Bernar Venet

BIOGRAPHY
1941
Born in Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban, France
Lives and works in Le Muy, France
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2021
Bernar Venet. Another Language for Painting, He Art Museum, Guangdong, China
Les origines: 1961 et 1963, Ceysson & Bénétière, Paris, France
L’Hypothèse de la gravité, Musée du Louvre-Lens, France
Bernar Venet: Reliefs, Galerie der Stadt Tuttlingen, Tuttlingen, Germany
2020
Éléments de Mobilier, Galerie Philippe Gravier, Paris, France
Trajectory, Von Bartha, Basel, Switzerland
Bernar Venet: Angles, Gallery 508, Seoul, South Korea
2019
Bernar Venet. In Relation: Performance / Sculpture / Painting, de Sarthe Gallery, Hong Kong
Indeterminacy, Blain|Southern, Berlin, Germany
The Straight Line and the Pictorial Memory of the Gesture, Kasmin, New York, USA
Indeterminate Hypothesis, Kasmin, New York, USA
2018
Bernar Venet, Retrospective 2019-1959, Musée d’art contemporain (MAC), Lyon, France
Bernar Venet, The Conceptual Years 1966-1976, Musée d’Art moderne et d’Art contemporain (MAMAC), Nice, France
2017
Bernar Venet: Arcs, Kasmin, New York, USA
Looking Forward: 1961-1984, Blain|Southern, London, UK
Bernar Venet at Cliveden, Cliveden National Trust, UK
2016
Bernar Venet: Angles, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, USA
Galería Cayón, Madrid, Spain
RAW: portraits d’artistes, galerie rueVisconti, Paris, France
Custot Gallery Dubai, U.A.E.
Bernar Venet: Les origines 1961-1966, L'Espace de l'art concret, Mouans-Sartoux, France
2015
Galerie Bernard Ceysson, Luxembourg
Bernar Venet: metametria, Vass Collection, Budapest, Hungary
Palazzo Cavalli-Franchetti, Venice, Italy (installation coinciding with the Venice Biennale)
Il caos come principio sottovalutato dell'ordine, Giorgio Persano, Turin, Italy
Mathematica, Michael Fuchs Galerie, Berlin, Germany
2014
L'Hypothèse du point, Espace Jacques Villeglé de Saint Gratien, France
Bernar Venet, L'Hypothèse de l'Arc, Von Bartha Garage, Basel, Switzerland
Bernar Venet, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, South Korea
Bernar Venet / Maquettes, Strandverket Art Museum, Marstrand, Sweden
Homage to Kurt Gödel. A Tribute To Abstract Thinking, Galerie Scheffel, Bad Homburg, Germany
2013
Sculptures in Auckland, New Zealand
84 Arcs / Disorder, jardins du Palais de Pharo, Marseille France
Bernar Venet: Paintings. Homage to Al-Khawarizmi, Abbazia di San Gregorio, Venice, Italy
Les origines, Musée Regards de Provence, Marseille, France
Ace Gallery, Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, California
2012
Mücsarnok Kunsthalle, Budapest, Hungary
Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
de Sarthe Gallery and Le French May host Bernar Venet: Monumental Sculptures, Hong Kong
Bernar Venet: Paintings: 1967 – 2010, de Sarthe Gallery, Hong Kong
Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland
Art Plural Gallery, Singapore
FLAT (with Frank Stella), Riff Art Projects, Istanbul, Turkey
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, Michigan
2011
Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
Ludwig Museum im Deutschherrenhaus, Koblenz, Germany
Venet à Versailles, Château de Versailles, Château de Marly, France
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Valenciennes, France
Bernar Venet in Frankfurt, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany
Hôtel des Arts, Toulon, France
Von Bartha Garage, Basel, Switzerland
2010
Bernar Venet in Hermann Park, Houston, Texas, organized by Robert McClain Gallery Institut Valencià d'Art Modern (IVAM), Valencia, Spain, curated by Barbara Rose
Bernar Venet in Salzburg, Austria
Le monde de Bernar Venet, Venet in Context, Musée les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France
2009
Kunsthalle Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany
Le Palais des Beaux-Arts (BOZAR), Brussels, Belgium
Le Arsenale di Venezia, 53rd Venice Biennale, Italy
2008
Bernar Venet: Sotheby’s at Isleworth, Isleworth Country Club, Orlando, Florida Bernar
Venet in San Diego, California
Galerie Von Bartha, S-Chanf, Switzerland
2007
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwangmyeong-gil (Seoul), South Korea
Bernar Venet in Bordeaux, France
Bernar Venet in Metz, France
Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
Museum Küppersmühle für Moderne Kunst, Duisburg, Germany
Busan Museum of Art, Busan, South Korea
2006
