Philippe Thomas

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Exhibitions at Jan Mot

19/05/17 - 15/07/17

Galerie Claire Burrus, Carine Campo, Michel Grandsard, readymades belong to everyone®

13/09/14 - 31/10/14

Mario Garcia Torres, Robert Morris, Philippe Thomas
A situation in which an argument can be discussed

Works (1985 - 1995)

This section of the page presents a selection of individual works conceived by Philippe Thomas as well as exhibitions and publications that are equally part of his artistic practice.

Claire Burrus, Sujet à discrétion [Subject to discretion], 1985, 3 framed color photographs and 3 title cards with text: “ANONYME la mer en méditerranée (vue générale) multiple”, PHILIPPE THOMAS autoportrait (vue de l’esprit) multiple” “CLAIRE BURRUS autoportrait (vue de l’ésprit) pièce unique”, photographs: 65 x 80 cm (each), title cards: 4 x 12 cm (each), unique, installation view Philippe Thomas at Greene Naftali, New York City, 2017 (organised in collaboration with Jan Mot, Brussels and Claire Burrus, Paris)

Claire Burrus, Sujet à discrétion [Subject to discretion], 1985, 3 framed color photographs and 3 title cards with text: “ANONYME la mer en méditerranée (vue générale) multiple”, PHILIPPE THOMAS autoportrait (vue de l’esprit) multiple” “CLAIRE BURRUS autoportrait (vue de l’ésprit) pièce unique”, photographs: 65 x 80 cm (each), title cards: 4 x 12 cm (each), unique, installation view Philippe Thomas at Greene Naftali, New York City, 2017 (organised in collaboration with Jan Mot, Brussels and Claire Burrus, Paris)Claire Burrus, Sujet à discrétion [Subject to discretion], 1985, 3 framed color photographs and 3 title cards with text: “ANONYME la mer en méditerranée (vue générale) multiple”, PHILIPPE THOMAS autoportrait (vue de l’esprit) multiple” “CLAIRE BURRUS autoportrait (vue de l’ésprit) pièce unique”, photographs: 65 x 80 cm (each), title cards: 4 x 12 cm (each), unique, installation view Philippe Thomas at Greene Naftali, New York City, 2017 (organised in collaboration with Jan Mot, Brussels and Claire Burrus, Paris)

Claire Burrus, Sujet à discrétion [Subject to discretion], 1985, 3 framed color photographs and 3 title cards with text: “ANONYME la mer en méditerranée (vue générale) multiple”, PHILIPPE THOMAS autoportrait (vue de l’esprit) multiple” “CLAIRE BURRUS autoportrait (vue de l’ésprit) pièce unique”, photographs: 65 x 80 cm (each), title cards: 4 x 12 cm (each), unique, installation view Philippe Thomas at Greene Naftali, New York City, 2017 (organised in collaboration with Jan Mot, Brussels and Claire Burrus, Paris)

Claire Burrus, Sujet à discrétion [Subject to discretion], 1985, 3 framed color photographs and 3 title cards with text: “ANONYME la mer en méditerranée (vue générale) multiple”, PHILIPPE THOMAS autoportrait (vue de l’esprit) multiple” “CLAIRE BURRUS autoportrait (vue de l’ésprit) pièce unique”, photographs: 65 x 80 cm (each), title cards: 4 x 12 cm (each), unique, installation view Philippe Thomas at Greene Naftali, New York City, 2017 (organised in collaboration with Jan Mot, Brussels and Claire Burrus, Paris)

Claire Burrus, Sujet à discrétion [Subject to discretion], 1985, 3 framed color photographs and 3 title cards with text: “ANONYME la mer en méditerranée (vue générale) multiple”, PHILIPPE THOMAS autoportrait (vue de l’esprit) multiple” “CLAIRE BURRUS autoportrait (vue de l’ésprit) pièce unique”, photographs: 65 x 80 cm (each), title cards: 4 x 12 cm (each), unique, installation view Philippe Thomas at Greene Naftali, New York City, 2017 (organised in collaboration with Jan Mot, Brussels and Claire Burrus, Paris)

Claire Burrus, Sujet à discrétion [Subject to discretion], 1985, 3 framed color photographs and 3 title cards with text: “ANONYME la mer en méditerranée (vue générale) multiple”, PHILIPPE THOMAS autoportrait (vue de l’esprit) multiple” “CLAIRE BURRUS autoportrait (vue de l’ésprit) pièce unique”, photographs: 65 x 80 cm (each), title cards: 4 x 12 cm (each), unique, installation view Philippe Thomas at Greene Naftali, New York City, 2017 (organised in collaboration with Jan Mot, Brussels and Claire Burrus, Paris)

