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Wednesday, October 7

  • Ends October 10th 2015

  • French artist David Douard uses anonymous poems posted on blogs or forums as the point of departure for his first solo show with this gallery. Poetic in and of themselves, his latest sculptures suggest an ambiguous relationship with technology.

    David Douard Bat-Breath. Battery

    Sep 5 - Oct 10, 2015

    Galerie Chantal Crousel

    10 rue Charlot  / +33142773887 /
    Tue - Sat 11am to 7pm

  • 2000 Turner Prize nominee Glenn Brown presents a new body of work for his first solo show with Max Hetzler’s Paris gallery. Neither preparatory sketches nor studies, Brown’s double-sided drawings on polypropylene are, in fact, based on the artist’s own preexisting paintings.

    Glenn Brown Drawings

    Sep 5 - Oct 10, 2015

    Galerie Max Hetzler | Paris

    57 Tue du Temple  / +33157406080 /
    Tue - Sat 11am to 7pm

  • This exhibition focuses on Japanese sculptor Tadashi Kawamata’s maquettes. Representing nearly thirty years of work and ideas, these small-scale works offer a chance to see the artist’s labor intensive creative process and the intricate planning that goes into final large-scale sculptures and architectural installations, like People’s Garden, 1992, which he created for Documenta 9.

    Tadashi Kawamata Kawamata Maquettes 1983-2015

    Sep 12 - Oct 10, 2015

    Galerie Kamel Mennour | 6 Rue du Pont de Lodi

    6 Rue du Pont de Lodi  / +33156240363 /
    Tue - Sat 11am to 7pm

  • Ends October 15th 2015

  • Dan Graham’s new pavilion structure made of steel and two-way mirrors is presented in conjunction with his rock opera, Don’t Trust Anyone Over Thirty. This show is timed to coincide with two outdoor exhibitions in France, at the Cité Radieuse in Marseille (MAMO) and Place Vendome in Paris.

    Dan Graham

    Sep 5 - Oct 15, 2015

    Marian Goodman Gallery | Paris

    79 rue du Temple  / +33148047052 /
    Tue - Sat 11am to 7pm

  • Ends October 17th 2015

  • Thilo Heinzmann presents paintings on a variety of supports including canvas, aluminum, wood and polystyrene. Drawing attention to the variability of both paint as a material and painting as an art form, Heinzmann’s luscious abstract compositions are consistently inconsistent.

    Thilo Henizmann Détours, Hasards & Monsieur Heinzmann

    Sep 12 - Oct 17, 2015

    Galerie Perrotin | Turenne

    76 rue de Turenne  / +33142167979 /
    Tue - Sat 11am to 7pm

  • Ends October 25th 2015

  • More than twenty Paris galleries are participating in the second edition of the sculpture exhibition held in the gardens of Sèvres Cité de la céramique (France’s national ceramics museum and manufacturer.) This year’s artists roster includes Katinka Bock, Johan Creten, Dewar & Gicquel, Ryan Gander, Mathieu Mercier, Yue Minjun, and Zoé Williams, among others.

    May 20 - Oct 25, 2015

    Sèvres Outdoors

    2 Place de la Manufacture  / +33146292200 /

  • Ends October 31st 2015

  • For his first solo exhibition in France German-born, Paris-based painter Tim Eitel presents new portraits and landscapes, which are as haunting as they are familiar. Initially working from photographs, Eitel reduces his subject matter to the bare essentials: form, color, and composition.


    Sep 12 - Oct 31, 2015

    Jousse Entreprise

    6 rue Saint-Claude  / +33153821018 /
    11am to 7pm daily

  • Ends November 8th 2015

  • Curated by Christian Boltanski, Hans Ulrich Obrist, and Chiara Parisi, this exhibition revisits a show (of the same title, also curated by Boltanski and Obrist) held at London’s Serpentine Gallery in 1995. True to the original concept, projects by Maria Eichhorn, Hans-Peter Feldmann, Gilbert & George, Douglas Gordon, Carsten Höller, Fabrice Hyber, Lawrence Weiner, Franz West, James Lee Byars, Jeremy Deller, Andrea Fraser, Roman Ondak, Yoko Ono, and Philippe Parreno, among others, are designed to be distributed over the course of the exhibition and will eventually disappear.

    Take Me (I'm Yours)

    Sep 16 - Nov 8, 2015

    Monnaie de Paris

    11 quai de Conti /
    Sun - Wed 11am to 7pm, Fri - Sat 11am to 7pm

  • Ends November 15th 2015

  • Tracing nearly a century of artwork made in the Democratic Republic of Congo, this exhibition begins with the birth of modern painting there in the 1920s. While the focus of the show is on painting, the diversity of Congolese artistic production is demonstrated through the inclusion of music, sculpture, photography, and comics.

    Beauté Congo 1926–2015 Congo Kitoko

    Jul 11 - Nov 15, 2015

    Fondation Cartier Pour l'Art Contemporain

    261 boulevard Raspail  / +33142185650 /
    Tue 11am to 10pm, Wed - Sun 11am to 8pm

  • Ends February 1st 2016

  • Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster’s solo exhibition takes over the Centre Pompidou with more than thirty works presented as a labyrinth of environmental installations. Eschewing the parameters of a typical retrospective, the French artist references a period that extends well beyond her own lifetime: 1887–2058.

    Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster 1887 - 2058

    Sep 23, 2015 - Feb 1, 2016

    Centre Pompidou

    Place Georges-Pompidou  / +33144781233 /
    Wed - Mon 11am to 10pm