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Jean-Pierre Hébert  1939, US

Rank (2014): 14632 – 

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Algorithmic Art

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USA 20
Germany 6
Canada 1
United Kingdom 1
Belgium 1

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DAM GALLERY Berlin DAM GALLERY Berlin, Germany 5
  SolwayJones, USA 4
  Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, USA 2
  Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCASB), USA 2

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1939 Born in (US)

Jean-Pierre Hébert is a founding member of the Algorists, a group of computer artists who had been working independently for many years, and then formed a loose association after meeting at SIGGRAPH ´95. Hébert's work demonstrates that the computer genuinely creates new visual possibilities and aesthetic enquiries, while at the same time this is an exploration driven entirely by artistic considerations. Although the bulk of Héberts early pieces were created – just like those of many early innovators – with a plotter, he is remarkable for the range of other media with which he has experimented. Possibly the most innovative and unusual digital art works to be found are his 'sand pieces' where a steel ball under algorithmic control is driven through sand, reminiscent of Zen gardens.

In 2005, Hébert was awarded a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant. Since 2003 he has been Artist in Residence at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics where he explores the interactions of Art and Science in collaboration with visiting scientists. Since 2007 Hébert has also been Artist in Residence with the Allosphere, an ambitious experimental immersive environment of Media Art Technology at UCSB.
Scholarship 2003 Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics at UCSB, Artist in Residence.

2006 Fondation La Ferthé/ Fondation de France, Paris, grant.

2008 - 2009 David Bermant Foundation Grant.

Awards 2006 Pollock-Krasner Award

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 29  Please report missing Information

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   Jean-Pierre Hébert - Chanting Water - SolwayJones, Los Angeles, CA

   Jean-Pierre Hébert - Drawing With the Mind - Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

Description and image DAM Projects GmbHJean-Pierre Hébert - Plotterzeichnungen - DAM Projects GmbH, Berlin Send message

Description DAM Projects GmbHJean-Pierre Hébert - Plottersketches - DAM Projects GmbH, Berlin Send message


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   The American Algorists: Linear Sublime - New York Digital Salon, New York City, NY
   The American Algorists: Linear Sublime - Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery - Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA

Description and image DAM Projects GmbHThink Line 2 - DAM Projects GmbH, Berlin Send message
   Drawing with Code: Works from the Anne and Michael Spalter Collection - DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA

Description and image  Think Line - Konzept, Computer, Programm, Zeichnung - - [DAM] Frankfurt, Frankfurt/Main (closed, 2014)
   La Vie en Rose: Annual Valentine’s Day Exhibition, Benefit Auction, and Fashion Show - Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

Description  Digital Pioneers - Victoria & Albert Museum - V&A, London
Description and image  line + concept - Media Ruimte, Brussels
   Editions - SolwayJones, Los Angeles, CA

   Drawing on Film, - The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA
   Cycling Apparati - - High Energy Constructs, Los Angeles, CA (closed, 2009)
   Cycling Apparati - SolwayJones, Los Angeles, CA
   Drawing on Film - The Drawing Center, New York City, NY
   Impermanent Markings - Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York City, NY
   Space, Color, und Motion - Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, IL
   Imaging by Numbers: A Historical View of the Computer Print - Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, IL

Description and image DAM Projects GmbHThe Algorists - DAM Projects GmbH, Berlin Send message

   Interspace - SolwayJones, Los Angeles, CA

   Contemporary Art and the Mathematical Instinct - Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN
Description DAM Projects GmbHBerlin Welcome! - DAM Projects GmbH, Berlin Send message

   Digital: Printmaking Now - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY

   Expression(s) maskoutaine(s) - Expression - Centre d'exposition de Saint-Hyacinthe, St-Hyacinthe, QC

   Digital Perspectives  - An Exhibit of Computer Art - Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art - UIMA, Chicago, IL

   Dada/Data: Developing Medias Since 1970 - Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD
   Dada/Data - Fine Arts Building, Baltimore, MD


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 Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
 SolwayJones, Los Angeles, CA


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