Bertrand Lavier

Born in 1949 in Châtillon sur Seine, Bertrand Lavier lives and works in Paris and Aignay‐le‐Duc, near Dijon (France).

His work has been part of numerous solo and group exhibitions around the world: at the Centre Pompidou, the Musée d’Art Moderne de Paris, the Grand Palais, the Louvre Museum, the Musée d’Orsay, at the musée du quai Branly–Jacques Chirac, the Palais de Tokyo, the Monnaie de Paris, the Bourse de Commerce–Pinault Collection and the Punta della Dogana–Pinault Collection in Venice, the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris and the Espace Louis Vuitton in Tokyo, the Château de Versailles, the Fondation Vincent van Gogh in Arles, the Consortium in Dijon, the Tate Gallery and the Serpentine Gallery in London, the Villa Sauber in Monaco, the Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels, at the Middelheim Museum in Antwerp, the Martin Gropius Bau in Berlin, the Haus der Kunst in Munich, the Kunsthalle Fridericianum in Kassel, the Frankfurter Kunstverein in Frankfurt am Main, the MAMCO in Geneva, the Kunsthalle in Berne, the Macro Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Roma and the Villa Medici in Rome, the mumok museum moderner kunst stiftung ludwig wien in Vienna, the State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the MoMA PS1 and the Swiss Institute in New York, the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, the Maison Hermès Dosan Park in Seoul, the Hong Kong Museum of Art, the Hôtel Le Bristol, Paris, as well as part of the Venice Biennale.

His sculpture Quelque chose de… a tribute to Johnny Hallyday can be seen on the esplanade Johnny Hallyday (8 boulevard de Bercy) in Paris from September 2021.

In 2022, his work is exhibited at the Fosun Foundation in Shanghai, followed by a solo show in Chengdu. In 2023, his work Walt Disney Productions was presented at the Chengdu Biennale.

