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The Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain presents Matthew Barney’s first institutional exhibition in France for over 10 years. Visitors will discover the American artist’s latest video installation, SECONDARY, alongside new works created especially for the occasion. To accompany the exhibition, the...

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The Fondation Cartier invites four performers from Matthew Barney's SECONDARY video installation to present their own in situ creations.


Raphael Xavier, « Grid Iron Solo »

The American dancer and performer Raphael Xavier (interpreting Jack Tatum in the video installation SECONDARY) explores the psychological effects that American football may have on the players. The SECONDARY exhibition by Matthew Barney will be exceptionally open after the performance.

Monday 17 June, 7.30 p.m.

Exceptional screening / Offsite

Marathon : Matthew Barney, "The Cremaster Cycle"

The Fondation Cartier offers a retrospective of The Cremaster Cycle in its entirety, a cinematic journey through five films made by Matthew Barney between 1994 and 2002. The Fondation Cartier joins forces with the Christine Cinéma Club, the legendary independent art house cinema, for these never-before-seen screenings.

Saturday 29 June and Sunday 30 June
Christine Cinéma Club

Unearthing the Collection : American narratives

Joan Mitchell "I carry my landscapes around me"
The Fondation Cartier and Columbia Global Centers, Paris present Unearthing the Collection: American Narratives: a journey through the American artists in the Fondation Cartier collection. Curator Leanne Sacramone presents the work of Joan Mitchell, followed by a conversation with professors Robert E. Harrist Jr. and Ioannis Mylonopoulos.

Tuesday 25 June at 6.30 p.m.
Columbia Global Centers | Paris

The World Around

The Fondation Cartier and The World Around are excited to jointly announce a global cultural partnership, convening architecture’s now, near and next. We will be collaborating on three public programs in three different cities, bringing together the international architecture community around critical topics that address the many complex challenges of our time.