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biography of Bernar VENET (1941)

Personal data


Birth : 1941 - Château-Arnoux, France
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : France

Address

New York NY New York, United States

Representatives

Dorfman Projects – 529 West 20th Street – New York NY, United States

Professional data


Work and Life

04/1966 – 05/1966:Sojourn in New York, USA
Lives and works in New York, USA

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Acrylic/canvas
Sculpture-Volume : Brass - Installation - Steel
Drawing-Watercolor :
Audiovisual-Multimedia :

Movements and styles

Conceptual Art

Works

Saturation LX Béta
Date of creation : 2003
Medium : Acrylic/canvas
Size : 185 x 185 cm
 
Saturation Lim
Date of creation : 2003
Medium : Acrylic/canvas
Size : 185 x 185 cm
 
installation 5 Arcs
Date of creation : 2000
Medium : Installation
Materials : steel
Size : 410 cm
 
Barres droites/obliques
Date of creation : 1997
Medium : Steel
 
Trois lignes indéterminées
Date of creation : 1995
Medium : Brass
Size : 280 x 315 x 470 cm
 
Undetermined Line
Date of creation : 1986
Medium : Steel
 
Vecteurs égaux, vecteurs opposés
Date of creation : 1966
Medium : Acrylic/canvas
Size : 100 x 150 cm
 
Tube n°150/30/45/1000
Date of creation : 1966
Medium : Installation
Process : drawing-object
 
Trois Lignes Indéterminées
Medium : Brass
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2007

A retrospective
National Museum of Contemporary Art – Seoul, South Korea (Republic of Korea)
04/27/2007 – 07/01/2007

2005

L’hypothèse de l’arc
Centre d’Art Contemporain – Istres, France
06/16/2005 – 10/16/2005

2004

L’hypothèse de l’arc
Musée Sainte Croix – Poitiers, France
04/22/2004 – 08/15/2004

L’espace de la perturbation
Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont – Paris, France
03/19/2004 – 05/12/2004

2003

Qu’est-ce que je suis
MAMAC Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain – Nice, France
2003 – 2003

The Saturation Paintings
Chac Mool Gallery – West Hollywood CA, United States
11/20/2003 – 01/03/2004

Jardin des Tuileries – Paris, France
09/10/2003 – 11/30/2003

1961-1963 : Prémices d’une logique à risque
Hôtel des Arts – Toulon, France
07/04/2003 – 09/14/2003

2002

Grant Selwyn Fine Art – New York NY, United States
11/20/2002 – 01/11/2003

Robert Miller Gallery – New York NY, United States
10/16/2002 – 11/23/2002

Ludwig Museum im Deutschherrenhaus – Koblenz, Germany
06/15/2002 – 08/18/2002

Art Omi Arts Center – New York NY, United States
06/02/2002 – 10/31/2002

Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont – Paris, France
02/02/2002 – 03/22/2002

2001

Galerie Haas & Fuchs – Berlin-Charlottenburg, Germany
05/04/2001 – 31/06/2001

2000

Maison des Arts Georges Pompidou – Cajarc, France
2000

MUBE Museo Brasileiro da Escultura – São Paulo, Brazil
2000

MAM Museu de Arte Moderna – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2000

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2007

ArtBrussels – Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/20/2007 – 04/23/2007
Represented by : Galerie Forsblom – Norra Esplanaden 27C – Helsinki, Finland

2005

Paris Photo n°9
Paris, France
11/17/2005 – 11/20/2005
Represented by : Galerie Michèle Chomette – 24, rue Beaubourg – Paris, France

2004

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, n°31
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/21/2004 – 10/25/2004
Represented by : Art of this Century – 530 West 25th Str., 6th Floor – New York NY, United States

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Galerie Haas & Fuchs – Niebuhrstrasse 5 – Berlin, Germany

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Galerie Haas & Fuchs – Niebuhrstrasse 5 – Berlin, Germany

Art Cologne, n° 37
Cologne, Germany
10/29/2003 – 11/02/2003
Represented by : Galerie Haas & Fuchs – Niebuhrstrasse 5 – Berlin, Germany

FIAC, n°30
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/09/2003 – 10/13/2003
Represented by : Galerie Art Of This Century – 63 avenue de Breteuil – Paris, France

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Galerie Haas & Fuchs – Niebuhrstrasse 5 – Berlin, Germany

Art Frankfurt – Die europäische Messe für junge Kunst, n°15
Frankfurt, Germany
04/27/2003 – 05/01/2003
Represented by : Galerie Scheffel – Ferdinandstrasse 19 – Bad Homburg, Germany

KUNSTKÖLN 2003 – Internationale Messe für Editionen, Art Brut, Kunst nach 1980
Rheinhallen – Cologne, Germany
04/05/2003 – 04/09/2003
Represented by : Fischerplatz-Galerie – Fischergasse 21 – Ulm, Germany

ArtBrussels – 21st Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/04/2003 – 04/08/2003
Represented by : Geukens & De Vil – Zeedijk 735 – Knokke-Heist, Belgium

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : Galerie Haas & Fuchs – Niebuhrstrasse 5 – Berlin, Germany

FIAC, n°29
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/24/2002 – 10/28/2002
Represented by : Galerie Denise René – 196, boulevard Saint-Germain – Paris, France

