Julien Bismuth

Julien BismuthHiaitsiihi, 2019Installation viewNomas Foundation, Rome

Julien Bismuth
Hiaitsiihi, 2019
Installation view
Nomas Foundation, Rome

Julien BismuthHiaitsiihi, 2019Installation viewNomas Foundation, Rome

Julien Bismuth
Hiaitsiihi, 2019
Installation view
Nomas Foundation, Rome

Julien Bismuth, The Language Forrest, in: Purple Magazine (The Brain Issue #33) (July 2020)

Julien BismuthHiaitsiihi, 2019Installation viewNomas Foundation, Rome

Julien Bismuth
Hiaitsiihi, 2019
Installation view
Nomas Foundation, Rome

Julien BismuthHiaitsiihi, 2016-2019Videostill

Julien Bismuth
Hiaitsiihi, 2016-2019
Videostill

Seilerstaette

Stücke

Julien Bismuth

January 26 – March 9, 2019

Julien BismuthStücke, 2019Installation viewLayr Seilerstaette, Vienna

Julien Bismuth
Stücke, 2019
Installation view
Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna

Julien BismuthContext and content, 2019Inkjet print on plexiglass, diptychEach 152 x 58.4 cm

Julien Bismuth
Context and content, 2019
Inkjet print on plexiglass, diptych
Each 152 × 58.4 cm

Christian Egger, (Interview) Opening: Julien Bismuth at Galerie Layr, in: Spike Art Magazine 58 (January 2019)

Julien BismuthCattle, 2019Inkjet print on plexiglass166.5 x 58.4 cm

Julien Bismuth
Cattle, 2019
Inkjet print on plexiglass
166.5 × 58.4 cm

Julien Bismutheverything has a face and every face has its thing, 2019Makeup, installation gesture*, inkjet print29.7 x 27.9 cm*Four fingers of the same hand, held to match the placement of the artist’s eyes, nose, and mouth, colored with blue makeup, and pressed against a surface in the room. The work can be installed by the artist or someone else. The fingerprints can vary, but the proportions must stay the same.

Julien Bismuth
everything has a face and every face has its thing, 2019
Makeup, installation gesture*, inkjet print
29.7 × 27.9 cm

*Four fingers of the same hand, held to match the placement of the artist’s eyes, nose, and mouth, colored with blue makeup, and pressed against a surface in the room. The work can be installed by the artist or someone else. The fingerprints can vary, but the proportions must stay the same.

Julien BismuthIdiot confession, 2019

Julien Bismuth
Idiot confession, 2019

Julien BismuthIdeograph, 2018Installation viewGalerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt

Julien Bismuth
Ideograph, 2018
Installation view
Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt

Julien BismuthIdeograph, 2018Installation viewGalerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt

Julien Bismuth
Ideograph, 2018
Installation view
Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt

Julien BismuthI'm not sure why but I'd rather show you shots without people in them for now, 2017Ink jet print, dry-transfer wall text90.1 x 60.9 cm

Julien Bismuth
I'm not sure why but I'd rather show you shots without people in them for now, 2017
Ink jet print, dry-transfer wall text
90.1 × 60.9 cm

Julien Bismuthteria matéria, 2017Diptych, Ink-jet print, dry-transfer wall text57.1 x 90.1 cm

Julien Bismuth
teria matéria, 2017
Diptych, Ink-jet print, dry-transfer wall text
57.1 × 90.1 cm

Julien Bismuthbalsa, 2017Diptych, Ink-jet print, dry-transfer wall text55.8 x 90.1 cm

Julien Bismuth
balsa, 2017
Diptych, Ink-jet print, dry-transfer wall text
55.8 × 90.1 cm

Julien Bismuthbalsa, 2017Diptych, Ink-jet print, dry-transfer wall text55.8 x 90.1 cm

Julien Bismuth
balsa, 2017
Diptych, Ink-jet print, dry-transfer wall text
55.8 × 90.1 cm

Julien BismuthStreams, 2017A4 print with encoded text

Julien Bismuth
Streams, 2017
A4 print with encoded text

Julien BismuthStreams, 2017A4 print with encoded text

Julien Bismuth
Streams, 2017
A4 print with encoded text

Julien BismuthSibyl Sybil, 2017Installation viewLa Criée, Rennes

Julien Bismuth
Sibyl Sybil, 2017
Installation view
La Criée, Rennes

Julien BismuthSibyl Sybil, 2017Installation viewLa Criée, Rennes

Julien Bismuth
Sibyl Sybil, 2017
Installation view
La Criée, Rennes

Julien BismuthSibyl Sybil, 2017Installation viewLa Criée, Rennes

Julien Bismuth
Sibyl Sybil, 2017
Installation view
La Criée, Rennes

Julien BismuthSibyl Sybil, 2017Installation viewLa Criée, Rennes

Julien Bismuth
Sibyl Sybil, 2017
Installation view
La Criée, Rennes

Julien Bismutha bird in the hand is worth more than two in the bush, version 1Ink-jet print59 x 88 cm

