Cyprien Gaillard

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1980  Born, Paris
Lives and works in New York, USA

EDUCATION

2005  L’Ecole Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne (ECAL)

 

AWARDS/PRIZES/SCHOLARSHIPS

2012  A.T. Kearney Young Artist Award, Duesseldorf, Germany
2011   National Gallery Prize for Young Art, Berlin, Germany
2010  Marcel Duchamp Prize, Paris, France
Karl-Ströher-Preis, Museum fuer Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2008  Prix Academie Les David, Les David Académie pour l’art Contemporain, Paris, France
2007  Prix Audi Talent Awards
2006  Aide individuelle à la création, DRAC Île de France, France
2005  Aide à l’édition, Arcadi, Paris, France

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016

Nightlife, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein Westfalen K20, Düsseldorf

2015

Number Eleven: Cyprien Gaillard, Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf
Where Nature Runs Riot
, Sprüth Magers, Berlin

2013

From Wings to Fins, two persons show with Morris Louis, Sprüth Magers, London
Hammer Projects: Cyprien Gaillard,
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
The Crystal World, Moma PS1, New York
Artists’ Film Club: Travelling (Part 2), Pruitt Igoe Falls, screening, ICA Cinema, London
Today Diggers, Tomorrow Dickens, Gladstone Gallery, New York, 2013

2012

Rubble and Revelation, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Caserma XXIV Maggio, Milan, Italy
What It Does To Your City, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin
Apparent Positions – Cities of Gold and Mirrors, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich,  UK
Caspar David Friedrich 1774 – 1840, Mural as part of a AAA project, at South La Cienega
Blvd., Culver City, Los Angeles
Cyprien Gaillard, MIMA, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Middlesbrough

2011

Cyprien Gaillard, Prix Marcel Duchamp 2010 – UR, Centre Pompidou, Paris
National Gallery Prize for Young Art, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum fuer Gegenwart, Berlin, Cyprien Gaillard
Neon Indian, Haus der Statistik, Berlin, Berliner Künstlerprogramm/DAAD in collaboration with Based in Berlin
The Withworth Park Obelisk, Withworth Art Gallery, Manchester, 1 July
Salt 3 / The Smithson Effect, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City
The Recovery of the Discovery, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
Koudlam & Cyprien Gaillard – The fight against vegetation part 2, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, as part of IMMA 20th Anniversary Performance Season, 27 May
You Are Here: Architecture and Experience (with Candida Hofer), Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, USA

2010

Prix Marcel Duchamp 2010, Espace 315, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Cities of Gold and Mirrors, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, Texas, USA
Cyprien Gaillard (with  Mario Garcia Torres), Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washingon DC
Cyprien Gaillard: Geographical Analogies, Zollamt / Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
The Fight against Vegetation, MCA 13, Cyprien Gailllard, Malta Contemporary Art, Valletta, Malta
Obstacles to Renewal, Kunsthalle Basel
Disquieting Landscapes, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio, USA

2009

Cyprien Gaillard, Sprüth Magers, Berlin
Performa 09, Biennial of Performing Arts, New York, November 20, USA
Sedimented Landscapes, Laboratorio 987, MUSAC, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de
Castilla y León, León, Spain                 
Cyprien Gaillard
, FRAC Champagne Ardenne, Reims, France
Pruitt-Igoe Falls, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
Beton Belvedere, curated by Zoë Gray, Stroom Den Haag, The Hague, The Netherlands
Cities of Gold and Mirrors, Projectos Monclova, Mexico City

2008

Cyprien Gaillard, SMS Contemporanea, Siena, Italy
Glasgow 2014, The Hayward Gallery Project Space, London, England, Curated by Tom Morton
Le Canard de Beaugrenelle, CAC, Centre d’art Contemporain de Brétigny, Brétigny sur Orge, France
Real Remnants of Fictive Wars I, Centre d’art Les Eglises, Chelles, France
Cyprien Gaillard: Prospectif Cinema, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

2007

Real Remnants of Fictive Wars V, Musee des Beaux-Arts et d’Archeologie de Besancon 
Homes & Graves & Gardens
, curated by Chiara Parisi, Centre d’art et du Paysage de l’Ile de Vassivière, Vassivière, France
Pentagone, L’Atelier du Musee du Jeu de Paume, Paris
Desniansky Raion, Cosmic Gallery, Paris

2006

The Lake Arches, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London

 

PERFORMANCES/LIVE EVENTS

2012

What It Does To Your City, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin

2009

Cyprien Gaillard and Koudlam, Live at Tate Modern, Turbine Hall, July 4, London

2008

Desniansky Raion, Live performance with Koudlam, curated by Valentina Ciarallo and Pier Paolo Pancotto, Complesso Monumentale Santo Spirito, Rome
Crazy Horse, Live performance with Koudlam, When Things Cast No Shadow, BB5, Berlin Biennal, Skulpturenpark, Berlin

