Chalet Society presents The Museum of Everything // Exhibition #1.1 on view from 15th October 2012 to Sunday 31st March, 2013 at 14 boulevard Raspail, 75007 Paris.
An alternative history of 19th, 20th and 21st Century art, Exhibition #1.1 embraces artists who function without art education, theory or society. For them, as for The Museum of Everything, the act of creation and the impulse to make do not depend on destination or definition.
To illustrate this philosophy, Exhibition #1.1 incorporates essays by leading artists, curators, writers and thinkers, including David Byrne, Ed Ruscha, Marlene Dumas, Carsten Höller, Maurizio Cattelan, Nick Cave, Annette Messager, John Baldessari, Paula Rego and Christian Boltanski.
Highlights include the panoramic adult fairytale of Chicago janitor Henry Darger, the towering spirit scrolls of Chinese factory worker Guo Fengyi, the mystic constructions of French miniature architect ACM and the dense tramways of Dutch self-appointed naive Willem van Genk.
After welcoming 350,000 visitors to its critically-acclaimed installations in London, Turin and Moscow, The Museum of Everything opens its mighty Parisian doors on 15th October 2012 and stays open throughout Fiac. Then it’s Wednesday through Sunday, 11:30am to 20:00pm.
Entrance to The Museum of Everything in Paris is by invitation only. To receive your official invitation visit http://musevery.com/site/
Exhibition #1.1 is a presentation of Chalet Society, the radical new art space helmed by Marc-Olivier Wahler, former director and chief curator of Palais de Tokyo.
For more information, visit www.chaletsociety.com.
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