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Xavier Veilhan

Artist Biography

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Born in 1963
Lives and works in Paris, France
www.veilhan.net


EDUCATION

1982-83
ENSAD, Paris, France
1984
Hochschule der Künste, Berlin, Germany
1989
Institut des Hautes Etudes en Arts plastiques, Paris, France


SOLO EXHIBITIONS/ PUBLIC PROJECTS

2016
Music, Galerie Perrotin, New York, NY; Paris, France

2015
Cedar, Andrehn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden

2014
Architechtones, Galerie Perrotin, Barcelona, Spain

2013
Galerie 313, Seoul, Korea
Xavier Veilhan, Before, Chateau de Rentilly, Marne-et-Gondoire, France


2012
Architectones Cité Radieuse, La Corbusier, Marseille, France
(In)balance, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
La Conservera, Murcia, Spain
Architectones Los Angeles, Neutra VDL House, Los Angeles, CA
Veilhan at Hatfield: Promenade, Hatfield House, Hatfield, England

2011
Orchestre, Galerie Perrotin, Paris, France
Ilju Foundation, Seoul, South Korea
Dark Matter, Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden
Free Fall, Espace Louis Vuitton, Tokyo, Japan

2010
Mobile at Maison Louis Vuitton, New York, NY
Galerie Perrotin, Miami, FL
Le Carrosse, Place de la République, Metz, France
Sorry We're Closed, Brussels, Belgium
Kukje Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Interacting with History: Xavier Veilhan at The Mount, The Mount, Lenox, MA
RAL 5015, Artcurial, Paris, France

2009
Veilhan Versailles, Le Château de Versailles, France
Sophie, work in situ, Costes Restaurant Le Germain, Paris, France

2008
Furtivo, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France
Furtivo, Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Torino, Italy
Sophie, work in situ, for the Costes Restaurant L'Arbuci, Paris, France

2007
Metric, Gering & López Gallery, New York, NY
Andrehn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden

2006
Sculptures automatiques, Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France
Les Habitants, Palais des Congrès de la Communauté Urbaine de Lyon (Renzo Piano Building Workshop installation), Lyon, France
Miami Snowflakes, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Miami, FL

2005
Musée d'Art Contemporain de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France
Le Projet Hyperréaliste, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA,
traveling to National Academy Museum, New York, NY
People as Volume, Andrehn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden
Fantome, Centro de Arte Caja de Burgos, Burgos, Spain
Mobile, Pinksummer, Genova, Italy
Éléments célestes, artistic conception, Chanel Jewelry, exhibition traveling to Taïwan, Paris, New York, Hong Kong, Tokyo
Le Lion, Place Stalingrad, (public project) Bordeaux, France

2004
Vanishing Point, Espace 315, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Light Machines, Fondation Vasarely, Aix-en-Provence, France, traveling to Ecuries de Saint-Hugues, Cluny, France
Keep the Brown, Galeria Javier Lopez, Madrid, Spain
Big Mobile, Forum, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Le Monstre, Place du Marché, Tours, France (public project)

2003
Keep The Brown, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY

2002
Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK
Galeria Javier Lopez, Madrid, Spain
Installation from the workshop, Center for Contemporary Art, CCA Kitakyushu, Japan
Konsthallen, Göteborg, Sweden

2001
Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY
Fundació Joan Miró, Centre d'Estudis d'Arte Contemporani, Barcelona, Spain
Pinksummer, Genova, Italy
Andrehn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden

2000
Le Magasin, curated by Yves Aupetitalot and Lionel Bovier, Grenoble, France
La Ford T, 5th floor terrace, curated by Lionel Bovier, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY
The Rhinoceros, Yves St. Laurent, New York, NY

1999
La Fôret, Le Consortium, Dijon, France
La Ford T, MAMCO, Geneva, Italy
Galerie du Stadt, Schwaz, Austria
Galerie Gio Marconi, Milan, Italy

1998
Galeria Javier Lopez, Madrid, Spain
Galerie Jennifer Flay, Paris, France
Center for Contemporary Art, CCA Kitakyushu, Japan, curated by Akiko Miyake and Nobuo Nakamura
Centre d'Art de Brétigny-sur-Orge, Bretigny-sur-Orge, France, curated by Xavier Francesci

1997
Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013
The Unpredictibles - Norman Foster et l' art contemporain, Carré d' Art, Nimes, France
Lumineux! Dynamic!, Espace et vision dans l'arte nos jours à 2013, Grand Palais, Paris, France
L'art a l'endroit, Marseille - Provence 2013, Aix-en-Provence, France
Chalet Society, Paris, France

2012
Extended Minimalism, Javier López Gallery, Madrid, Spain
Lumineux! Dynamic!, Espace et vision dans l'arte nos jours à 2013, Grand Palais, Paris
Le luxe: Mode d'emploi, Passage de Retz, Paris, France
Architectones, Los Angeles, VLD House, Richard Neutra, Los Angeles, CA
Christie's presents House of Cards, Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, UK
Extra Large, Grimaldi Forum, Monaco
Le Monde comme volonté et comme papier peint: curated by Stéphanie Moisdon, Le Consortium, Dijon, France
Futur antérieur, Galerie du Jour Agnes B., Paris, France
Plaisirs de France, Bakou, travelling to Almaty


