Croy Nielsen

Benoît Maire

Images

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, Cloud Painting, 2016, oil on canvas, 240 × 180 cm

Benoît Maire, Cloud Painting, 2016, oil on canvas, 240 × 180 cm

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire / Ker-Xavier, Chair, 2016

Benoît Maire / Ker-Xavier, Chair, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, Cloud Painting,2016, Oil on canvas, 69 × 54 cm

Benoît Maire, Cloud Painting,2016, Oil on canvas, 69 × 54 cm

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, Main, marble, 26 × 14 × 11 cm

Benoît Maire, Main, marble, 26 × 14 × 11 cm

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, Cloud Painting, 2016, oil on canvas, 150 × 100 cm

Benoît Maire, Cloud Painting, 2016, oil on canvas, 150 × 100 cm

Benoît Maire, installation view Sticker Beings, Kiria Koula, San Francisco, 2015

Benoît Maire, installation view Sticker Beings, Kiria Koula, San Francisco, 2015

Benoît Maire, installation view Sticker Beings, Kiria Koula, San Francisco, 2015

Benoît Maire, installation view Sticker Beings, Kiria Koula, San Francisco, 2015

Benoît Maire, installation view Letre, La Verrière, Hermès Foundation, Brussels, 2014

Benoît Maire, installation view Letre, La Verrière, Hermès Foundation, Brussels, 2014

Benoît Maire, installation view Letre, La Verrière, Hermès Foundation, Brussels, 2014

Benoît Maire, installation view Letre, La Verrière, Hermès Foundation, Brussels, 2014

Benoît Maire, installation view Letre, La Verrière, Hermès Foundation, Brussels, 2014

Benoît Maire, installation view Letre, La Verrière, Hermès Foundation, Brussels, 2014

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Benoît Maire

*1978, France — Lives and works in Bordeaux

Education

2005 – 2006 
Pavillon, unité pédagogique et de recherché, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

2003
DNSEP Villa Arson, Nice

2002
DEA philosophie, Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne

Solo Exhibitions

2018
Thébes, CAPC, Bordeaux 

2017
Disaster, Croy Nielsen, Vienna

2016
castled, Jose Garcia, Merida
quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris
Lito S. Freeman, Benoit Maire, Room East, New York
George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld
Castling the Queen, Meessen de Clercq, Brussels

2015
Nuages et déchets, Galerie Thomas Bernard, Paris
Nuages indexé, Onestar press, Paris
Sticker Beings, Kiria Koula, San Francisco

2014
Organon (with Falke Pisano), The Snake, Paris
Beings, Hollybush Gardens, London
LETTER, Western Front, Vancouver
Letre, La verrière Hermes, Brussels

2013
Spiaggia di menzogne (Lying Beach), Fondazione Giuliani, Rome
Weapon, David Roberts Art Fondation, London
Film studies, Blau Projects, São Paulo
Ohne Warum, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Le fruit est défendu, Cortex Athletico, Paris

2012
du classicisme (with Alex Cecchetti), Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux

2011
Soon the metal between us will turn into gold, Kunsthalle, Mulhouse
The History of Geometry, Halle für Kunst, Lunenburg
The History of Geometry, Walden Affairs, The Hague
The Object Of Criticism, De Vleeshal, Middelburg

2010
L’espace nu, FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux
Le concept de Cordélia, Statement, Art Basel 41, Basel (Cortex Athletico)
L’histoire de la géométrie, Rosascape, Paris
The Wave (with Falke Pisano), Hollybushgardens, London

2009
Aesthetics of the Differends, Hollybushgardens, London
The Photograph, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Organon and the Wave (with Falke Pisano), Grazer Kunstverein, Graz

2008
1929, Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux
toucher Cordélia, module, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Desert Solitaire (with Falke Pisano), Hollybush Gardens, London
Benoît Maire and Falke Pisano, Croy Nielsen, Berlin

2007
The Repetition, Hollybush Gardens, London
Tiresias & the geometry, Art Forum fair, Berlin

2006 
Le Présent (with Etienne Chambaud), Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux
Twilight of the copyists, Liste – the young art fair, Basel

2004
Flat Screen’s Tragedy (ending), Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux

Group Exhibitions

2018
Give up the Ghost, Baltic Triennale, BTXIII, CAC, Vilnius, Tallinn Art Hall, Kim?, Riga (upcoming)
KEDEM-KODEM-KADIMA, The Center for Cotemporary Art Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv (upcoming)
Nature morte, ou le préfixe conceptuel de l’art romantique, Chasse-Spleen Centre d’Art, Bordeaux (upcoming)

2017
Theater of measurement, Kunstverein München, Munich

2016
Reponse, MACL, Saint-Jérôme
What do you read my lord ? – Words…, GDM, Paris
Zodiaco, Hopstreet Gallery, Brussels
Objects from the Temperate Palm House, Bargain Spot, Edinburgh
Les Possédés, La Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille
The Promise of Total Automation, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna

2015
Là où commence le jour, Lille métropole musée d´art moderne d’art contemporaine et d’art brut (LAM), Lille
Nel Mezzo del Mezzo, Museo Riso, Palermo
The Crack-Up, Room East, New York
Les images constellantes, Villa du Parc, Annemasse
Transmissions, Beaux-Arts de Paris, Paris
L’usage des formes, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
After Dark, La Collection du Frac Île-de-France, Mamco, Geneva
Unendliche Bibliothek, Alte Fabrik, Rapperswil

2014
Oracular/​Vernacular, Mamo, Marseille
Ernesto, CEAAC, Strasbourg
Me and You in a Living Room, ArtSpace, Seoul
Quelque chose à vous dire, Cortex Athletico, Paris
A Thousand Varied Uses, Nogueras Blanchard, Madrid
Zodiaco, CAR DRDE, Bologna
Les dérivés de la photographie, FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux
Soleil politique – The museum between light and shadow, MUSEION, Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
Seymour, CEAAC – Centre européen d’actions artistiques contemporaines, Strasbourg
Propos d’Europe 13 : Le musée d’une nuit (script for leaving traces), Fondation Hippocrène, Paris