Claire Burrus, Sujet à discrétion [Subject to discretion], 1985, 3 framed color photographs and 3 title cards with text: “ANONYME la mer en méditerranée (vue générale) multiple”, PHILIPPE THOMAS autoportrait (vue de l’esprit) multiple” “CLAIRE BURRUS autoportrait (vue de l’ésprit) pièce unique”, photographs: 65 x 80 cm (each), title cards: 4 x 12 cm (each), unique, installation view Philippe Thomas at Greene Naftali, New York City, 2017 (organised in collaboration with Jan Mot, Brussels and Claire Burrus, Paris)

Fictionnalisme : une pièce à conviction, Galerie Claire Burrus, Paris 1985, 40 p.

Installation view: Fictionnalisme : une pièce à conviction at Galerie Claire Burrus, Paris 1985.

readymades belong to everyone®, Display, 1987, 9 color photographs mounted on black plexiglass, 70 x 50 cm (each), installation view of the opening of the agency readymades belong to everyone® at Cable Gallery, New York City, 1987

readymades belong to everyone®
advertising, advertising, 1988
black & white photograph, framed
157 x 123 cm
edition of 3 and 1 A.P.

i ready made appartengono a tutti®, Pubblicità, pubblicità, 1988, black & white photograph, framed, 157 x 123 cm, edition of 3 and 1 A.P., installation view at Jan Mot, 2017

Carine Campo ®
097130 278010, 1990
acrylic on canvas, grey on white, title card with text: “CARINE CAMPO ®”
97 x 130 cm (canvas), 4,5 x 11 cm (title card)
unique

Installation view Hommage à Philippe Thomas et autres œuvres augmenté de L’Ombre du jaseur (d’après Feux pâles) at MAMCO, Geneva, 2014, photo: Ilmari Kalkkinen

Installation view Galerie Claire Burrus at FIAC, Paris, 1988

Laura Carpenter, Insights, Galerie Claire Burrus, Paris 1990, 78 p. (English version published by Gallery Curt Marcus, New York City 1989)

Edouard MERINO
Insight, 1989
cibachrome print on aluminum,title card with text: “EDOUARD MERINO Insight 1989”
photograph: 120 x 180 cm, title card: 4,5 x 11 cm
edition of 3

Installation view Hommage à Philippe Thomas et autres œuvres augmenté de L’Ombre du jaseur (d’après Feux pâles) at MAMCO, Geneva, 2014, photo: Ilmari Kalkkinen

Feux pâles : une pièce à conviction, CapcMusée d’art contemporain, Bordeaux 1990

Installation views Feux pâles at CAPC/Musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, 1990

readymades belong to everyone®
Thinking of…, 1993
color photograph and title card with text:
“Laura Carpenter, Bruna Girodengo, Christophe Durand-Ruel, Dominique Pollet, Vincent Wapler, Paolo Vitolo, Denyse Durand-Ruel, Michel Grandsard, Jacques Salomon, Alexandra Tacke, Georges Verney-Carron, Tullio Leggeri, Jean-Louis Froment, Luciano Inga-Pin, Bertrand Lavier, Simon Salama-Caro, Eva Felten, Branislava Dekanic-Srenger, Massimo Minini, Marc Blondeau, Claire Burrus, Alain Clairet, Daniella Betta

THINKING OF…

Benoît d’Aubert, BDDP, Armand Bartos Jr., Bruce A. Beal, Donatella Brun, Caisse des dépôts et consignations, Carine Campo, Céline Cazals, Jay Chiat, Chiat/Day/Mojo, Pierre Cornette de Saint-Cyr, Dolci dire & Associés, Gilles Dusein, Christine Fain, Yvonne Fischer, Dorith Galuz, Josée Gensollen, Ingvild Goetz, Stephan Goetz, Manuel E. Gonzales, Mirèse de Gunzburg, Ernst Ulrich Hertel, Bruno Hoang, Jederman N.A., Serge Klugman, Barbara Krakow, Leagas-Delaney, Werner Lippert, Edouard Merino, Albert Moulonguet, Serge Müller, Giancarlo Politi, Arend Oetker, Rottke Werbung, Sabine Schütte Jacques Toulorge, TBWA Milan, Jozef Zander.

(Venice, June 10th, 1993)”

127,5 x 158 cm (photograph), 20 x 20 x 0,4 cm (title card)
edition of 3

Works (before 1985)

Philippe Thomas Spensem 1978

Philippe Thomas
Spenserm, 1978
7 typewritten pages, cardboard cover,
31 x 21,4 cm (each)
ed. Katia Pissarro, Paris

Biography

Philippe Thomas

1951 (Nice) - 1995 (Paris)

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