May 22, 2007 - Palais de Tokyo - LA MARQUE NOIRE / STEVEN PARRINO
May 22, 2007

LA MARQUE NOIRE / STEVEN PARRINO

Steven Parrino, Sans titre, 1992. Copyright Estate of Steven Parrino, New York

STEVEN PARRINO
LA MARQUE NOIRE
RETROSPECTIVE, PROSPECTIVE

May 24 – August 26 2007

Opening May 24, 2007
8:00 pm to midnight. 

This summer, the Palais de Tokyo devotes the entirety of its exhibition spaces to a program of and around the artist Steven Parrino entitled LA MARQUE NOIRE.

Steven Parrino, who died in a motorcycle accident in January 2005, is considered by many as a model of a radical and uncompromising artistic activity. Inspired by the artist’s ability to disregard the notion of categories and to place the collaborative process at the core of his practice, LA MARQUE NOIRE proposes a wide selection of overlapping exhibitions and events.

A triptych of exhibitions are on view : STEVEN PARRINO: RETROSPECTIVE 1981-2004; BEFORE (PLUS OU MOINS), an exhibition of artists who had a deep influence on Parrino; and BASTARD CREATURE, an exhibition of artists who Parrino supported and influenced that is based on two previous exhibitions that the artist curated himself, in Bregenz (2003) and Dijon (1999). In addition, LA MARQUE NOIRE includes a weekly schedule of performances, screenings, and lectures.

Steven Parrino made the apparently inconceivable junction between Pop culture and Greenbergian modernism, bringing together the aesthetics of Hell’s Angels and Minimal Art. If painting was dead, he believes in the life that thrives in the pieces of its leftover corpse. By presenting a large number of Parrino’s works and by inviting the artists who have influenced him, as well as the artists whom Parrino chose to exhibit, support, and with whom he often collaborated, LA MARQUE NOIRE becomes a universe that stretches from minimalism, tattoos, experimental films, and cartoons to industrial design, No Wave, and punk.

LA MARQUE NOIRE was conceived by Palais de Tokyo Director Marc-Olivier Wahler. Faithful to the collaborative spirit of Steven Parrino, other curators were invited to collaborate in the preparation of the various components of this program.
EXHIBITIONS /

STEVEN PARRINO, RETROSPECTIVE 1981 – 2004
A retrospective that gathers nearly one hundred major works by the artist.
May 24 to August 26, 2007

BEFORE (PLUS OU MOINS)
An exhibition of artists who influenced Steven Parrino: Vito Acconci, Kenneth Anger, Donald Judd, Robert Smithson, Frank Stella, Sturtevant, Andy Warhol.
May 24 to July 25, 2007

BASTARD CREATURE
Based on two exhibitions curated by Steven Parrino (in 1999 and 2003):Richard Aldrich, Cinema Zero, Gardar Eide Einarsson, Amy Granat, Richard Kern, Jutta Koether, Michael Lavine, Chuck Nanney, Amy O’Neill, Maï-Thu Perret, Blair Thurman, Elizabeth Valdez, Banks Violette, Andy Warhol.
May 24 to July 25, 2007
THURSDAYS AT LA MARQUE NOIRE
BLACK FLAG ON NO NEW YORK Lectures, concerts, screenings every Thursday

MATALIST MOMENT by Jutta Koether (24 May 9:00 pm)
CINEMA ZERO by Amy Granat (31 May 7:30 pm)
SPOKEN WORD by Lydia Lunch (9 June 7:30 pm)
BLACK FLAG by Daniel Colson (14 June 7:30 pm)
BLAZK NOISEBY John Armleder and Mai-Thu Perret. (21 June 7:30 pm)
NEW ORDER by Peter Saville (28 June -7:30 pm)
GRAFOLOGY (05 July- 6:00 pm)
SOME NOISE by Olivier Lamm (12 july 7:30 pm)
MERZBOW by Masami Akita; With K-oZ (19 July 9:00 pm)
MODULES/
Adriana Garcia Galan : Programme de gouvernement (May 3 June 3)
Lonnie Van Brummelen et Siebren De Haan: Monument en sucre (May 3 June 3)
Exhibition by the artists of Le Pavilon (June 7 July 1)
Carte Blanche au Commissariat : Lucas Langlet (July 5 July 25)
Claire Fontaine (July 5 July 25)
WINDOWS/
Olivier Mosset invites artists to project films on one of the windows, for screenings that are visible from the street. For LA MARQUE NOIRE, New York artist Amy Granat presents The Saints (2006/2007), a series of six 16mm films she made in collaboration with artists Fia Backström, Jutta Koether, Amy O’Neill, Mai-Thu
Perret et Angel Turner.
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