2006

Desiniansky Raion, Live performance with Koudlam, 30th Floor, Guy’s Tower, Guy’s Hospital, London

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTED)

2016

Performing the Landscape, Contemporary Calgary, Calgary
Under a Falling Sky, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
The Infinite Mix: Contemporary Sound and Image, Hayward Gallery, London
Not All That Falls Has Wings, After Space For Art, Istanbul
Béton, Kunsthalle Wien Museumsquartier, Vienna

2015

La Vie moderne, 13th Biennale de Lyon, Lyon
City Limit,
The Journal Gallery, New York, NY
Invitation au voyage – 14 Laureats du Prix Marcel Duchamp, CENTRALE For Contemporary Art, Brussels, Belgium
La La La Human Steps, Museum Bojimans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Fairy Tales, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan
Group Show, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Open Rhapsody, Beirut Exhibition Center, Beirut
Wanderer Above the Sea, Bugada & Cargnel, Paris
Apparitions: Frottages and Rubbings From 1860 to Now, The Menil Collection, Houston
The Housebreaker, Riga Art Space, Riga
Patrice Chéreau, un musée imaginaire, Collection Lambert, Avignon

2014

Falsework, curated by Christine Shaw, Blackwood Gallery, Mississauga
One Man’s Trash (is Another Man’s
Treasure), Danjuma Collection, London
Unstable Places: New in Contemporary Art,
Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Somos Libres II, Works from the Mario Testino Collection,
Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin
Gold,
Bass Museum of Art, Miami
ArtLovers, Histore D’Art dans la Collection Pinault, Grimaldi Forum Monaco, Munich
Beyond Architecture, NAK – Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen
Pruitt Igoe Falls, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Australia
Journal,
ICA, London 
High Performance,
The Julia Stoschek Collection as guest at the ZKM, Karlsruhe
Manifesta 10,
State Hermitage Museum, St.Petersburg
Affekte
, Kunstpalais, Erlangen
Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950, Ring Auditorium, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C

2013

The Way of Shovel: Art As Archeology, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Future Perfekt,
Vollendete Zukunft Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
Something About a Tree,
The Flag Art Foundation, New York
Last Year at Marienbad Redux,
EFA Project Space, New York
Between appropriation an interventions, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin
What we see, The National Museum of Modern Art, Osaka
Modernity? Perspectives from France and Turkey, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul
Entropy of a City: Julia Stoschek Collection, Kunsthalle Budapest, Budapest
Island, Dairy Art Centre, London
Beer Show, Green Gallery, Milwaukee.
Dysraphic City, Air Berlin Alexanderplatz Salon, Berlin
The Krazy House, MMK Museum fur Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main
Utopia Starts Small, Felbach Triennial, Felbach
Cyclorama, Museo Tamayo Mexico City

2012

Under Constant Threat, The Municipality of Porto Alegre, Brazil
A—Apocalypse, V22, London, UK (Screening)
Spaces of Remembrance, Kunsthalle Duesseldorf, Germany
Accidentally on Purpose, QUAD Gallery, Derby
Skyscraper: Art and Architecture Against Gravity, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
TRACK, a contemporary city conversation, Gent, Belgium
The Devil’s Fidelity, Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris
Dreams Without Frontiers, Manchester Gallery, Manchester, UK
Made in Germany Zwei, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Kestnergesellschaft, Kunstverein Hannover, Germany
Foreigners Everywhere, Contemporary Art from the Pomperanz Collection, Jewish Museum, Vienna
La La La Human Steps, A Selection From The Collection Of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, curated by Sjarel Ex, Istanbul Modern Museum, Istanbul
… I should learn to look at an empty sky and feel its total dark sublime, Galerie Bugada & Cargnel, Paris
The Devil’s Fidelity,
Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris Exhibition, National Gallery Prize for Young Art, Hamburger Bahnhof Berlin
Camp Out: Finding Home in an Unstable World, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St.Louis, USA
Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Kochi, Kerala, India
Uchronie ou des récits de collection, Saline Royale, Cité des utopies, Arc et Senans
Desire Lines, Espai Cultural Caja Madrid, Barcelona, Spain
Les référents, Galerie Edouard Manet, Centre d’art contemporain de Gennevilliers, Gennevilliers, France
Architectures fantômes, Espace d’Art Contemporain des Voûtes du Port, Royan, France
Apparent Positions, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Sainsbury
Collection Track, a Contemporary City Invitation, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium
Life Clock, Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen
Made in Germany Zwei, Sprengel Museum, Kestnergesellschaft, Kunstverein, Hannover
The Devil’s Fidelity, Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris
Fremde Uberall, Jususches Museum, Wien
Cities of Gold and Mirrors, Julia Stoschek Collection, Dusseldorf, Germany
Beyond Modernity, Museum on the Seam, Socio-Political Contemporary Art Museum, Jerusalem

