Jerome Zodo Contemporary

Arman

(American/French, 1928–2005)

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Arman

Discorded accordion, 1974

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Arman

Violin, 2000

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Biography

Timeline

1928
Born: Nice, France as Armand Fernandez
1946 - 1949
Studied, Ecole Nationale des Art Décoratifs, Nice, France
1949 - 1951
Studied Archaeology and Oriental art at the Ecole du Louvre, Paris, France
1958
Decided to transform his signature
1959
Arman's career took on a new orientation with his "Accumulations d'objets"
1960
Co-founded an artist group called the "Nouveaux Réalistes," under the guidance of Pierre Restany
1964
Awarded the International Biennale of Prints Prize, Tokyo, Japan
1966
Awarded the Premio Marzotto
1967 - 1968
Taught at the University of California, Los Angeles, CA
1972
Decorated as Chevalier de l'Ordre du Mérite by the President of the Republic of France

Exhibitions

2013
"Arman: Cycles" Paul Kasmin Nallery, New York, NY (solo)
2011
Museum Tinguely, Basel (solo)
2010 - 2011
Centre Pompidou, Paris (solo)
2008
Arman: The Day After, Helly Nahmad Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Connaught Brown Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2007
Arman. Photographs Friends, French Institute alliance française, New York, NY (solo)
Arman. Polychromes, Imago Gallery, Palm Desert, CA (solo)
New Realism, The Hannover Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
2006
Arman. Armand Fernandez, Yeh Gallery, Seoul, South Korea (solo)
Hommage à Arman 1928-2005, Galleri GKM, Malmö, Sweden (solo)
Subida al Cielo, Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, Nice, France (solo)
Arman : No Comment, Galerie Georges-Philippe et Nathalie Vallois, Paris, France
A Tribute to Arman, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Arman. Les inédits. Collection de Jean Ferrero, La Malmaison, Cannes, France (solo)
2004
Pinturas, Marlborough Gallery, Madrid, Spain (solo)
Arman. Interactives and Serious Paintings, Imago Galleries, CA (solo)
Arman. Peintures, Marlborough Gallery, Monaco, France (solo)
Arman Armé, Historial de la Grande Guerre, Péronne, France (solo)
Arman. Photographe, Théatre de la Photographie et de l’Image, Nice, France (solo)
Arman Armé, Musée des Beaux Arts, Reims, France (solo)
2003
Arman, Musée d’Art Contemporain, Téhéran, Iran (solo)
Sans Papiers d’Arman, Artsoum Galerie, Nice, France (solo)
Arman. A Survey 1954-2002, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2002
Les Cycles de Vie, Galerie Anne Lettrée, Paris, France (solo)
Arman. Musique, Kunsthaus Grenchen, Grenchen, Switzerland (solo)
Africarmania, Galerie Beaubourg, Paris, France; Château Notre-Dame-des-Fleurs, Vence, France (solo)
2001
Fondacio La Caixa, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
La Traversée des Objets, Château de Villeneuve, Vence, France (solo)
New Works : Sandwich Combos, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Arman. Passage à l’acte, Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, Nice, France (solo)
The Magic of Objects, Galleri GKM, Malmö, Sweden (solo)
Arman. Through and across objets, Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL (solo)
D'Après I'Antique, The Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Public Collections

Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium
State Museums of Florence, Florence, Italy
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany
The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland

Literature

2004
Reut, Tita. Arman Inclusions. Bordighera: Edizioni Cudemo, 2004
1994
Durand-Ruel, Denyse> Catalogue raisonné III, Paris, France: La Différence, 1994
1993
Cabane, Pierre. Arman. Paris, France: La Différence, collection "Classiques du XXIème siècle", 1993
1992
Hahn, Otto. Mémoires accumulés d'Arman. Paris, France: Belfond, 1992
1991
Durand-Ruel, Denyse. Catalogue raisonné II, Paris, France: La Différence, 1991
1990
Otmezguine, Jane et Marc Moreau. Arman Estampes. Paris, France: Editions Marval, 1990
1987
Lamarche-Vadel, Bernard. Arman, Paris, France: La Différence, 1987
1984
Castle, Frederic Ted.The Public Sculpture of Arman. New-York: Marisa del Re Gallery, 1984 (catalogue)
Van der Marck, Jan. Arman. New-York: Abbeville Press, 1984
1973
Martin, Henry. Arman. New-York: Harry N. Abrams, 1973
1972
Hahn, Otto. Arman, Paris, France: Fernand Hazan, collection "Ateliers d'aujourd'hui, 1972