Julien Bismuth
a bird in the hand is worth more than two in the bush, version 1
Ink-jet print
59 × 88 cm

Julien BismuthSibyl Sybil, 2017Installation viewLa Criée, Rennes

Julien Bismuth
Sibyl Sybil, 2017
Installation view
La Criée, Rennes

Julien BismuthZitat, India Chamacoco, Rio Nabilequé (Coleccion Boggiani No. 94), 2016Serigraphy screens and prints on wallpaper

Julien Bismuth
Zitat, India Chamacoco, Rio Nabilequé (Coleccion Boggiani No. 94), 2016
Serigraphy screens and prints on wallpaper

Julien BismuthZitat, Darcy Ribeiro com rosto pintado, 2016Serigraphy screens and prints on wallpaper

Julien Bismuth
Zitat, Darcy Ribeiro com rosto pintado, 2016
Serigraphy screens and prints on wallpaper

Julien BismuthZitat, Darcy Ribeiro com rosto pintado, 2016Serigraphy screens and prints on wallpaper

Julien Bismuth
Zitat, Darcy Ribeiro com rosto pintado, 2016
Serigraphy screens and prints on wallpaper

Julien BismuthZitat, 2016Installation viewLira Gallery, Rome

Julien Bismuth
Zitat, 2016
Installation view
Lira Gallery, Rome

Julien BismuthSteganogram XV, 2015Framed encrypted image, c-print of original image, A4-size ink-jet print of encoded text85 x 57 cm

Julien Bismuth
Steganogram XV, 2015
Framed encrypted image, c-print of original image, A4-size ink-jet print of encoded text
85 × 57 cm

Julien BismuthSteganogram XV, 2015Framed encrypted image, c-print of original image, A4-size ink-jet print of encoded text85 x 57 cm

Julien Bismuth
Steganogram XV, 2015
Framed encrypted image, c-print of original image, A4-size ink-jet print of encoded text
85 × 57 cm

Julien BismuthSteganogram XV, 2015Framed encrypted Image, c-print, ink-jet print of encoded text57 x 85 cm

Julien Bismuth
Steganogram XV, 2015
Framed encrypted Image, c-print, ink-jet print of encoded text
57 × 85 cm

Julien BismuthSteganogram XVII, 2015Framed encrypted image, c-print of original image, A4-size ink-jet print of encoded text85 x 57 cm

Julien Bismuth
Steganogram XVII, 2015
Framed encrypted image, c-print of original image, A4-size ink-jet print of encoded text
85 × 57 cm

Julien BismuthUntitled (beside), 2015Performance viewFRAC, Besançon

Julien Bismuth
Untitled (beside), 2015
Performance view
FRAC, Besançon

Julien BismuthUntitled (beside), 2015Performance viewFRAC, Besançon

Julien Bismuth
Untitled (beside), 2015
Performance view
FRAC, Besançon

Julien BismuthStenogram 7, 2015Serigraphy screen56 x 46 cm

Julien Bismuth
Stenogram 7, 2015
Serigraphy screen
56 × 46 cm

Julien BismuthStenogram 7, 2015Serigraphy screen56 x 46 cm

Julien Bismuth
Stenogram 7, 2015
Serigraphy screen
56 × 46 cm

Julien BismuthCollection of Stenographic Postcards 1, 2015Video00:16:11

Julien Bismuth
Collection of Stenographic Postcards 1, 2015
Video
00:16:11

Julien BismuthNovel, 2015Found photograph, cropped digital fileDimensions variable

Julien Bismuth
Novel, 2015
Found photograph, cropped digital file
Dimensions variable

Julien BismuthDiary of Charles H. Bell, 2015Single-channel video

Julien Bismuth
Diary of Charles H. Bell, 2015
Single-channel video

Julien BismuthDiary of Charles H. Bell, 2015Single-channel video

Julien Bismuth
Diary of Charles H. Bell, 2015
Single-channel video

Julien BismuthSmoke Screen, 2013Installation viewLayr An der Hülben, Vienna

Julien Bismuth
Smoke Screen, 2013
Installation view
Layr An der Hülben, Vienna

Julien BismuthPli (ply), 2013Photograph2.5 x 9.5 cm,Edition of 10 plus 1 artist’s proof

Julien Bismuth
Pli (ply), 2013
Photograph
2.5 × 9.5 cm,
Edition of 10 plus 1 artist’s proof

