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Introduction

Joel Ducorroy, one may qualify him as a neo-conceptual humourist, collects words and plays with art.

He found a gimmick: ę style is the thing†Ľ andyou only haveto readto understand it. He adopted the name “plaquetitien artist” created by Jean-Claude Lange, a friend of Raymond Hains. In 1980, he met Serge Gainsbourg with whom he indulges a play on words: “Et caetera, c'est adequat” a sentence which roughly translate to “Et caetera, it's adequate”.

To commemorate this event, he wrote this sentence on license plates in the store in which Marcel Duchamp bought his bottle rack.

In 1981, he started using license plates, and created several works very similar to those of the Pop artists; plates representing a part of a whole object create the said objected when gathered. Since then, the work of JoŽl Ducorroy has been the subject of several exhibitions and particularly of:

In 1985, for the first time in New-York, at the Gallery Emily Harvey which mainly supports artists of Fluxus movement

In 1987, in New-York again, for a solo exhibition during which he met Andy Warhol;

In 1988, first exhibition at the Contemporary Art Gallery of Museum of Nice;

In 1989, he participated at the Colour of Monochrome exhibition of the National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo;

In 1991, nines galleries got together to celebrate the tenth anniversary of his work;

In the following years, like one of his mentors, Rodchenko, he applied his ideas in various fields such as architecture, cloth design and photography:

At the end of 1992, for the Confort Moderne in Poitiers, he created a massive work with license plates (over a thousand of plates were required) representing the inside of a 4-room apartment.


He organized a solo exhibition in 2003 at the FIAC with the baudoin lebon gallery which has represented him since 1994.

Biography

Solo exhibitions (selected)



2016

  • Chroniques, Villa Tamaris, La Seyne-sur-mer, France


2015

  • Exquises esquisses, JoŽl Ducorroy et Olivia Fryszowski, baudoin lebon, Paris, France
  • JoŽl Ducorroy, artiste plaquetitien, Arsenal-Museum of Soissons, Roussel, Soissons, France


2014

  • Comme un aperÁu, Andrť Malraux Art Space, Colmar, France
  • Styles et Acadťmies, Gallery of college Jacques Cartier, Cauny, France
  • Editions, Art Center of Ch‚tellerault, France


2012

  • Etre-artiste-et-tout-plaquer, Paul-Louis Flandrin, Paris, France


2011

  • Amicalement vŰtre, baudoin lebon, Paris, France
  • Plaquť art, Chapelle de la Visitation, Thonon-les-bains, France


2009

  • Etre artiste et tout plaquer, Artcurial Paris / Artať, Lyon
  • Edition de Ducorroy, Appart 113 Gallery, Bordeaux, France


2008

  • Ducorroy sur l'Ile de Rť, Kahn Gallery, Ars-en-Rť, France


2007

  • L'emploi des mots dans l'art, Regional Museum, Gap, France
  • Monaplaque, Incognito Gallery, Monaco
  • JoŽl Ducorroy artiste "plaquetitien, Kandler Gallery, Toulouse, France


2003

  • Editions, baudoin lebon, Paris, France
  • Chapelle du Carmel, Ch‚lons?sur-SaŰne, France

2001†

  • Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation, Sao Paulo, Brazil


2000

  • Kahn Gallery, Strasbourg, France
  • baudoin lebon, Paris, France

1998

  • Art Center of Bouvet-Ladubay, Saumur, France
  • Museum of modern and contemporary art, Nice, France


1996

  • baudoin lebon, Paris, France


1992

  • Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France


1991

  • IMMATRICUL…E CONCEPTION (9 exhibitions† for 10 years of work)
  • Jade Gallery , Colmar, France
  • G Gallery, BesanÁon, France
  • Polaris Gallery, Paris, France
  • Duval ? Dunner Gallery, Paris, France
  • Lecointre - Ozanne Gallery, Paris, France
  • baudoin lebon, Paris, France
  • Gallery of Paris, Paris, France
  • Ghislain Mollet Vieville agent d?art, Paris, France
  • Lola Gassin Gallery, Nice, France


1990

  • La collection partie Nį2, Polaris Gallery, Paris, France
  • L'exposition suite, Mťtroplolis Gallery, Lyon, France



Group exhibitions (selected)

2015

  • Sweet 18: Contemporary art, fashion and design inspired by the 18th Century, Urssel Castle, Hingene


