Villa Arson, 30 years of exhibitions

One of the first Contemporary Arts Centers in France, the Villa Arson presents a large range of photos, mostly never released, which illustrate perfectly the practice of the contemporary art exhibition over the last 30 years.

Theatrum orbis (1975) by Claudio ParmiggianiVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition A lume spento 1961-1987, Claudio Parmiggiani, Villa Arson, July 5 - September 15 1987
All rights reserved Claudio Parmiggiani and Villa Arson for the photography

Monographic exhibition 1973-1987, Didier Vermeiren, Villa Arson, October 17 - December 17 1987 (general view) (1987) by Didier VermeirenVilla Arson

All rights reserved Didier Vermeiren and Villa Arson for the photography

Monographic exhibition Empreintes de pinceau n° 50 répétées à intervalles réguliers de 30 cm, 1967-1987, Niele Toroni, Villa Arson, Nice, May 2 - June 14 1987 (partial view) (1987) by Niele ToroniVilla Arson

From left to right:
Empreintes de pinceau n° 50 répétées à intervalles réguliers de 30 cm, 1987
Sans titre (25 pièces), 1987, 100 x 100 cm (x 25)
All rights reserved Niele Toroni and Villa Arson for the photography

Offrande pour la fin de l'art (1988) by Mary-Noëlle DupuisVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition Offrande pour la fin de l'art, Mary-Noëlle Dupuis, Villa Arson, June 9 - June 23 1988
All rights reserved Mary-Noëlle Dupuis and Villa Arson for the photography

Collective exhibition Sous le soleil 1, Villa Arson, from July 16 1988 (partial view) (1988) by Michael CorrisVilla Arson

From left to right:
Sans titre n° 1, 1988, 220 cm x 498 cm.
Sans titre n° 5, 1988, 220 cm x 360 cm.
All rights reserved Michael Corris and Villa Arson for the photography

REFORM, OR/A, B, C (1988) by Peter DownsbroughVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Sous le soleil 1, Villa Arson, from July 16 1988
All rights reserved Peter Downsbrough and Villa Arson for the photography

Villa Arson, terrasse n° 1 (1988) by Felice VariniVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Sous le soleil 1, Villa Arson, from July 16 1989
All rights reserved Felice Varini and Villa Arson for the photography

Terraces of building 4, looking to the south. On the right, the cubic shapes create a maze in the middle of the hanging gardens.

Sous le plafond (sur le sol exactement) (1988) by Michel VerjuxVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Sous le soleil 1, Villa Arson, from July 16 1990
Courtesy F.N.A.C. (commande publique), France — All rights reserved Michel Verjux and Villa Arson for the photography

Jardin automatique (1989) by Martine AballéaVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Exactement pas à côté 3, Villa Arson, from April 28 1989
All rights reserved Martine Aballéa and Villa Arson for the photography

Compartiments (1989) by AbsalonVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Exactement pas à côté 3, Villa Arson, from April 28 1989
All rights reserved Absalon and Villa Arson for the photography

Sans titre (1989) by John M. ArmlederVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Pas à côté pas n'importe où 4, Villa Arson, July 13 - September 23 1990
Courtesy Galerie Catherine Issert, Saint-Paul, France — All rights reserved John M. Armleder and Villa Arson for the photography

Du reflet de la couleur, travail in situ (1989) by Daniel BurenVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Pas à côté pas n'importe où 4, Villa Arson, July 13 - September 23 1990
All rights reserved Daniel Buren and Villa Arson for the photography

Untitled (1989) by Hubert DupratVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Pas à côté pas n'importe où 4, Villa Arson, July 13 - September 23 1990
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Untitled (1989) by IFPVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Pas à côté pas n'importe où 4, Villa Arson, July 13 - September 23 1990
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North façade of the exhibition space called Galerie Carrée and on the forcourt of building 3.

Untitled (1988) by Gérard TraquandiVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Pas à côté pas n'importe où 4, Villa Arson, July 13 - September 23 1990
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Building 4, drawing studio

Salle de conférence n°1 (1989) by BenVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Pas à côté pas n'importe où 4, Villa Arson, July 13 - September 23 1990
All rights reserved Ben and Villa Arson for the photography

Dwarf Dwarf (1989) by Présence PanchounetteVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Pas à côté pas n'importe où 4, Villa Arson, July 13 - September 23 1990
All rights reserved Présence Panchounette and Villa Arson for the photography

Monographic exhibition Martin Kippenberger, Villa Arson, February 2 - February 25 1990 (partial view) (1990) by Martin KippenbergerVilla Arson

All rights reserved Martin Kippenberger and Villa Arson for the photography

Collective exhibition Le désenchantement du monde, Villa Arson, July 8 - 30 September 38 1990 (partial view) (1990) by Jon KesslerVilla Arson