Julien BismuthPerroquet, 2013Video00:46:12Edition of 3 plus 2 artist’s proof

Julien Bismuth
Perroquet, 2013
Video
00:46:12
Edition of 3 plus 2 artist’s proof

Julien BismuthPerroquet, 2013Video00:46:12Edition of 3 plus 2 artist’s proof

Julien Bismuth
Perroquet, 2013
Video
00:46:12
Edition of 3 plus 2 artist’s proof

Julien BismuthA Thought, 2013Lacquer on wood

Julien Bismuth
A Thought, 2013
Lacquer on wood

Julien BismuthBricole, 2013Brick, glueDimensions variable

Julien Bismuth
Bricole, 2013
Brick, glue
Dimensions variable

Julien BismuthOr Flutes, 2013Assorted PVC flutesDimensions variable

Julien Bismuth
Or Flutes, 2013
Assorted PVC flutes
Dimensions variable

Julien BismuthPerroquet, 2013Monitor live television feedDimensions variable

Julien Bismuth
Perroquet, 2013
Monitor live television feed
Dimensions variable

Julien BismuthWeary Willie, 2012Performance at "Parallelwelt Zirkus“Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna

Julien Bismuth
Weary Willie, 2012
Performance at "Parallelwelt Zirkus“
Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna

Julien BismuthWeary Willie, 2012Performance at "Parallelwelt Zirkus“Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna

Julien Bismuth
Weary Willie, 2012
Performance at "Parallelwelt Zirkus“
Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna

Julien BismuthAbîmes, 2014Wallpaint remover on wall

Julien Bismuth
Abîmes, 2014
Wallpaint remover on wall

Julien Bismuth
Julien Bismuth
Julien BismuthIn dieser großen Zeit, 2011Video00:10:00

Julien Bismuth
In dieser großen Zeit, 2011
Video
00:10:00

Julien Bismuth
Julien BismuthPieced II, 2014Collageca. 29 x 21 cm

Julien Bismuth
Pieced II, 2014
Collage
ca. 29 × 21 cm

Julien Bismuthdidyousayyouwantedfrieswiththatburgerorwouldyoupreferonionrings?, 2014Acrylic paint, type writing on paper29.7 x 21 cm

Julien Bismuth
didyousayyouwantedfrieswiththatburgeror
wouldyoupreferonionrings?, 2014
Acrylic paint, type writing on paper
29.7 × 21 cm

Julien BismuthNot wanting much but wanting it (badly), 2012Type writer on collage31 x 26 cm

Julien Bismuth
Not wanting much but wanting it (badly), 2012
Type writer on collage
31 × 26 cm

Julien BismuthUntitled (Frustum), 2011Collage38 x 28 cm

Julien Bismuth
Untitled (Frustum), 2011
Collage
38 × 28 cm


Julien Bismuth

*1989 Paris, France
lives and works in New York

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2021

    The Box, LA (USA)

  • 2020

    Hiaitsiihi, MAM Museu do Arte Moderno, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

  • 2019

    Nomas Foundation, Rome (IT)
    Stücke, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna (AT)

  • 2018

    Façade project at The Box, Los Angeles, CA (USA)
    Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt (DE)

  • 2017

    streams, Galerie Simone Subal, New York (US)
    Sibyl Sybil, La Criée. Centre d‘Art Contemporain, Rennes (FR)

  • 2016

    Julien Bismuth, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (US)
    Partitions, Galerie Vallois, Paris (FR)
    Zitat, Lira Gallery, Rome (IT)

  • 2015

    Stenograms, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna (AT)
    Julien Bismuth, The Box LA, Los Angeles (US)

  • 2014

    Liste 19, w. Lili Reynaud-Dewar, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Basel (CH)
    Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna (AT)
    Simone Subal, New York (US)

  • 2013

    Smoke Screen, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna (AT)
    Le Signe Singe, Julien Bismuth/Virginie Yassef, La Ferme Du Buisson, Marne-la-Vallée (FR)
    Walks and Talks, with Lucas Ajemian, Invisible Exports, New York (US)
    Untitled (Mime) from the Gensollen Private Collection, Istanbul (TK) organised by collectorspace New York
    Julien Bismuth and Jean-Pascal Flavien, LA Existenzial, LACE (Los Angeles (US)
    Contemporary Exhibitions) curated by Marie de Brugerolles (US)
    Julien Bismuth, Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris (FR)

  • 2012

    Catalog, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt (DE)

  • 2011

    „Notes towards a theory of distraction“ Simon Subal Gallery, New York (US)
    Frustum, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna (AT)
    The Ventriloquism Aftereffect, Gesellschaft für aktuelle Kunst Bremen (DE)
    „Parcours St Germain“ together with Virginie Yassef at the Hotel Lutetia (FIAC event), Paris (FR)

  • 2010

    The Golden Ass, The Box, Los Angeles (US)
    MIMED, The Armory Show, solo presentation by Layr Wuestenhagen, New York (US)
    Shannon Bool et Julien Bismuth, Crac Alsace, Altkirch (FR)
    Bloomberg Space, curated by Vanessa Desclaux, London (UK)
    Les Tristes : Invisible Exports (with Lucas Ajemian), New York (US)