2014

  • Crosswords 2, Jordan/Seydoux Gallery et Lage Egal, Berlin, Germany


2013

  • Art Paris, with baudoin lebon, Paris, France
  • St'art, with Kahn Gallery , Strasbourg, France


2012

  • Perspectives, Artae Gallery, Lyon, France


2009

  • Les artistes de la Galerie, Josť Martinez Gallery, Lyon, France


2006

  • Art and industry museum of St Etienne, France
  • Art modest museum, SŤte, France
  • Josť Martinez Gallery, Lyon, France


2004

  • A prendre ou ŗ laissser, ArtothŤque of Caen, France
  • Segnali inquieti, Galleria Peccolo, Livorno, Italy


2003

  • Selest?Art 2003, Sťlestat, France
  • Les matťriaux de la Sculpture, Marseille, Salon de Provence, Arles


2002

  • Ziem Museum, Martigues, France
  • Huyndai Gallery, Seoul, South of Korea
  • Portraits d?artistes libres, Infinito Ltd Gallery, Turin, Italy


2000

  • La santť des restes, Ziem Museum, Martigues, France


1999

  • L'Art & l'Ecrit, Sculfort Space, Maubeuge, France
  • L'ťcrit dans l'art, Daniel & Florence Guerlain Foundation, Les Mesnuls, France
  • Bunkier Sztuki, Cravcovie, Poland
  • Bourdelle Museum, Paris, France
  • 10 x 10, Kahn Gallery, Strasbourg, France


1995

  • Bleu pour les filles, Rose pour les garÁons, Fine Arts School Paris


1992

  • Marie Puck - Broothares Gallery, Bruxelles, Belgium


1991

  • After Duchamp, 1900-2000 Gallery, Paris, France






Art Fairs


2011

  • ArtParis, with Kahn Gallery, Paris, France


1994†††

  • SAGA, with Galerie Polaris, Stand Rabanelly, GDL, Paul Bourquin, Paris, France


1993†††

  • SAGA, with Polaris et GDL Galleries, Paris, France


1992†††

  • SAGA, with Polaris et Paul Bourquin Galleries, Paris, France


1991††

  • SAGA, with Polaris Gallery, Paris, France
  • FIAC, with Polaris Gallery, Paris, France


1989††

  • ART JONCTION, with Polaris Gallery, Nice, France
  • FIAC, with Polaris Gallery, Paris, France


1988†††

  • SAGA, with baudoin lebon et Polaris Gallery, Paris, France
  • ART JONCTION, with Galerie Polaris Gallery, Nice, France
  • FIAC, with Polaris Gallery, Paris, France


1987†††

  • FIAC, with Polaris Gallery, Paris, France


1986†
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  • ART JONCTION, with Polaris Gallery, Nice, France

public collections

  • The regional fund for contemporary art, Alsace
  • Mamac, Nice
  • FDAC, Seine Saint Denis
  • Ziem Museum, Martigues
  • Regional Museum, Gap
  • Conseil Gťnťral de l'Essonne
  • Musťe des arts religieux modernes, Bruxelles
  • ArtothŤque de Villeurbanne
  • ArtothŤque de Caen
  • ArtothŤque d'Amiens
  • ArtothŤque d'Angers
  • ArtothŤque de BesanÁon
  • ArtothŤque de Grenoble
  • The National Library of France, Paris


Private collections in France, Germany, Japan, Switzerland, Quťbec, United-States, Belgium, Czech Republic, Scandinavia, Italy

Exhibitions

Charles AUBRY / JoŽl DUCORROY / Henri FOUCAULT / Emile GALLE / Mi-Hyun KIM / Robert MAPPLETHORPE / Mathilde NARDONE
JoŽl DUCORROY / Olivia Fryszowski
Javier BALMASEDA / Luciano Castelli / Chu Teh Chun / Alain CLEMENT / JoŽl DUCORROY / Charles Christopher HILL / Tschang-Yeul KIM / Francis LIMERAT / Robert MAPPLETHORPE / Ivan MESSAC / Evsa MODEL / Gloria Petyarre / Jaume Plensa / Julian Schnabel / Sung-Hy SHIN / Vladimir SKODA / Antoni Tŗpies / Joel-Peter WITKIN / A-Sun WU
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