Cyprien Gaillard

Based in: Paris and Berlin

Award-winning artist Cyprien Gaillard (born 1980 in Paris), whose broad practice spans sculpture, painting, etching, video, performance, large-scale outdoor interventions and, of course, photography, exhibited at Marian Goodman Gallery in Paris, the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, MIMA (Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art), Jewish Museum Vienna, Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Schinkel Pavilion in Berlin, QUAD Gallery in Derby and Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, amongst other locations, in 2012. His work is currently on view at Espai Cultural Caja Madrid in Barcelona, Galerie Edouard Manet, Centre d'art contemporain in Gennevilliers, the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2012 in Kerala, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich and Saline Royale – Cite des utopies in Arc et Senans. Highly anticipated 2013 solos will take place at MoMA PS1 in New York (January 20 – April 8) and the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles (April 20 – July 28). Gaillard will also feature in a group show entitled Modernity? Perspectives from France and Turkey (January 16 – May 16) at the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art.


Above: Cyprien Gaillard, Cairns, 2007, Bugada & Cargnel, Paris.