  • 2009

    Titled (Untitled), Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt (DE)
    Les Continents incontinents, Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris (FR)

  • 2008

    Unbestimmte Stellen, Layr Wuestenhagen, Vienna (AT)
    The Box LA, Los Angeles (US)
    Les lettres tristes, with Lucas Ajemian, Foxy Productions, NY (US)

  • 2007

    Monologues for Minerals, 1.1 (Salt Flat / Radio Stück), Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt (DE)

  • 2006

    Les Tristes; a particular sequence of varying pitch, tone or stress (with Lucas Ajemian), Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt (DE)
    Marchand d’oubli, Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris (FR)
    Devonian Press: Books and Limited Editions (with Jean-Pascal Flavien), A&M Bookstore, Milan (IT); Barbara Wien Gallery, Berlin (DE)

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2020

    Des Visages, Carré d‘Art, Nîmes (FR)

    Back to the Future, Galerie GP & N Vallois, Paris (FR)

  • 2019

    Oslo Biennial (NO)
    21+, Kunstraum am Schauplatz, Vienna (AT)

  • 2018

    Synonymie Ambiante, FRAC, Marseille (FR)
    Natura Naturas, Mendes Wood, New York (USA)
    Contre-Allees, Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris (FR)
    XIV edition of the Cuenca Biennial, Cuenca (ECU)

  • 2017

    Threads Left Dangling, Veiled in Ink, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna (AT)
    Hotel du Pavot 2, Frac Ile de France, Chateau de Rentilly, Bussy-Saint-Martin (FR)
    American Interior, carriage trade, New York (US)
    Modus Operandi, Société d‘éléctricité, Brussels (BE)
    Palais Potemkine, curated by Emile Ouromov, National Art Gallery of Sofia (BG)
    Dimensões Variáveis/Variable Dimensions, curated by Gregory Lang and Inês Grosso, MAAT, Lisbon (PT)

  • 2016

    The Language of Things: Material Hi/Stories from the Collection, 21er Haus, Vienna (AT)
    Me souwiendra (ou l‘ousage de la parole), Index Gallery, Paris (FR)
    Economie de la tension, Centre d‘Art Contemporain Parc St.Léger, Pouges-les-Eaux (FR)
    Variable Dimensions, Emily Harvey Foundation, New York (US)
    I will go where I don‘t belong, co-curated by Milovan Farronato and Camille
    Henrot, Stromboli (IT)
    L‘homme aux cents yeux, curated by Gilles Baume, Plateau-Frac Ile de France, Paris (FR)
    Impromptu, The Box, Los Angeles (US)

  • 2015

    Very Long Fingers, Simone Subal Gallery, New York (US)
    Artistes et Architecture, curated by Gregory Lang, Pavillon de L‘Arsenal, Paris (FR)
    CAC de la Ferme du Buisson, Noisiel (FR)
    Infiltrations, Centre d‘Art Bastille, Grenoble (FR)
    Dub, Parcours Night 2015, curated by Florence Dérieux, Art Basel, Basel (CH)
    Alfred Jarry archipelago, curated by Keren Detten, Julien Pellegrin and Leonardo Bigazzi, traveling exhibition, Le Quartier, Quimper (FR)
    Theatre of Operations, Phase 1 : Reconaissance, Théâtre de l‘Usine, Geneva (CH)
    McGuffin, École des Beaux Arts, curated by Marie Brugerolle, Geneva (CH)
    Rideaux/Blind, Institut d‘Art Contemporain, curated by Marie de Brugerolle, Lyon (Villeurbanne) (FR)
    La rhétorique de marées, curated by Ariane Michel, Esquibien (FR)
    The Artist is a mysterious entertainer, FRAC Besançon, curated by Vanessa Desclaux, Besançon (FR)
    The rhetoric of the tides, curated Ariane Michel, La Criée, Rennes (FR)
    Alfred Jarry, Archipelago: la Valse des Pantins, Acte I, le Quatier, Quipmer and la Ferme du Buisson, Noisiel (FR)
    Alfred Jarry, Archipelago: la Valse des Pantins, Acte II, Marion Marini Museum, Florence (IT)

  • 2014

    Itself Not So, curated by Rachel Valinsky, Lisa Cooley, New York (US)
    Unlooped-Kino, Manifesta 10, St. Petersburg (RU)
    Clear, curated by Aaron Moulton, Gagosian, Los Angeles (US)
    Langue des oiseaux et coq à l‘âne, curated by Marion Daniel, Frac Bretagne (FR)
    Le Rire, curated by Léo Guy-Denarcy, Centre d‘Art Contemporain du Pays de Lorient (FR)
    All that falls, Palais de Tokyo, curated by Gérard Wajcman and Marie de Brugerolle, Paris (FR)
    Véritable prélude de flasques (pour un chien), curated by Marie Frampier, Maison Populair, Montreiul (FR)

