Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Toulouse, FRAC Midi-Pyrénées

Archives : 2017

Archives : 2017

From 2 february to 28 may 2017
les Abattoirs
Opening Thursday 2 February at 18:00
The 40th anniversary of the Centre Pompidou is an opportunity to present for the first time in Toulouse a collection of Nouveau Realist works. Read more
 
From 2 february to 22 april 2017
Resource Centre of les Abattoirs
Opening on Thursday February 2nd at 6 pm
On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Centre Pompidou, the Resource Centre of les Abattoirs will turn into a time machine for a 1977 revival. Read more
 
  • Kevin Rouillard, Extrait (tole, choc) Bouclier tortue fragment © Kevin Rouillard
From 2 february to 28 may 2017
les Abattoirs
Opening Thursday 2 February at 18:00
Les Abattoirs has invited several French and international artists to take part in the exhibition celebrating Nouveau Réalisme, held for the 40th anniversary of the Centre Pompidou. Read more
 
  • Daniel Spoerri, "Alpha-Omega", 1992-93, collection Daniel Cordier @Adagp
From 2 february to 3 september 2017
les Abattoirs
Daniel Spoerri (born 1930), founding member of Nouveau Réalisme, will be taking over the basement of les Abattoirs. Rather than just a historical presentation, he designed “les dadas des deux Daniel”, a vast cabinet of curiosities comprising his works, his ethnographic collection and the Daniel Cordier collection; given to the Pompidou Centre and on loan here at les Abattoirs. Read more
 
  • Sentimental Product by Joël Andrianomearisoa
From 2 february to 28 may 2017
les Abattoirs
Joël Andrianomearisoa has created a Boutique Sentimentale in nearly every space of the museum. In the resource centre, his "Bibliothèque sentimentale" plays on the nature of the place to arouse emotion – games of love and games of chance. He will lead you on an intimate journey through different parts of the museum, from the restaurant to the book shop, passing by the courtyards and even the surrounding streets. Read more
 
  • LabBooks, Pour l’un dit, 2017 (détail), photo Liza Maignan
From 1 june to 13 july 2017
Médiathèque des Abattoirs
The exhibition, which is based on a recent publication by the research group (Pour l'un dit, edited by isdaT, 2017), aims both at restoring the work carried out in 2016-2017 by the participants in this project and Put in place a context and tools to pursue and deepen it. Read more
 
  • Ed Atkins, Warm, Warm, Warm Spring Mouths, 2013
From 24 june to 26 november 2017
les Abattoirs - 1st floor
Les Abattoirs brings together nine artists who use animation as their tool to defy our conceptions of reality. This exhibition shows works from Ed Atkins, Antoine Catala, Ian Cheng, Kate Cooper, Josh Kline, Helen Marten, Jon Rafman, Avery Singer and Agnieszka Polska - all of whom explore our information-loaded era and our place within it. The exhibition raises many questions such as the impact that all these virtual worlds have on our real physical experience Read more
 
  • Guillaume Bresson, Sans titre, 2013-2017 (détail), Courtesy Guillaume Bresson et Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris / Bruxelles
From 24 june to 3 september 2017
les Abattoirs, Ground Floor
Opening 24 June at 11:30
This exhibition brings together historical works from the collection, recent acquisitions, and the response of artists invited to question the gesture in art today: paint like I move? Like I dance? Like I bleed? Like I live? Read more
 
  • Carolee Schneemann, Precarious, 2009. Edition 1/6 + 2 EA. Galerie Lelong New York 2016
From 24 june to 3 september 2017
les Abattoirs
Girl scout of a generation of feminist artists, pioneer of the performance and relationship between cinema and art, Carolee Schneemann was the attentive and committed witness of the conflicts of her time. In his recent creations, the artist, laureate of the Golden Lion of the Venice Biennale, stages the flow of images and music in the service of his involvement in this video installation that has just been acquired by les Abattoirs. Read more
 
  • Judit Reigl, New York, janvier 2002. Dépôt du Fonds de dotation Judit Reigl, Marcoussis aux Abattoirs ©Adagp, 2017 ; photogr. Philippe Boudreaux
From 24 june to 3 september 2017
les Abattoirs
Judit Reigl, a recent winner of the AWARE Award, has developed a singular artistic path between abstraction and figuration between surrealism and method since the 1950s when she was spotted in Paris by André Breton after her flight from Hungary. Her work, conceived in series, knew to embrace great moments of the history of the art (surrealism, abstraction gestuelle, representation of the 11 of September) while remaining faithful to his personal commitment. Read more
 