2013
Oracular/​Vernacular, Mamo, Marseille
Archeologia, 40mcube, Rennes
Les archipels réinventés 2, Ricard Foundation Prize, Marseille
Les Pléiades – 40 ans des FRAC, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse
L’amour atomique, Palais des Arts et du Festival, Dinard
The lie and the powerpoint, Shanaynay, Paris
Des gestes de la pensée, La Verrière, Brussels
Paint it black, Frac Île de France, le plateau, Paris
A house of leaves, David Robert Art Foundation, London
Bow-lal, Juliette Jongma Galerie, Amsterdam
Collection Joseph Kouli, Mains d’oeuvres, Saint-Ouen
Campagne/​Campagnes, Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux

2012
Rotary connection, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York
Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
Hapax Legomena, Mercer Union, Toronto
Houses of leaves, David Roberts Art Fondation, London
To the Moon via the Beach, Maja Hoffmann, LUMA Foundation, Arles
Who I am? What I’m going here?, Shanaynay, Paris
Le mont Juji n’existe pas, plateau Frac Ile-de-France, le plateau, Paris
Reed, Look! We promise it’s not dangerous, Emily Havey Foundation, New York

2011
Beyond the Dust – Artists’ Documents Today, Fondation Ricard, Paris
Collections contemporaines, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Codex, Live In Your Head, Geneva
Il est si doux…, Château Giscours, Margaux
Monitor, Rome 
Tableaux, Le Magasin, Grenoble 
Institut culturel Bernard Magrez, Bordeaux
Desert Solitaire, CAC Vilnius
The rehearsal of repetition, Grantpirrie, Sidney
Inaugural group show, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Radical Autonomy, Netwerk, Aalst

2010
Les interlocuteurs, Printemps de septembre, Toulouse
Monsieur Miroir, 12éme Prix Ricard, Fondation Ricard, Paris
Beyond the Dust – Artists’ Documents Today, De Vleeshal, Middelburg
Beyond the Dust – Artists’ Documents Today, La Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan
Things slowly curve out of sight until they are gone. Afterwards only the curve remains.*, Hermes und der Pfau, Stuttgart
SC13, Design Mall, San Francisco
Une exposition du sensible, Synagogue de Delme, Delme
Dynasty, Palais de Tokyo, MAM ARC, Paris
History of art, the, David Roberts Art Foundation, London
Blind Mirror, Galleria Raucci/​Santamaria, Naples
Memories of the future, Sean Kelly gallery, New-York
Il cristallo d’Islanda, Gamec, Bergamo
You don’t need eyes to see, Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris
Arrivals and departures, Mole Vanvitelliana, Anconna
The sunday of life, Coco Kunstverein, Wien
ANTIANTIANTI, shapes, contexts & rules, LOG Bergamo
The Happy Interval, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Blood of a Poet, Thierry Goldberg Projects, New-York
Dans la forêt, FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux
Armory show, with Cortex Athletico, New-York

2009
Lisson presents 6, Lisson Gallery, London
Flüchtige Zeiten, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster
What if this was a piece of art?, Halle für Kunst, Lunenburg
Un Nouveau Festival, Centre Pompidou, Paris
The Garden of the Forking Paths, Mulhouse Kunsthalle, Mulhouse
La collection du 20éme siècle, La Vitrine, Paris
Le chant de la carpe, Parc Saint Léger, Pougues-les-Eaux
22ème ateliers internationaux du Frac des Pays de la Loire, chapitre 2, Parc culturel de Rentilly, Bussy-Saint-Martin
Nous tournons dans la nuit…, Musée departemental d’art de Rochechouart, Rochechouart
Paper exhibition, artistspace, New York
Fugues, Galerie Hussenot, Paris

2008
Blank Complexity, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt
For the First and the Second Time, CAC, Vilnius
Les feuilles, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Trahison (collection), CapcMusée, Bordeaux
nonknowledge, projects arts centre, Dublin
All the best, David Roberts Foundation, London
XXII éme ateliers internationaux, Frac de la Pays de la Loire, Carquefou
toute la collection du Frac Ile-de-France (ou presque), Mac/​Val, Ivry-sur-Seine
l’anomalie d’Ararat, Irmaveplab, Chatillon-sur-Marne
Exercises In Seeing, tulips and roses gallery, Vilnius
one of these things is not like the others things, 1/9 unosunove arte contemporanea, Rome
The artist is a mysterious entertainer, De Appel arts centre, Amsterdam
Weisses Lächeln, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
object, the undeniable success of operations, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, Amsterdam
We would like to thanks the curators who wish to remain anonymous, seventeen gallery, London
Sans Titre (15 jours), Frac Aquitaine, Bordeaux
The unfair fair, Rome
excepté peut être une constellation, 220 jours / gb agency, Paris
Katamari, 220 jours / gb agency, Paris

2007
from a distance, Wallspace gallery, New York
Biennale de Lyon, Lyon
Le jardin de Cyrus, galerie Edouard Manet, Gennevilliers
Rooms, Conversations, Frac Ile-de-France, Le Plateau, Paris
Prologue, 220 jours / gb agency, Paris
All we ever see of stars are their olds photographs, 220 jours, Paris
Rien n’aura eu lieu que le lieu, 220 jours / gb agency, Paris
Twice Told Tales, galerie Michel Rein, Paris
On fait le mur (…), Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux
Re-trait, Fondation de’entreprise Ricard, Paris
Proposition de Colloque, Fondation Kadist, Paris
The moment You Realise You Are Lost, Johann Koenig gallery, Berlin
The as yet Issue (video screening), De Appel arts centre, Amsterdam
there have to be many …, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig

2006
Meeting Sébastien Planchard, Dolores, Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam
Fiction, la Box, Bourges
The Library, Villa Warsaw, Varsovie
Ausserordentliche Zustände, Berlin
Two scenes in three acts (video screening), Stockholm
Notre Histoire, La Cabane, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Radio Kills the video stars, Frac Champagne-Ardenne, Reims
Terra Incognita (video screening), Malba, Buenos Aires
Waking-up, Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux

2005 
Rendez-vous, Blue space gallery, Hô Chi Minh
idealondon, ICA, London
Les apparences sont souvent trompeuses, CapcMusée, Bordeaux

2004 
Aujourd’hui c’est ravioli, Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux
Peau d’âne 4, galerie Soardi, Nice

