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Valentin, 9 rue Saint-Gilles, 75003, Paris

George Henry Longly: The Smile of a Snake

The Smile of a Snake, Installation View

George Henry Longly’s new exhibition at Valentin, 'The Smile of a Snake', takes its name from a language tutorial emphasising the pronunciation of the letter “s”. A phonetic exercise forlearning English as a foreign language it also highlights problems with the physical materialisation of language.

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New Galerie, 2 rue Borda, 75003 Paris

Amalia Ulman: Reputation

Bob's Office

The pioneer of a still loosely defined practice, Amalia Ulman uses social networks as a stage for her performances. For her exhibition at New Galerie, Ulman has transformed each room into a diffracted mirror of her virtual universe.

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Palais de Tokyo, 13 Avenue du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris

Carte blanche to Tino Sehgal

Vue du Palais de Tokyo, Juillet 2014. Photo Florent Michel

For his Palais de Tokyo ‘Carte blanche’ exhibition Tino Seghal his filled the space with six of his own works as well as works by Felix Gonzalez-Torres, James Coleman, Daniel Buren, Isabel Lewis, Pierre Huyge and Philippe Parreno. Review by Elli Resvanis

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Galerie Christophe Gaillard, 5 Rue Chapon, 75003 Paris

Kate Steciw

Kate Steciw, installation view at Galerie Christophe Gaillard, Paris, 2016

Kate Steciw's sculptural encounters with the photographic embody the subjective possibilities of our contemporary image environment.

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Jeu de Paume, 1 Place de la Concorde, 75008 Paris, France

Guan Xiao: Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

The titles of Guan Xiao's works at the Jeu de Paume indicate that transience and transformation are at stake. Judith Dean reviews the exhibition of video work.

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Galerie Valentin, 9 rue Saint-Gilles, 75003, Paris

Reconstructive Memory

Reconstructive Memory, Installation View

'Reconstructive Memory' is an English term borrowed from cognitive psychology meaning that memory is not a faithful reproduction of past events but rather a mental faculty based on recollection-reconstruction processes. Depending on our emotions, our level of tiredness, our beliefs, we may reconstruct episodes from our lives in a way that leads to distortions, alterations and false memories.

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Palais de Tokyo, 13 Avenue du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris, France

Ragnar Kjartansson: Seul Celui qui Connaît le Désir

Scenes From Western Culture (Commissionned by Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna)

Palais de Tokyo presents the first solo show in France of the Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson whose singular work is a cross between performance and cinema, sculpture and opera, plein air painting and music. In a poetic and surprising manner, the exhibition portrays everyday desires, longing for the transcendent, blurring the boundary between mundane and sublime.

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Valentin, 9 rue Saint-Gilles, 75003, Paris

Gabriele De Santis: We’re Short A Guy

We're Short A Guy, Installation View

Gabriele De Santis questions the codes of a fast-paced society that is constantly forced to perform demanding success, giving space to a translation of a system, the construction of a contemporary iconography and of an aesthetic of the present.

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Centre Georges-Pompidou, Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004 Paris, France

Mona Hatoum

Twelve Windows

Mona Hatoum's solo exhibition at Centre Pompidou features more than a hundred of her works produced between 1977 and 2015.

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Palais de Tokyo, 13 Avenue du Président Wilson, 75 116 Paris

Bouchra Khalili: Foreign Office

Foreign Office, Installation View

For her latest exhibition at the Palais de Tokyo, Bouchra Khalili presents a new series of works made up of films, photographs and historical document, which explore the complex relationships between colonial and post-colonial History in the period after Algerian independence.

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Galerie Marian Goodman, 79 Rue Du Temple, 75003 Paris

Rineke Dijkstra

Installation View

Marian Goodman Gallery Paris is pleased to present the third exhibition of works by Rineke Dijkstra. The exhibition will feature two new videos Marianna (The Fairy Doll) and The Gymschool, St Petersburg, both filmed in Russia and commissioned by Manifesta (European Biennial of Contemporary art) for its last edition in 2014.

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Palais de Tokyo, Paris

Inside China : L’Intérieur du Géant

Inside China - L ' Interieur du Geant, installation view

Inside China - L’Intérieur du Géant inaugurates a long-term collaboration between Palais de Tokyo and the K11 Art Foundation dedicated to the discovery and presentation of emerging art scenes in China and France.

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Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 11 Avenue du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris

David Altmejd: Flux

The Flux and The Puddle

Altmejd's sculptures and installations function like strata, assembling timeless sediments in a sudden, exhilarating, dreamlike explosion.

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