From left to right:
Sans titre (for rent) sculpture, 1990, 20 cm x 85,5 cm x 167 cm.
Detail of 10 P.M., 1989, 195 cm x 135 cm.
Detail of Blackout, 1989, 180 cm x120 cm.
Sans titre (Air conditioned) sculpture, 1990, 183,5 cm x 279 cm x 42,5 cm.
All rights reserved Jon Kessler and Villa Arson for the photography

Monographic exhibition Space 2, Platino, Villa Arson, Nice, October 12 - November 12 1990 (partial view) (1990) by PlatinoVilla Arson

From left to right:
Extern 44, 1990, 240,3 cm x 160,2 cm.
Extern 35, 1990, 240,3 cm x 160,2 cm.
Extern 47, 1990, 240,3 cm x 160,2 cm.
All rights reserved Platino and Villa Arson for the photography

90° à l'ombre (1989) by François MorelletVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Pas n'importe où sous le soleil 5, Villa Arson, from July 7 1990
All rights reserved François Morellet and Villa Arson for the photography

On the forecourt of building 3, two walls have been artificially thickened by adding a bend to create an intimate garden.

Nice Nice (1990) by Maurizio NannucciVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Pas n'importe où sous le soleil 5, Villa Arson, from July 7 1990
All rights reserved Maurizio Nannucci and Villa Arson for the photography

Maxima 1 (1990) by Claude RutaultVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Pas n'importe où sous le soleil 5, Villa Arson, from July 7 1990
All rights reserved Claude Rutault and Villa Arson for the photography

Monographic exhibition Franz-Erhard Walther, Villa Arson, April 20 - May 20 1990 (partial view) (1990) by Franz-Erhard WaltherVilla Arson

From left to right:
Raumelemente, grün (x 5), 1973, 220 cm x 85 cm x 5 cm (x 5).
45 Schreitbahnen als 2. Werksatz gelagert, 1972
Raumelemente, rot (x 2), 1973, 220 cm x 280cm.
All rights reserved Franz-Erhard Walther and Villa Arson for the photography

No More Reality (1991) by Philippe ParrenoVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition No Man's Time, Villa Arson, July 7 - September 37 1991
All rights reserved Philippe Parreno and Villa Arson for the photography

Collective exhibition No Man's Time, Villa Arson, July 7 - September 37 1991 (exhibition entrances view) (1991)Villa Arson

From left to right: Sylvie Fleury, Martin Kippenberger, Pierre Joseph, Allen Ruppersberg, Lily van der Stocker, Allen Ruppersberg
All rights reserved Sylvie Fleury, Martin Kippenberger, Pierre Joseph, Allen Ruppersberg, Lily van der Stocker, Allen Ruppersberg and Villa Arson for the photography

Collective exhibition No Man's Time, Villa Arson, July 7 - September 37 1991 (partial view) (1991)Villa Arson

From left to right: Manuel Ismora, Pilippe Parreno, Karen Kilimnik , Xavier Veilhan, Pruitt.Early, Philippe Parreno
All rights reserved Manuel Ismora, Pilippe Parreno, Karen Kilimnik, Xavier Veilhan, Pruitt.Early, Philippe Parreno and Villa Arson for the photography

Madonna and Backdraft in Nice (1991) by Karen KilimnikVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition No Man's Time, Villa Arson, July 7 - September 37 1991
Courtesy 303 Gallery, New York — All rights reserved Karen Kilimnik and Villa Arson for the photography

Monographic exhibition Philippe Ramette, Villa Arson, April 26 - May 16 1991 (general view) (1991) by Philippe RametteVilla Arson

In the foreground: Fauteuil à voyager dans le temps, 1991, 145 cm x 56 cm x 60 cm
All rights reserved Philippe Ramette and Villa Arson for the photography

Monographic exhibition Jorge Ribalta, Villa Arson, January 11 - February 11 1991 (partial view) (1991) by Jorge RibaltaVilla Arson

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Travaux à plat (1990) by Adrian SchiessVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition Travaux à plat, Adrian Schiess, Villa Arson, October 24 - December 4 1991
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Farbstudie (Études de couleur) (1991) by Franz WestVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Juste en dessous 6, Villa Arson, from June 21 1991
All rights reserved Franz West and Villa Arson for the photography

Untitled (1991) by Felice VariniVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Juste en dessous 6, Villa Arson, from June 21 1991
All rights reserved Felice Varini and Villa Arson for the photography

Dans les deux directions opposées du couloir (partial view) (1991) by Michel VerjuxVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition Sept ans de réflexion, Michel Verjux, Villa Arson, April 13 - May 23 1991
All rights reserved Michel Verjux and Villa Arson for the photography

Suite de trois pour une (1991) by Michel VerjuxVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition Sept ans de réflexion, Michel Verjux, Villa Arson, April 13 - May 23 1991
Courtesy Collection Caisse des dépôts et consignations, Paris — All rights reserved Michel Verjux and Villa Arson for the photography