  • 2013

    Satellite 6 : Suite pour exposition(s) et publication(s), curated by Mathieu Copeland, Jeu de Paume, Paris (FR)
    L‘image dans le tapis, curated by Olivier Michelon, Les ateliers des Arques, Les Arques (FR)
    Secret Codes, curated by Augustín Perez Rubio, Galeria Luisa Strina, Saõ Paolo (BR)
    Goodbyehello, Sammlung Lenikus, Vienna (AT)
    LA Existancial, curated by Marie de Brugerolle, LACE, Los Angeles (US)
    It‘s When It‘s Gone That You Really Notice It, Simone Subal Gallery, New York (US)
    Domino – Domino Bis, curated by Martin Michard, Église des Cordeliers, Gourdon (FR)

  • 2012

    Parallelwelt Zirkus, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna (AT)
    The Poster Show, Galerie Carlier-Gebauer, Berlin (DE)

  • 2011

    Partenaires Particulieres, CRAC Alsace, Alsace (FR)
    Making and art, Stadtgalerie Schwaz (AT)
    Mirages, Fountains and Dissociative Composition, Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels (BE)
    „a painting show“, Autocenter Berlin (DE)
    Terminal Jest, Articulture Biennial Arts Festival, DCCC, Delaware (US)
    One is the Loneliest Number…, ICA Philadelphia (US)

  • 2010

    Monsieur Miroir, 12e Prix Fondation d‘entreprise Ricard, curated by Émilie Renard, Fondation d‘entreprise Ricard, Paris (FR)
    Printemps de Septembre, curated by Éric Mangion, Toulouse (FR)
    Playing the city II, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt (DE)
    „Mike, Alec or Rufus?“ („Tom, Dick or Harry“), Layr Wuestenhagen, Vienna (AT)
    Solace, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York (US)

  • 2009

    Treasures for Theatre, La Ferme du Buisson, Paris (FR)

  • 2008

    Ne pas jouer avec les choses mortes, Villa Arson, Nice (FR)
    Comme des betes, Musee des Beaux Artes, Lausanne (CH)
    Anthology, Otero Plassart Gallery, Los Angeles (US)
    Festival a/d Werf, Utrecht (NL)
    La seconde est partie la première, Musée du Jeu de Paume, Paris (FR)
    SOME THING ELSE, Peter Blum Gallery, curated by Simone Subal, NY (US)
    SIGNALS, Orange County Museum Art (USA)
    Garage Sale, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt (DE)

  • 2007

    PAWNSHOP, Cur. Anton Vidokle, E-Flux, New York (US)
    Dangling Man, Office Baroque Gallery, Antwerp (BE)
    La Boum, Layr Wuestenhagen, Vienna (AT)
    A point in space is a place for an argument, David Zwirner, New York (US)
    Welcome to My World, Alexandre Pollazzon, Ltd, London (UK)

  • 2006

    Nice Art, curated by Axel Huber, Lahr (DE)

  • 2005

    International Laundry, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt (DE)

  • 1999

    Tri-Annuale: Part I, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles (US)

Performances

  • 2018

    While I was also listening to Krysten, LeRoy, Julien, Jennie, Félicia, David, Yann, Luke, Sarah…, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA (US)

  • 2017

    Festival Actoral, Montevideo, Marseille, France (FR)
    Paroles, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France (FR)
    Slapdash, curated by Emile Ouromov in partnership with the Fondation Ricard, National Art Gallery of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria (BG)

  • 2016

    Legno, curated by Pier Paolo Pancotto, Villa Medici, Rome (IT)
    Untitled Performance, Volcano Extravaganza, Stromboli (IT)
    Villa Medici, Rome (IT)
    Willy Nilly, curated by Gilles Baume, FRAC Le Plateau Ile de France, Paris (FR)
    Billy, Performance with Alan Fairbairn and Christophe Marand, curated by Gilles Baume, FRAC Le Plateau Ile de France, Paris (FR)
    Untitled (Signed), curated by Teresa Calonje, Second Home, London (UK)
    Untitled (Track), Simone Subal Gallery, New York (US)
    Untitled (Lisp or Lapse), Emily Harvey Foundation, New York (US)

  • 2015

    Untitled (Fill), The Box, Los Angeles (US)
    Night of Philosophy, curated by Meriam Kouichi, French Institute, New York (US)
    Per4m, Artissima, Turin, curated by Chris Sharp, Sophie Goltz and Simone Menegoi (IT)
    L comme Litote, Palais de Tokyo, intervention curated by Sébastien Faucon, April 10-12, Paris (FR)
    Dub, curated by Florence Dérieux, Parcours, Art Basel (CH)

  • 2014

    Plouf!, (with Jean Pascal Flavien), Palais de Tokyo, Paris (FR)
    Rieur, as part of „L‘art chemin faisant... Le Rire, un parcours jaune“, Atelier D‘Estienne, Lorient (FR)

