FIAC FLASHBACK | Erik Dietman

FIAC FLASHBACK | Erik Dietman

Erik Dietman was born in 1937 in Jönköping in Sweden. He died in 2002 in Paris. Hailing from Europe’s Far North, the Swedish artist is fond of weird-looking creatures, such as the reindeer living deep in the forest, half-animal, half-vegetable, with horns that can...
FIAC FLASHBACK | Marcel Duchamp

FIAC FLASHBACK | Marcel Duchamp

Marcel Duchamp was born in 1887 in Blainville-Crevon. He died in 1968 in Neuilly-sur-Seine. “In 1935, Marcel Duchamp commenced an inventory of his earlier creations in the form of miniature reproductions. Consisting of a cardboard box in a leather valise, the first...
FIAC FLASHBACK | Alina Szapocznikow

FIAC FLASHBACK | Alina Szapocznikow

Alina Szapocznikow was born in 1926 in Kalisz in Poland. She died in 1973 in Praz-Courant, in France. Autoportret – Zielnik is part of her last corpus of sculptures. In 1971, following the incorporation of her “death mask” in Tumeurs personnifiées, Szapocznikow made a...
FIAC TIPS: Kenneth Goldsmith, “Duchamp Is My Lawyer”

FIAC TIPS: Kenneth Goldsmith, “Duchamp Is My Lawyer”

Introduction: The Back Door There’s a back door to the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City that few know about. Invisible to the bustling crowds at the main entrance on Fifty-Third Street, it’s desolate except for the occasional noisy school group or quiet...
FIAC FLASHBACK | THU-VAN TRAN

FIAC FLASHBACK | THU-VAN TRAN

Thu Van Tran speaks about her work “Pénétrable – Allégorie de la forêt” presented by Almine Rech as part of FIAC Projects 2019 at the Petit Palais. Born in Ho Chi Minh City in 1979, Thu-Van Tran lives and works in Paris. Pénétrable – Allégorie...

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