Cyprien Gaillard

Cyprien Gaillard’s work includes videos, photographs, installations and sculptures which confront subjects that range from vandalism, entropy, ancient ruins, contemporary building and monument demolitions to minimal aesthetics, romanticism and Land Art. He is currently on residency at Hammer, and Gaillard has had solo exhibitions at many important international institutions including the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, Ohio, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in D.C., the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, KW Institute for Art in Berlin and the Centre Pompidou in Paris and an upcoming show at MOMA PS1 in December 2012. He was included in the 2009 New Museum triennial, “Younger than Jesus”; the 2010 Gwangju Biennial and the 2011 Venice Biennale. Gaillard was awarded the 2011 National Gallery Prize for Young Art in Berlin and the Marcel Duchamp Prize in 2010.