  • 2013

    Untitled (Mime) from the Gensollen Private Collection, Collectorspace, Istanbul (TR)

  • 2012

    Exposição, with Helmut Batista and Amilcar Packer, Teatro Ipanema. Rio de Janeiro (BR)
    Verbo, curated by Julia Rodrigez, Galeria Vermelho (BR)
    Weary Willie, Parallelwelt Zirkus, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna (AT)
    Bodies That Matter, Beursschouwburg, Brussels (BE)

  • 2011

    I was a male Yvonne de Carlo. Critical art can be sophisticated, even entertaining, (with Jean Pascal Flavien), MUSAC, Léon (ES)
    Untitled (Wait), Art Contemporary, Los Angeles (US)
    In dieser großen Zeit, with Alpar Fendu, GAK Bremen (DE)
    Fuß fassen, COCO, with Andreas Duscha, Vienna (AT)

  • 2010

    The Funniest Sculpture in the world, Monsieur Miroir, Fondation Ricard, Paris, (FR)
    The Funniest Sculpture in the world, CRAC Alsace, Alsace (FR)
    Le Rire Jaune, Galerie Vallois, Paris (FR)
    Stillleben, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt (DE)

  • 2009

    „/“, Kunsthalle Wien project space, Vienna (AT)
    „Plouf!“, together with Jean Pascal Flavien, Tate Modern London (UK)
    E‘cart / Retard, La Ferme du Buisson, Paris (FR)

  • 2008

    Monologues for Minerals, Festival a/d Werf, Utrecht (NL) (with Giancarlo
    Vulcano)
    Monologues for Minerals, Musée départemental d‘art contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart (FR) (with Giancarlo Vulcano)
    Monologues for Minerals, IAC - Institut d‘art contemporain, Villeurbanne (FR) (with Giancarlo Vulcano)
    Monologues for Minerals, Bétonsalon, Paris (FR) (with Giancarlo Vulcano)
    Monologues for Minerals, Parasol Unit, London (UK) (with Giancarlo Vulcano)
    Monologues for Minerals,Karriere bar, Copenhagen (DK) (with Giancarlo Vulcano)

  • 2006

    Palme D’Or Television, (together with Lucas Ajemian, Mike Bouchet, Sebastien Clough, Christian Jankowski and Seth Williamson), Frankfurt Art Fair, Frankfurt (DE)

  • 2005

    Announcement,(together with Jean-Pascal Flavien and Giancarlo Vulcano and The Occasion Band) Confucius Square, New YorK (US)

  • 2003

    Space: A Lecture, Michelle Maccarone Gallery, New York (US)

  • 2000

    A Hidden Object, Independent Performance Space, Los Angeles (US) (together with Jean-Pascal Flavien)
    Untitled (Whales), Independent Performance Space, Los Angeles (US) (together with Jean-Pascal Flavien)

  • 1999

    Comfort Table, S.O.S. Gallery, Los Angeles (US) (together with Mike Bouchet)

Prizes / Grants

  • 2015

    Prix K-Way Perf4m, Artissima, Torino (IT)
    Fondation des Arts Graphiques et Plastiques, Paris (FR)

  • 2013

    Résidence Atelier les Arques, France (FR)

  • 2012

    Peter S.Reed Foundation Artist‘s Grant, Ohio (US)
    Capacete, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil (BR)

  • 2011

    Artist‘s Book, Paris, France (FR)

  • 2010

    Transfer. Mühlheim, Germany (DE)

  • 2003-05

    Kahler Grant, Princeton University (US)

  • 2001-05

    Graduate School Summer Stipend for Research Abroad, Princeton University (US)

  • 1999

    Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (US)

  • 1994

    Foundation for Art Ressource Art, Los Angeles (US)

  • 1993

    Visual Arts Department Award, UCLA (US)

  • 1991-94

    National Merit Scholarship (US)

Press

  • 2019

    Davide Daninos, „ Julien Bismuth Hiaitsiihi“, Flash Art, February
    Béatrice Gross „Etre aux monde/ Etre à la forêt monde“, Journal des Arts, October
    Marie de Brugerolle, „Post-Performance-Painting“, Mousse, January
    Christian Egger, „Julien Bismuth at Emanuel Layr“, Spike, January

  • 2017

    ‚L‘exposition sibylline de Julien Bismuth‘, Ouest France, June 28, 2017
    Ellegood, Anne, Looking Forward: Anne Ellegood. Leading curators select stand-out presentations at Frieze New York 2017, Frieze Magazine, April 21
    Kimberley Bradley, « Critic’s Guide : Vienna », Frieze.com, 26 September n.s.
    “L’exposition sibylline de Julien Bismuth”, Ouest France, 28 June

