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Benoît Maire
www.benoitmaire.com



Biography

Born in 1978 à Pessac, France. Works and lives in Bordeaux, France


Education

2005-2006 Pavillon, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
2003 DNSEP Villa Arson, Nice, France
2002 DEA (master) philosophy, Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris, France



Solo exhibitions

2019
- LAICRITURE, Musée archéologique Henri Prades, Montpellier, France
- Châteaux, Château Laborie, Solignac, France

2018
- Thèbes, CAPC, Bordeaux, France
- Un cheval, des silex, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
- Thebes, Spike Island, Bristol, UK

2017
Disaster, Croy Nielsen, Vienna
Cloud Paintings, Arsenal, New-York

2016
premier cercueil, Palette terre, Paris
castled, jose garcia, mx, Merida
quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris
Lito S. Freeman, Benoit Maire, Room East, New-York
Castling the Queen, Meessen de Clercq, Brussels
George Slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld

2015
Nuages et déchets, Galerie Thomas Bernard, Paris
Sticker Beings, Kiria Koula, San-Francisco
Nuages Indexés, Onestar Press, Paris

2014
Letre, La verrière Hermes, Brussels
LETTER, Western Front, Vancouver
beings, Hollybush Gardens, London

2013
Spiaggia di menzogne / Lying Beach*, Fondazione Guiliani, Rome
Weapon*, David Roberts Art Fondation, London
Ohne Warum, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Le fruit est défendu, Cortex Athletico, Paris

2012
du classicisme, with Alex Cecchetti, Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux

2011
Soon the metal between us will turn into gold, Kunsthalle, Mulhouse
Château with Cortex Athletico, Art Brussels, Bruxelles
History of Geometry*, Halle Für Kunst, Luneburg
History of Geometry, Walden Affairs, Den Haag
The Object of Criticism*, De Vleeshal, Middelburg

2010
l’espace nu*, FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux
L’histoire de la géométrie, Rosascape, Paris
Le concept de Cordélia, Statement, with Cortex Athletico, Art Basel 41, Basel
The Wave, with Falke Pisano, Hollybush Gardens, London

2009

Aesthetics of the Differends, Hollybush Gardens, London
The Photograph, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Organon and the Wave, with Falke Pisano, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz

2008
1929, galerie Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux
la géométrie (toucher Cordélia), module, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Desert Solitaire, with Falke Pisano, Hollybush Gardens, London
Organon, with Falke Pisano, Croy Nielsen, Berlin

2007
The Repetition, Hollybush Gardens, London
Tiresias and the geometry, Art forum art fair with Cortex Athletico, Berlin

2006
Le Présent, with Etienne Chambaud, galerie Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux
Twilight of the copyists, Liste – the young art fair, Basel

2004
Flat Screen’s Tragedy (ending), galerie Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux

Group exhibitions

2019
- STRAUB/HUILLET/CÉZANNE. SEELEN MALT MAN NICHT, GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, Germany
- Etrange!, Château Chasse-Spleen Centre d’Art, Moulis, France
- Exposition estivale,
- C'est la rentrée!,

2018
- Nature Morte ou le préfixe conceptuel de l’art romantique, Centre d'art du domaine de Château Chasse-Spleen, Moulis-en Médoc, France
- Give up the Ghost, Baltic Triennial 13 , Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
- Give up the Ghost, Baltic Triennial 13 , Tallinn Art Hall (Kunstihoone), Estonia
- Give up the Ghost, Baltic Triennial 13, Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, Latvia
- KEDEM-KODEM-KADIMA , The Center for Contemporary Art Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israël
- Archipelago — A Problem (On Exactitude in Science) , Tlön Projects, Toussaintkade 49, The Hague, Netherlands
- STRAUB/HUILLET/CÉZANNE. ONE DOESN'T PAINT SOULS , Temporary gallery, Koln, Germany
- Glaise rousse , Moly-Sabata, Fondation Albert Gleizes Sablons, France
- Big Art , Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark

2017
Un coup de dé jamais n’abolira le hasard (cur. Ardi Poels), la Borie, Solignac
Homestead, Carl Louie, Ontario
Sans Réserves, MacVal, Vitry-sur-Seine
On Affection,noguerasblanchard, Barcelona
Zodiaco - Galerie Samy Abraham, Paris
2037 (cur. E.Royer & Y.Gourmel), DOC, Paris

2016
Reponse, MACL, Saint-Jérôme, Québec
What do you read my lord ? - Words...GDM, Paris
The Promise of Total Automation (cur. Anne Faucheret), Kunsthalle Wien, Wien
Zodiaco, Hopstreet Gallery, Brussels
Objects from the Temperate Palm House, Bargain Spot, Edinburgh

2015
A.N.T.R.O.P.O.C.E.N.E, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels
L’effet Vertigo (collection), Macval, Vitry
l’anatomie de l’automate, la Panacée, centre culture contemporaine, Montpellier
Là où commence le jour (cur. Marc Donnadieu & Pauline Creteur), Lille-Métropole Musée d’Art Moderne (LAM), Lille
Nel Mezzo del Mezzo (cur. C. Macel, B. Mari and M. Bazzini), Museo Riso, Palermo
Les images constellantes (cur. A. Mole & G. Chabert), Villa du Parc, Annemasse
The Crack-Up - Room East, New York
Infiltrations - Centre d’Art Bastille - CAB, Grenoble
Pauline à la plage (cur. C. Moulène & J. Lavrador) Galerie de multiples, Paris
Transmissions (cur. Sarina Basta), Beaux-Arts de Paris, Paris
I want to be. Inside out. MotInternational, Brussels
After Dark (cur. X. Franceschi), MAMCO, Geneva
L’usage des formes (cur. Gallien Dejean), Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Unendliche Bibliothek (cur. Alexandra Blättler), Altefabrik Kunsthalle, Rapperswil

2014
Ernesto (cur E.Royer & Y. Gourmel), CEAAC, Strasbourg
Me and You in a Living Room (cur. Marie Canet), SongEun ArtSpace, Seoul
Soleil politique  The museum between light and shadow (cur. Pierre Bal-Blanc), MUSEION, Bolzano
Seymour (cur E. Royer & Y. Gourmel), CEAAC, Strasbourg
Le musée d’une nuit (script for leaving traces) (cur. V. Honoré), Fondation Hippocrène, Paris
A Thousand Varied Uses (cur. Kevin Gallagher), NoguerasBlanchard, Madrid
Zodiaco (cur. Davide Bertocchi), Cardrde, Bologna
Les dérivés de la photographie, FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux
Quelque chose à vous dire, Cortex Athletico, Paris

2013
Oracular / Vernacular, Mamo, Marseille
Archeologia, 40 m3, Rennes
Les archipels réinventés 2, Ricard Foundation Prize, La Vieille Charité, Marseille
L’amour atomique (cur. Ashok Adicéam), Palais des Arts et du Festival, Dinard
The lie and the powerpoint, Shanaynay, Paris
Des gestes de la pensée (cur. Guillaume Désanges), La Verrière, Bruxelles
Paint it black (cur. Xavier Franceschi), Plateau, Frac-ile-de-France, Paris
A house of leaves (cur. Vincent Honoré), David Roberts Art Foundation, London
Bow-lal, Juliette Jongma Galerie, Amsterdam
Collection Joseph Kouli, Mains d’oeuvres, Saint-Ouen
Campagne/Campagnes, Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux

2012

Narrative Arcs (cur. Naomi Evans), Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
Hapax Legomena (cur.Elodie Royer et Yoann Gourmel), Mercer Union, Toronto
Houses of leaves (cur. Vincent Honoré), David Roberts Art Fondation, London
To the Moon via the Beach (cur.Tom Eccles, Liam Gillick, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Philippe Parreno,Beatrix Ruf), Maja Hoffmann, LUMA Foundation, Arles
Who I am ? What I’m going here ?, Shanaynay, Paris
Read, Look !, Emily Harvey Fondation, New-York
Le mont Juji n’existe pas (cur. Y. Gourmel, E. Royer), Frac Ile-de-France, Paris
Rotary Connection (cur.Loring Randolph), Casey Kaplan gallery, New-York