Conferences / Performances

2015
Conversation XLII (Conference with Daniel C. Barber), Le Foyer, Zurich

2012 
Aesthetics of the Differends, Corner College, Zurich
Critique de la mesure, ESAD, Reims

2011 
Esthétique des différends, École des Beaux-Arts, Lyon
à propos de ce dont je né peux parler, Fondation d’entreprise Ricard, Paris
Esthétique des différends, Rosascape, Paris

2010 
Aesthetics of the Differends, Nationale Gallery, Vilnius
Aesthetics of the Differends, Gerrit Rieveld Academy, Amsterdam
Esthétique des différends, Musée d’Art Moderne, Strasbourg

2009
Aesthetics of differends, Istituto svizzero, Milan
Lecture with Jonathan Lahey Dronsfield in collaboration with Hollybush Gardens, Central Saint Martins
College of Art and Design London
Comment je réalise certains de mes travaux, Ecole des Beaux-arts, Brest

2008
L’obstacle est la tautologie, galerie Xippas, Paris
Drawing Attention, gallery one one one, London
Drawing Attention, Frac des Pays de la Loire, Carquefou
Discussion with chance, Royal College of Arts, London
L’objet Impossible, école des beaux arts de Mulhouse
L’objet impossible, Frac Lorraine, Metz
Quatre livres, Kadist Art Fondation, Paris

2007
Conversation avec le hasard, espace de l’art concret, Mouans-sartoux
Interrompre Jacques Lacan, CapcMusée, Bordeaux

2006 
Aesthetics of the conference of aesthetics (distributed text), LSE, London

2005 
New Chaotic Idealism, a conference for a dead man, Nash Room, ICA, London
the signifying monkey, CapcMusée, Bordeaux

2004 
Flat Screen’s tragedy – area – visual / audio / information – 45’00, à suivre, Bordeaux
Ce qui reste du ciel, galerie Cortex Athlético, Bordeaux
L’objet impossible, CapcMusée Bordeaux
éthique des fantômes, jet FM, Nantes

Curatorial

2013
Broken Windows, New-York Gallery, New York, 2013

2010  
The Obstacle is Tautology,
Studio D1 cité des arts montmartre, Paris

2009 
The Obstacle is Tautology, Tulips and Roses, Vilnius

Awards

2010 
Prix Ricard, Fondation d’entreprise Ricard

Public collections

David Roberts art Foundation, London
MAC / VAL
Fondazione Giuliani, Rome
FRAC Franche-Comté
CAPC Musée d’art contemporain, Bordeaux
FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux
FRAC Ile-de-France, Paris
Kadist Art Foundation
Musée National d’Art Modenre, Centre Pompidou
FNAC Fonds National d’Art Contemporain
Artothèque de Pessac
Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez
Nomas Foundation, Rome

Publications

2015
l’effet Vertigo, group catalogue, published by MacVal, France
Transmission, group catalogue, published by Beaux-Arts de Paris, France
To the moon via the beach, group catalogue, Luma Fondation, published by JRP Ringier, Arles

2014
Esthétique des différends (2éme volume), Artist Book, Published by Rosascape, Paris
Collaborative Works, by Benoît Maire and Falke Pisano, Manucius, Paris
Pourparlers Deleuze entre art et philosophie, edited by ÉPURE, Paris
Lying Weapon on the Beach, Catalogue, published by Nero and Fondazone Giuliani, Rome
Soleil Politique, the museum between light and shadow, group catalogue, Museion, Bolzano
Me + You in a living Room, group catalogue, SongEun ArtSpace with Ricard Fondation, Korea

2013
Les Archipels Réinventés 2, group catalogue, co-published by Centre Pompidou/​Ricard Fondation, Paris

2012
Drawing Room Confessions, Benoît Maire, published by Mousse publishing, London
Geschichte der Geometrie, Catalogue, text by Valerie Knoll, published by Archive Books, Berlin

2011
Esthétique des différends, Artist Book, Published by Rosascape, Paris
Materiality of Theory, text by Jonathan Lahey Dronsfield, Benoît Maire, Marcus Steinweg, published by Article Press, BIAD (Birmingham City University), Birmingham
Aesthetics of differends (extracts), in The Encyclopedia of Fictional Artists and the Addition, edited by Koen Brams and Krist Gruijthuijsen, published by JRP Ringier, Zurich
The crystal hypothesis, Catalogue, Esthétique des différends, GAMeC, Bergamo
The Object of Criticism, Catalogue, text by Lorenzo Benedetti, published by Roma, Amsterdam

2010
L’île de la répétition, Catalogue, published by Dent-de-Leone, Geneve
Beyond the Dust, group catalogue, Roma Publication, Amsterdam
The crystal hypothesis, group catalogue, GAMeC, published by Motto, Bergamo
Monsieur Miroir, group catalogue, 12th Ricard Foundation Prize, Artbasel 40, Paris
Dynasty, group catalogue, Musée d’Art Moderne de la ville de Paris, Paris

2009
Yonger than Jesus Generation Book, New Museum, published by Phaidon, New York
Du Yodel à la physique quantique, Volume 2, p. 108 – 109, fig. #74, published by Palais de Tokyo, Paris

2008
The square in a forest, Artist book, published by Westphalie Verlag, Wien
Why do we like images from the past (with Raimundas Malasauskas), The Mock, London
La répétition de l’affect, text, Berlin
Chapitre III (les récits autorisés), group catalogue, XXIIe ateliers Frac des Pays de la Loire, published by B42, Paris
Resituation, group catalogue, la box, Bourges
Le Pavillon, group catalogue, p. 182, 240, 286, 287, published by Le cercle d’art, Paris

2007
What is consciousness?, edited by Vanessa Desclaux, publish by Revolver, Frankfurt
Tiresias, Artlies (in future perfect cur. by Raimundas Malasauskas), Houston
L’histoire d’une décennie qui n’est pas encore nommée, group catalogue, Biennale de Lyon, p. 173, 286, Lyon

Selected Press

2015
Lavrador, Judicael, à ciel couvert”, Libération, November
Linda Mai Green”, Art in America, April

2014
Antognoli, Paolo Emilio, Notes on Benoît Maire…”, Arte Critica, September, no. 79
Coster, Adrien, Benoît Maire, entre esthétique et philosophie”, (H)art, October
Moulène, Claire, L’homme-dé”, Les Inrockuptibles, September 24, p.112 – 113
Lalande, Pierre-Antoine, Benoît Maire: the conjugation of objects and beings”, l’insolent magazine, Autumn
Joly, Patrice, Benoît Maire”, Magazine 02, Autumn
Ottavi, Marie, La letre’ de Benoît Maire exposée à Bruxelles”, Libération Next, September 23