  • 2016

    Noam Segal, «Julien Bismuth» in KeenOn Magazine.com, September

  • 2015

    Sharon Mizota, ‚Julien Bismuth Tinkers with the DNA of his Images at The Box‘, Los Angeles Times, October 16

  • 2014

    Julien Bismuth: ‚An image as the ______ of a surface‘, Art & Design, Art in Review, by Martha Schwendener, The New York Times, January 16, print
    Julien Bismuth: An image as the _____ of a surface‘ at Simone Subal Gallery, On View, by Andrew Russeth, The New York Observer, January 29th 2014, print
    ,Julien Bismuth‘, by Courtney Fiske, Artforum.com, January 29
    ,Julien Bismuth at Simone Subal‘, Art in America, January 30‚Julien Bismuth, An image as the _____ of a surface‘, Time Out New York, January 23

  • 2013

    Le Signe singe, in Les inrockuptibles, n° 907, du 17 au 24 avril, p.102
    Roxana Azimi, La performance, une nouvelle Experienz, in Quotidien de l’Art, n°361, 17 avril, pp. 8-9

  • 2012

    Anna Soucek, Ö1 online, May 3
    Katharina Fessler, Der Standard, September 21
    Silas Marti, Folha de Sao Paulo, October 2

  • 2011

    Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer, Julien Bismuth. The Golden Ass, in Art Review, n°48, mars, p. 131 (ill.)
    Judith Souriau, Julien Bismuth in conversation with Judith Souriau, www.residencyunlimited.org, avril
    Stefan Tasch, The Gap, Termine Galerien, April
    Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer, Julien Bismuth: The Golden Ass, The Box Los Angeles, ArtReview, Febuary 22
    Julien Bismuth at GAK Bremen, artnews.org, October 3

  • 2010

    Lindsay Pollock, Katya Kazakina, Bloomberg.com, Fowler’s $7000 geometrics pump collectors at N.Y. Armory Show, March
    Eva Komarek, Wirtschaftsblatt.at, Armory show: Am Hudson klingeln wieder die Kassen, March
    Jordan Galloway, New York press, The Art! It Speaks!, February (ill.)
    Willa Paskin, BlackBook, « Artists Lucas Ajemian and Julien Bismuth think it’s time you redecorated your kitchen », 26 February (ill.)
    Emmanuelle Lequeux, Beaux-Arts Magazine, De la performance à l’exposition, n°307, January, p. 135 (ill.)
    Mathilde Villeneuve, Mouvement, Performance de la trace, January

  • 2009

    Timothée Chaillou, Technikart, Julien Bismuth / Jean-Pascal Flavien, n°hors- série Art contemporain, Autumn, p. 50 (ill.) Patrice Joly, 02 on-line, Week-end de performances à la Tate modern, February
    Jen Schwarting, The Brooklyn Rail, Lucas Ajemian and Julien Bismuth: Les Lettres Tristes, February (ill.)

  • 2008

    Manisha Jothady, Die Presse, Galerien in Wien: Als die Dinge sprechen lernten, March 12

  • 2007

    Marie de Brugerolle, Flash Art, Next to performance, # 257, Nov-Dec, pp. 88-90
    Roberta Smith, The New York Times, A Point in Space is a Place for an Argument, July 20
    Christoph Schütte, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Scheitern als Chance; Julien Bismuth in der Galerie Parisa Kind, June 20, p. 46

  • 2006

    Santiago Espinosa de los Monteros, Art Nexus, november ns, Made 05, The Lost Word, # 17, Feb
    Léa Bismuth, www.paris-art.com, Julien Bismuth, Marchand d‘oubli, 10 nov. ns, Made 05,“The Lost Word“, # 17, Feb

  • 1993

    Susan Kandel, ‚Taking on Beuys, Bunyan and Keaton‘, Art Reviews, Los Angeles Times, 25 November 2017

Publications

  • 2019

    Stücke, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna (AT)
    Speaking and Listening, Shelter, Centre d‘art la Criée, Rennes, FR
    Estructuras Vivientes, Cuenca Biennial 2018, ed. By Jesus Fuenmayor, Cuenca Biennal, Cuenca, Ecuador

  • 2017

    Palais Potemkine, ed. Emile Ouromov, Paris: Fondation d‘entrprise Ricard

  • 2014

    Pages Deux, Éd. Motto distribution, Berlin
    a cover to cover, Éd. Motto distribution, Berlin

  • 2013

    Choreographing Exhibitions, edited by Mathieu Copeland and Julie Pellegrin, Les Presses du Réel, 2013
    Pages, Motto Distribution, Berlin
    Julien Bismuth, A cover to cover (uncover), Motto Destribution, Berlin
    Devonian Press, Musée des Abattoirs, Toulouse
    Drawing by design: on a recent exhibition of works by Toba Khedoori, published by David Zwirner Gallery