Anthology (1992) by Maurizio NannucciVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition Provisoire & définitif 1964/1992, Maurizio Nannucci, Villa Arson, June 28 - October 8 1992
All rights reserved Maurizio Nannucci and Villa Arson for the photography

Le sceau de Salomon (1992) by Maurizio NannucciVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition Provisoire & définitif 1964/1992, Maurizio Nannucci, Villa Arson, June 28 - October 8 1992
All rights reserved Maurizio Nannucci and Villa Arson for the photography

Échafaudage (1992) by Gerwald RockenschaubVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition Gerwald Rockenschaub, Villa Arson, April 4 - May 14 1992
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Concrete (1993) by Anya GallaccioVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Le principe de réalité, Villa Arson, July 4 - October 3 1993
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Work Table (1993) by Gregory GreenVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Le principe de réalité, Villa Arson, July 4 - October 3 1993
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Combination Spill in Layers (you are my Rocktoy) (1993) by Lauren SzoldVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Le principe de réalité, Villa Arson, July 4 - October 3 1993
All rights reserved Lauren Szold and Villa Arson for the photography

Elements #19 (1989) by Siah ArmajaniVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition Contributions anarchistes 1962-1994, Siah Armajani, Villa Arson, July 3 - October 2 1994
All rights reserved Siah Armajani and Villa Arson for the photography

Monographic exhibition Contributions anarchistes 1962-1994, Siah Armajani, Villa Arson, 3 July - 2 October 1994 (partial view) (1993) by Siah ArmajaniVilla Arson

From left to right:
Gazebo for one Anarchist : Luigi Galleani, 1991, 48,3 cm x 45,7 cm x 48,3 cm.
Gazebo for two Anarchists : Emilio Corda, Richard Henry Dana, 1991, 30,5 cm x 61 cm x 24,1 cm.
Gazebo for two Anarchists : Gabriella & Alberto Antolini, 1991, 30,5 cm x 92,7 cm x 24,1 cm.
Gazebo for two Anarchists : Kate Richards O'Hare and Mario Buda, 1991, 30,5 cm x 40,6 cm x 38,1 cm.
Gazebo for four Anarchists : Mary Nardini, Irma Sanchini, William James Sidis, Carlo Valdinoci, 1991, 43,2 cm x 36,8 cm x 36,8 cm.
All rights reserved Siah Armajani and Villa Arson for the photography

Sans titre (42 éléments dont 21 sous-titrés) (1994) by Georg HeroldVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition Georg Herold, Villa Arson, April 8 - June 8 1994
All rights reserved Georg Herold and Villa Arson for the photography

Habiter (partial view) (1994) by Cécile BartVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition Habiter, Cécile Bart, Villa Arson, October 21 - December 18 1994
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Les interférences silencieuses (1994) by Pierre-Yves MagerandVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition Les interférences silencieuses, Pierre-Yves Magerand, Villa Arson, April 15 - May 5 1994
All rights reserved Pierre-Yves Magerand and Villa Arson for the photography

The alley runs along the west side of the domain, in this part of the alley the foundation wall has niches with modern plaster reproductions of ancient sculptures. With this layout the architect has brought together figurative and pointillist elements.

Loophole Barriers (police barriers), partial view (1994) by Kirsten MosherVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition Loophole Barriers, Kirsten Mosher, Villa Arson, January 21 - March 20 1994
Courtesy Galerie Martina Detterer, Francfort — All rights reserved Kirsten Mosher and Villa Arson for the photography

At the north, entrance to the Villa Arson domain, with the reception on the ground level and the official accommodations on the first floor.

Monographic exhibition Tony Smith, Villa Arson, January 21 - 20 March 21 1994 (partial view) (1994) by Tony SmithVilla Arson

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Monographic exhibition Christophe Berdaguer et Marie Péjus, Villa Arson, March 29 - June 9 1997 (partial view) (1997) by Christophe Berdaguer and Marie PéjusVilla Arson

All rights reserved Christophe Berdaguer, Marie Péjus and Villa Arson for the photography

Monographic exhibition Sara V. Bernard, Villa Arson, March 29 - June 9 1997 (partial view) (1997) by Sara V. BernardVilla Arson

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ah ah ah ah ah… (1997) by Anne Marie JugnetVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition Loophole Barriers, Kirsten Mosher, Villa Arson, January 21 - March 20 1994
All rights reserved Anne Marie Jugnet and Villa Arson for the photography

Collective exhibition Plein Ciel, Villa Arson, March 29 - June 9 1997 (partial view) (1997) by Harald Müller, Jacques Julien, and Pierre JosephVilla Arson

