Amuleto – Roberto Bolaño @ Galerie Jérôme Pauchant, Paris

« It’s all in the nerves. The nerves that tense and relax as you approach the edges of companionship and love. The razor-sharp edges of companionship and love. »[1] Amuleto, Roberto Bolaño, 1999 Free from the object-picture idea, the tools of painting are used to only keep the “sidelines”. The marks created by the work…

Terencio Gonzalez @ Galerie Jérôme Pauchant, Paris

Chroniques d’un été «Are you happy?» During the summer of 1960, Edgar Morin and Jean Rouch make the film Chronique d’un été (Chronicle of a Summer), in which they ask this question to passers-by, family members… An unprecedented statement of France in the 60’s but also a work in progress about happiness, the frivolity of…

Cécile Bart @ Galerie Valentin, Paris

Blind Paintings From May 18th to July 1st, Cécile Bart is presenting several new works in the project room at Valentin gallery in Paris; two screens/collages, one opaque and one mixed. The opaque paintings/screens are created by superimposing two spalter brushstrokes, the first a light colour, the second a dark colour, without any wiping to…

Kate Steciw @ GALERIE CHRISTOPHE GAILLARD, Paris

Since the late 2000s, Kate Steciw’s reconsideration of the materiality, mutability, and temporality of image culture – the terms of which are set beyond the confines of art – has been at the forefront of radical creative practice. Her sculptural encounters with the photographic embody the subjective possibilities of our contemporary image environment at large…

George Henry Longly @ Valentin, Paris

George Henry Longly’s new exhibition at Valentin, The Smile of a Snake, takes its name from a language tutorial emphasising the pronunciation of the letter “s”. A phonetic exercise forlearning English as a foreign language it also highlights problems withthe physical materialisation of language. A lisp also known as sigmatism, is a speech impediment in…

Greetings from FIAC Paris

1 Fabio Mauri, Hauser & Wirth Gallery 2 Isabella Bortolozzi Gallery 3 Rodeo Gallery, London/Instambul 4 Sung Tieu, Micky Schubert Gallery 5 Rachel Harrison, Greene Naftali gallery, New York 6 Marc Camille Chaimowicz, Andrew Kreps gallery7 Kapwani Kiwanga, Galerie Gerome Poggi 8 Raebervon Stenglin Gallery, Zurich 9 Oliver Osborne, Giò Marconi Gallery, Milan10 Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler…

H2O – Gabriele De Santis @ Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris

A ball placed on the floor: “Rubber ball (fallen from 2 meters) in the moment immediately before it bounces back up”, 1968-70. Gino De Dominicis with very little effort focuses his research marvelously, characterized by an obsession with immortality and the idea of going across the concept of time as well as stopping it. Alighiero…

To rectify a situation / Pop Up @ monCHERI – Galerie Valentin, Paris

«To rectify a situation»Artists: Cécile Bart, Anne Neukamp, David Renggli, Eric Baudart, Gabriele de Santis, Graham Wilson, Jean-Baptiste Bernadet, Laurent Grasso, Nicolas Moulin, Niels Trannois, Stephen Felto   «Pop Up monCHERI» Artists: Antoine Donzeaud, Debora Delmar, Mike Goldby, Donna Huanca, Dominic Samsworth © all artists, Galerie Valentin Paris © images: Grégory Copitet, Marina Gusina, Hugard…