2011
Collections contemporaines, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Codex (cur. Pierre Leguillon), live in you head, Geneva
Monitor (cur. V. Honoré), Rome
Tableaux (cur. Y. Aupetitallot and V. Honoré), Magasin, Grenoble
Desert Solitaire (cur. V. Klimasauskas), CAC Vilnius
the rehearsal of repetition (cur. Anja Isabel Schneider), Grantpirrie, Sidney
Radical Autonomy, Netwerk, Aalst
Beyond the Dust – Artists’ Documents Today (cur. Francesca Di Nardo), Fondation Ricard, Paris

2010
Les interlocuteurs (cur. Mathilde Villeneuve), Printemps de septembre, Toulouse
Monsieur Miroir (12éme Prix Ricard, cur. Emilie Renard), Fondation Ricard, Paris
Beyond the Dust – Artists’ Documents Today (cur. Francesca Di Nardo), De Vleeshal, Middelburg
Beyond the Dust (cur. Francesca Di Nardo) La Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan
Things slowly curve out of sight until they are gone. Afterwards only the curve remains. (Cur. Yoann Gourmel, Elodie Royer), Hermes und der Pfau, Stuttgart
SC13 (cur. Chris Fitzpatrick & Post Brothers), Design Mall, San Francisco
Une exposition du sensible (cur. Mathieu Copeland), Synagogue de Delme, Delme
Dynasty, Palais de Tokyo, MAM ARC, Paris
History of art, the (cur Mihnea Mircan) David Roberts Art fondation, London
Blind Mirror, Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Napoli
Memories of the future (cur. Laurent Grasso), Sean Kelly gallery, New-York
il cristallo d’Islanda (cur. Yoann Gourmel, Elodie Royer), Gamec, Bergamo
You don’t need eyes to see, galerie Chez Valentin, Paris
Arrivals and departures, Mole Vanvitelliana, Anconna
The sunday of life (cur. Christian Kobald, Jonas Zakaitis), Coco Kunstverein, Wien
ANTIANTIANTI, shapes, contexts & rules » (cur. Nicolas Chardon), LOG Bergamo
The Happy Interval (cur. Tulips and roses), Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Blood of a Poet, Thierry Goldberg Projects, New-York
Dans la forêt, FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux
Armory show, with Cortex Athletico, New-York

2009
Lisson Presents 6, Lisson Gallery, London
For the Blind Man in the Dark Room Looking For the Black Cat That Isn’t There (cur. Anthony Huberman), ICA, London
Radical Autonomy, le grand-café, Saint-Nazaire
Un Nouveau Festival, (cur. Bernard Blistène), Centre Pompidou, Paris
Labyrint 09 Writings and observations, Botkyrka Konsthall, Tumba, Suède
Taj Mahal Travellers, Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm
La suite (cur. Florence Bonnefous), Air de Paris, Paris
Le jardin aux chemins qui bifurquent (cur. Lorenzo Benedetti), Kunsthalle, Mulhouse
liquid times (cur. Katja Schroeder), Westfälischer Kunstverein, Munster
What if this was a piece of art ?, Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg
La collection du 20éme siècle (cur. G. Longueville, N. Chardon) , La vitrine, Paris
Le chant de la carpe, Parc Saint Léger, Pougues-les-Eaux
22ème ateliers du Frac des Pays de la Loire, chapitre 2, Parc culturel de Rentilly
Nous tournons dans la nuit..., Musée de Rochechouart, Rochechouart
Paper exhibition (cur. Raimundas Malasauskas), artistspace, New-York
Fugues (cur. Latifa Echakhch), galerie Hussenot, Paris