  • 2012

    Playing the City: Interviews, Ed. by Matthias Ulrich, Sternbergpress 2012
    „I was a male Yvonne de Carlo,“ exhibition catalog, edited by Marie de Brugerolles and Dora Garcia, MUSAC, Léon, Spain
    XOXO, Sabine Müller (Ed.), Royal Collage of Art, London
    Fragmentation 04, Artist‘s book insert, curated by Necmi Sönmez, edited by Mine Haydaroğ lu, published in Sanat Dünyamiz, Issue 131
    The Circus as Parallel Universe, exhibition catalog, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna

  • 2010

    Monsieur Miroir, 12e Prix Fondation d’entreprise Ricard, commissaire: Émilie Renard, Editions Fondation d’entreprise Ricard, Paris
    Une Forme pour toute action, Le Printemps de Septembre Toulouse, France
    Ne pas jouer avec des choses mortes, catalogue d’exposition, Villa Arson, Nice, Ed. Les Presses du réel
    Julien Bismuth, a conversation with Sophie Kaplan, Journal de l’exposition
    Mind The Gap, CRAC Alsace, Altkirch, France

  • 2008

    Comme des bêtes, Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, 5 Continents Editions, Milan

  • 2004

    Nuit Blanche 2004, (textes) Ami Barak et Fanny Etienne, éd. Paris Musées, pp. 26, 60

Articles by the Artist

  • 2020

    „The Habit of Error“, Spike, septembre
    „Pantanal“, Spike, septembre
    „Pulcinella“, The Art Newspaper (Ed. française), juillet
    „The language forest“, Purple Magazine, Issue 33

  • 2016

    « Christian Scheidemann », Memoire Universelle, Éd. Béatrice Grosse et Benoît Bethune 2015
    The real world of hoists and holes, Jason Rhodes: PeaRoeFarm cat. Exh.., David Zwirner Gallery, New York

  • 2015

    Jason Rhoades, ‚PeaRoeFoam‘, Published by David Zwirner, New York
    ‚Gus the polar bear‘, Memoire Universelle, edited by Béatrice Grosse and Benoît Bethune

  • 2013

    Toba Khedoori, Published by David Zwirner, Radius Books, New York
    Playing the City: Interviews, Ed. Matthias Ulrich, Berlin
    Choreography Exhibitions, Matthieu Copeland et Julie Pellegrin, Ed. Les Presses du Réel, Paris

  • 2012

    Artist‘s Annual, « Toba Khedoori », « Tony Conrad », « Matt Mullican», Paris
    Drawing by design: on a recent exhibition of works by Toba Khedoori, Toba Khedoori, David Zwirner Gallery

  • 2010

    The error in the landscape, Devonian Press
    Portrait de l’artiste en jeune objet, in cat. exp. Ne pas jouer avec des choses mortes,Villa Arson, Nice, Ed. Les Presses du réel, pp. 92-94

  • 2008

    Monologues for Minerals, Devonian Press, Rio de Janeiro
    L’Éléphant de Troie, in cat. exp. Virginie Yassef. La seconde est partie la première, Ed. Jeu de Paume, Paris, pp. 41-49

  • 2006

    Mike Bouchet : Celebrity Artist, Der Soziographische Blick, Kunstraum, Innsbruck, Innsbruck
    « … », Devonian Press, Rio de Janeiro
    Christopher Williams : Eighteen Lessons., Parachute, Vol. 120, printemps
    Staged Cryptographies, Guy de Cointet : a retrospective, Ed. Marie de Brugerolle. Presses du Réel, Dijon
    Starts and Stops (en collaboration avec Jean-Pascal Flavien), Devonian Press, Rio de Janeiro
    No Drama House (en collaboration avec Jean-Pascal Flavien), Devonian Press, Rio de Janeiro
    Announcement (en collaboration avec Jean-Pascal Flavien et Giancarlo Vulcano), Devonian Press, Rio de Janeiro
    Flotsam and Jetsam. Devonian Press, Rio de Janeiro

  • 2005

    John Baldessari, Beaux-Arts Magazine, no. 256, octobre
    The Paintings of Richard Jackson, Richard Jackson, Nye House Editions, New York
    Steve Mc Queen, Parachute, vol. 119, automne
    A Hold!, Devonian Press, Rio de JaneiroThe world before time, (en collaboration avec Jean-Pascal Flavien), Devonian Press, Rio de Janeiro
    The time before the world (en collaboration avec Jean-Pascal Flavien), Devonian Press, Rio de Janeiro

  • 2004

    Untitled (Five Easy Pieces), catalogue, Palme D’Or, New York
    Who’s that Guy?, Parachute, vol. 117, automne

  • 2003

    Tract, revista MU, vol.5
    Buoy Script, Third Street, vol.10
    The Interrupted Hunt : Dante’s On the Eloquence of the Vernacular », Ampersand vol. 1

  • 2001

    Costner Complex, in Costner Complex: an exhibition by Jason Rhoades, Portikus, Frankfurt

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