Works

Exhibition view, Bourse de Commerce  — Pinault Collection, Paris - © Mennour
Exhibition view, Bourse de Commerce — Pinault Collection, Paris, 2024
Exhibition view, Commanderie de Peyrassol, Flassans-sur-Issole - © Mennour
Exhibition view, Commanderie de Peyrassol, Flassans-sur-Issole, 2024
Smeg - © Mennour
Smeg, 2023
Exhibition view, Mennour, Paris - © Mennour
Exhibition view, Mennour, Paris, 2023
Exhibition view, Fosun Foundation, Chengdu - © Mennour
Exhibition view, Fosun Foundation, Chengdu, 2022
Exhibition view, Fosun Foundation, Shanghai - © Mennour
Exhibition view, Fosun Foundation, Shanghai, 2022
Walt Disney Productions 1947-2021. N.9 - © Mennour
Walt Disney Productions 1947-2021. N.9, 2021
IFFAFA III - © Mennour
IFFAFA III, 2010—2021
Exhibition view, Le Consortium, Dijon - © Mennour
Exhibition view, Le Consortium, Dijon, 2021
Installation view, Quelque chose de..., Esplanade Johnny Hallyday, Paris - © Mennour
Installation view, Quelque chose de…, Esplanade Johnny Hallyday, Paris, 2021
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris - © Mennour
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris, 2021
Exhibition view, Bourse de Commerce  — Pinault Collection, Paris - © Mennour
Exhibition view, Bourse de Commerce — Pinault Collection, Paris, 2021
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris - © Mennour
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris, 2021
Exhibition view, Musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac, Paris - © Mennour
Exhibition view, Musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac, Paris, 2021
Steinway - © Mennour
Steinway, 2019
Baft 2 - © Mennour
Baft 2, 2010
Exhibition view, Le Bristol, Paris - © Mennour
Exhibition view, Le Bristol, Paris, 2019
Exhibition view, Bourse de Commerce — Pinault Collection, Paris - © Mennour
Exhibition view, Bourse de Commerce — Pinault Collection, Paris, 2021
Walt Disney Productions 1947-2014 n°21 - © Mennour
Walt Disney Productions 1947-2014 n°21, 2014
Ferrari / Proline - © Mennour
Ferrari / Proline, 1992—2019
Fountain, Serpentine Galleries, London - © Mennour
Fountain, Serpentine Galleries, London, 2014
Lulu - © Mennour
Lulu, 2008
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris - © Mennour
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris, 2019
Rue Saint Séverin n°2 - © Mennour
Rue Saint Séverin n°2, 2008
Exhibition view, Bristol, Paris - © Mennour
Exhibition view, Bristol, Paris, 2019
Peinture blanche et dorée - © Mennour
Peinture blanche et dorée, 1991
Swing - © Mennour
Swing, 1988
Exhibition view, MAMCO, Geneva - © Mennour
Exhibition view, MAMCO, Geneva, 2001
Exhibition view, Centre Pompidou, Paris - © Mennour
Exhibition view, Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2012
Paulin/Planokind - © Mennour
Paulin/Planokind, 2016
Walt Disney Productions 1947-1995 n°1 - © Mennour
Walt Disney Productions 1947-1995 n°1, 1995
Colonne Ford - © Mennour
Colonne Ford, 2017
Exhibition view, Castello di Rivoli – Museo d'Arte Contemporanea - © Mennour
Exhibition view, Castello di Rivoli – Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, 1996
Exhibition view, Monnaie de Paris - © Mennour
Exhibition view, Monnaie de Paris, 2016
Exhibition view, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz - © Mennour
Exhibition view, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz, 2016
Pekkari - © Mennour
Pekkari, 2008
Exhibition view, MAMCO, Geneva - © Mennour
Exhibition view, MAMCO, Geneva, 2001
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris - © Mennour
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris, 2019
Formica Red - © Mennour
Formica Red, 1983
Exhibition view, Centre Pompidou - © Mennour
Exhibition view, Centre Pompidou, 2019
Sombernon - © Mennour
Sombernon, 2015
Walt Disney Productions 1947-2019 n°2 - © Mennour
Walt Disney Productions 1947-2019 n°2, 2019
Permanent installation, Fondation Vincent van Gogh, Arles - © Mennour
Permanent installation, Fondation Vincent van Gogh, Arles, 2014
Exhibition view, Centre Pompidou, Paris - © Mennour
Exhibition view, Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2012
Picasso Ultra Marine - © Mennour
Picasso Ultra Marine, 2010
Untitled - © Mennour
Untitled, 1974—2014
Exhibition view, Atelier Hermès, Seoul - © Mennour
Exhibition view, Atelier Hermès, Seoul, 2010
Nobilis n°3 - © Mennour
Nobilis n°3, 2019
Walt Disney Productions 1947-2019 n°1 - © Mennour
Walt Disney Productions 1947-2019 n°1, 2019
Bleu de Cobalt foncé - © Mennour
Bleu de Cobalt foncé, 2017
Exhibition view, MAMCO, Geneva - © Mennour
Exhibition view, MAMCO, Geneva, 2001
Harcourt/Grévin n°3 [Président Wade] - © Mennour
Harcourt/Grévin n°3 [Président Wade], 2002
Walt Disney Productions 1947-2017 n°1 - © Mennour
Walt Disney Productions 1947-2017 n°1, 2017
Exhibition view, Castello di Rivoli – Museo d'Arte Contemporanea - © Mennour
Exhibition view, Castello di Rivoli – Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, 1996
Gaveau - © Mennour
Gaveau, 2008
Exhibition view, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz - © Mennour
Exhibition view, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz, 2016
Rouge Géranium par Duco et Ripolin - © Mennour
Rouge Géranium par Duco et Ripolin, 1988
Exhibition view, Château de Chambord - © Mennour
Exhibition view, Château de Chambord, 2018
Exhibition view, MAMCO, Geneva - © Mennour
Exhibition view, MAMCO, Geneva, 2001
Bleu, jaune, vert - © Mennour
Bleu, jaune, vert, 2019
Walt Disney Productions 1947-2019 n°5 - © Mennour
Walt Disney Productions 1947-2019 n°5, 2019
Photo-Relief - © Mennour
Photo-Relief, 1989
Composition n°106 - © Mennour
Composition n°106, 1989
Exhibition view, Le Consortium, Dijon - © Mennour
Exhibition view, Le Consortium, Dijon, 1988
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, London - © Mennour
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, London, 2018
Desautel - © Mennour
Desautel, 2019
Melker 5 - © Mennour
Melker 5, 2005
Tusa - © Mennour
Tusa, 2018
Bosch/Klingenthal - © Mennour
Bosch/Klingenthal, 2011
Exhibition view, Fondation Vincent van Gogh, Arles - © Mennour
Exhibition view, Fondation Vincent van Gogh, Arles, 2014
Exhibition view, Monnaie de Paris - © Mennour
Exhibition view, Monnaie de Paris, 2016
Ramlösa - © Mennour
Ramlösa, 2013
Ndebele - © Mennour
Ndebele, 2008
Avenue de Ségur n°2 - © Mennour
Avenue de Ségur n°2, 2016
Exhibition view, Fondation Vincent van Gogh, Arles - © Mennour
Exhibition view, Fondation Vincent van Gogh, Arles, 2014
Patong - © Mennour
Patong, 2009
Ifafa V (Stella) - © Mennour
Ifafa V (Stella), 2008
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris - © Mennour
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris, 2019
Cobalt Blue - © Mennour
Cobalt Blue, 2016
Exhibition view, Palais de Tokyo, Paris - © Mennour
Exhibition view, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Bleu - © Mennour
Bleu, 2019
Walt Disney Productions 1947-2019 N°1 - © Mennour
Walt Disney Productions 1947-2019 N°1, 2019
Toko - © Mennour
Toko, 2008
Nobilis n°1 - © Mennour
Nobilis n°1, 2018
Rouge Framboise par Tollens et Valentine - © Mennour
Rouge Framboise par Tollens et Valentine, 2019
Walt Disney Productions 1947-2008, n°3 - © Mennour
Walt Disney Productions 1947-2008, n°3, 2008
Boli - © Mennour
Boli, 2008
Artengo - © Mennour
Artengo, 2019
Permanent installation, Fondation Vincent van Gogh, Arles - © Mennour
Permanent installation, Fondation Vincent van Gogh, Arles, 2014
Tampa - © Mennour
Tampa, 2005
Walt Disney Productions 1947-2015 n°16 - © Mennour
Walt Disney Productions 1947-2015 n°16, 2015
Vert - © Mennour
Vert, 2019
Walt Disney Productions, 1947-2018, n° 6 - © Mennour
Walt Disney Productions, 1947-2018, n° 6, 2018
MIM - © Mennour
MIM, 1981
La Vénus d’Amiens - © Mennour
La Vénus d’Amiens, 2016