2013
Benoît Maire’s Aesthetics of Differends”, fragmented in 21 ST CENTURY THEORY–Spike Magazine, winter, #38
Cédric Aurelle, Benoît Maire: Dans L’océan des choses, le QDA n° 680
Wright, Nicola Celia, Benoît Maire”, review, Frieze, June, no. 156, p. 229
Scrimgeour, Alex, Benoît Maire”, Artforum, summer, no. 51, p. 370
Rob Sharp, Benoît Maire, Modern Painters, July, p.93 – 94
Debailleux, Henri-François, L’allégorie selon Benoît Maire”, Le Journal des Arts, May, p.30
Katz, Flora, Benoît Maire –Quitte à me perdre, nous sommes”, review, Magazine 02 online
Hoberman, Mara, Elegantly Constructed Oddities”, Artslant, May
The lie and the PowerPoint”, Contemporary Art Daily, June 11
Gavaldon, Sabel, Benoît Maire: Weapon”, review, This is Tommorow, April

2012
Arnaudet, Didier, Du Classicisme”, Art Press, December, no. 395, p. 22

2011
Repetition Island, Skulpi, Berlin
Organon (and the audience perception), Paletten n°2, Göteborg
Esthétique des différends”, Palais, magazine du Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Honoré, Vincent, Benoît Maire”, Cover, Cura Magazine, fall, no. 9
Sennewald, Jens Emil, Das Post-Sublime: Jens E. Sennewald im Gespräch mit dem französischen Filmkünstler Benoît Maire”, Kunstzeitung, May, no. 177
Désanges, Guillaume, Benoît Maire, Formas en el abismo”, Exit magazine, March
Leij, Machteld, Benoît Maire in de Vleshaal, Niets is wat het lijkt”, (H)art, February, p. 16
Jäger, Hans den Hartog, Benoît Maire wil de kijker ontregelen”, NRC Handelsblad, February 4
D’Elbée, Marie, Benoît Maire, Artist Profile”, This is Tomorrow, November 24

2010
Brunel, Raphaël, Benoît Maire”, Perdre ses théories 02, autumn, no. 55
Fiducia, Johana, report: Bullshit ! Calling Out Contemporary Art”, Map Magazine, summer, no.22
Moulène, Claire, Benoît Maire”, Artforum, November
Broqua, Cécile, Vergés, Cyril, Les séparés”, Spirit, summer, no. 62
Gouband, Emilie, L’investigation esthétique de Benoît Maire”, art​in​fo​.com, July 30
Moulène, Claire, Répétition Générale”, Les inrocks, August, no. 768, p. 18 – 24 
Arnaudet, Didier, Benoît Maire, un fond de vagabondage”, Art Press, July/​August
Zakaitis, Jonas, On several works By Benoît Maire”, Map Magazine, March

2009
Ciricionne, Lorenzo, Benoît Maire, qu’est-ce que l’art aujourd’hui ?”, Beaux-Arts Magazine éditions, Decembe
Arnaudet, Didier, Benoît Maire”, Art Press, March
Di Nardo, Francesca, Benoît Maire : The affective charge of theory”, Mousse, February
Lavrador, Judicael, Benoît Maire : Matières à penser”, Beaux-Arts Magazine, Paris, February
Titz, Walter, Kreatives Spiel mit Dingen und Theorien”, grazer daily journal, January
Lewis, David, Etienne Chambaud and Benoît Maire”, interview, Museo Magazine, no. 10
Nachtergael, Magali, les artistes de l’émotion intellectuelle”, l’art Même, January, no. 41
Broqua, Cécile and Vergés, Cyril, Benoît Maire: L’objet de l’art”, Spirit, January
Maisonneuve, Anna, Benoît Maire: l’épopée désorientée”, Sud-Ouest, January

2008
Moulène, Claire, Benoît Maire”, Les Inrockuptibles, December, no. 682, p. 83 – 84
Huberman, Anthony, Benoît Maire + Falke Pisano”, Modern Painters, December
Thorel, Benjamin, Benoît Maire, French Connection”, Black Jack éditions, October
Antoine, Stéphanie, Benoît Maire, Contrast-e, Juillet 2008 Magali Nachtergael”, art 21, March, no. 16
Fiduccia, Joanna, Benoît Maire and Mark Geffriaud”, Flash art, February, no. 258

2007
FR David, Meeting Sébastien Planchard”, in Spéculation, Cross Magazine, Italy
Colard, Jean-Max, Benoît Maire”, Les Inrockuptibles, July
Fox, Dan, Benoît Maire”, Frieze, June, no. 108
Desclaux, Vanessa, The repetition”, interview, Untitled, June
Wecker, Frédéric, re-trait”, Art 21, June
Nachtergael, Magali, Le présent”, Art 21, March

2006
Ayrault, Damien, Du gâteau, la coulure Constance Mayer”, review solo at galerie Cortex Athletico, Magazine 02, n° 36
Arnaudet, Didier, Etienne Chambaud et Benoît Maire”, Art Press, April
Broqua, Cécile and Vergés, Cyril, Il est temps de continuer à en finir”, Spirit, December 

2005
New Chaotic Idealism, manifesto, IDEA London

Writing

2009
Aesthetics of the End of Time, an essay on Liam Gillick, Meaning Liam Gillick, co-published by MIT Press, Vienna

2004
Claire Roudinko Bertin”, Magazine 02, no. 21
Personne n’est innocent”, Magazine 02, no. 31
Héros dans le desert, Le 5éme mur, Bordeaux
L’ennui du clown postmoderne, le 5éme mur, Bordeaux
des différentes vitesses de ce que l’on nomme communément la réalité (pour aller vite), catalogue les enfants de Sabat 5, Centre d’art du creux de l’enfer, Thiers
Remakes, Revue d’Esthétique, Paris

2003
Hantises de surface, with Etienne Chambaud, catalogue from Lee 3 tau ceti central armory show, Villa Arson, Nice

Images

Benoît Maire

*1978, France — Lives and works in Bordeaux

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, Cloud Painting, 2016, oil on canvas, 240 × 180 cm

