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Claire Fontaine  FR

Rank (2014): 121 

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France 51
USA 42
Germany 29
Italy 25
Israel 12

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Jonathan Monk  62 27
Allora & Calzadilla  160 24
Adel Abdessemed  285 20
Bernadette Corporation  1126 20
Thomas Hirschhorn  73 20

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  Dvir Gallery, Israel 9
  Galerie Chantal Crousel, France 8
  Galerie NEU, Germany 5

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Paris (FR)

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from 1.5.
   do it Moscow - Garage Center for Contemporary Culture - GCCC, Moscow Send message


until 7.6.
   Les yeux seuls sont encore capables de pousser un cri * - Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv Send message

until 20.4.
Description  Using Walls, Floors, and Ceilings: Claire Fontaine - The Jewish Museum of New York, New York City, NY Send message

until 20.4.
Description  2nd CAFAM Biennale: The Invisible Hand - CAFA Art Museum, Beijing Send message


to top Solo shows   48

   Carelessness Causes Fire: Claire Fontaine - Audain Gallery - Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC
   Claire Fontaine - Abstraction ≈ Violence - Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv
   Claire Fontaine: Breakfast starts at midnight - Index - The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm
   Claire Fontaine - T293 - Rome, Rome
   Ma l’amor mio non muore - T293, Naples
   Postcard From... Claire Fontaine Comunistico - Fondazione Pastificio Cerere, Rome
   Claire Fontaine - Equivalences et Généralités - Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
   Claire Fontaine - MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
   Claire Fontaine - Galerie NEU, Berlin

   Claire Fontaine- Consume - Andreas Melas & Helena Papadopoulos , Athens
   Claire Fontaine - Working Together - Metro Pictures Gallery, New York City, NY
   P.I.G.S. - Musac - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Léon
   Claire Fontaine - Air de Paris, Paris
   Claire Fontaine - Fighting Gravity - REGINAGALLERY, Moscow
   Arando el mar / Ploughing the sea - House of Gaga, Mexico City

   Claire Fontaine - Kultur ist ein Palast der aus Hundescheiße gebaut ist. - MD 72, Berlin
   Unbuilding - Caterina Tognon Arte Contemporanea - Venezia, Venice
   Claire Fontaine - Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv
   Claire Fontaine: Economies - Museum of Contemporary Art - North Miami (MOCA), Miami, FL
   Claire Fontaine - T293 - Rome, Rome
   Future Tense - Museo Tamayo, Mexico City

   Inhibitions - Reena Spaulings Fine Art, New York City, NY
   Claire Fontaine - After Mao April After Marx June - Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
   Claire Fontaine - Recessions - Galerie Gabriele Senn, Vienna
   The Exhibition Formerly Known as Passengers: 2.10 Claire Fontaine - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
   Claire FONTAINE - Sorry, we’re closed, Brussels
   Claire Fontaine - T293 - Rome, Rome
   Interior Design for Bastards - T293, Naples
   Destroy and Rejuvenate - REGINAGALLERY, Moscow

   Claire Fontaine - Feux de détresse - Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
   Claire Fontaine - Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO
   Claire Fontaine - Asleep - Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv
   CLOSED FOR PRAYERS - Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin
   Claire Fontaine - Change - Galerie NEU, Berlin
   Counter-Poison - Komplot, Brussels
   Claire Fontaine - Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
   Instructions for the sharing of private property - The Kitchen, New York City, NY
   Capitalism is not working - House of Gaga, Mexico City

   Equivalences - Villa Arson, Nice
   Get Lost - Palais de Tokyo, Paris
   CLAIRE FONTAINE «HOW TO?» / How to cook a Wolf - Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich
   Di Guerra Incivile - T293, Naples
   Claire Fontaine - T293 - Rome, Rome
   Telephone Arabe - Air de Paris, Paris
   Footnotes on the state of exception - Reena Spaulings Fine Art, New York City, NY