2011
The Deer, Le Consortium, Dijon, France
D’après Nature, Château d’Avignon, Avignon, France
French Window: Looking at Contemporary Art through the Marcel Duchamp Prize, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Look into my eyes, Mitterand+Cramer Fine Art, Geneva, Switzerland
2011 Lumens, Valls Museum, Valls, Spain

2010
Catch me, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria
Art for the world (The Expo), The city of Forking Path, Shanghai, China
Le Mont Analogue, Centro Cultural Metropolitan, Quito, Ecuador traveling to Montevideo, Uruguay
Chefs d'oeuvres?, Centre Pompidou, Metz, France

2009
Le sort probable de l'homme qui avait avalé le fantôme, La Conciergerie, Paris, France
Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France
Totem et Tabou, Galerie des multiples, Paris, France
Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France
Dream Time, La Grotte, Mas d'Azil, France
N'importe Quoi, Musée d'Art Contemporain de Lyon, Lyon, France

2008
Everything Else, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
Demolition Party, Royal Monceau Palace Hotel, Paris, France
Allsopp Contemporary, London, England
Prospect.1 New Orleans, New Orleans, LA

2007
The Incomplete, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY
Intrusions au Petit Palais, Fond Municipal d'Art Contemporain, Petit Palais, Paris, France
Airs de Paris, Centre Pompidou, Paris (La Cabane Éclatée aux Paysages Fantômes, a project with Daniel Buren; Aérolite, a musical show with Air )
Galerie Rüdiger, Schöttle, Munich, Germany

2006
Kit O'Parts, CAN, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
La force de l'art, Grand Palais, Paris, France
Supernova : Experience Pommery # 3, Domaine Pommery, Reims, France
Thank you for the music, Simon Lee Gallery, London, England
Collection and new acquisitions, Viktor Pinchuk Foundation, Kiev, Ukraine
Nuit Blanche: Boucle, place du Trocadéro; Ville Nouvelle, Cour de l'Hôtel de Ville, Paris, France
InTRANSIT from Object to Site, David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI

2005
Bienial de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
Fundacion La Caixa Collection, 20 years with Contemporary Art: New Acquisitions, Caixa Forum, Barcelona, Spain
De lo Real y lo Ficticio: Arte contemporaneo de Francia, Museo de Arte Moderno de Mexico, Mexico City; traveling to Bass Museum, Miami, FL

2004
None of the Above, Swiss Institute – Contemporary Art, New York, NY
Genesis Sculpture : Experience Pommery #2, Domaine Pommery, Reims, France
L'Eblouissement, Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris, France
Contrepoint, Musée du Louvre, Paris, France

2003
It Happened Tomorrow, 7th Lyon Biennale of Contemporary Art, curated by Le Consortium, Lyon, France
Split, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY
JRP Editions Selected Multiples, Galerie Edward Mitterand, Geneva, Switzerland
JRP Editions Selected Multiples, Galeria Javier Lopez, Madrid, Spain
No.5: Une partie de pétanque, Galerie de multiples, Paris, France
Coollustre, Collection Lambert, Avignon, curated by Eric Troncy
25th edition of International Biennial of Graphic Arts, curated by Christophe Chérix and Lionel Bovier, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Glass Wall, device conceived for Faits et Gestes, Atelier de mécanique, Parc des
ateliers SNCF, Arles, France

2002
Audiolab 2, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
Collections croisées, CAPC, Bordeaux, France
La Part de l'autre, Carré d'art, Nîmes, France
JRP editions, Raum Aktueller Kunst, Martin Janda, Vienna, Austria
Les animaux sortent de leur réserve, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Sculpture Now, Palm Beach Institute for Contemporary Art, Palm Beach, FL
The Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
Optical Optimism, Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, LA
Light X Eight, Jewish Museum, New York, NY

2002
Taipei Biennial: Great Theatre Of The World, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan

2001
A New Domestic Landscape, Galeria Javier Lopez, Madrid, Spain
Métamorphoses et Clonage, Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal, Montréal, Canada
Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY

2000
Jour de fête, Centre Pompidou, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris, France
Xn00, Espace des Arts, curated by Lionel Bovier in collaboration with Elisabeth Lebovici, Jean-Charles Masséra, Stéphanie Moisdon Trembley, Hans Ulrich Obrist, assisted by Nicolas Trembley, Chalon-sur-Saone, France
Over the Edges, S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgium
The Collective Works, Centre d'art Contemporain de Toulouse, France
Art Unlimited, Art'31, Basel, Switzerland
L'oeuvre collective, curated by Pascal Pique, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France
Vivre sa vie, curated by Tanya Leighton, Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland

1999
Abracadabra, curated by Catherine Grenier, Tate Gallery, London, UK
La Fôret, MAMCO, Geneva, Switzerland
Côté Sud…Entschuldigong, curated by Jean-Louis Maubant, La Ferme du Buisson, Noisiel, France traveling to Nouveau Musée, Contemporary Art Institute, Villeurbanne, France
Bu!, Palazzo del Papesse, Sienna, Italy

1998
Premises, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Merge, Art Node, Stockholm, Sweden
La Ville, Le Jardin, La Mémoire, curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Carolyn Christov Bakargiev, Laurence Bossé, Villa Medicis, Roma, Italy
Freie Sicht An Der Mittelmeer, curated by Bice Curiger, Kunsthaus, Zurich, Switzerland
Monstrato, curated by Giacinto di Pietrantonio, Pescara, Italy

1997
Selections from the Collection, Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain, Paris, France
Créer, Produire, Collectionner: Works from the Collection of the Caisse des Dépots et Consignations, Musée du Luxembourg, Paris, France
Xavier Veilhan and Matthew McCaslin: Places from the Morton J. Neumann
Collection
, French Cultural Services, New York, NY
Artists and Photographs, Museum fur Litteratur, Karlsruhe, Germany
504, Braunschweig, Germany
Need for Speed, Kunsthalle, Graz, Austria
Bienal Cetijne, Montenegro, Yugoslavia
Coïncidences, Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain, Paris, France


BIBLIOGRAPHY AND SOLO EXHIBITION CATALOGUES

Xavier Veilhan. Un peu de biologie, with an interview by Nicolas Bourriaud (in Italian and in English), exhibition catalogue, Galleria Fac-Simile, Milano, 1990

Un centimètre égal un mètre, with texts by Eric Troncy, Liam Gillick (in French and in English), exhibition catalogue, A.P.A.C., Centre d’Art Contemporain, Nevers & Paris, 1991

Xavier Veilhan, artist book, Galerie Jennifer Flay, Paris, 1992

Xavier Veilhan, Centre de Création Contemporaine, Tours; FRAC Languedoc Roussillon, Montpellier; Consortium, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Dijon; Editions JRP, Geneva; 1995

Tableaux, 1997-1998, Center for Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu, 1999

Xavier Veilhan, with texts by Dan Cameron, Liam Gillick, Alison Gingeras, John Miller, Le Magasin, Grenoble, 2000

Vanishing Point, with texts by Alison Gingeras and Christine Macel, Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2004

Fantome, with text by Fernandeo Casto Florez, Centro de Arte Caja de Burgos, Burgos, Spain, 2005

Le Plein emploi, with texts by Michel Gauthier, Patrick Javault, Hakan Nilsson and John Welchman (in French and English), exhibition catalogue, Musée d’Art moderne et contemporain, Strasbourg, 2005

Light Machines, edited by Les Presses du Réel, 2007

Xavier Veilhan 1999-2009, ed. Jean-Pierre Criqui, with texts by Jean-Jacques Aillagon, Jean-Pierre Criqui, Laurent Le Bon, Arnauld Pierre, Pierre Senges and an interview by Michel Gauthier, JRP| Ringier, Zurich, 2009

Xavier Veilhan. Des expositions comme des paysages, edited by Beaux Arts éditions, Paris, 2009.

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News

Xavier Veilhan at Venice Biennale 2017
June 7, 2016

Sandra Gering Inc congratulates Xavier Veilhan
on representing France
in the Venice Biennale 2017

As reported in Artnet news ... His Venice project, "Merzbau Musical," takes its name from Kurt Schwitters's legendary sculpture, the Merzbau, ... Veilhan's proposal includes a recording studio, which will be open to the public, complete with an array of musical instruments, some invented for the project.. more
Hili Perlson, artnet news

Selected Press

Artforum
March 2011

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Case da Arbitare
August 2009

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Blast
Summer 2009

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L'expansion
July 2009

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L'expansion
July 2009

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L'oeil
May 2009

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Le Figaro
May 2009

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La Tribune
April 2009

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Paris Match
April 2009

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l'officiel
March 2009

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Point de Vue
March 2009

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Arts Magazine
March 2009

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Jdd
March 2009

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Le Parisien
March 2009

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L'oeil
February 2009

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Paperblog
February 2009

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Zoo Magazine
January 2009

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Artinfo
January 2009

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Le Tout Lyon
January 2009

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Home Magazine
January 2009

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Le Parisien
January 2009

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Louvre Pour Tous
January 2009

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Nouvelobs
January 2009

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Anthem Magazine
2009

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Art & You
2009

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Beaux Arts 2
2009

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Code Couleur
2009

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Mediapart
2009

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Afp Versailles
2009

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Artforum
2009

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Magazine Versailles
2009

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Zoo Magazine
2009

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Esquire
October 2008

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ARTnews
September 2008

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Art & Antiques
August 2008

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Art Forum
September 2008

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men.style.com
April 2007

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Art Actuel
February 2006

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Art 21
January 2006

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Artforum
June 2005

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Art Press
September 2004

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Intersection
May 2004

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Frieze
May 2004

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Merge
January 2004

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Artext
January 2004

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Parkett
January 2002

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