Fondation Louis Vuitton
Simon Hantaï - the Centenary Exhibition
8, Avenue du Mahatma Gandhi, Bois de Boulogne, 75116 Paris
To celebrate the centenary of Simon Hantaï's birth (1922-2008), Fondation Louis Vuitton is organising an unprecedented retrospective exhibition curated by Anne Baldassari. It includes more than 130 of Simon Hantaï's works, many of which have never before been shown, and the majority of which are large format works from 1957 to 2000. The starting point for the didactic circuit is the painting Écrit...
Simon Hantaï - Accrochage
4 rue de Ponthieu, 75008 Paris
Gagosian, Paris, is pleased to present a selection of paintings by Simon Hantaï (1922-2008). In anticipation of his forthcoming retrospective at Fondation Louis Vuitton, curated by Anne Baldassari and opening on May 18, 2022, these works will be installed on the ground floor of the gallery at 4 rue de Ponthieu. The grouping, which is dominated by bold, vibrant colors evocative of spring blossoms, ...
Parution février 2022 : Jérôme Duwa
Simon Hantaï - Ce qui est arrivé par la peinture
Editions L'Art Contemporain
Ce qui est arrivé par la peinture - Écrits et entretiens 1953-2006 De Simon Hantaï (1922-2008), on ne retient habituellement que les peintures éclatantes nées à partir de 1960 du « pliage comme méthode » et son attitude, si hors du commun aujourd'hui, de repli silencieux à l'égard du monde de l'art et de son marché. Cela revient à occulter un peu vite que son oeuvre s'élabore à Paris dès 1948 et ...
Molly Warnock's book just released on PSU Press:
Simon Hantaï and the Reserves of Painting
"Warnock's monograph makes a signature contribution to the study of Hantaï's body of work and to the wider history of modernism. She explicates the fundamental theoretical and practical concerns of an understudied artist whose work, while important, is not well known to a broad audience. Without a doubt, her scholarship provides the most sophisticated art-historical analysis of Hantaï's thought an...
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Simon Hantaï in Touching the Void
MoMA, Floor 4, 11W 53rd St, New York
As part of New Art from Wall to Wall, the Museum of Modern Art is presenting never-before and rarely shown works in themed, reimagined collection galleries. The gallery Touching the Void explores an important artistic tendency of the 1960s: a shift away from the idea that art should express the artist's interior life. Works in this vein searched for a poetics of bare form and focused on structural...