   Claire Fontaine - Zoo galerie, Nantes

   Foreigners Everywhere - Reena Spaulings Fine Art, New York City, NY


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Description  Women’S Art Society - Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno (Wales)
   Oeuvres De La Collection Philippe Cohen 20 Ans D'acquisitions - Passage de Retz, Paris
   De leur Temps 4: Nantes - Centre d’art Le hangar à Bananes - Le Hab, Nantes
   Reinventing the Wheel: The readymade century - MUMA - Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, VIC
   4th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary - Old Intersections make it new 2 - Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki
   New Industries Festival: Requiem Für Eine Bank - HMKV - Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund
Description  The Past is Present - Museum of Contemporay Art Detroit, Detroit, MI
   Four: The Bet - Kunst-Werke Berlin - KW Institute for Contemporary Art , Berlin
   Bande à part - Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
Description  AB, a project by Gabriele De Santis - Nomas Foundation, Rome
   Circles / Kreise - Kunstverein Bamberg, Bamberg
   Le Pont - MAC Musées d´Art Contemporain Marseille, Marseille
   Prix Marcel Duchamp - Musée des Beaux-Arts de Libourne, Libourne
Description  5th Auckland Triennial - If you were to live here... - Auckland Triennial, Auckland
   Relaunch - Kunst-Werke Berlin - KW Institute for Contemporary Art , Berlin
   Cleaning Up - Johannes Vogt Gallery, New York City, NY
   L’ORIGINE DES CHOSES - Collection Centre national des arts plastiques - CENTRALE for contemporary art, Brussels
   De belles sculptures contemporaines - Centre d’art Le hangar à Bananes - Le Hab, Nantes
   Réinventer le monde - Sala Rekalde, Bilbao
   I'm dreaming about a reality - Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
   Farbe bekennen – Was Kunst macht - MARTa Herford, Herford
   When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes - Museum of Contemporay Art Detroit, Detroit, MI

   Oriental Mirages, Pomegranates and Prickly Pears - Collection Lambert, Avignon
   Wonderful – Humboldt, Krokodil & Polke, Die Olbricht Collection - me Collectors Room Berlin, Berlin
   More Light - Avlskarl Gallery, Copenhagen
   9th Shanghai Biennale - Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai
   Realness Respect - Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz
   Prestige:phantasmagoria Now - Klaipeda Culture Communication Center (KCCC), Klaipėda
   Keine Zeit - Erschöpftes Selbst / Entgrenztes Können - 21er Haus, Vienna
Description and image  When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
   Unrest - Apexart, New York City, NY
   Intérieur jour - Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
   Roesler Hotel # 20 - Lo bueno y lo malo - Galeria Nara Roesler, São Paulo
   An hour of Light - Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv
   Tools for Conviviality - The Power Plant, Toronto, ON
   Superbody - Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
   Neon. La Materia luminosa dell’arte - MACRO Museo d´Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome
Description and image  Manifesta 9 - Koolmijn van Waterschei-Genk, Genk
   K - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
   Fremde Überall – Foreigners Everywhere - Zeitgenössische Kunst aus der Pomeranz Collection - Jüdisches Museum Wien, Vienna
   It is what it is. Or is it? - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
   An Incomplete History Of Incomplete Works Of Art - Francesca Minini, Milan
   Claire Fontaine & Lucie Fontaine - The Green Gallery East, Milwaukee, WI
Description, image and works of art CCA AndratxCollaborations & Interventions - CCA Andratx, Andratx Send message
   Collaborations & Interventions - Nymphius Projekte Berlin, Berlin
   Monkey Business - Galerie Sophie Scheidecker, Paris
   Good Night - The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
   Atlas Critique - Une carte blanche au peuple qui manque - Centre d'Art du Parc Saint Léger, Pougues-les-Eaux
   relocated - MD 72, Berlin
   relocated - Galerie NEU, Berlin
   Néon, Who’s afrmaid of red, yellow and blue ? - La Maison Rouge, Paris
   A House Is Not A Home - Sorry, we’re closed, Brussels
   Utopie Gesamtkunstwerk - 21er Haus, Vienna
   Kadist: Pathways Into A Collection - Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
   Blabla et Chichi sur un bateau - Galerie Hussenot, Paris