From left to right:
Harald Müller, Untitled, 520 cm x 520 cm.
Jacques Julien, Untitled, 600 cm x 450 cm x 120 cm.
Pierre Joseph, Untitled, 380 cm x 520 cm.
All rights reserved Harald Müller, Jacques Julien, Pierre Joseph and Villa Arson for the photography

Monographic exhibition Jason Rhoades (dans le cadre de La Côte d'Azur et la Modernité), Villa Arson, June 27 - October 7 1997 (partial view) (1997) by Jason RhoadesVilla Arson

All rights reserved Jason Rhoades and Villa Arson for the photography

Big Conference Centre 22 Floor Wall Design (1998) by Liam GillickVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition Révision, Liam Gillick, Villa Arson, July 4 - October 4 1998
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Golf (4) (1998) by Jacques JulienVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition Jacques/Julien, Jacques Julien, Villa Arson, March 11 - June 11 1998
All rights reserved Jacques Julien and Villa Arson for the photography

Plus de lumière (1997) by Claude LévêqueVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition Plus de lumière, Claude Lévêque, Villa Arson, March 11 - June 11 1998
All rights reserved Claude Lévêque and Villa Arson for the photography

Troisième printemps (1999) by Olaf MetzelVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition Troisième Printemps, Olaf Metzel, Villa Arson, March 27 - June 7 1999
All rights reserved Olaf Metzel and Villa Arson for the photography

Flying Gloup Nave (1999) by Ernesto NetoVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition La répétition, la tête dans les nuages, Villa Arson, April 7 - June 7 2000
All rights reserved Ernesto Neto and Villa Arson for the photography

Peintures (1998) by Adrian SchiessVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition La répétition, la tête dans les nuages, Villa Arson, April 7 - June 7 2000
All rights reserved Adrian Schiess and Villa Arson for the photography

Body Double (IX) (1997) by Brice DellspergerVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Scène de la vie conjugale, Villa Arson, November 25 2000 - February 25 2001
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Still Life (1999) by Eulàlia ValldoseraVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Scène de la vie conjugale, Villa Arson, November 25 2000 - February 25 2001
Courtesy Galerie Joan Prats, Barcelone — All rights reserved Eulàlia Valldosera and Villa Arson for the photography

If there were anywhere but desert (2000) by Ugo RondinoneVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Une mise en scène du réel : artiste/acteur, Villa Arson, July 2 - October 15 2000
Courtesy Galerie Hauser & Wirth & Presenhuber, Zurich — All rights reserved Ugo Rondinone and Villa Arson for the photography

Buzzclub, Liverpool, GB - Mysterworld, Zaandam, NL (1996) by Rineke DijkstraVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Une mise en scène du réel : artiste/acteur, Villa Arson, July 2 - October 15 2000
All rights reserved Rineke Dijkstra and Villa Arson for the photography

Sam Taylor-Wood ( partial view de l'exposition) (2000) by Sam Taylor-WoodVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Une mise en scène du réel : artiste/acteur, Villa Arson, July 2 - October 15 2000
All rights reserved Sam Taylor-Wood and Villa Arson for the photography

Monographic exhibition Paul McCarthy, Villa Arson, 7 July 7 - September 23 2001 (partial view) (2001) by Paul McCarthyVilla Arson

From left to right:
Bossy Burger (performance à la gal. R. Felsen, LA), 1991, 365 cm x 868 cm x 700 cm, courtesy Galerie Hauser & Wirth, St.
Gallen. Assortment (The trunks, Human objects), 1973-1983, 335 cm x 254 cm x 122 cm.
All rights reserved Paul McCarthy and Villa Arson for the photography

Summer of Love (2002) by Stéphane DafflonVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Francis Baudevin, Stéphane Dafflon, Villa Arson, July 6 - October 6 2002
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Festung (1999) by Michaela MelianVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Import/export, Villa Arson, January 26 - March 31 2002
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Untitled (2002) by Fransje KillaarsVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Import/export, Villa Arson, January 26 - March 31 2002
Courtesy Galerie De Expeditie, Amsterdam — All rights reserved Fransje Killaars and Villa Arson for the photography

Collective exhibition Import/export setting up, Villa Arson, January 26 - March 31 2002 (2002)Villa Arson

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Saint Sebastian (2001) by Fiona TanVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition Fiona Tan, Villa Arson, October 26 2002 - January 6 2003
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Monographic exhibition Saâdane Afif, Villa Arson, April 19 - June 19 2003 (partial view) (2003) by Saâdane AfifVilla Arson

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Monographic exhibition Virginie Barré, Villa Arson, January 25 - March 31 2003 (partial view) (2003) by Virginie BarréVilla Arson

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Palissades (2003) by Fabrice GygiVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition Re : Location (Fabrice Gygi), Fabrice Gygi, Villa Arson, October 26 2002 - January 6 2003
All rights reserved Fabrice Gygi and Villa Arson for the photography

