WHO YOU ART
videos by Nikolai Saoulski
Dara Birnbaum was born in 1946 in New York. She received her BA in architecture at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh in 1969 and subsequently worked in the Lawrence Halprin & Associates architectural firm in New York City. Her work with the firm instilled a lifelong consideration of civic space and exploration of the relationship between private and public spheres in mass culture. Soon after she decided to study art and graduated from the San Francisco Art Institute in 1973 with a BFA in painting.
Robert Longo was born in 1953 in Brooklyn, New York and raised in Long Island. He had a childhood fascination with mass media: movies, television, magazines, and comic books, which continue to influence his art.
WASTELAND. New Art from Los Angeles
The exhibition "Wasteland. New Art from Los Angeles" is taking place in two parallel venues in Paris, the Mona Bismarck American Center and Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac Paris Pantin, from 12 March to 17 July 2016. The curator, Shamim M. Momin, Director and Curator of LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division) has brought together the work of fourteen artists.
Markus Schinwald was born in 1973 in Austria.
In his interdisciplinary work, encompassing video, performance, dance, theatre, painting, photography, installation, and even puppetry, the artist creates mysterious and unsettling atmospheres.
Tony Cragg was born in Liverpool, UK in 1949.
He has since 1977 lived and worked in Wuppertal, Germany. Tony Cragg has a BA from Wimbledon School of Art (1973) and an MA from the Royal College of Art (1977). Among many major solo shows he has exhibited at The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Russia (2016).
XYZ | Robert Mapplethorpe by Peter Marino
Rediscover this major photographer and see how Peter Marino applies his subjective perspective to transpose Mapplethorpe‘s work into a completely new context.
Born in Bulgaria in 1979.
Most of Oda Jaune's pecular imagerie has been put together in one book.
2015 in review Thaddaeus Ropac
A glance on all the exhibitions of 2015 in Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
Born in Tehran in 1976, Ali Banisadr lives and works in New York. His works are part of the collections of numerous institutions, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, the British Museum in London, and the François Pinault Foundation in Venice.
The multitalented actor, director, photographer and painter Dennis Hopper (1936 – 2010) was known as an icon of the New Hollywood and of the artistic underground in California.
Born in Baia Mare Romania in 1977 and now living and working in Berlin, Adrian Ghenie represented Romania in the 56th Venice Biennale in 2015.
Imran Qureshi lives and works in Lahore, Pakistan, he was born in 1972. His unique style combines the motifs, symbolism, and ornamental techniques of Mughal miniature painting with contemporary conceptual approaches.
Teaser of the group exhibition SPACE AGE, that presents, in the four vast halls of the gallery in Paris Pantin, commissioned works by 20 contemporary artists.
Born in 1978, Cory Arcangel is a Brooklyn, New York post-conceptual artist using multiple media: drawing, music, video, performance art, and video game modifications, for which he is perhaps best known.
Born in Calcutta in 1974, Raqib Shaw spent his formative years in Kashmir. The multifarious sources, from mythology and religion to poetry, literature, art history, textiles and decorative arts from both
eastern and western traditions, all are infused with the artist's imagination give birth to a astonishing art works.
Born in 1957, Miquel Barceló is a Spanish painter from Felanitx, Majorca. He's best known for a massive sculptural installation located on the domed ceiling of the
building’s newly created Chamber XX of Human rights and Alliance of
Born in 1945, Anselm Kiefer is a German painter and sculptor. He studied with Joseph Beuys and Peter Dreher during the 1970s.
Born in 1950, Antony Gormley is a British sculptor. His best known works include the Angel of the North, a public sculpture in Gateshead in the North of England, commissioned in 1994 and erected in February 1998.
Born in New York City in 1966, Tom Sachs is best known for his elaborate recreations of various Modern icons, all of them masterpieces of engineering and design of one kind or another.
Born in Brooklyn, New York in 1927, at the outset of the Depression, Alex Kats is well known for his large paintings, whose bold simplicity and heightened colors are now seen as precursors to Pop Art.
