Nicolas Party

Swiss, b. 1980

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Nicolas Party

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Swiss, b. 1980

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Swiss artist Nicolas Party, who was the subject of a solo exhibition at Swiss Institute in 2012, is known for applying his bright, graphic patterns onto everything from ceramics to furniture to floors, ceilings, doorways, and walls. Despite the surreal simplicity of his aesthetic, his work exemplifies his philosophy regarding color theory and line. Solo exhibitions include: Trunks and Faces (2014), Westfälischer Kunstverein, Muenster; Landscape (2014), Kunsthall Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway; Pastel (2014), Gregor Staiger, Zurich; Carrot Stairs (2014), David Dale Gallery, Glasgow (Permanent Commission); Still Life oil paintings and Landscape watercolours (2013), The Modern Institute, Osborne Street, Glasgow; and Still Life, Stones and Elephants (2012), Swiss Institute, New York.

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Biography

Swiss artist Nicolas Party, who was the subject of a solo exhibition at Swiss Institute in 2012, is known for applying his bright, graphic patterns onto everything from ceramics to furniture to floors, ceilings, doorways, and walls. Despite the surreal simplicity of his aesthetic, his work exemplifies his philosophy regarding color theory and line. Solo exhibitions include: Trunks and Faces (2014), Westfälischer Kunstverein, Muenster; Landscape (2014), Kunsthall Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway; Pastel (2014), Gregor Staiger, Zurich; Carrot Stairs (2014), David Dale Gallery, Glasgow (Permanent Commission); Still Life oil paintings and Landscape watercolours (2013), The Modern Institute, Osborne Street, Glasgow; and Still Life, Stones and Elephants (2012), Swiss Institute, New York.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Blue chip status
Blue chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
User
Solo show at a major institution
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and 1 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 1 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Glasgow International
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