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The Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain presents Matthew Barney’s first institutional exhibition in France for over 10 years. Visitors will discover the American artist’s latest video installation, SECONDARY, alongside new works created especially for the occasion. To accompany the exhibition, the...

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Nomadic Nights

The Fondation Cartier invites four performers from Matthew Barney's SECONDARY video installation to present their own in situ creations.

Exceptional screening / Offsite

Marathon : Matthew Barney, "The Cremaster Cycle"

The Fondation Cartier offers a retrospective of The Cremaster Cycle in its entirety, a cinematic journey through five films made by Matthew Barney between 1994 and 2002. The Fondation Cartier joins forces with the Christine Cinéma Club, the legendary independent art house cinema, for these never-before-seen screenings.

Saturday 29 June and Sunday 30 June
Christine Cinéma Club

Performance / Dance – In-situ creation


The artist and performer Shamar Watt has been carrying out an artistic work that combines his multicultural roots with cosmic reflections. With BLACK GHOST WITH DOVE, he presents an immersive journey into the psychosocial realms of micro-realities experienced by a Maroon Jamaican American Black being, at the heart of the spectrum of life-death, light-dark.

Monday 24 June, 7.30 p.m.

Unearthing the Collection : American narratives

Joan Mitchell "I carry my landscapes around me"
The Fondation Cartier and Columbia Global Centers, Paris present Unearthing the Collection: American Narratives: a journey through the American artists in the Fondation Cartier collection. Curator Leanne Sacramone presents the work of Joan Mitchell, followed by a conversation with professors Robert E. Harrist Jr. and Ioannis Mylonopoulos.

Tuesday 25 June at 6.30 p.m.
Columbia Global Centers | Paris

The World Around

The Fondation Cartier and The World Around are excited to jointly announce a global cultural partnership, convening architecture’s now, near and next. We will be collaborating on three public programs in three different cities, bringing together the international architecture community around critical topics that address the many complex challenges of our time.