Collective exhibition Lee 3 Tau Ceti Central Armory Show, Villa Arson, July 6 - October 16 2003 (partial view) (2003)Villa Arson

From left to right:
Séphane Daflon, Bruno Peinado, Stéphane Magnin, Lang & Baumann.
All rights reserved Séphane Daflon, Bruno Peinado, Stéphane Magnin, Lang & Baumann and Villa Arson for the photography

Collective exhibition Lee 3 Tau Ceti Central Armory Show, Villa Arson, July 6 - October 16 2003 (partial view) (2003) by Renée Levi and Stéphane MagninVilla Arson

From left to right:
Renée Levi, Birikiuc, 2003
Stéphane Magnin, Buissons primitifs, 2003
All rights reserved Renée Levi, Stéphane Magnin and Villa Arson for the photography

Monographic exhibition Re : Location (Pierre Malphettes), Pierre Malphettes, Villa Arson, November 15 2003 - January 15 2004 (partial view) (2003) by Pierre MalphettesVilla Arson

From left to right:
Le looping, 2003, dimensions variables.
Le brouillard, 2000-2003, dimensions variables.
All rights reserved Pierre Malphettes and Villa Arson for the photography

Untitled (2003) by Monika SosnowskaVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition Re : Location (Monika Sosnowska), Monika Sosnowska, Villa Arson, November 15 2003 - January 15 2004
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Notes on the Buildings of Mr. Naujok and Mr. Jeanneret (2003) by Simon StarlingVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition Simon Starling, Villa Arson, March 19 - June 19 2003
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Chariot du cycle des 60 ans (2004) by Yong Ping HuangVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition À l’Est du Sud de l’Ouest / À l’Ouest du Sud de l'Est, Villa Arson, April 17 - June 17 2004
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Monographic exhibition Stéphane Calais, Villa Arson, January 31 - March 21 2004 (partial view) (2004) by Stéphane CalaisVilla Arson

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The rest is up to you, Jaroslaw Fliciński, 2004, From the collection of: Villa Arson
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Presented in the monographic exhibition Jaroslaw Fliciński, Villa Arson, November 6 2004 - February 6 2005
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Monographic exhibition Petra Mrzyk & Jean-François Moriceau, Villa Arson, November 6 2004 - February 6 2005 (partial view) (2004) by Petra Mrzyk & Jean-François MoriceauVilla Arson

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2% possèdent 98% (2004) by Antonio GallegoVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Shake, Villa Arson, July 4 - October 14 2004
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Pas de peuple sans sa langue (1970) by BenVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Shake, Villa Arson, July 4 - October 14 2005
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Real Life and how to live it: Pangea (2004) by Ross SinclairVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Shake, Villa Arson, July 4 - October 14 2004
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Météo (travaux préparatoires pour le Ballet Preljocaj) (2005) by Fabrice HyberVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition Météo, Fabrice Hybert, Villa Arson, June 26 - October 6 2005
All rights reserved Fabrice Hyber and Villa Arson for the photography

Club Superspace 3, Deuterium Attenzione (2001) by Björn DahlemVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Lotissement de cimaises (Œuvres de la collection du FRAC PACA), Villa Arson, November 5 2005 - January 5 2006
Courtesy Collection Frac Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur — All rights reserved Björn Dahlem and Villa Arson for the photography

Quelque chose en moins, quelque chose en plus (2006) by Pierre BismuthVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition Siamo sulla buona strada, Pierre Bismuth, Villa Arson, October 22 2006 - January 7 2007
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Monographic exhibition Siamo sulla buona strada, Pierre Bismuth, Villa Arson, October 22 2006 - January 7 2007 (partial view) (2006) by Pierre BismuthVilla Arson

From left to right:
Following the right Hand of Audrey Hepburn – in « How to steal a Million », 2006, 1220 cm x 380 cm.
En suivant la Mayn droite de Marylin Monroe dans « Some Like it hot », 2006, 2140 cm cm x 380 cm, courtesy Collection Centre Georges Pompidou.
All rights reserved Pierre Bismuth and Villa Arson for the photography

Le Salon intermédiaire (1999) by Michel FrançoisVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Intouchable (L'idéal Transparence), Villa Arson, July 1 - September 24 2006
Courtesy Collection Centre Georges Pompidou — All rights reserved Michel François and Villa Arson for the photography

Collective exhibition Intouchable (L'idéal Transparence), Villa Arson, July 1 - September 24 2006 (partial view) (2006) by Damien Hirst and Sarah MorrisVilla Arson

From left to right:
Damien Hirst, The Acquired Inability to Escape, Inverted and Divided, 1993, 245 cm x 305 cm x 213 cm, courtesy Collection Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin.
Sarah Morris, Mid Town (Seagram Building), 1998, 183 cm x 183 cm, courtesy Collection le Consortium, Dijon.
All rights reserved Damien Hirst, Sarah Morris and Villa Arson for the photography