  • Marguerite Humeau, ECHO, A Matriarch Engineered to Die, 2016, collection Nixon Chustz, Texas (USA) © droits réservés ; photogr. Sylvie Leonard.
From 24 june 2017 to 14 january 2018
les Abattoirs
A new monumental installation takes the place of Jean Tiguely's Hommage à Yves Klein in the main hall of Les Abattoirs. The French artist presents her sculptural and poetic ECHO, a Matriarch Engineered to Die, a strange elephant which in Humeau's scientific hypothesis, is one of the most evolved creatures. The matriarchal white elephant is equipped with a drip, allowing it to feed on its emotions when it dies. Read more
 
  • Roland Topor, drawing published in Hara-Kiri in 1961, reprinted in silkscreen in the portfolio Tirage de Têtes, 2017 © Panique Publishers / Nicolas Topor
From 15 to 24 september 2017
Galerie des publics des Abattoirs - Free entry
Vernissage on Thursday 21/09 from 18h
After the tribute to the Bibliothèque Nationale de France with the exhibition Le monde selon Topor, the Fifigrot honors this prolific artist (drawings, illustrations, posters, animated films, television programs, sets and theatrical costumes ...). Read more
 
  • Hessie, Sans titre, 1978, (détail), broderie au fil bleu sur tissu, 77 x 159 cm © Hessie ; copyr. photo. Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI/Philippe Migeat/Dist. RMN-GP
From 29 september 2017 to 4 march 2018
les Abattoirs
A self-taught immigrant, Hessie was one of the rare artists of colour active on the French scene in the 1970s. From the late 1960s, she developed a singular body of work, transforming embroidery and collage into a message  for survival and feminism. Like other artists of her generation, she reappropriated this craft, predominantly practised by women, using it to create contemporary expressions with needle and thread. Read more
 
  • Maya Rochat. MAGIC CAVE (détail) de la série A ROCK IS A RIVER, 2016. Courtesy de l’artiste et de la Galerie Lily Robert
From 29 september 2017 to 24 february 2018
Médiathèque des Abattoirs
It is a unique and hypnotic experience that Swiss artist Maya Rochat invites us to partake in with an immersive installation devised for the spaces of the Médiathèque des Abattoirs. Read more
 
  • Antonio Caro, Colombia Coca-Cola, 2007, Peinture émaillée sur laiton, dimensions: 104 x 146 x 4.8 cm, Collection Musée d’Antioquia, Medellín, Colombie – Copyright musée d’Antioquia
From 29 september 2017 to 21 january 2018
les Abattoirs
This exhibition,  presented for the first time in Europe, suggests broaching the recent history of Colombia through the eyes of its artists, for whom responding through art to the traumatisms and shockwaves provoked by the conflicts of recent decades has proven a necessity. Read more
 
  • © Florian Faure
From 11 october to 2 november 2017
Les Abattoirs' Gallery of Public
Four students gathered this year to offer you an exhibition around "lines" in les Abattoirs' Gallery of Public. Read more
 
  • Lola González, "Rappelle-toi de la couleur des fraises", 2017 17 min, vidéo couleur HD, stéréo, Collection des Abattoirs, Musée - Frac Occitanie Toulouse © Adagp, Paris 2018
From 14 december 2017 to 4 march 2018
les Abattoirs
Two young artists have joined the new acquisitions of les Abattoirs: Lola Gonzàlez, who has been developing an artistic work at the crossroads of cinema and performance for several years, and Vivien Roubaud, an artist-scientist, both inventor and handyman. Read more
 
  • Oliver Beer, "Alice Falling", 2014, film 16 mm et transfert numérique couleur muet, 2'17, coll. les Abattoirs-Frac Occitanie Toulouse © O. Beer ; photogr. courtesy de l'artiste
From 14 december 2017 to 4 march 2018
les Abattoirs
Opening Thursday, December 14 at 18:00
This exhibition presents a set of works by the graphic art firm around automatic writing and the language of drawing. Read more
 
  • Nicolas Daubanes, "Toit de la prison Charles III, Nancy". Dessin mural à la poudre de fer aimantée, 2017
From 14 december 2017 to 4 march 2018
les Abattoirs
This prize, which distinguishes each year four artists through an exhibition and a production aid, aims to promote and support contemporary creation in the South-West of France, artistic scenes revolving around from Montpellier, Toulouse and Bordeaux. Read more