Exhibitions & News

Glimpse of Light - © Mennour
Group show, Glimpse of Light
6 June — 26 July 2024
Mennour, 5 rue du Pont de Lodi, Paris 6
Bertrand Lavier - Bourse de Commerce — Pinault Collection - © Mennour
Bertrand Lavier, Le monde comme il va
20 March — 2 September 2024
Bourse de Commerce — Pinault Collection, Paris
Un été à l'Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc - © Mennour
Daniel Buren, Alicja Kwade, Bertrand Lavier, Lee Ufan, Ugo Rondinone, Un été à l’Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc
19 April — 20 October 2024
Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc, Antibes
Bertrand Lavier - Commanderie de Peyrassol - © Mennour
Bertrand Lavier, En couleur
1 April — 4 November 2024
Commanderie de Peyrassol, Flassans-sur-Issole
Bertrand Lavier, Camille Henrot, Pierre Molinier, François Morellet - Centre Pompidou-Metz - © Mennour
Douglas Gordon, Camille Henrot, Anish Kapoor, Bertrand Lavier, Pierre Molinier, François Morellet, Lacan, l’exposition. Quand l’art rencontre la psychanalyse
31 December 2023 — 27 May 2024
Centre Pompidou-Metz
Allegoria - © Mennour
Bertrand Lavier, Allegoria
30 November 2023 — 17 February 2024
Opening 30 November 2023, 18:00
Mennour, 5 rue du Pont de Lodi, Paris 6
Bertrand Lavier - Chengdu Biennale - © Mennour
Alicja Kwade, Bertrand Lavier, Time Gravity
16 July — 22 November 2023
Chengdu Biennale
Bertrand Lavier - Monnaie de Paris - © Mennour
Michel François, Ann Veronica Janssens, Bertrand Lavier, L’Argent dans l’Art
30 March — 24 September 2023
Monnaie de Paris
Matthew Lutz-Kinoy & Bertrand Lavier - Le Consortium - © Mennour
Bertrand Lavier, Matthew Lutz-Kinoy, L’Almanach 23
10 March — 17 September 2023
Le Consortium, Dijon
Bertrand Lavier - Hangar Y - © Mennour
Bertrand Lavier, Dans l’air, les machines volantes
22 March — 10 September 2023
Hangar Y, Meudon
Empyrean - © Mennour
Group show, Empyrean
27 March — 17 June 2023
Opening 12 April 2023, 18:40
Mennour, 28 avenue Matignon, Paris 8
Le Salon de musique - © Mennour
Group show, Le Salon de musique
3 February — 18 March 2023
Opening 03 February 2023, 18:00
Mennour, 6 rue du Pont de Lodi, Paris 6
Bertrand Lavier, François Morellet - Le Consortium - © Mennour
Bertrand Lavier, François Morellet, Sélection française
11 June 2022 — 22 January 2023
Le Consortium, Dijon

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