Description and image  J'ai Deux Amours - Cité nationale de l'histoire de l'immigration, Paris
Description  mémoires du futur - la collection Olbricht - La Maison Rouge, Paris
   Temporaneo 2011 - Nomas Foundation, Rome
   My Paris, Collection Antoine de Galbert - me Collectors Room Berlin, Berlin
   IL BELPAESE DELL’ARTE. Etiche ed Estetiche della Nazione - GAMeC - Galleria d´Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo
Description  4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art - Rewriting Worlds - Moscow Biennale of contemporary art, Moscow
   12th International İstanbul Biennial - International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
   Homage to Bas Jan Ader - Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv
   Der Kreislauf - Galerie Desaga, Cologne
   Dublin Contemporary 2011 - - Dublin Contemporary, Dublin (closed, 2011)
   The pavement and the beach - Paradise Row, London (England)
   Out of Storage: Provisoire & Définitif - Marres - Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht
   New Age End Of The World - Taxter & Spengemann, New York City, NY
   The Normal Condition of Any Communication - TPW - Toronto Photographers Workshop, Toronto, ON
Description  Beziehungsarbeit – Kunst und Institution - Künstlerhaus Wien, Vienna
   CongÉs PayÉs - Galerie 64bis, Paris
   Alles Kannibalen? / ALL CANNIBALS? - me Collectors Room Berlin, Berlin
   Wishing And Praying - CRG Gallery, New York City, NY
   Volume Collection - MMSU - Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Rijeka, Rijeka
   Bartleby the Scrivener - etc. Galerie, Prague
   Investigations of a Dog - Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm

Description  To the Arts, Citizens! - Museu Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto
   Image at Work - Index - The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm
   Hyper Real - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
   La Règle du jeu - Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
Description  The right to protest - Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem
   ... - Galerie NEU, Berlin
   The concrete garden, off-site project Metz - Centre international d´art et du paysage de l´île de Vassivière, Ile de Vassivière
Description  Exhibition, Exhibition - Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin
   Where Do We Go From Here? Selections from La Colección Jumex - CAC - Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
   La fin du monde tel que nous le connaissons - La Kunsthalle Mulhouse, Mulhouse
   Res Publica - Moscow museum of modern art - MMOMA, Moscow
   Volume Collection - Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice
   ARTE Y POLITICA : CONFLICTOS Y DISYUNTIVAS - Museo de Arte de Culiacán, Culiacán
   Fragments of Machines - Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen
   Perpetuel Battles - Baibakov Art Projects, Moscow
   Efecto Drácula/comunidades en transformación - Museo Universitario del Chopo, Mexico City
   Possible Worlds I - National Center For Contemporary Art (NCCA) - Nizhny Novgorod branch, Nizhny Novgorod
   Investigations of a dog - Ellipse Foundation, Alcoitão
   A Vernacular Of Violence - Invisible-Exports, New York City, NY
   The Nice Thing About Castillo/Corrales... - castillo/corrales, Paris
   The Traveling Show - Fundación Jumex, Mexico City
   Di Goldene Keyt - Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv
   Todo A Nada - Lectura Colecciones Muac - Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo - MUAC, Mexico City
Description  Seconde main - Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris - MAM/ARC, Paris
   geography of transterritories - Walter and McBean Galleries at San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
   Fragments of Machines - IMO, Copenhagen
   Try Different Keywords - Galería Estrany - De La Mota, Barcelona
   FAX - Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong, SAR
   It is it - Espacio 1414, Santurce
   FAX - Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
   Gallery, Galerie, Galleria - Norma Mangione Gallery, Turin

