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Pierre Huyghe Related Press

The Art Newspaper's pick of the 2019 Venice Biennale Related Press The Art Newspaper's pick of the 2019 Venice Biennale 30 April 2019, The Art Newspaper

There are hundreds of exhibitions in Venice during the Biennale. Alongside the main exhibition in the Giardini and Arsenale, there are 90 national presentations, many in nearby pavilions in the Giardi

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Pierre Huyghe’s “UUmwelt” Related Press Pierre Huyghe’s “UUmwelt” 19 December 2018, art agenda

Five large, freestanding LED panels fill the spaces of the Serpentine. Despite their technological nature, they look like temporary plaster walls and give the rooms a stripped appearance. Images scrol

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Ugo Rondinone 'I ♥ John Giorno' at Various venues, New York Related Press Ugo Rondinone 'I ♥ John Giorno' at Various venues, New York 27 July 2017, Mousse Magazine

Ugo Rondinone: I ♥ John Giorno —the first major U.S. exhibition about the American poet, artist, activist and muse John Giorno—has opened simultaneously across 13 locations in New York City. _I ♥ J

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John Giorno Related Press John Giorno 25 July 2017, artforum.com

I learned early on from the eats, such as Allen Ginsburg and William Burroughs—and the Pop artists too—that archives were very important. This was around the late 1950s, or the beginning of the '60s

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Constant Displacement: Pierre Huyghe on His Work at Skulptur Projekte Münster Related Press Constant Displacement: Pierre Huyghe on His Work at Skulptur Projekte Münster 26 June 2017, ARTnews

About three years ago, discussing what he planned next for his practice, Pierre Huyghe told me that he was on the hunt for a place 'to grow the work to the condition I want it to grow,' perhaps a stre

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A Spin Through All 13 Venues of ‘Ugo Rondinone: I ♥ John Giorno’ in New York Related Press A Spin Through All 13 Venues of ‘Ugo Rondinone: I ♥ John Giorno’ in New York 21 June 2017, ARTnews

Tonight, on the longest night of the year, 13 different venues will play host to the stateside edition of Ugo Rondinone: I ♥ John Giorno, a massive exhibition of work by the artist John Giorno prese

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PIERRE HUYGHE: SCULPTOR OF THE INTANGIBLE Related Press PIERRE HUYGHE: SCULPTOR OF THE INTANGIBLE 3 April 2017, Interview Magazine

There is virtually no art world convention that Pierre Huyghe has not sought to redefine. From customs of exhibition display, materiality, and medium, to the very ways in which we define contemporary

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Gallery Weekend Korea Related Press Gallery Weekend Korea 23 November 2016, Art Agenda

Where the phrase 'gallery weekend' might once have euphemized a romantic indiscretion, or announced a Happening, it now connotes a program of events coordinated to attract a small but influential international audience to a city with aspirations to the status of a cultural hub. Korea’s contribution to this increasingly popular...

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Sci-fi and fact at the Okayama Art Summit Related Press Sci-fi and fact at the Okayama Art Summit 28 October 2016, The Japan Times

The city of Okayama was flattened by incendiary bombs in 1945. Many people died, more than 12,000 homes were destroyed and Okayama’s centuries-old wooden castle burned to its stone foundations. In 1966, the donjon was rebuilt with modern concrete, which was likely made in Mizushima — a smoke-spewing industrial site near Okayama that...

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Pierre Huyghe's eerie system fascinates in Tino Sehgal's Paris show Related Press Pierre Huyghe's eerie system fascinates in Tino Sehgal's Paris show 20 October 2016, The Art Newspaper

A site-specific installation about the development of cancer cells by the French artist Pierre Huyghe is becoming a major talking point of Tino Sehgal’s exhibition at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris. Located in the contemporary art centre’s basement, Living/Cancer/Variator (2016) consists of a pool of water, leaking pipes...

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Pierre Huyghe wins Nasher Sculpture Center's $100,000 prize Related Press Pierre Huyghe wins Nasher Sculpture Center's $100,000 prize 30 September 2016, Art News

The Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas announced today that Pierre Huyghe has won its 2017 Nasher Prize. Huyghe, who hails from France, will now receive $100,000 as part of the award, which is given annually to an artist who has made significant strides in sculpture. This is the second time the award has been given; the inaugural prize went to Doris...

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5 international biennials and triennials not to miss around Asia in Fall 2016 Related Press 5 international biennials and triennials not to miss around Asia in Fall 2016 31 August 2016, Art Radar Journal

From the 7th edition of Korea’s Busan Biennale to Japan’s new Triennial the Okayama Art Summit, these five international events will provide thoughtful reflection on new and refreshing curatorial practices in the context of the Biennale infrastructure.

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'Images' at FRIDERICIANUM, Kassel Related Press 'Images' at FRIDERICIANUM, Kassel 28 April 2016, Art Agenda

Annlee quietly welcomes you to the Fridericianum’s ticket counter. Though she is still invisible, her voice embraces those standing in the great entrance hall of the museum. “Can you imagine me?” she asks melancholically, “I can imagine you… It’s easy. I can see you. And I can see her.” Her face appears in...

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In conversation: Franklin Melendez Related Press In conversation: Franklin Melendez

Franklin Melendez, a writer and independent curator based in the San Francisco Bay area, is the creative director behind Simon Lee Hong Kong’s recent group show '1000 Islands'. Impressed by the thematic cohesion despite a diversity of subject matter achieved in this exhibit, I turned to Melendez to learn more about his curatorial...

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São Paulo Bienal takes on uncertain times for 2016 edition Related Press São Paulo Bienal takes on uncertain times for 2016 edition 12 December 2015, The Art Newspaper

Incerteza Viva (Live Uncertainty), the title and theme for the 32nd edition of the Bienal de São Paulo, is particularly apt as Brazil suffers its highest rate of inflation for 12 years, a severe recession and political instability from the latest corruption scandals. “Art feeds off uncertainty, chance, improvisation and speculation,”...

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1,000 Islands Related Press 1,000 Islands 13 November 2015, Galleries Now

An 'ecosystem' is more or less a set of collaborative entanglements suspended in perfect symbiotic harmony. Or, at least that’s the version of the story exported by the English biologist, Charles Darwin, when he stumbled upon a lively flock of mutable finches in an archipelago off the coast of Ecuador (this was sometime around 1835)....

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Pierre Huyghe and the Art of the Rupture Related Press Pierre Huyghe and the Art of the Rupture 13 August 2015, Hyperallergic

The tank is a repeated object in many of Huyghe’s works. They featured prominently in his retrospective, and a massive fish tank currently sits on the roof of the Metropolitan Museum as part of the Roof Garden Commission. Huyghe’s tanks are filled with strange, beautiful creatures. On the roof of the Met are tadpole shrimp, while...

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Pierre Huyghe - Retrospective At Lacma Related Press Pierre Huyghe - Retrospective At Lacma 9 December 2014, Jason Farago for The Guardian / 4 December 2014

Los Angeles is a city with no border between reality and artifice. Images here have lives their own. It’s hard to think of a better city in which to encounter the art of Pierre Huyghe – an artist whose fiction gives rise to reality, whose sometimes baffling, always engaging art turns real life into a dream, and vice versa. At the...

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Escaping Ghost Related Press Escaping Ghost 30 April 2012, ArtAsiaPacific

No Ghost Just a Shell (1999–2002), the quixotic art project conceived by French artists Pierre Huyghe and Philippe Parreno at the close of the last century, foreshadowed several aspects of copyright

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