Lillian Davies

Enrique Ramírez

September 2014

For his first solo exhibition in France, “Cartografías para navegantes de tierra” (Cartographies for Navigators of the Earth), Enrique Ramírez, a Chilean artist based in Santiago and Paris, presented work that navigates the vast distances… READ ON

IN PRINT September 2014 [TOC]

Julien Crépieux

June 2014

A choreographed lightness radiated from Julien Crépieux’s “Corpusculum Flotans.” The exhibition title, suggesting small, floating bodies, shares that of a 2005 video work by the artist—a short meditation on passing clouds that is also… READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2014 [TOC]

Sophie Calle

February 2014

“What do you see?” To staff and visitors of Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, where more than a dozen objects and works of art were stolen in March 1990, Sophie Calle recently posed this simple question. Gardner’s will stipulates… READ ON

IN PRINT February 2014 [TOC]

Joëlle de La Casinière

October 2013

For Joëlle de La Casinière’s first exhibition in the French capital since the early 1980s, thirty-five “tablotins”—the nomadic artist’s term for her small-scale image-and-text-infused single-sheet collages that make up the pages … READ ON

IN PRINT October 2013 [TOC]

Bayrol Jimenez

June 2012

In early 2012, the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris opened “Resisting the Present: Mexico 2000/2012,” an unexpected selection of work by young Mexican artists that narrowly, although knowingly and playfully, skirted clichéd … READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2012 [TOC]

Mark Geffriaud

March 2012

Mark Geffriaud triggered an explosion of references with the extremely long title of his exhibition, which, in its abbreviated version, reads, “All that is said is true, all the time, all the time . . . on October 26th.” Its opening lines… READ ON

IN PRINT March 2012 [TOC]

Guillaume Leblon

February 2012

Covering the floor of this private foundation’s neat L-shaped space with twenty smooth sheets of fine, sand-colored linen, Guillaume Leblon, for the first time, positioned his sculptures in relation to a traditional painterly platform. The… READ ON

IN PRINT February 2012 [TOC]

Alexandre Singh

December 2011

The 2006 film based on British novelist Christopher Priest’s book The Prestige (1995) identifies three key moments of a magic trick: the pledge, when an object is presented; the “turn,” when that object is “disappeared”; and the … READ ON

IN PRINT December 2011 [TOC]

Thu Van Tran

June 2011

La Tache, the French translation of Philip Roth’s novel The Human Stain (2000), a gripping confrontation of race, religion, academia, and the Vietnam War in late-twentieth-century America, provided the title and starting point for … READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2011 [TOC]

Bruno Peinado

May 2011

Half a century after the beginnings of Pop art, French artist Bruno Peinado has reenergized the punchy midcentury aesthetic, complicating it with visual play and verbal pun. In an interview with Patrice Joly, published in the catalogue … READ ON

IN PRINT May 2011 [TOC]