Blue Mirror, White Noise (1999) by Dora GarciaVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Intouchable (L'idéal Transparence), Villa Arson, July 1 - September 24 2006
All rights reserved Dora Garcia and Villa Arson for the photography

Le (ou La) Poïpoïdrome à Espace-Temps Réel, prototype 00 (2000 new edition) (1963) by Robert Filliou and Joachim PfeuferVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Transmission, Le (ou la) Poïpoïdrome à espace-temps réel, prototype 00 + Fichier Poïpoï + Archives, Villa Arson, March 19 - June 9 2006
Courtesy Musée d’art contemporain de Lyon — All rights reserved Robert Filliou, Joachim Pfeufer and Villa Arson for the photography

Monographic exhibition Gérard Gasiorowski, Villa Arson, June 29 - October 9 2007 (partial view) (2007) by Gérard GasiorowskiVilla Arson

Courtesy Galerie Maeght, Paris — All rights reserved Gérard Gasiorowski and Villa Arson for the photography

Furniture-sculpture (2001) by John ArmlederVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Half Square Half Crazy, À moitié carré à moitié fou, Villa Arson, February 10 - June 10 2007
Courtesy Galerie Catherine Issert, Saint-Paul de Vence — All rights reserved John Armleder and Villa Arson for the photography

Monographic exhibition Tatiana Trouvé, Villa Arson, November 24 2007 - February 3 2008 (partial view) (2007) by Tatiana TrouvéVilla Arson

From left to right:
Polder, 2007, courtesy Galerie Johann König, Berlin.
Sans titre, 2007, courtesy Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Miami.
All rights reserved Tatiana Trouvé and Villa Arson for the photography

Collective exhibition Acclimatation, Villa Arson, October 31 2008 - February 1 2009 (partial view) (2008) by Mariele Neudecker and BPVilla Arson

From left to right:
Mariele Neudecker, Looking west (sunset), courtesy Galerie Emmanuel perrotin, Miami, galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin.
BP, Prestige, 2003, courtesy galerie Catherine Issert, Vence.
BP, In God We Trust, 2003, 125 cm x 125 cm x 15 cm, courtesy galerie Catherine Issert, Vence.
All rights reserved Mariele Neudecker, BP and Villa Arson for the photography

Arboriculture, une pépinière d’espèces greffées (2008) by Gabriela AlbergariaVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Acclimatation, Villa Arson, October 31 2008 - February 1 2009
Courtesy Galerie Vera Cortes, Lisbonne et galerie Vermhelo, Sao Paulo — All rights reserved Gabriela Albergaria and Villa Arson for the photography

Fewafuel (1970) by Jean DupuyVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition À la bonne heure, Jean Dupuy, Villa Arson, 29 June - 28 September 2008
Courtesy Collection Frac Bourgogne — All rights reserved Jean Dupuy and Villa Arson for the photography

The Bosco (entrance garden) looking to the west.

Collective exhibition Mais qu'est-il arrivé à cette musique ? What the Hell happened to this music ? (Arnaud Maguet & Guests), Villa Arson, June 29 September 29 2008 (partial view) (2008)Villa Arson

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Le Cannibale (parody, consumption and institutional critique) (2008) by Mike NelsonVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition Le Cannibale (parody, consumption and institutionnal critique), Mike Nelson, Villa Arson, October 31 2008 - February 1 2009
All rights reserved Mike Nelson and Villa Arson for the photography

Plongeoir (1995) by Philippe RametteVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Ne pas jouer avec des choses mortes, Do not play with dead things, Villa Arson, February 29 - May 29 2008
All rights reserved Philippe Ramette and Villa Arson for the photography

The Beggar’s Things (2007) by Dora GarciaVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Ne pas jouer avec des choses mortes, Do not play with dead things, Villa Arson, February 29 - May 29 2008
Courtesy Galerie Michel Rein, Paris — All rights reserved Dora Garcia and Villa Arson for the photography

Collective exhibition Ne pas jouer avec des choses mortes, Do not play with dead things, Villa Arson, February 29 - May 29 2008 (partial view) (2008) by Paul McCarthyVilla Arson

From left to right:
Propo (Fred Flinstone), 1992, 198 cm × 127 cm, courtesy Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris.
Skinny Bear, 1992, 277 cm × 123 cm × 72 cm, courtesy Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris. Propo (Daddy’s Ketchup), 1992, 183 cm × 127 cm, courtesy Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris.
All rights reserved Paul McCarthy and Villa Arson for the photography

Collective exhibition Ne pas jouer avec des choses mortes, Do not play with dead things, Villa Arson, February 29 - May 29 2008 (partial view) (2008) by Richard Jackson and John BochVilla Arson

