Emmanuel Perrotin founded his first gallery in 1989 at the age of 21. He has opened since then over 17 different spaces, with the aim of continuing to offer increasingly vibrant and creative environments to experience artists work. He has worked closely with his roster of artists, some since more than 25 years, to help fulfill their ambitious dreams and projects. The gallery is now based in New York, Paris, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, and participates in all the significant worldwide art fairs each year (Art Basel (Hong Kong, Miami, Basel), Frieze (London, New York), FIAC (Paris), Dallas Art Fair, Art Cologne, Art Stage Jakarta, Expo Chicago, Art021 & West Bund Art & Design, Shanghai, Zona Maco Mexico, amongst others).
Julia Wachtel, Encore (1988). Oil, flashe, lacquer ink o/c. 165.1 x 248.9 cm. Courtesy the artist and Perrotin.
Between 2 and 5 July 2020, Paris Gallery Weekend brings together the best of the city's art scene for its seventh edition. This Ocula Lowdown presents a selection of highlights to catch.
In Bharti Kher's 'Atlas' series, now showing online with Perrotin, colonial maps become sites of counter-narrative, appropriated to restore 'human positions' in representations that erased them.
After structural issues forced The Armory Show into last-minute relocation pirouettes last year, the fair returns between 5 and 8 March 2020 with a flourishing programme, complemented by stand-out shows across New York City.
Sinuous sculptures crafted from steel, post-WWII abstract paintings and celebrity portraits by Annie Leibovitz are just a few of the highlights of this month's exhibitions
A couple of decades ago, this writer's handbag 'disappeared' at the edge of Montreuil, a gritty eastern suburb of Paris once best known for its marché des voleurs, or thieves' market. In recent years, however, artists have been flocking to Montreuil, drawn by its proximity to the capital and affordable real estate. It's not yet Brooklyn, but...
Pierre Soulages is a century old. In anticipation of his retrospective to be held at the Salon Carré at the Louvre later this year, the current exhibition at Lévy Gorvy, Pierre Soulages: A Century, presents a generously full survey. On the first floor, we see the paintings with wide black horizontals or verticals, which made his name in France...
The sculptures of artist-collaborators and former lovers Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset have always reflected upon the company they keep, from the biennial circuit to the art fair jet-set, casting the rarified culture industry in a queer, satirical light.
'The Globe-Trotting Gallerist' Emmanuel Perrotin in conversation with Georgina Adam Monday 21 Jan 2019
Video of the exhibition 3018 by Daniel Arsham at Perrotin New York September 8–October 21, 2018. Video: Guillaume Ziccarelli © 2018
Video of the exhibition French Fries with Mayo at Perrotin Paris, September 6–September 22© Nikolaï Saoulski
Vidéo de l'exposition Parce que et Souris Calle à Perrotin Paris13 octobre-22 décembre
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