Daniel Dewar & Grégory Gicquel

Daniel Dewar & Grégory Gicquel

Daniel Dewar & Grégory Gicquel

From tapestry weaving to granite carving, from chain sawing to firing ceramics, Daniel Dewar and Grégory Gicquel’s (b. respectively in 1976 and 1975, they both live and work in Paris) artistic lexicon creates a joyful— albeit erudite—hodgepodge of types. Though the artists constantly quote pop culture references, thereby casually shrugging off the prevailing aesthetic canons and good taste, they do, however, take their place in the history of sculpture, from its ancient origins to the post-industrial era. The motifs they use throughout their work borrow as much from medieval recumbent effigies as from a form of abstraction developed by certain artists in the latter half of the 20th century. 


Selected Exhibitions

C L E A R I N G, Brussels, BE

Fantasmes Mammifères, Biennale de Lyon - Musée d’Art Contemporain, Lyon, FR Body of Work, Jan Kaps, Cologne, DE
Mammalian Fantasies, Kunsthalle Basel, CH

Rosa Asora Rosa, C L E A R I N G, New York, USA

The Mammal and the Sap, Portikus, Frankfurt, DE
Le Nu et la Roche, HAB Galerie, Nantes, FR
The Nude and the Sap, Witte de With, Rotterdam, NL

Stoneware Murals and Vessels, Tapestries and Wood Carvings, Jan Kaps, Cologne, DE Digitalis, Kiosk, Gent, BE

Daniel Dewar & Grégory Gicquel, Front Desk Apparatus, New York, USA Stoneware Murals, Etablissement d’En Face, Brussels, BE

Daniel Dewar & Grégory Gicquel, Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Brussels, BE La Jeune Sculpture, Musée Rodin, Paris, FR

Le Hall, Espace 315, Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR
Jus d’orange, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR
Mr. I / Dewar & Gicquel, Graff Mourgue d’Algue, Geneva, CH

Crêpe Suzette, Spike Island, Bristol, UK


Sculptures sur bois, tapisseries et céramique, galerie Loevenbruck, Paris, FR

Mason Massacre, Les Collections de St Cyprien, St Cyprien, FR

Daniel Dewar & Grégory Gicquel, FRAC Basse-Normandie, Caen, FR
Daniel Dewar & Grégory Gicquel, Chapelle du Genêteil, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Château-Gontier, FR Daniel Dewar & Grégory Gicquel, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR

Hazelnut Cottage, galerie Loevenbruck, Paris, FR
Strike a Pose, VCA Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne, AU
Ukiyo-e, FRAC Pays de la Loire, Carquefou, FR
Driving in the Abyss Behind a 2 Big Tits Lorry Truck Truck Mental Ray, Ecole municipale des beauxarts/Galerie Edouard Manet, Gennevilliers, FR

(DA) Heavy duty self made material boy hardware store, Galerie Loevenbruck, Paris, FR

Scierie echo PKK, Public, Paris, FR


Featured Artwork

Year: 2012
Duration: 9 min 49 sec
Edition: 2/3 edition
Archival: master tape
Exhibition copy: mp4 digital file
Provence: Lovenbruck Gallery, Paris