Gary Langsford Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Sculptures in Forest Park, St. Louis, Missouri
Museum / Kunsthalle Würth, Künzelsau, Germany
2005
Rencontres de la Photographie, Musée de l'Arles et de la Provence antiques, Arles, France
Sculptures on the Loop, Chicago, Illinois
Vancouver International Sculpture Biennale, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
2004
Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont, Paris, France
Jim Kempner Fine Art, New York, USA
Sculptures on Park Avenue, New York, USA
Robert Miller Gallery, New York, USA
Musée Sainte-Croix, Poitiers, France
2003
Musée d’Art moderne et d’Art contemporain (MAMAC), Nice, France
Equation/Saturation, MAMAC / Galerie des Ponchettes, Nice, France
1961-1963, Hôtel des Arts, Toulon, France
Bernar Venet aux Tuileries, Jardin des Tuileries, Paris, France
2002
Galerie Academia, Salzburg, Austria
Performance-Poésie (Poetry-Performance), Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Ludwig Museum, Koblenz, Germany
Robert Miller Gallery, New York, USA
Anthony Grant Inc., New York, USA
2001
Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont, Paris, France
2000
Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Centre d'Art Contemporain Georges Pompidou, Cajarc, France
Teatro Nacional de Brasília, Brazil
Museu Brasileiro da Escultura, São Paulo, Brazil
1999
Centro Cultural de Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Improvisé - Inachevé - Non-Formulé (performance), Mücsarnok, Budapest, Hungary
Musée d’art moderne et contemporain (MAMCO), Geneva, Switzerland
1998
Musée d’Art Moderne de St. Étienne, St. Étienne, France
Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia, Italy
Galleria Karsten Greve, Milan, Italy
1997
Musée de Grenoble, Grenoble, France
Le Nouveau Musée / Institut de Villeurbanne, Lyon, France
Musée du Québec, Québec, Canada
1996
Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris, France
Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne, Germany
1995
Hong Kong Museum of Art, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Shanghai Museum of Art, Shanghai, China
Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris FIAC, France
1994
Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá, Bogotá, Colombia
Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea
Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida
1993
Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, Nice, France
Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany
André Emmerich Gallery, New York
1992
Person’s Weekend Museum, Tokyo, Japan
1991
Fred Hoffman Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Galeria Theo, Barcelona, Spain
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France
1990
Galerie Daniel Templon, La ligne à vif (performance), Paris, France
1989
Galerie Hans Mayer, Düsseldorf, Germany
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France
1988
Graduation (contemporary ballet), Opéra de Paris, Salle Favart, Paris, France
1987
Galerie Pierre Huber, Geneva, Switzerland
Quadrat Museum - Moderna Gallery, Bottrop, Germany
Castelli Uptown, New York, USA
1986
Castelli Uptown, New York, USA
1985
Musée Départemental des Vosges, Épinal, France
1984
Musée Sainte-Croix, Poitiers, France
Musée d’Art Moderne, Villeneuve-d’Ascq, France
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France
Studio Marconi, Milan, Italy
1982
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France
1979
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France
1977
Bruno Bischofberger Gallery, Zürich, Switzerland
Musée d’Art et d’Industrie, Saint-Étienne, France
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France
Sonja Hennie - Niels Onstad Foundation, Hovikodden, Norway
1976
La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California
1975
XIIIth Biennale, São Paulo, Brazil
Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France
Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, Great Britain
1974
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France
Galerie Daniel Templon, Milan, Italy
1972
Bruno Bischofberger Gallery, Zürich, Switzerland
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France
1971
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France
New York Cultural Center (Retrospective), New York
1970
Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld, Germany
Kunsthaus, Hamburg, Germany
1966
Galerie Jacques Matarasso, Nice, France
1964
Galerie Ursula Girardon, Paris