Photo by Emmanuel Labard
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Grenoble, France
Birth year
1964
Lives in
Paris
Works in
Paris
Representing galleries
Galerie Hambursin Boisanté, Item Editions
Statement

CV

Born in 1964 in Grenoble, France. Lives and works in Paris.

EDUCATION

  • 1990 Diplôme Supérieur d'Arts Plastiques (graduate)
  • 1985/90 Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts de Paris.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
  • 2006 Workshop at Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Tourcoing, France
  • 1998/99 Visiting Artist for Graduate Students, Pasadena Art Center, California
  • 1995/96 Visiting Artist in Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts (ENSBA, The National School for Advanced Studies in Fine Arts), Paris

AWARDS
  • 2008 Named Officer of Arts and Letters by the Minister of Culture and Communication of the French Republic, by decree 14 July 2008.
  • 2004 Prix Marcel Duchamp
  • 1998 Named Knight of Arts and Letters by the Minister of Culture and Communication of the French Republic, by decree 4 December 1998.
  • 1997/98 Awarded AFAA (Association Française pour l'Action Artistique) Grant, in Los Angeles, U.S.A.
  • 1995 Awarded a scholarship by the Nice (France) Contemporary Art Centre to attend artists' workshop at the Villa Arson
  • 1991 Albert Rocheron Award, ENSBA.

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS
  • 2009 Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
  • 2009 Contemporary Art Center, Saint-Restitut
  • 2008 Item , Paris
  • 2007 Galerie Hambursin-Boisanté, Montpellier
  • 2006 Nathalie Obadia Gallery, Paris
  • 2005 Saint Radboud University, Nijmegen, Nederland
  • 2004 Espace 315, Prix Marcel Duchamp IV th edition, Centre Pompidou, Paris
  • 2004 Skarstedt Gallery, Stockholm
  • 2003 Anne Faggionato Gallery, London
  • 2002 Nathalie Obadia Gallery, Paris
  • 2000 INMO Gallery, Los Angeles
  • 1999 Nathalie Obadia Gallery, Paris
  • 1999 CAPC- Museum of Contemporary Arts, Bordeaux
  • 1996 Nathalie Obadia Gallery, Paris
  • 1995 Chapelle Saint-Jacques, Saint-Gaudens (South of France)
  • 1995 Sala "El Roser", Escola municipal de Belles Arts, Cavalers (Spain)
  • 1995 Villa Arson, Nice
  • 1994 Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art, Paris
  • 1993 Nathalie Obadia Gallery, Paris
  • 1993 Spazio d'Arte, Serre di Rapolano, Italy
  • 1991 Pierre Lescot Gallery

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
  • 2009 ""Elles@centrepompidou", Centre Pompidou, Paris
  • 2009 ""1,2,3, Hypnos", Galerie Defrost, Paris
  • 2008 "Cris et Chuchotements", Centre de la Gravure et de l'Image Imprimée, La Louvière, Belgium
  • 2007 “Contempory Cool and Collected”, Mint Museum of Art,
    Charlotte, USA
  • 2007 “Bêtes et Hommes”, Grande Halle de La Villette, curator Vinciane Despret, Paris
  • 2006 “ Eye on Europe: Prints, Books, and multiples, 1960 to now “ The Museum of Modern Art, New-York, Deborah Wie, chief curator, and Wendy weitman, curator, Department of Prints and Illustrated Books
  • 2006 “La Force de l’Art” Grand Palais, Paris
  • 2006 “Art in the Age of Anxiety” Premio Biella per l’incisione 2006, curator: Jeremy Lewison, Museo del Territorio Biellese, Biella, Italy
  • 2006 “Parcours# 1 2005-2006”, Collection du MAC/ VAL Musée d’Art Contemporain du Val de Marne
  • 2006 “Lumières Contemporaines, Vitraux du XXI siècle et Architecture Sacrée”, Centre Internationnal du Vitrail, Chartres
  • 2005 Cologne Art Fair, exhibition curated by ADIAF
  • 2005 “Trame Contemporaine “, Musée de la Tapisserie, Beauvais
  • 2005 “Collection 2”, Fondation pour l’Art Contemporain, Claudine et Jean-Marc Salomon
  • 2004 “De leur Temps”, Musée des Beaux-Arts de tourcoing
  • 2004 “Moving Picture Desire” Busan Biennal, Korea
  • 2003 "10th Birthday" Nathalie Obadia Gallery, Paris
  • 2003 "Face & Cie (Facéties)" Carolus Duran et Compagnie, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Tourcoing
  • 2003 " Dear Painter Paint Me", SCHIRN Kunsthalle, Frankfurt
  • 2002 Centre Georges Pompidou, exhibition " Lieber Maler, Male Mir ", (Dear Painter, Paint Me), curator, Alison Gingeras,
  • 2002 "Summer Invitational", Annina Nosei Gallery, New York
  • 2001/2002 "Mondial", Grunaldi Forum Monaco
  • 2000 Group Show, Annina Nosei Gallery, New York,
  • 2000 "Art in the Wind", Domain of Chamarande, France
  • 2000 "Spring Colors, 1980-2000: 20 years, 20 artists", the French National Assembly Gallery, Paris
  • 2000 "From Arts... to Fashion", Christie's Paris
  • 2000 "One Night Stand", Los Angeles
  • 2000 "Spurgeon", Santa Anna, California
  • 2000 "Modern Landscape", FRAC Collection, Auvergne, Crozatier Museum, Le Puy en Velay, France
  • 1998 "L'Oeil et l'Esprit" [The Eye and the Spirit]; curator Alfred Pacquement, Gunma Museum of Contemporary Art, Iwaki City Museum of Contemporary Art and Wakayama Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan
  • 1997 "Figures et paysages" ["Figures and landscapes"], FRAC Ile de France, Rhine Contemporary Art Center, Alsace, France
  • 1996 Montrouge Salon, France

MAJOR PUBLIC ART PROJECT
  • 1998/2000 Commissioned to create, and realize stained glass windows for a twelfth century church, "l'église de Varennes Jarcy", a designated National Monument, by the Cultural Ministry, and the city of Varennes Jarcy, France

PUBLIC  AND INSTITUTIONAL COLLECTIONS
  • Museum of Modern Art, New-York
  • Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris
  • Collection de la Ville de Paris
  • Musée Paul Dini, Villefranche
  • Fonds National d'Art Contemporain, Paris
  • Fonds Régional d'Art  Contemporain, Alsace
  • Fonds Régional d'Art Contemporain, Midi Pyrénées
  • Fonds Régional d'Art Contemporain d'Ile de France
  • Fonds Régional  d'Art Contemporain, Auvergne
  • Fondation Cartier, Paris
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