Description and image  BAROCK – Art, Science, Faith and Technology in the Contemporary Age - Museo D'Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina - MADRE, Naples
Description  FAX - Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art, Winnipeg, Manitoba
   That’s all Folks! - Cultuurcentrum Brugge, Bruges
Description  Dance in My Experience - Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf
   Poétique du chantier - Musée-Château d'Annecy, Annecy
   Foreigners Everywhere - Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv
   Going to Market - Henie Onstad Art Centre, Høvikodden
   Reciprocidad - CCEBA - Centro Cultural de España en Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
   Where Do We Go From Here? Selections from La Colección Jumex - Bass Museum of Art, Miami, FL
   Investigations of a Dog. Works from the FACE Collections - Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
Description  Return to Function - Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
Description  Pivot Points 3 - Museum of Contemporary Art - North Miami (MOCA), Miami, FL
   the Avantgarde: Depression - Marres - Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht
   Eppur si muove - Palazzo Ducale, Genoa
   Descent to Revolution - Canzani Center Gallery/Bureau for Open Culture at Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH
   LA SUITE[reset] - Air de Paris, Paris
   31º Panorama da Arte Brasileira - mam - Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, São Paulo
   It won't stop until we talk - Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv
Description  Oppositions & Dialogues - Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover
Description and image  Living Together. Estrategias para la convivencia - MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo
   The Making of Art - Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main
   Problem Solving: Espress Yourself - Uplands Gallery, Melbourne, VIC
   In May (After October) - TPW - Toronto Photographers Workshop, Toronto, ON
Description  Take the Money and Run - de Appel Boys' School, Amsterdam
Description  Return to Function - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
   La nada y el ser - Fundación Jumex, Mexico City
   Shifting Identities. (Swiss) Art Now - Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius
   Fragile Currency - Klemm's Berlin, Berlin
   The Real Thing - MU, Eindhoven
   No More Reality - Depo, Istanbul
   Audio, video, disco - Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich
   Living Together - Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz

   Mutual: On Collaboration - Samson Projects, Boston, MA
   Jahresgaben 2008 - Kunstverein München, Munich
   The Possibility of an Island - MOCA at Goldman Warehouse, Miami, FL
   Over the rainbow - Galerie de l´ Erban, Nantes
   Getting Even - Oppositions + Dialogues in Contemporary Art - Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork
   REVIEW - Galerie NEU, Berlin
Description and image  Interstitial Zones - Historical Facts, Archaeologies of the Present and Dialectics of Seeing - Argos, Brussels
   After October - Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York City, NY
   Salon of the Revolution - HDLU - Croatian Association of Artists, Zagreb
   Constructs for Illumination - Allsopp Contemporary, London (England)
   All's Fair in Art and War: Envisioning Conflict - 21c Museum, Louisville, KY
Description  Art Focus Jerusalem 2008 - Art Focus Jerusalem, Jerusalem
   La gran transformacion - Arte y magia tactica - MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo
   Occupancy by More Than 6'682'685'387 Persons is Dangerous and Unlawful - Part One - Bugada & Cargnel, Paris
   Instantané (70), Porte-parole (épisode n°2) - FRAC - Pays de la Loire, Carquefou
   Zapping Unit, Les Petites Formes - La Ferme du buisson - centre d'art et de curiosités culturelles, Noisiel
   An unruly history of the readymade - Fundación Jumex, Mexico City
   Die Wahrnehmung von Ideen führt zu neuen Ideen - Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf
Description and image  Manifesta 7 - Comitato Manifesta 7, Bolzano
   Fair Market - Rental Gallery, New York City, NY
   One Season In Hell - MD 72, Berlin
   A Modest Proposal - Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland (England)
   Faites vos je - Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille
   Industrial Lies - Dispari & Dispary Project, Reggio Emilia
Description and image  16th Biennale of Sydney - Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
   L'Argent - FRAC - Ile-de-France Le Plateau, Paris
   Less is less, more is more, that’s all - CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux
Description and image Lisson GalleryPERPLEXED -IN PUBLIC- - Lisson Gallery, London (England) Send message
Description and image  The Great Transformation - Kunst und taktische Magie - Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main
   Shifting Identities – (Schweizer) Kunst heute - Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
   Lost Paradise – Der Blick des Engels - Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern
   The Store - Tulips & Roses, Vilnius
   Valeurs Croisées – Les Ateliers de Rennes – Biennale d’art contemporain - Les Ateliers de Rennes - Biennale d'art contemporain, Rennes
   les ateliers de rennes - Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, Rennes
   la chute d'eau - Circuit, Lausanne
   Where the Lions are - Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong, SAR
   Where the lions are - Sheung Wan Civic Centre, Hong Kong, SAR
   Records played backwards - The Modern Institute, Glasgow (Scotland)
   Italia italie italien italy wlochy - ARCOS - Museo di Arte Contemporanea del Sannio, Benevento
   Prêt-à-porter - Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel
   The Artist’s Library - Centre international d´art et du paysage de l´île de Vassivière, Ile de Vassivière
   Ghost in the Machine - Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
   THE OBJECT IS THE MIRROR (PART II) - Wilkinson Gallery, London (England)
   After Spinoza: how to enter the machine? - Lumen Travo, Amsterdam