London painter born in 1970, Jason Martin was revealed on the international art scene in the nineties. His paintings are usually produced on large surfaces such as stainless
steel, plexiglass, or aluminum. Martin creates images by covering these
surfaces in a single color of oil paint and then pulling a large comb-like instrument across the wet paint.
Born in 1944, in in German-annexed Czechoslovakia, Harun Farocki is considered to be one of the most important artists of contemporary film and documentary.
Born in Berlin in 1965, Marc Brandenburg grew up in Texas and Germany. He lives and works in Berlin. At first glance, Brandenburg's almost spectrally delicate pencil drawings seem like negatives of snapshots
from a bizarre parallel world.
"Empire State, New York Art Now"
A selection of artists of New York by Norman Rosenthal & Alex Gartenfeld.
LEE BUL for MISS DIOR 2013
On the occasion of MISS DIOR exhibition in November 2013, at Grand Palais, Paris, Lee Bull took a spacial place with her installation Cella, (2012-2013). This video shows the installation process of the massive art work.
On the occasion of the first Lee Bul retrospective in Europe, that started at MUDAM Luxemburg in October 2013, a limited edition catalog including a DVD produced by WHO YOU ART, Nikolai Saoulski was released.
Born in 1964, Lee Bul is a contemporary sculpture and installation artist whose work questions patriarchal authority and the marginalization of women by revealing ideologies that permeate our cultural and political spheres. These themes take form in cold, mechanical sculptures and installations that reflect the ideals of a futuristic society.
Pierre & Gilles
Some Heroes just can't help them selves from being erotic. All of Pierre & Gilles characters reflect their attraction for beauty and glamour witch have always been their favorite ingredients for their imagerie since 1976, the year when they met.
Jules de Balincourt
Jules de Balincourt, born in 1972, is a French painter. He was educated at the California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco receiving a BFA in ceramics and went on to study at the Hunter College, New York graduating in 2005 with an MFA.
Not Vital was born in 1948 in Sent, Graubünden (CH). He divides his time between the USA, Niger, Italy and China, as well as Switzerland. His works are inspired by personal impressions and experiences gained on his many trips around the world. He processes images and forms from various cultures into new sculpture projects and installations, always in keeping with the traditions of the respective cultures.
by WHO YOU ART
( photos by Nikolai Saoulski )
during the interview for "45 Years Of Portraits" a solo exhibition that took place in Pantin © 2014.
during the shooting for “EMPIRE STATE New York Art Now” | Photo Nikolai Saoulski © 2013.
during the light setting for the interview with Harun Farocki | Photo Nikolai Saoulski © 2013.
during the light setting for the interview with Sir Norman Rosenthal | Photo Nikolai Saoulski © 2013.
during light setting for the interview of Michael Bracewell for the group exhibition “DISASTER. END OF DAYS” | Photo Nikolai Saoulski © 2012.
Manager of Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
during light setting for the interview of YAN PEI-MING | Photo Nikolai Saoulski © 2013.
Sir Norman Rosenthal
Curator / Art Historian
during the interview for “EMPIRE STATE New York Art Now” | Photo Nikolai Saoulski © 2013.
WHO YOU ART ®
WHO YOU ART was founded in 2011 by a Russian born French videographer and artist,
NIKOLAI SAOULSKI, who since produced a considerable number of films on exhibitions
in major museums,
CENTRE POMPIDOU Paris
MUSÉE D'ART MODERNE Paris
GRAND PALAIS Paris
LA HALLE SAINT-PIERRE Paris
in major international art fairs,
ART PARIS ART FAIR
SALON DU DESSIN
NUIT BLANCHE Paris,
with or for
GALERIE KARSTEN GREVE
MARIAN GOODMAN GALLERY
GALERIE EMMANUEL PERROTIN
GALERIE ERIC MIRCHER
GALERIE THADDAEUS ROPAC
GALERIE DANIEL TEMPLON
GALERIE MICHAEL WERNER,
presenting art works of artists
LEE BUL ►
JIM DINE ►
LIZA LOU ►