FIAC STORIES

FIAC PORTRAIT | Trevor Yeung

FIAC PORTRAIT | Trevor Yeung

Trevor Yeung is Hong Kong based artist whose practice, according to art writer and curator Cosmin Costinas, uses natural bodies and systems as a pretext for describing human processes and relations. We talked his recent work, favourite medium, the notion of control and its imprtant in the artist's work. Trevor Yeung is represented by Galerie...

FIAC PORTRAIT | Erin Jane Nelson

FIAC PORTRAIT | Erin Jane Nelson

Erin Jane Nelson is Atlanta based artist and writer, she is also the Publisher and Director of Burnaway, a non-profit magazine of contemporary art in the American South. We talked about her recent work, favourite mediums, 3 projects that she finds the most formative,...

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 de la forêt can be situated somewhere between a painting and a sculpture, an allegory of the elements that surround and compose us. A structure made from hevea wood and steel supports a double layer of rubber, separating - like a stage curtain - the...

read more
FIAC FLASHBACK : TOMI UNGERER

FIAC FLASHBACK : TOMI UNGERER

Tomi Ungerer was born in 1931 in Strasbourg, France. He died in 2019 in Ireland. Internationally recognized for his work in illustration, in a parallel fashion throughout his life, he pursued a sculptural oeuvre, playing with found or commercially available objects in a spirit similar to his drawings.For over thirty years, both as an artist and as a farmer, he worked with shovels. As a farmer, the shovel served as a direct line of communication with the earth. As an artist, each could be...

read more
FIAC TIPS: “Rose Wylie: painting a noun…”, David Zwirner Books

FIAC TIPS: “Rose Wylie: painting a noun…”, David Zwirner Books

Text by Michael Glover Rose works big, on unstretched, unprimed canvas, and usually in units of six feet by six feet. “I do like big work. I like billboards. I like very early decorated churches where the paintings go from floor to ceiling and up arches and around the door. . . . I find it more exciting and it can expand.” Several canvases quite often come together as a single work at a certain point in their realization. This may be the result of a chance meeting, side by side, on floor or...

read more
FIAC FLASHBACK : FALKE PISANO

FIAC FLASHBACK : FALKE PISANO

WONDER-WHAT-TIME-IT-IS, 2017 Performance, installation, video220 × 600 × 600 cmEllen de Bruijne Projects, AmsterdamIn collaboration with Playground Festival; Mondriaan Fonds Falke Pisano lives and works in Amsterdam and Sao Paulo. The performative installation WONDER-WHAT-TIME-IT-IS takes as a starting point a short story by Edgar Allan Poe to address the limits that modernity, as a frame of thinking, has set for the possibilities of conceiving of change outside its normative framework....

read more
Alex Katz

Alex Katz

Une oeuvre, un regard : Alex Katz For the series "Une oeuvre, un regard", Alex Katz talks about Monet's Water Lilies, from which the American artist was inspired to create "Homage to Monet" whose series of paintings was presented last year at the Musée de l'Orangerie.   The artist’s work "Chance" (2016) has been presented by Thaddaeus Ropac at FIAC Hors les Murs 2019 at the Jardin des Tuileries. CHANCE, 2016 Porcelain enamel on shaped steel and mounted on a polished stainless steel base...

read more
Claude Closky, “The Confinement”, episode 18

Claude Closky, “The Confinement”, episode 18

Claude Closky has been broadcasting his daily web series “The Confinement” since the beginning of April. It lies at the crossroads of a television sitcom and a short film. The series focuses on the exchanges between the occupants of a same apartment, confined together for what seems like an eternity. Each episode takes place in a different dwelling. The viewer follows the litanies of characters who rehash their anxieties and somber mind-sets, but also their love for each other. Off screen the...

read more
FIAC FLASHBACK | NOBUKO TSUCHIYA

FIAC FLASHBACK | NOBUKO TSUCHIYA

Nobuko Tsuchiya speaks about her work  "Silicon Sanpo Ruler" presented by SCAI THE BATHHOUSE as part part of FIAC Projects 2019 at the Petit Palais. Nobuko Tsuchiya was born in 1972 in Yokohama, Japan. She lives and works in London. Her work is composed of free assemblages of familiar objects and scrap materials. In the artist’s hands, these take on an entirely different aspect and role, far removed from their original purpose. They could appear as in- progress experiments, or broken-down old...

read more
FIAC FLASHBACK : GEORGE CONDO

FIAC FLASHBACK : GEORGE CONDO

George Condo was born in 1957 in Concord, USA. He lives and works in New York. The Standing Forms series represents a return to methods of sculpting he first explored with his earliest three-dimensional works, incorporating both figurative and abstract elements in bronze. He combines the concept of “simulated found object” using real found objects into new figurative forms in bronze. He works on plywood surfaces with angular figurative forms, applies layers of plaster, clay, paint, studio...

read more
21 seats by Jean Prouvé

21 seats by Jean Prouvé

The Galerie Patrick Seguin made available a coloring book of 21 seats by Jean Prouvé, for children and adults alike.Get out your pens!

read more
Claude Closky, “The Confinement”, episode 15

Claude Closky, “The Confinement”, episode 15

Claude Closky has been broadcasting his daily web series “The Confinement” since the beginning of April. It lies at the crossroads of a television sitcom and a short film. The series focuses on the exchanges between the occupants of a same apartment, confined together for what seems like an eternity. Each episode takes place in a different dwelling. The viewer follows the litanies of characters who rehash their anxieties and somber mind-sets, but also their love for each other. Off screen the...

read more
Gender *
Last name *
First name *
Email *

I would like to receive invitations and/or information about the fair for its next edition

I would like to receive news and commercial offers from Reed Expositions France, specific to my areas of interest

I would like to receive invitations and communications from other fairs organized by Reed Expositions France

Pin It on Pinterest