Art Forum Berlin, n° 7
Messegelände Berlin / Exhibition Grounds Berlin – Berlin, Germany
09/26/2002 – 09/30/2002
Represented by : Galerie Haas & Fuchs – Niebuhrstrasse 5 – Berlin, Germany

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Galerie Haas & Fuchs – Niebuhrstrasse 5 – Berlin, Germany

ArtBrussels – 20th Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
05/02/2002 – 05/06/2002
Represented by : Art of this Century – 530 West 25th Str., 6th Floor – New York NY, United States

The Armory Show 2002
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/22/2002 – 02/25/2002
Represented by : Art of this Century – 530 West 25th Str., 6th Floor – New York NY, United States

2001

Art Basel Miami Beach: cancelled
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/13/2001 – 12/16/2001
Represented by : Galerie Haas & Fuchs – Niebuhrstrasse 5 – Berlin, Germany

SMART Salon du Mobilier et de l’Objet Design
Carrousel du Louvre – Paris, France
09/28/2001 – 10/02/2001

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Galerie Haas & Fuchs – Niebuhrstrasse 5 – Berlin, Germany

Sthml Art Fair 2001, n° 21
Sollentunamässan – Sollentuna, Sweden
03/08/2001 – 03/11/2001
Represented by : Galerie Forsblom – Norra Esplanaden 27C – Helsinki, Finland

The Armory Show 2001
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/23/2001 – 02/26/2001
Represented by : Galerie Roger Pailhas – 20 quai de Rive Neuve – Marseille, France

AIPAD Photography Show
New York NY, United States
02/16/2001 – 02/18/2001
Represented by : Galerie Michèle Chomette – 24, rue Beaubourg – Paris, France

Artpalmbeach – 4th Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
01/10/2001 – 01/15/2001
Represented by : Buschlen Mowatt Galleries – Main Floor 1445 West Georgia Street – Vancouver BC, Canada

2000

KUNSTKÖLN 2000 – Internationale Messe für Editionen, Art Brut, Kunst nach 1980
Messegelände Köln-Deutz – Cologne, Germany
04/01/2000 – 04/09/2000
Represented by : Fischerplatz-Galerie – Fischergasse 21 – Ulm, Germany

Art Frankfurt – Die europäische Messe für junge Kunst, n° 12
Frankfurt, Germany
03/24/2000 – 03/27/2000
Represented by : Galerie Scheffel – Ferdinandstrasse 19 – Bad Homburg, Germany

Sthml Art Fair, n°20
Sollentuna, Sweden
03/09/2000 – 03/12/2000
Represented by : Galerie Forsblom – Norra Esplanaden 27C – Helsinki, Finland

1999

Art Cologne, n° 33
Cologne, Germany
11/07/1999 – 11/14/1999
Represented by : Art Affairs – Wittenburgergracht 313 – Amsterdam, Netherlands

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 6
Turin TO, Italy
10/07/1999 – 10/10/1999
Represented by : Galleria Giorgio Persano – Piazza Vittorio Veneto 9 – Turin TO, Italy

1990

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo
Madrid, Spain
02/08/1990 – 02/13/1990
Represented by : Galería Theo – Marqués de la Ensenada 2 – Madrid, Spain


Group exhibitions

2006

La Force de l’Art
Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais – Paris, France
05/10/2006 – 06/25/2006

2003

Sept Lieux – Sept Matières
Hôtel du Département, Centre d’Art Présence Van Gogh, Château de l’Empéri, Galerie du Conseil Général des Bouches du Rhône, Musée de l’Arles Antique – Marseille, France
10/17/2003 – 01/15/2004

Un jardin secret
Centre de la Gravure et de l’Image Imprimée – La Louvière, Belgium
05/17/2003 – 08/17/2003

2002

The Gesture
Neuhoff Gallery – New York NY, United States
09/17/2002 – 10/19/2002

15 variations sur un même thème
Espace de l’Art Concret – Mouans-Sartoux, France
03/23/2002 – 06/16/2002

1997

1975-1997
Galerie Georges Verney-Carron – Villeurbanne, France
03/13/1997 – 05/31/1997

1977

Documenta 6
Museum Fridericianum, Orangerie, Neue Galerie, Karlsaue – Kassel, Germany
06/26/1977 – 10/02/1977

1975

Bienal Internacional de São Paulo, n°13
São Paulo, Brazil
1975

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Books

1994

Bernar Venet
Publisher: Editions Mémoires des Arts – Lyon, France
Author: Vollerin Alain – Lyon, France
1994


Monographies

2001

Bernar Venet
Publisher: Editions Marval – 7 place Saint-Sulpice – Paris, France
Author: Pierre Arnauld – Paris, France
2001


Periodicals

2004

FRIMBOIS Jean-Pierre – “L’art minimal n’est pas seulement américain”
in: Art Actuel n° 32 p. 69
Paris, France
05/2004-06/2004

2003

FRIMBOIS Jean-Pierre – Qu’est-ce que je suis ?
in: Art Actuel n° 27 p. 62
Paris, France
07/2003-08/2003

MCEVILLEY Thomas – Monochrome Math
in: Art in America n° 4 p. 108
New York NY, United States
04/2003

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