2011

Illuminations, Venice Biennale, Venice
Commercial Break, project curated by Neville Wakefield and Emma Dexter, Venice
MMK 1991 – 2011, 20 Years of Presence, MMK, Frankfurt Museum of Modern Art, Frankfurt am Main
A Horse With No legs Still Makes Him a Winner, Galeria Perdida, Mexico City
Incidents of Mirror.  Travel in Yucatàn, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
Aether. Une Proposition de Christoph Keller, Centre Pompidou, Paris
The Ultraperiferic, CBK Emmen, Amsterdam
Paris – Delhi – Bombay, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Apocalypse Now, Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam
The Smithson Effect, The Utah Museum of Fine Arts, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Belvedere, Why Is the Landscape Beautiful, Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remagen
Pour une Republique des rêves, Crac Alsace, Altkirch
Paris – Delhi – Bombay…, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Le Mondo Vi Belongs / The World Vous Appartienne / II Monde Appartient to you, Palazzo Grassi, Venice
French Art Today: Marcel Duchamp Prize, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea
French Window: Looking at the contemporary art through the Marcel Duchamp prize 2010, Mori Art Museum, Tokio
The Original Copy: Photography of Sculpture from 1839 to the Present, curated by Roxana Marcoci, Kunsthalle Zurich, Zurich
Belvedere (VVAA), Galeria Estrany – De La Mota, Barcelona
Generation Polluee, Galerie Nuke, Paris
(Re)Constructed, Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus
Dystopia, CAPC, Musee d’art Contemporain, Bordeaux

2010

Palms Won’t Grow Here and Other Myths, John Divola / Cyprien Gaillard, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
The Original Copy: Photography of Sculpture from 1839 to the Present, curated by Roxana Marcoci, MoMA, New York
Art and Cities, curated by Akira Tatehata, Aichi Trienniale, Aichi Art center and Aichi Arts Museum, Japan
10,000 Lives, curated by Massimiliano Gioni, Eighth Gwangju Biennale, South Korea
Post Monument, Curated by Fabio Cavallucci,  XIV International Sculpture Biennale of Carrara, Carrara, Italy
Muting seemed a Probability, curated by Adrienne Drake, Fondazione Giuliani, Rome
One Fine Morning in May, GAK, Bremen, Germany
Perpetual Battles, Baibakov Art Projects, Moscow
Crash – Hommage to JG Ballard, Gagosian Gallery, London
Imagines maintenant a Metz, Centre Pompidou, Metz
UEBERMODELS, Program- Initiative for Art and Architecture Collaborations, Berlin
Rethinking Locations, Spruet Magers, Berlin
Warsaw Under Construction II, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland
Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, Yucatan and Elsewhere
, CCE, GT, traveled to Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
Aichi Triennal, Nagoya
Che cosa sono le Nuvole?, Museion – Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Bolzano
Il Museo Privato, GAMEC, Bergamo
De Leur Tems, Musee d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Strasbourg
Thank You for Understanding, Antakya Biennal, Antakya
Formerly Exit Five: Portable Monuments to Recent History, Kenderdine Art Gallery, Saksatoon
La Fin du Monde tel que nouns le Connaissons, La Kunsthalle, Mulhouse
Res Publica, MMOMA, Moscow
The Bearable Lightness of Being, Collateral Event at the Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice
Yesterday Will Be Better, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau
Time Lags, BDA Galerie, Berlin
An einem schonen Morgen des Monats Mai

 

PRESS (SELECTED)

2014

David Everitt Howe, Cyprien Gaillard: Today Diggers, Tomorrow Dickens, ArtReview, March
Tom McDonough, Controlled Explosion, Parkett, pp 210-223

2013

Kevin McGarry, Time Traveler, in W Magazine, January
Elizabeth Von Thurn und Taxis, TNT at Lola Montes Schnabel’s and Cyprien Gaillard’s Art Shows, Vogue, 22 Jan
Austin Considine, What Happens When Social Media and Soviet-Era Public Housing Collide, Motherboard, Mar
Alex Pasternack, David Gray in Iraq, in Motherboard, Mar
Intelligensius Anarchus, Cyprien Gaillard at MOMA PS1, in Happy famous artists, 26 Jan
Dan Duray, Linda Yablonsky Profiles Cyprien Gaillard, in GalleristNY, 10 Apr
Perrin Drumm, Next Stop On Artist Cyprien Gaillard’s Unsentimental American Road Trip:L.A Hammer Museum, in Details, Apr
Kate Daimling, Cyprien Gaillard’s “Crystal Worlds” at MOMA PS1 Trace the Fragility of Empire, Blouinartinfo, 29 Jan
Max Weintraubt, On View Now, Cyprien Gaillard:Video in an Age of Doubt, Blogart21, 7 Feb
D. Creahan, New York – Cyprien Gaillard:”The Crystal World” at MOMA,