Xavier Veilhan Lyon, France, b. 1963
Lives and works in Paris.
Veilhan studied at the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs, Paris; at Hochschule der Künste, Berlin; and at L’Institut des Hautes Études en Arts Plastiques of Centre Pompidou. He made residencies at Casa Wabi, Puerto Escondido and Sheats-Goldstein Residence, Los Angeles. He represented France in the 57th Venice Biennale.
He is a multimedia artist whose work in sculpture, installation, and video art is informed by explorations of architectural form, the human body, and the natural environment. Veilhan also works with music.
He has solo had solo exhibits at Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm; Galeria Nara Roesler, São Paulo; Galerie Perrotin, New York and Paris; Palais de Tokyo, Paris; Espace Louis Vuitton, Tokyo; Musée d’Art moderne et contemporain, Strasbourg; Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona; MNAM-Centre Georges Pompidou, and the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, among others. He has had group shows in Spain, France, Tokyo, London, Seoul, and New York.
Many of his works are exhibited permanently outdoors in Paris, Hong Kong, New York; and many belong to several private and public collections.
For more infomation visit the artist website.