Jean-Luc Moulène

Jean-Luc Moulène (b. 1955, Reims, FR) lives and works in Paris, FR. Studied MA Arts Teaching, Université Paris, 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, FR (1979); and BA Literature, Paris 1 (1978). Moulène first came to acclaim in the early 1990’s as a producer of singularly enigmatic, at times profoundly visceral photographs; only in the past decade have audiences begun to recognize his equally significant sculptural practice, which Moulene has underscored via a sequence of prominent international exhibitions. Select career highlights include the Taipei Biennial (2004 /2016); Sharjah Biennial (2010); the First International Biennial of the Image (2007); the Venice Biennial (2003); the Sao Paulo Biennial (2002); and Documenta X (1997). Select solo exhibitions include Secession, Wien, AT (2017); Ce fut une belle journée, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, FR (2016); Jean-Luc Moulène, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, FR (2016); Jean-Luc Moulène: Larvae and Ghosts, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, UK (2016); Verde Azul Blanco Negro Rojo, Torre de los Vientos, Mexico D.F. Mexico (2015); Il était une fois, Villa Medici, Rome, IT (2015); Documents & Opus Kunstverein, Hannover, DE (2015); Disjonctions Transpalette, Bourges, FR (2014); and Endwards, Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp, BE (2013). Select group exhibitions include Les éditions, un(limited) store, FRAC PACA, Marseille, FR (2017); Fragments photographiques, Pôle Saint-Exupéry, Beausset, FR (2017); Le musée absent, Wiels, Brussels, BE (2017); Gestures and Archives of the Present Genealogies of the Future, Taipei Biennial, TW (2016); Soulèvements, Jeu de Paume, Paris, FR (2016); Thinking Tantra, Drawing Room, London, Uk (2016); Riddle of the Burial Grounds, Extra City, Antwerp, BE (2016); Camera of Wonders, Centro de la Imagen, MX (2015); Beautiful Monster, Gladstone Gallery, New York, US (2015); and Inhabiting the World, Busan Biennale, Korea (2014).

Last updated: 15.03.2017

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