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Cyprien Gaillard


Cyprien Gaillard

Cyprien Gaillard makes spectacular films, sculptures, and installations that dramatize the unsavory, distinctly unglamorous side of societal progress while also making it beautiful.

Lyon Biennale

The title of the 13th Lyon Biennale is curiously antiquated: “La Vie Moderne.” Like previous iterations of the recurring exhibition, this one was conceived by a guest curator in response to a prompt b…

Portugal Looks Downtown

What exactly do we call Portugal Arte, the month-long show of contemporary art in and around Lisbon that opened this past weekend? It's casually being described as a biennial, although there's neither…

Cyprien Gaillard

Shark fins weave through sun-dappled waters. A man in red, masked with a bandanna, dances in slow motion among ruins. The mirrored facade of an office building trembles before collapsing. Young Fren