   French Kissing in the U.S.A. - - The Moore Space, Miami, FL (closed, 2008)
   Unmonumental: The Object In The 21st Century - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
   TERRIBLE VIDEO / How to cook a Wolf - Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich
   The Irresistible force - Tate Modern, London (England)
   9e Biennale de Lyon 2007 - La Biennale de Lyon, Lyon
Description  10th International İstanbul Biennial - International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
   poetical political - Simon Lee Gallery, London (England)
   Hello Goodbye Thank You - castillo/corrales, Paris
   Some proposals for the next future - PSG Art Gallery, Bangkok
   Someone else with my fingerprints - Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
   OTRA DE VAQUEROS - CECCH - Centre d'édition contemporaine - Genève, Geneva
   Power Play - Artpace - San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
   Beneath the Underdog - Gagosian Gallery , New York City, NY
   945 + 11 - FRAC - Collection Aquitaine, Bordeaux
   Otra de vaqueros - Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Mexico City
   Quotidian - - BUIA Gallery, New York City, NY (closed)
   inky toy affinitas - CerealArt, Philadelphia, PA
   Radio Danièle - Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich
   Massiv Analog Academy - Galerie Christian Nagel - Köln, Cologne
   For the People of Paris - - Sutton Lane - Paris, Paris (closed)

   Drapeaux gris - CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux
   Incipit - Fondation d´entreprise Ricard, Paris
   The look of law - Room Gallery at University of California, Irvine, CA
   Group Therapy - MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
   Home Sweet Home - module n°1 - CCC - Centre de Creation Contemporaine, Tours
   La maman et la putain - Air de Paris, Paris
   Upping the Anti - The Physics Room, Christchurch
   Grey Flags - SculptureCenter, New York City, NY
   Mafia (Or One Unopened Packet of Cigarettes) - Standard (Oslo), Oslo

   mots d'ordre mots de passe - Fondation d´entreprise Ricard, Paris


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 Galerie Gabriele Senn, Vienna


 Espace Point Barre, Lille
 Air de Paris, Paris
 Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris


 Galerie NEU, Berlin


 Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv


 T293, Naples
 T293 - Rome, Rome


 House of Gaga, Mexico City



United Kingdom

 REGINAGALLERY, London (England)


 Metro Pictures Gallery, New York City, NY
 Reena Spaulings Fine Art, New York City, NY


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 Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz


 FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux
 FRAC - Pays de la Loire, Carquefou
 FRAC - Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque
 Kadist Art Foundation, Paris
 Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
 Musée d´art contemporain du Val-de-Marne MAC/Val, Vitry-sur-Seine


 MARTa Herford, Herford


 The Israel Museum, Jerusalem


 Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin


 Galeria Jumex, Mexico City

Puerto Rico

 Espacio 1414, Santurce


 Musac - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Léon


 Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA), Miami, FL
 Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY


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