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b. 1980, France

Alexandre Singh Biography

Alexandre Singh (born 1980, Bordeaux, France) lives and works in Paris. He has been awarded with the Prix Meurice, Paris (2012/2013). His work has been exhibited in venues throughout Europe and the United States. Solo exhibitions include The Pledge at Drawing Center, New York (2013), The School for Objects Criticized at Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2011), The Marque of the Third Stripe at White Room, White Columns, New York (2009) and UNCLEHEAD (with Rita Sobral Campos) at Museu da Electricidade, Lisbon (2008). 

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Major group exhibitions include The 12th Biennale de Lyon, France (2013/2014), 100 Years at Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow (2012), BUAG, Boston (2012), and MoMA PS1, New York (2009), Wide Open School at The Hayward Gallery, London (2012), 'Free', at the New Museum, New York, and The Logic of Association at MoMA PS1, New York (both 2010). 

Alexandre Singh (born 1980, Bordeaux, France) lives and works in Paris. He has been awarded with the Prix Meurice, Paris (2012/2013). His work has been exhibited in venues throughout Europe and the United States. Solo exhibitions include The Pledge at Drawing Center, New York (2013), The School for Objects Criticized at Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2011), The Marque of the Third Stripe at White Room, White Columns, New York (2009) and UNCLEHEAD (with Rita Sobral Campos) at Museu da Electricidade, Lisbon (2008). 

Major group exhibitions include The 12th Biennale de Lyon, France (2013/2014), 100 Years at Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow (2012), BUAG, Boston (2012), and MoMA PS1, New York (2009), Wide Open School at The Hayward Gallery, London (2012), 'Free', at the New Museum, New York, and The Logic of Association at MoMA PS1, New York (both 2010). 

Alexandre Singh Featured Artworks

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The Appointment by Alexandre Singh contemporary artwork
Alexandre SinghThe Appointment, 2019Digital film, sound, duration: 19 min 45 sec
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DTW by Alexandre Singh contemporary artwork
Alexandre SinghDTW, 2019Bronze and cement
27.3 x 29.2 x 7.6 cm
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BOS by Alexandre Singh contemporary artwork
Alexandre SinghBOS, 2019Bronze and cement
33.7 x 28.6 x 4.1 cm
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The School for Objects Criticized by Alexandre Singh contemporary artwork
Alexandre SinghThe School for Objects Criticized, 2010Site-specific installation, installation view 'La Critique de L'Ecole des Objets', Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2011
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The School for Objects Criticized by Alexandre Singh contemporary artwork
Alexandre SinghThe School for Objects Criticized, 2010Site-specific installation, installation view 'Free', New Museum, New York, 2010
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Front Page by Alexandre Singh contemporary artwork
Alexandre SinghFront Page, 2013Giclee and watercolour on paper,
41.6 x 28.6 cm
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Bullen by Alexandre Singh contemporary artwork
Alexandre SinghBullen, 2013Giclee, pencil, watercolour on watercolour paper,
25 x 23 cm
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Duchesse by Alexandre Singh contemporary artwork
Alexandre SinghDuchesse, 2013Giclee, pencil, watercolour on watercolour paper,
25 x 23 cm
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Alexandre Singh Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Alexandre Singh, A Gentle Horror at Metro Pictures, New York
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11 October–9 November 2019 Alexandre Singh A Gentle Horror Metro Pictures, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Alexandre Singh, The School for Objects Criticized at Sprüth Magers, Berlin
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30 April–3 September 2016 Alexandre Singh The School for Objects Criticized Sprüth Magers, Berlin
Contemporary art exhibition, Alexandre Singh, The Humans at Sprüth Magers, London
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24 January–29 March 2014 Alexandre Singh The Humans Sprüth Magers, London

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Alexandre Singh at Sprüth Magers Berlin Related Press Alexandre Singh at Sprüth Magers Berlin 2 September 2016, Flash Art

It’s on the top floor of Sprüth Magers, and it’s like Plato’s cave. You are invited to take a seat, relax, and watch the shadows converse in Alexandre Singh’s most recent project — only his shadows are a rather whimsical selection of objects on plinths: a toaster, a slinky toy, two tape players, a bottle of bleach, a...

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In a Berlin gallery, art critiques itself Related Press In a Berlin gallery, art critiques itself 30 June 2016, The New York Times

“We live in a society that is increasingly ‘Yelpish’ — if that can be used as an adjective,” says the artist Alexandre Singh. “My current hobby is to read the Yelp reviews of, well, anything.” (He mentions a recent deep-dive into the online assessments of N.Y.C.-area hospitals — the ratings are either...

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