Benoît Maire, Cloud Painting, 2016, oil on canvas, 240 × 180 cm

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris, 2016

Benoît Maire / Ker-Xavier, Chair, 2016

Benoît Maire / Ker-Xavier, Chair, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, Cloud Painting,2016, Oil on canvas, 69 × 54 cm

Benoît Maire, Cloud Painting,2016, Oil on canvas, 69 × 54 cm

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, Main, marble, 26 × 14 × 11 cm

Benoît Maire, Main, marble, 26 × 14 × 11 cm

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, installation view George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Benoît Maire, Cloud Painting, 2016, oil on canvas, 150 × 100 cm

Benoît Maire, Cloud Painting, 2016, oil on canvas, 150 × 100 cm

Benoît Maire, installation view Sticker Beings, Kiria Koula, San Francisco, 2015

Benoît Maire, installation view Sticker Beings, Kiria Koula, San Francisco, 2015

Benoît Maire, installation view Sticker Beings, Kiria Koula, San Francisco, 2015

Benoît Maire, installation view Sticker Beings, Kiria Koula, San Francisco, 2015

Benoît Maire, installation view Letre, La Verrière, Hermès Foundation, Brussels, 2014

Benoît Maire, installation view Letre, La Verrière, Hermès Foundation, Brussels, 2014

Benoît Maire, installation view Letre, La Verrière, Hermès Foundation, Brussels, 2014

Benoît Maire, installation view Letre, La Verrière, Hermès Foundation, Brussels, 2014

Benoît Maire, installation view Letre, La Verrière, Hermès Foundation, Brussels, 2014

Benoît Maire, installation view Letre, La Verrière, Hermès Foundation, Brussels, 2014

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Benoît Maire

*1978, France — Lives and works in Bordeaux

Education

2005 – 2006 
Pavillon, unité pédagogique et de recherché, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

2003
DNSEP Villa Arson, Nice

2002
DEA philosophie, Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne

Solo Exhibitions

2018
Thébes, CAPC, Bordeaux 

2017
Disaster, Croy Nielsen, Vienna

2016
castled, Jose Garcia, Merida
quelques sphinx, VNH Gallery, Paris
Lito S. Freeman, Benoit Maire, Room East, New York
George slays the Dragon, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld
Castling the Queen, Meessen de Clercq, Brussels

2015
Nuages et déchets, Galerie Thomas Bernard, Paris
Nuages indexé, Onestar press, Paris
Sticker Beings, Kiria Koula, San Francisco

2014
Organon (with Falke Pisano), The Snake, Paris
Beings, Hollybush Gardens, London
LETTER, Western Front, Vancouver
Letre, La verrière Hermes, Brussels

2013
Spiaggia di menzogne (Lying Beach), Fondazione Giuliani, Rome
Weapon, David Roberts Art Fondation, London
Film studies, Blau Projects, São Paulo
Ohne Warum, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Le fruit est défendu, Cortex Athletico, Paris

2012
du classicisme (with Alex Cecchetti), Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux

2011
Soon the metal between us will turn into gold, Kunsthalle, Mulhouse
The History of Geometry, Halle für Kunst, Lunenburg
The History of Geometry, Walden Affairs, The Hague
The Object Of Criticism, De Vleeshal, Middelburg

2010
L’espace nu, FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux
Le concept de Cordélia, Statement, Art Basel 41, Basel (Cortex Athletico)
L’histoire de la géométrie, Rosascape, Paris
The Wave (with Falke Pisano), Hollybushgardens, London

2009
Aesthetics of the Differends, Hollybushgardens, London
The Photograph, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Organon and the Wave (with Falke Pisano), Grazer Kunstverein, Graz

2008
1929, Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux
toucher Cordélia, module, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Desert Solitaire (with Falke Pisano), Hollybush Gardens, London
Benoît Maire and Falke Pisano, Croy Nielsen, Berlin

2007
The Repetition, Hollybush Gardens, London
Tiresias & the geometry, Art Forum fair, Berlin

2006 
Le Présent (with Etienne Chambaud), Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux
Twilight of the copyists, Liste – the young art fair, Basel

2004
Flat Screen’s Tragedy (ending), Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux

Group Exhibitions

2018
Give up the Ghost, Baltic Triennale, BTXIII, CAC, Vilnius, Tallinn Art Hall, Kim?, Riga (upcoming)
KEDEM-KODEM-KADIMA, The Center for Cotemporary Art Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv (upcoming)
Nature morte, ou le préfixe conceptuel de l’art romantique, Chasse-Spleen Centre d’Art, Bordeaux (upcoming)

2017
Theater of measurement, Kunstverein München, Munich

2016
Reponse, MACL, Saint-Jérôme
What do you read my lord ? – Words…, GDM, Paris
Zodiaco, Hopstreet Gallery, Brussels
Objects from the Temperate Palm House, Bargain Spot, Edinburgh
Les Possédés, La Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille
The Promise of Total Automation, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna

2015
Là où commence le jour, Lille métropole musée d´art moderne d’art contemporaine et d’art brut (LAM), Lille
Nel Mezzo del Mezzo, Museo Riso, Palermo
The Crack-Up, Room East, New York
Les images constellantes, Villa du Parc, Annemasse
Transmissions, Beaux-Arts de Paris, Paris
L’usage des formes, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
After Dark, La Collection du Frac Île-de-France, Mamco, Geneva
Unendliche Bibliothek, Alte Fabrik, Rapperswil

2014
Oracular/​Vernacular, Mamo, Marseille
Ernesto, CEAAC, Strasbourg
Me and You in a Living Room, ArtSpace, Seoul
Quelque chose à vous dire, Cortex Athletico, Paris
A Thousand Varied Uses, Nogueras Blanchard, Madrid
Zodiaco, CAR DRDE, Bologna
Les dérivés de la photographie, FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux
Soleil politique – The museum between light and shadow, MUSEION, Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
Seymour, CEAAC – Centre européen d’actions artistiques contemporaines, Strasbourg
Propos d’Europe 13 : Le musée d’une nuit (script for leaving traces), Fondation Hippocrène, Paris