2008
Blank Complexity (cur. Karma International), Parisa Kind gallery, Franckfurt
For the First and the Second Time (cur. V. Januskeviciute, V. Klimasauskas, CAC, Vilnius
Les feuilles (cur. E. Royer & Y. Gourmel) Super and module, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Trahison (collection), CapcMusée, Bordeaux
nonknowledge (cur. Tessa Giblin), projects arts centre, Dublin
Reversibility (cur. Pierre Bal-Blanc), The fair Gallery at Frieze art fair, Londres
all the best, Gallery one one one, Londres
XXII éme ateliers internationaux du Frac des Pays de la Loire, chapitre 1, Carquefou
toute la collection du Frac Ile-de-France (ou presque), Mac/Val, Ivry-sur-Seine
l’anomalie d’Ararat (cur. E. Royer and Y. Gourmel), Irmaveplab, Chatillon-sur-Marne
exercises in seing (cur. Valentinas Klimasauskas), tulips and roses gallery, Vilnius
one of these things is not like the others things (cur. R. Malasauskas), 1/9, Rome
The artist is a mysterious entertainer (cur. Vanessa Desclaux), De Appel, Amsterdam
Weisses Lächeln, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
object, the undeniable success of operations (cur K. Kruitsjen, F. Pisano), Stedelijk museum bureau, Amsterdam
We would like to thanks the curators who wish to remain anonymous, seventeen gallery, London
Sans Titre (15 jours), Frac Aquitaine, Bordeaux
The unfair fair (cur. Vincent Honoré), Rome
excepté peut être une constellation, 220 jours / gb agency, Paris
Katamari, 220 jours / gb agency, Paris

2007
from a distance, Wallspace gallery (cur. Vincent Honoré), New York
Biennale de Lyon (cur Pierre Joseph), Lyon
Le jardin de Cyrus, galerie Edouard Manet (cur. Yoan Gourmel), Gennevilliers
Rooms, Conversations, Frac Ile-de-France, Le Plateau, Paris
Prologue, 220 jours / gb agency, Paris
All we ever see of stars are their olds photographs, 220 jours, Paris
Rien n’aura eu lieu que le lieu, 220 jours / gb agency, Paris
Twice Told Tales (cur. Isabelle Alfonsi), galerie Michel Rein, Paris
On fait le mur (...), Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux
Re-trait (cur. claire Staebler), fondation Ricard, Paris
Proposition de Colloque, Fondation Kadist, Paris
The moment You Realise You Are Lost (cur. A. Carr), J. Koenig gallery, Berlin
The as yet Issue (video screening), De Appel, Amsterdam
there have to be many ...(cur. Achim Lengerer), Kunstverein Braunschweig

2006
Meeting S.P., Ellen de Bruijne Projects (FalkeandCharlotte), Amsterdam
Fiction (cur. E. Nabeyrat et F. Maufras), la Box, Bourges
The Library (cur Elodie Royer and Yoan Gourmel), Villa Warsaw, Varsovie
Ausserordentliche Zustände (cur. Reto Pulfer), Berlin
AWOL (cur. Simona Nastac), Biennial of the young artists, Bucharest
Two scenes in three acts (video screening), Stockholm
Notre Histoire, La Cabane (cur ; Pascal Beausse), Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Radio Kills the video stars, Frac Champagne-Ardenne, Reims
Terra Incognita (video screening), Malba, Buenos Aires
Waking-up, Cortex Athletico gallery, Bordeaux

2005
Rendez-vous, Blue space gallery, Hô Chi Minh
idealondon, ICA, London
Les apparences sont souvent trompeuses, CapcMusée, Bordeaux

2004
Aujourd’hui c’est ravioli, galerie Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux
Peau d’âne 4, galerie Soardi, Nice.


Collections

Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
David Roberts art Foundation, London, United Kingdom
MAC / VAL, Vitry-sur-Seine, France
Fondazione Giuliani, Rome, Italy
FRAC Franche-Comté, France
CAPC Musée d’art contemporain, Bordeaux, France
FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux, France
FRAC Ile-de-France, Paris, France
Kadist Art Foundation, Paris, France
Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
FNAC Fonds National d’Art Contemporain, Paris, France
Artothèque de Pessac, France
Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez, Bordeaux, France
Nomas Foundation, Roma, Italy
Fondation Francès, Senlis, France

Awards/Fellowships

Solo Prize Winner, Art Brussels, 2017
Lauréat du prix de la Fondation Ricard, 2010
CNAP, Image/Mouvement, 2010
Cité Internationale des Arts, 2009
Drac Aquitaine, 2005