Sylvie Fleury, ‘Insolence’, 2007, Sprüth Magers

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'Critique and Crises. Art in Europe since 1945', Art Museum of Estonia - Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, June 28 - November 3, 2013 (traveling group show)
'Desire for Freedom. Art in Europe since 1945', Palazzo Reale, Milan, March 3 - June 2, 2013 (traveling group show)
'Verführung Freiheit. Kunst in Europa seit 1945. XXX. Europaratsausstellung', Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin, October 17, 2012 - February 10, 2013 (traveling group show)
'Sylvie Fleury', Centro de Arte Contempóranea, CAC Malaga, March 18 - June 21, 2011
Espace Kettaneh Kunigk, Beirut, September - October 2010
'The social critique 1993-2005', Konstmuseum Kalmar, Sweden, September 12 - November 22, 2009
'Sylvie Fleury - Paillettes et Dépendances ou la fascination du néant', MAMCO - Musée d'Art Moderne et Conremporain de Genève, October 29, 2008 - January 25, 2009
'RADICAL ADVERTISING', NRW Projects, Düsseldorf, April 11 - August 17, 2008

About Sylvie Fleury

Sylvie Fleury creates seductive objects and multimedia installations that, although they might be mistaken as endorsement, present a subtle commentary on the superficiality of consumer society and its values. Referencing Marcel Duchamp’s readymades and Andy Warhol’s obsession with shopping, Fleury draws on elements from luxury clothing, Formula1 racing, contemporary art, magazine covers, and designer objects. The phrase “Yes to All” is a recurring theme in much of Fleury's objects (including gold plated waste baskets and Swarovski crystal embellished signs), borrowed the profane computer command critiquing the increasingly uncontrollable consumer desire before the 2007 global economic collapse.

Swiss, b. 1961, Geneva, Switzerland, based in Geneva, Switzerland

Exhibition Highlights

2017
New York,
Contemporary Magic
2016
New York,
Shrines to Speed Art And The Automobile: From The Minimal To The Postmodern
2015
Miami Beach,
Sylvie Fleury: Eternity Now

Solo Shows

2015
Miami Beach,
Sylvie Fleury: Eternity Now

Group Shows

2017
New York,
Contemporary Magic
2016
New York,
Shrines to Speed Art And The Automobile: From The Minimal To The Postmodern
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