From left to right:
Richard Jackson, La-Z Boy, 2003, Lasy Boy, 300 cm × 280 cm × 265 cm, courtesy Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris.
John Boch, Three Diagram Man Meets Loveelasticity, HQ, London, 2003, 207 cm × 204 cm × 157 cm et 86 cm × 322 cm × 101 cm, courtesy Collection Frac Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur.
All rights reserved Richard Jackson, John Boch and Villa Arson for the photography

The Fall of Man, A Puppet Extravaganza (2006) by Spartacus ChetwyndVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Ne pas jouer avec des choses mortes, Do not play with dead things, Villa Arson, February 29 - May 29 2008
Courtesy Migros Museum Für Gegenwartskunst, Zürich — All rights reserved Spartacus Chetwynd and Villa Arson for the photography

Expanded Crash (2008) by Florian Pugnaire and David RaffiniVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition Expanded Crash, Villa Arson, June 26 - October 16 2009
Production Le Fresnoy, Tourcoing — All rights reserved Florian Pugnaire, David Raffini and Villa Arson for the photography

Monographic exhibition The Die is cast, Ryan Gander, Villa Arson, June 26 - October 16 2009 (partial view) (2009) by Ryan GanderVilla Arson

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Collective exhibition Trivial Abstract, Villa Arson, February 20 - May 20 2009 (partial view) (2009) by John M Armleder and Ludovic SauvageVilla Arson

From left to right:
John M. Armleder, Universal Mirror Balls, 1995-2000, courtesy Galerie Andrea Caratsch, Zürich.
Ludovic Sauvage, A forest, 2008
All rights reserved John M. Armleder, Ludovic Sauvage and Villa Arson for the photography

Collective exhibition Double Bind (Arrêtez d'essayer de me comprendre !), Villa Arson, February 5 - May 35 2010 (partial view) (2010)Villa Arson

From left to right:
Gilles Barbier, Christian Marckay, Bettina Samson, Marc Chevalie, Ma Chong.
All rights reserved Gilles Barbier, Christian Marckay, Bettina Samson, Marc Chevalier, Ma Chong and Villa Arson for the photography

Sometimes You Win Sometimes You Lose (2007) by Alexandre PerigotVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Double Bind (Arrêtez d'essayer de me comprendre !), Villa Arson, February 5 - May 35 2010
Courtesy Collection Fundação de Arte Moderna e Contemporânea - Colecção Berardo, Lisbonne - Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve, Paris — All rights reserved Alexandre Perigot and Villa Arson for the photography

Collective exhibition HIC (L'exposition de La Forme des Idées), Villa Arson, November 19 2010 - January 19 2011 (partial view) (2010)Villa Arson

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Goldbarrgorod (2010) by Nicolas MoulinVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition Goldbarrgorod, Nicolas Moulin, Villa Arson, July 2 - October 17 2010
Courtesy Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris — All rights reserved Nicolas Moulin and Villa Arson for the photography

Monographic exhibition Poésie Action, Bernard Heidsieck, Villa Arson, February 18 - May 22 2011 (partial view) (2011) by Bernard HeidsieckVilla Arson

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Collective exhibition Le temps de l'action/Acte 1, Une recherche sur l'histoire de la performance sur la Côte d'Azur de 1951 à nos jours, Villa Arson, June 24 - October 34 2011 (partial view) (2007)Villa Arson

Production Conseil Général des Alpes Maritimes — All rights reserved the artists and Villa Arson for the photography

Le silence au fond d'un abîme (2011) by Gauthier Tassart and Thomas KönerVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Le Temps de l'Écoute (Pratiques sonores et musicales sur la Côte d'Azur des années 1950 à nos jours), Villa Arson, June 24 - October 34 2011
All rights reserved Gauthier Tassart, Thomas Köner and Villa Arson for the photography

La dilatation des souffles (2011) by Emmanuel RégentVilla Arson

Presented in the monographic exhibition Le Temps du Territoire (L'architecture contemporaine sur la Côte d'Azur), Emmanuel Régent, Villa Arson, June 24 - October 34 2011
All rights reserved Emmanuel Régent and Villa Arson for the photography

Collective exhibition À la vie délibérée (Une histoire de la performance sur la Côte d'Azur de 1951 à 2011), Villa Arson, July 1 - October 28 2012 (partial view) (2012)Villa Arson

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Espace récits sonores (2012)Villa Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition À la vie délibérée (Une histoire de la performance sur la Côte d'Azur de 1951 à 2011), Villa Arson, July 1 - October 28 2012
All rights reserved Villa Arson, Nice for the photography

Monographic exhibition Ben signe Nice (A l'occasion du 50ème anniversaire de Fluxus), Ben, Villa Arson, July 1 - October 28 2012 (partial view) (2012) by BenVilla Arson

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Collective exhibition Heart of darkness, Villa Arson, November 24 2012 - January 4 2013 (partial view) (2012)Villa Arson