2013
Oracular/​Vernacular, Mamo, Marseille
Archeologia, 40mcube, Rennes
Les archipels réinventés 2, Ricard Foundation Prize, Marseille
Les Pléiades – 40 ans des FRAC, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse
L’amour atomique, Palais des Arts et du Festival, Dinard
The lie and the powerpoint, Shanaynay, Paris
Des gestes de la pensée, La Verrière, Brussels
Paint it black, Frac Île de France, le plateau, Paris
A house of leaves, David Robert Art Foundation, London
Bow-lal, Juliette Jongma Galerie, Amsterdam
Collection Joseph Kouli, Mains d’oeuvres, Saint-Ouen
Campagne/​Campagnes, Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux

2012
Rotary connection, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York
Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
Hapax Legomena, Mercer Union, Toronto
Houses of leaves, David Roberts Art Fondation, London
To the Moon via the Beach, Maja Hoffmann, LUMA Foundation, Arles
Who I am? What I’m going here?, Shanaynay, Paris
Le mont Juji n’existe pas, plateau Frac Ile-de-France, le plateau, Paris
Reed, Look! We promise it’s not dangerous, Emily Havey Foundation, New York

2011
Beyond the Dust – Artists’ Documents Today, Fondation Ricard, Paris
Collections contemporaines, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Codex, Live In Your Head, Geneva
Il est si doux…, Château Giscours, Margaux
Monitor, Rome 
Tableaux, Le Magasin, Grenoble 
Institut culturel Bernard Magrez, Bordeaux
Desert Solitaire, CAC Vilnius
The rehearsal of repetition, Grantpirrie, Sidney
Inaugural group show, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Radical Autonomy, Netwerk, Aalst

2010
Les interlocuteurs, Printemps de septembre, Toulouse
Monsieur Miroir, 12éme Prix Ricard, Fondation Ricard, Paris
Beyond the Dust – Artists’ Documents Today, De Vleeshal, Middelburg
Beyond the Dust – Artists’ Documents Today, La Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan
Things slowly curve out of sight until they are gone. Afterwards only the curve remains.*, Hermes und der Pfau, Stuttgart
SC13, Design Mall, San Francisco
Une exposition du sensible, Synagogue de Delme, Delme
Dynasty, Palais de Tokyo, MAM ARC, Paris
History of art, the, David Roberts Art Foundation, London
Blind Mirror, Galleria Raucci/​Santamaria, Naples
Memories of the future, Sean Kelly gallery, New-York
Il cristallo d’Islanda, Gamec, Bergamo
You don’t need eyes to see, Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris
Arrivals and departures, Mole Vanvitelliana, Anconna
The sunday of life, Coco Kunstverein, Wien
ANTIANTIANTI, shapes, contexts & rules, LOG Bergamo
The Happy Interval, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Blood of a Poet, Thierry Goldberg Projects, New-York
Dans la forêt, FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux
Armory show, with Cortex Athletico, New-York

2009
Lisson presents 6, Lisson Gallery, London
Flüchtige Zeiten, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster
What if this was a piece of art?, Halle für Kunst, Lunenburg
Un Nouveau Festival, Centre Pompidou, Paris
The Garden of the Forking Paths, Mulhouse Kunsthalle, Mulhouse
La collection du 20éme siècle, La Vitrine, Paris
Le chant de la carpe, Parc Saint Léger, Pougues-les-Eaux
22ème ateliers internationaux du Frac des Pays de la Loire, chapitre 2, Parc culturel de Rentilly, Bussy-Saint-Martin
Nous tournons dans la nuit…, Musée departemental d’art de Rochechouart, Rochechouart
Paper exhibition, artistspace, New York
Fugues, Galerie Hussenot, Paris

2008
Blank Complexity, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt
For the First and the Second Time, CAC, Vilnius
Les feuilles, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Trahison (collection), CapcMusée, Bordeaux
nonknowledge, projects arts centre, Dublin
All the best, David Roberts Foundation, London
XXII éme ateliers internationaux, Frac de la Pays de la Loire, Carquefou
toute la collection du Frac Ile-de-France (ou presque), Mac/​Val, Ivry-sur-Seine
l’anomalie d’Ararat, Irmaveplab, Chatillon-sur-Marne
Exercises In Seeing, tulips and roses gallery, Vilnius
one of these things is not like the others things, 1/9 unosunove arte contemporanea, Rome
The artist is a mysterious entertainer, De Appel arts centre, Amsterdam
Weisses Lächeln, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
object, the undeniable success of operations, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, Amsterdam
We would like to thanks the curators who wish to remain anonymous, seventeen gallery, London
Sans Titre (15 jours), Frac Aquitaine, Bordeaux
The unfair fair, Rome
excepté peut être une constellation, 220 jours / gb agency, Paris
Katamari, 220 jours / gb agency, Paris

2007
from a distance, Wallspace gallery, New York
Biennale de Lyon, Lyon
Le jardin de Cyrus, galerie Edouard Manet, Gennevilliers
Rooms, Conversations, Frac Ile-de-France, Le Plateau, Paris
Prologue, 220 jours / gb agency, Paris
All we ever see of stars are their olds photographs, 220 jours, Paris
Rien n’aura eu lieu que le lieu, 220 jours / gb agency, Paris
Twice Told Tales, galerie Michel Rein, Paris
On fait le mur (…), Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux
Re-trait, Fondation de’entreprise Ricard, Paris
Proposition de Colloque, Fondation Kadist, Paris
The moment You Realise You Are Lost, Johann Koenig gallery, Berlin
The as yet Issue (video screening), De Appel arts centre, Amsterdam
there have to be many …, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig

2006
Meeting Sébastien Planchard, Dolores, Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam
Fiction, la Box, Bourges
The Library, Villa Warsaw, Varsovie
Ausserordentliche Zustände, Berlin
Two scenes in three acts (video screening), Stockholm
Notre Histoire, La Cabane, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Radio Kills the video stars, Frac Champagne-Ardenne, Reims
Terra Incognita (video screening), Malba, Buenos Aires
Waking-up, Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux

2005 
Rendez-vous, Blue space gallery, Hô Chi Minh
idealondon, ICA, London
Les apparences sont souvent trompeuses, CapcMusée, Bordeaux

2004 
Aujourd’hui c’est ravioli, Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux
Peau d’âne 4, galerie Soardi, Nice