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Papier peint « sillage » (2009) by Ian SimmsVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition L'institut des archives sauvages, Villa Arson, February 17 - May 27 2012
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Collective exhibition Des corps compétents (la modification), Villa Arson, November 24 2013 - January 14 2014 (partial view) (2013)Villa Arson

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Collective exhibition Entrée libre mais non obligatoire, Noël Dolla, Villa Arson, June 30 - October 20 2013 (partial view) (2013) by Pascal Pinaud and Noël DollaVilla Arson

From left to right:
Pascal Pinaud, Kiosque, 2003, courtesy collection ville de Saint-Étienne - Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris.
Noël Dolla, Le grand leurre, 1986-2009, 172 cm x 234 cm x 137 cm.
All rights reserved Noël Dolla, Pascal Pinaud and Villa Arson for the photography

The Bosco (entrance garden) looking to the west. The furniture was created by Siah Armajani.

Tous les mots du monde (2013) by Noël DollaVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Entrée libre mais non obligatoire, Noël Dolla, Villa Arson, June 30 - October 21 2013
Courtesy collection Jean-Marc et Roselyne Lévy-Leblond — All rights reserved Noël Dolla and Villa Arson for the photography

Portraits des marins (1984) by Noël DollaVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Entrée libre mais non obligatoire, Noël Dolla, Villa Arson, June 30 - October 21 2013
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Terrace on the roof of building 4, looking to the south

Fossile (2013) by Florian PugnaireVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Entrée libre mais non obligatoire, Noël Dolla, Villa Arson, June 30 - October 21 2013
Courtesy Galerie Torri, Paris — All rights reserved Florian Pugnaire and Villa Arson for the photography

Collective exhibition A Company that Makes Everything, Villa Arson, November 9 2014 - January 19 2015 (partial view) (2014) by Sébastien Rémy and Cyrile VerdeVilla Arson

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Monographic exhibition Comment se faire raconter les guerres par un grand-père mort, Jean-Yves Jouannais Villa Arson, April 13 - June 3 2014 (partial view) (2014) by Jean-Yves JouannaisVilla Arson

From left to right:
Front rouge, 2014, 75 cm x 140 cm x 69,7 cm, courtesy Galerie Georges-Philippe et Nathalie Vallois, Paris.
Histoire naturelle, 2014, 214 cm x 58 cm x 4 cm (x 11), 174 cm x 58 cm x 4 cm (x 8), 134 cm x 58 cm x 4 cm (x 12), courtesy Galerie Georges-Philippe et Nathalie Vallois, Paris.
All rights reserved Jean-Yves Jouannais and Villa Arson for the photography

Monographic exhibition Fröbel Fröbeled, Aurélien Froment, Villa Arson, April 13 - June 3 2014 (partial view) (2014) by Aurélien FromentVilla Arson

All rights reserved Aurélien Froment and Villa Arson for the photography

Jambes de bottes (2014) by Diane Blondeau, Vivien Roubaud, and Thomas TeurlaiVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition From & To, Villa Arson, November 9 2014 - January 19 2015
All rights reserved Diane Blondeau, Vivien Roubaud, Thomas Teurlai and Villa Arson for the photography

La rumeur du monde (2014) by Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil JoreigeVilla Arson

Presented in the collective exhibition Je dois tout d’abord m’excuser… I Must First Apologise…, Villa Arson, July 6 - October 16 2014
All rights reserved Joana Hadjithomas, Khalil Joreige and Villa Arson for the photography

Herbe à poux (2013) by Jean-Sébastien TacherVilla Arson

Presented during Jean-Sébastien Tacher residence, Villa Arson, March - April 2014
All rights reserved Jean-Sébastien Tacher and Villa Arson for the photography

Situated behind the current edition studios, the garden now boasts an in-situ work by Bertrand Lavier.

Credits: Story

Direction
Jean-Pierre Simon

In charge of the project
Cédric Moris Kelly

Legal issues
Alain Avena

Digitalization
Under the guidance of Patrick Aubouin

Editorial staff
Patrick Aubouin
Cédric Moris Kelly

Translation
Claire Bernstein

Data entry in Google Cultural Institute interface
Cédric Moris Kelly

Digitalization of spaces by Google Street View team was made possible thanks to the mobilization of Villa Arson technical teams:

Reception, monitoring and maintenance
Joël Jauny

Reception, monitoring & accommodation
Isabelle Clausse
Dave Dhurmajee
Marlène Lebrusq
Jean-Pierre Vitry

Technical / Buildings staff
Jean-Paul Carpentier
Gérard Maria
Pascal Rigaux
Michel Serve

Gardens
Patrice Lorho
Pascal Pujol
Kévin Serviole

Thanks to Michel Marot for the graceful authorization to use the archives collection Marot Tremblot Architecture (MTA)

With the support of the French Ministry of Culture and Communication and the Google Street View and Google Cultural Institute teams

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