Conferences / Performances

2015
Conversation XLII (Conference with Daniel C. Barber), Le Foyer, Zurich

2012 
Aesthetics of the Differends, Corner College, Zurich
Critique de la mesure, ESAD, Reims

2011 
Esthétique des différends, École des Beaux-Arts, Lyon
à propos de ce dont je né peux parler, Fondation d’entreprise Ricard, Paris
Esthétique des différends, Rosascape, Paris

2010 
Aesthetics of the Differends, Nationale Gallery, Vilnius
Aesthetics of the Differends, Gerrit Rieveld Academy, Amsterdam
Esthétique des différends, Musée d’Art Moderne, Strasbourg

2009
Aesthetics of differends, Istituto svizzero, Milan
Lecture with Jonathan Lahey Dronsfield in collaboration with Hollybush Gardens, Central Saint Martins
College of Art and Design London
Comment je réalise certains de mes travaux, Ecole des Beaux-arts, Brest

2008
L’obstacle est la tautologie, galerie Xippas, Paris
Drawing Attention, gallery one one one, London
Drawing Attention, Frac des Pays de la Loire, Carquefou
Discussion with chance, Royal College of Arts, London
L’objet Impossible, école des beaux arts de Mulhouse
L’objet impossible, Frac Lorraine, Metz
Quatre livres, Kadist Art Fondation, Paris

2007
Conversation avec le hasard, espace de l’art concret, Mouans-sartoux
Interrompre Jacques Lacan, CapcMusée, Bordeaux

2006 
Aesthetics of the conference of aesthetics (distributed text), LSE, London

2005 
New Chaotic Idealism, a conference for a dead man, Nash Room, ICA, London
the signifying monkey, CapcMusée, Bordeaux

2004 
Flat Screen’s tragedy – area – visual / audio / information – 45’00, à suivre, Bordeaux
Ce qui reste du ciel, galerie Cortex Athlético, Bordeaux
L’objet impossible, CapcMusée Bordeaux
éthique des fantômes, jet FM, Nantes

Curatorial

2013
Broken Windows, New-York Gallery, New York, 2013

2010  
The Obstacle is Tautology,
Studio D1 cité des arts montmartre, Paris

2009 
The Obstacle is Tautology, Tulips and Roses, Vilnius

Awards

2010 
Prix Ricard, Fondation d’entreprise Ricard

Public collections

David Roberts art Foundation, London
MAC / VAL
Fondazione Giuliani, Rome
FRAC Franche-Comté
CAPC Musée d’art contemporain, Bordeaux
FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux
FRAC Ile-de-France, Paris
Kadist Art Foundation
Musée National d’Art Modenre, Centre Pompidou
FNAC Fonds National d’Art Contemporain
Artothèque de Pessac
Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez
Nomas Foundation, Rome

Publications

2015
l’effet Vertigo, group catalogue, published by MacVal, France
Transmission, group catalogue, published by Beaux-Arts de Paris, France
To the moon via the beach, group catalogue, Luma Fondation, published by JRP Ringier, Arles

2014
Esthétique des différends (2éme volume), Artist Book, Published by Rosascape, Paris
Collaborative Works, by Benoît Maire and Falke Pisano, Manucius, Paris
Pourparlers Deleuze entre art et philosophie, edited by ÉPURE, Paris
Lying Weapon on the Beach, Catalogue, published by Nero and Fondazone Giuliani, Rome
Soleil Politique, the museum between light and shadow, group catalogue, Museion, Bolzano
Me + You in a living Room, group catalogue, SongEun ArtSpace with Ricard Fondation, Korea

2013
Les Archipels Réinventés 2, group catalogue, co-published by Centre Pompidou/​Ricard Fondation, Paris

2012
Drawing Room Confessions, Benoît Maire, published by Mousse publishing, London
Geschichte der Geometrie, Catalogue, text by Valerie Knoll, published by Archive Books, Berlin

2011
Esthétique des différends, Artist Book, Published by Rosascape, Paris
Materiality of Theory, text by Jonathan Lahey Dronsfield, Benoît Maire, Marcus Steinweg, published by Article Press, BIAD (Birmingham City University), Birmingham
Aesthetics of differends (extracts), in The Encyclopedia of Fictional Artists and the Addition, edited by Koen Brams and Krist Gruijthuijsen, published by JRP Ringier, Zurich
The crystal hypothesis, Catalogue, Esthétique des différends, GAMeC, Bergamo
The Object of Criticism, Catalogue, text by Lorenzo Benedetti, published by Roma, Amsterdam

2010
L’île de la répétition, Catalogue, published by Dent-de-Leone, Geneve
Beyond the Dust, group catalogue, Roma Publication, Amsterdam
The crystal hypothesis, group catalogue, GAMeC, published by Motto, Bergamo
Monsieur Miroir, group catalogue, 12th Ricard Foundation Prize, Artbasel 40, Paris
Dynasty, group catalogue, Musée d’Art Moderne de la ville de Paris, Paris

2009
Yonger than Jesus Generation Book, New Museum, published by Phaidon, New York
Du Yodel à la physique quantique, Volume 2, p. 108 – 109, fig. #74, published by Palais de Tokyo, Paris

2008
The square in a forest, Artist book, published by Westphalie Verlag, Wien
Why do we like images from the past (with Raimundas Malasauskas), The Mock, London
La répétition de l’affect, text, Berlin
Chapitre III (les récits autorisés), group catalogue, XXIIe ateliers Frac des Pays de la Loire, published by B42, Paris
Resituation, group catalogue, la box, Bourges
Le Pavillon, group catalogue, p. 182, 240, 286, 287, published by Le cercle d’art, Paris

2007
What is consciousness?, edited by Vanessa Desclaux, publish by Revolver, Frankfurt
Tiresias, Artlies (in future perfect cur. by Raimundas Malasauskas), Houston
L’histoire d’une décennie qui n’est pas encore nommée, group catalogue, Biennale de Lyon, p. 173, 286, Lyon

Selected Press

2015
Lavrador, Judicael, à ciel couvert”, Libération, November
Linda Mai Green”, Art in America, April

2014
Antognoli, Paolo Emilio, Notes on Benoît Maire…”, Arte Critica, September, no. 79
Coster, Adrien, Benoît Maire, entre esthétique et philosophie”, (H)art, October
Moulène, Claire, L’homme-dé”, Les Inrockuptibles, September 24, p.112 – 113
Lalande, Pierre-Antoine, Benoît Maire: the conjugation of objects and beings”, l’insolent magazine, Autumn
Joly, Patrice, Benoît Maire”, Magazine 02, Autumn
Ottavi, Marie, La letre’ de Benoît Maire exposée à Bruxelles”, Libération Next, September 23

2013
Benoît Maire’s Aesthetics of Differends”, fragmented in 21 ST CENTURY THEORY–Spike Magazine, winter, #38
Cédric Aurelle, Benoît Maire: Dans L’océan des choses, le QDA n° 680
Wright, Nicola Celia, Benoît Maire”, review, Frieze, June, no. 156, p. 229
Scrimgeour, Alex, Benoît Maire”, Artforum, summer, no. 51, p. 370
Rob Sharp, Benoît Maire, Modern Painters, July, p.93 – 94
Debailleux, Henri-François, L’allégorie selon Benoît Maire”, Le Journal des Arts, May, p.30
Katz, Flora, Benoît Maire –Quitte à me perdre, nous sommes”, review, Magazine 02 online
Hoberman, Mara, Elegantly Constructed Oddities”, Artslant, May
The lie and the PowerPoint”, Contemporary Art Daily, June 11
Gavaldon, Sabel, Benoît Maire: Weapon”, review, This is Tommorow, April

2012
Arnaudet, Didier, Du Classicisme”, Art Press, December, no. 395, p. 22

2011
Repetition Island, Skulpi, Berlin
Organon (and the audience perception), Paletten n°2, Göteborg
Esthétique des différends”, Palais, magazine du Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Honoré, Vincent, Benoît Maire”, Cover, Cura Magazine, fall, no. 9
Sennewald, Jens Emil, Das Post-Sublime: Jens E. Sennewald im Gespräch mit dem französischen Filmkünstler Benoît Maire”, Kunstzeitung, May, no. 177
Désanges, Guillaume, Benoît Maire, Formas en el abismo”, Exit magazine, March
Leij, Machteld, Benoît Maire in de Vleshaal, Niets is wat het lijkt”, (H)art, February, p. 16
Jäger, Hans den Hartog, Benoît Maire wil de kijker ontregelen”, NRC Handelsblad, February 4
D’Elbée, Marie, Benoît Maire, Artist Profile”, This is Tomorrow, November 24

2010
Brunel, Raphaël, Benoît Maire”, Perdre ses théories 02, autumn, no. 55
Fiducia, Johana, report: Bullshit ! Calling Out Contemporary Art”, Map Magazine, summer, no.22
Moulène, Claire, Benoît Maire”, Artforum, November
Broqua, Cécile, Vergés, Cyril, Les séparés”, Spirit, summer, no. 62
Gouband, Emilie, L’investigation esthétique de Benoît Maire”, art​in​fo​.com, July 30
Moulène, Claire, Répétition Générale”, Les inrocks, August, no. 768, p. 18 – 24 
Arnaudet, Didier, Benoît Maire, un fond de vagabondage”, Art Press, July/​August
Zakaitis, Jonas, On several works By Benoît Maire”, Map Magazine, March

2009
Ciricionne, Lorenzo, Benoît Maire, qu’est-ce que l’art aujourd’hui ?”, Beaux-Arts Magazine éditions, Decembe
Arnaudet, Didier, Benoît Maire”, Art Press, March
Di Nardo, Francesca, Benoît Maire : The affective charge of theory”, Mousse, February
Lavrador, Judicael, Benoît Maire : Matières à penser”, Beaux-Arts Magazine, Paris, February
Titz, Walter, Kreatives Spiel mit Dingen und Theorien”, grazer daily journal, January
Lewis, David, Etienne Chambaud and Benoît Maire”, interview, Museo Magazine, no. 10
Nachtergael, Magali, les artistes de l’émotion intellectuelle”, l’art Même, January, no. 41
Broqua, Cécile and Vergés, Cyril, Benoît Maire: L’objet de l’art”, Spirit, January
Maisonneuve, Anna, Benoît Maire: l’épopée désorientée”, Sud-Ouest, January

2008
Moulène, Claire, Benoît Maire”, Les Inrockuptibles, December, no. 682, p. 83 – 84
Huberman, Anthony, Benoît Maire + Falke Pisano”, Modern Painters, December
Thorel, Benjamin, Benoît Maire, French Connection”, Black Jack éditions, October
Antoine, Stéphanie, Benoît Maire, Contrast-e, Juillet 2008 Magali Nachtergael”, art 21, March, no. 16
Fiduccia, Joanna, Benoît Maire and Mark Geffriaud”, Flash art, February, no. 258

2007
FR David, Meeting Sébastien Planchard”, in Spéculation, Cross Magazine, Italy
Colard, Jean-Max, Benoît Maire”, Les Inrockuptibles, July
Fox, Dan, Benoît Maire”, Frieze, June, no. 108
Desclaux, Vanessa, The repetition”, interview, Untitled, June
Wecker, Frédéric, re-trait”, Art 21, June
Nachtergael, Magali, Le présent”, Art 21, March

2006
Ayrault, Damien, Du gâteau, la coulure Constance Mayer”, review solo at galerie Cortex Athletico, Magazine 02, n° 36
Arnaudet, Didier, Etienne Chambaud et Benoît Maire”, Art Press, April
Broqua, Cécile and Vergés, Cyril, Il est temps de continuer à en finir”, Spirit, December 

2005
New Chaotic Idealism, manifesto, IDEA London

Writing

2009
Aesthetics of the End of Time, an essay on Liam Gillick, Meaning Liam Gillick, co-published by MIT Press, Vienna

2004
Claire Roudinko Bertin”, Magazine 02, no. 21
Personne n’est innocent”, Magazine 02, no. 31
Héros dans le desert, Le 5éme mur, Bordeaux
L’ennui du clown postmoderne, le 5éme mur, Bordeaux
des différentes vitesses de ce que l’on nomme communément la réalité (pour aller vite), catalogue les enfants de Sabat 5, Centre d’art du creux de l’enfer, Thiers
Remakes, Revue d’Esthétique, Paris

2003
Hantises de surface, with Etienne Chambaud, catalogue from Lee 3 tau ceti central armory show, Villa Arson, Nice