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Photographie - Installation



Richard Selesnick, né en 1964 à Londres, Angleterre.

Nicholas Kahn, né en 1964 à New York City , Usa

- website : KHAN & SELESNICK

Les artistes vivent en Irlande et New York.

Lien video You tube : Constructed Realities In The Age Of Photography

Éducation :

BFA Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., 1986

Sélection d’expositions personnelles :


- John Michael Kohler Arts Center, “Worlds Discovered” Sheboygan Wisconsin.(Us)
- Untitled (Artspace) , Oklahoma City, OK, “Apollo Prophecies & Eisbergfreistadt”, (Us) Robischon Gallery, Denver Co, “Eisbergfreistat” March- April.


- Eisbergfreistadt, Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago- Usa
- Hiestand Gallery of Miami University, Ohio- Usa
- Eisbergfreistadt, Yancey Richardson Gallery, NewYork- Usa
- Eisbergfreistadt, Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale- Usa
- Ten Year Retrospective, Aeroplastics Gallery, Brussels- BE


- Eisbergfreistadt, Irvine Contemporary, Washington, Usa
- Eisbergfreistadt, Pepper Gallery, Boston, MA- Usa
- The Apollo Prophecies : New Photographs, Irvine Contemporary- Usa


- Dowd Fine Arts Center, SUNY Cortland, The Art of Kahn and Selesnick- Usa
- Robischon Gallery, Denver CO, 10 Years of Panoramas and Artifacts : a Kahn / Selesnick retrospective, April-May.- Usa


- The Apollo Prophecies, Irvine Contemporary- Usa
- The Apollo Prophecies, Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale, Usa
- The Apollo Prophecies, Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA- Usa
- Nomadischespuppetheater, Berta Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA- Usa


- The Apollo Prophecies, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York- Usa
- The Apollo Prophecies, DNA Gallery Provincetown, MA.- Usa
- The Apollo Prophecies, Pepper Gallery, Boston, MA- Usa


- City of Salt, Focus Gallery, London, U.K.
- City of Salt, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York- Usa


- City of Salt, Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA- Usa
- Scotlandfuturebog, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York- Usa
- City of Salt, Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago- Usa
- The Apollo Prophecies, DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA
- City of Salt, Pepper Gallery, Boston, Ma.- Usa
- City of Salt, Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona- Usa


- City of Salt, DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA- Usa
- Scotlandfuturebog, Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson,NY- Usa


- Transmissions from the Schottensumofkünftig, David Beitzel Gallery, New York, - Usa
- Transmissions from the Schottensumofkünftig, Pepper Gallery, Boston, MA- Usa
- Past and Future, Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona- Usa
- The REC, Past-Future, Palo Alto Arts Center, Palo Alto, Usa


- The Circular River : the Siberian Expedition of 1944-46, Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
- Schottensumpfkunftig, Pepper Gallery, Boston, MA


- The Circular River : the Siberian Expedition of 1944-46, Monique Knowlton, New York, NY- Usa
- Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst, MA- Usa
- Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY- Usa
- The Circular River : the Siberian Expedition of 1944-46, Pepper Gallery,Boston, MA- Usa


- The Pavilion of the Greenman, Monique Knowlton, NY-Usa.
- The Burren Expedition, East End Gallery, Provincetown, MA- Usa
- The Journals of Peter Hesselbach, Monique Knowlton, New York, NY- Usa
- Tent of the Mesmer, Gallery Camino Real, Boca Raton, Usa
- The Photographic Journals of Peter Hesselbach, Pepper Gallery, Boston,MA- Usa


- Tent of the Mesmer, Bachelier Cardonsky Gallery, Kent Usa
- The Golden Age of Devonshire Semaphore : Royal Excavation Corps Signal
- Flag Maneuvers 1934-36, East End Gallery, Provincetown, MA- Usa
- The Roodloft of the Drunken Beekeeper, Monique Knowlton, New York - Usa


- Zelt der Biscuit Mench, Eat End Gallery, Provincetown, MA- Usa
- Chapel Dedicated to the Human Head, Hudson Walker Gallery, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, Usa
- Collaborative Paintings, Gallery Camino Real- Usa


- The Eskimo Paintings, Bachelier Cardonsky Gallery- Usa
- The Biscuit Triptychs, East End Gallery, Provincetown, Usa


- Bog Pastries and Bread Heads from the Archives of the Royal Excavation Corps, Forum Gallery, New York, - Usa
- Painted Heads, East End Gallery, Provincetown, MA- Usa
- The Delusional Object : Banners and Artifacts from the Royal Excavation Corps, Diana Burke, NYC - Usa


- Flagman Artefacts, East End Gallery, Provincetown, Usa


- East End Gallery, Provincetown, MA- Usa
- Owen Patrick Gallery, Philadelphia, PA- Usa

Sélection d’expositions de groupe :


- Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Cologne, Allemagne, “The Moon”
- Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, France, “Miroirs d’Orients"


- Deadly Serious, EXPRMNTL Galerie, Toulouse,France
- Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno Nevada, “ Eco-Sophia” - Usa
- Melting Ice, Hot Topic, Ministry of Culture, Monaco
- Melting Ice, Hot Topic, Field Museum, Chicago- Usa


- Art from NASA’s Collection, Smithonian Institution- Usa
- Melting Ice, Hot Topic, Bozar Museum, Brussels
- Rare Essense, Aeroplastics Gallery, Brussels
- Melting Ice, Hot Topic, Nobel Peace Center, Oslo, Norvège


- Carrie Haddad Gallery, NYC. “The Twilight Zone.”- Usa
- Hudson Walker Gallery, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA.- Usa


- Kohler Arts Center Sheboygan, WI. “Dreamscapes.”- Usa
- Woodstock Center for Photography Woodstock, NY. “Triennial.”- Usa Lehman College Art Gallery, New York. “The City : Contemporary Views of the Built Environment.”- Usa


- Arnot Museum of Art Elmira, NY. - Usa
- “Re-presenting Representation VI.”Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA. - Usa
- “First Photographs : Henry Fox Talbot and the Birth of Photography.”- Usa


- Triple Candie New York. “Rumors of War : A Contemporary Exhibition Inspired by the Art of Jacob Lawrence” curated by Franklin Sirmans.Brooklyn Museum of Art Brooklyn NY - Usa
- “Digital : Printmaking Now.”Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA. “Small Works by Fellows of the FineArts Work Center 1985-2000.”Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts Wilmington, DE. - Usa
- “Photo-Synthesis : Recent Developments in Contemporary Photography.”Carl Hammer GalleryChicago
- “Of Dreams and Dreamers : Art as a Vehicle of Escape.”Gallery Camino Real Boca Raton, Fl. - Usa
- “Photo-Synthesis : Recent Developments in Contemporary Photography.”David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence,
- “False Witness : Joan Fontcuberta, Sputnik, and Kahn/Selesnick Scotlandfuturebog,” with a lecture by David Wilson, director of the Museum of Jurassic Technology.- Usa


- The Art Museum Florida International University, Miami. “American Art Today : Fantasies & Curiosities.”
- Alternate Worlds : Constructing Reality, Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, MO.

- Addison Gallery of American Art Phillips Academy, Andover, MA.- Usa
- “Referencing the Past : Six Contemporary Artists : Kahn/Selesnick, John O’Reilly, George Condo, David McGee, and Laurie Hogan.”Camera Works San Francisco, Ca. “Rattling the Frame, 1974-1999.”
- Dramatis Personae : A look at role-playing and narrative in contemporary photography, Photographic Resource Center, Boston University, Boston,MA- Usa


- Faces of Time : 75 Years of Time Magazine Cover Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.- Usa
- Expanded Visions : the Panoramic Photograph, Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA.- Usa
- SELF-AMUSED : The Contemporary Artist as..... The Brush Art Gallery,Lowell, Usa


- 10 Artist/10 Visions, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln,MA- Usa
- Provincetown in Hudson, Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY- Usa


- Inaugural Group Show, Monique Knowlton, New York, Usa


- Fantastically Real, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, Usa
- Spirits Unveiled, Pepper Gallery, Boston, MA- Usa
- Giacometti &Others, Robert Brown Gallery Washington, Usa


- Bergen Museum in New York, Tribeca Gallery, N Y C,Usa
- 1992 Sculpture:Colourand Motion, Maxwell DavidsonGallery,Ny York,Usa


- Outdoor Installation, Commune de Sirmione, Lake Garda - Italie
- Four Young Artists, Here and New, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown,MA - Usa
- The History of the Bird, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA - Usa

Prix et récompenses :

- 2008 Best Exhibition in the Boston area (“Eisbergfreistadt” at Pepper Gallery), AICA- Usa
- 2007 Green Leaf Award : United Nations Environmental Program, for Best Painting at the Global Warming Show, Nobel Peace Center,Oslo,Norvège
- 2006 NASA commission : panorama on Mars- Usa
- 2005 Artist in Residence Grant, NASA- Usa
- 2003 New York Book Show : best photography book of 2002 forScotlandfuturebog- Usa
- 2002 Artists in Residence, Princeton Atelier, Princeton University, Usa
- 2001 Djerassi Foundation Residency, Woodside, CA- Usa
- 2000 Artists in Residence, Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover,Usa
- 1995 Provincetown Arts Council Grant- Usa
- 1994 Fine Arts Work Center Fellowship, Provincetown, MA- Usa
- 1987 New Jersey State Council for the Arts Grant- Usa

Publications : Projets Photographiques :

- The Apollo Prophecies. Aperture, 2006.
- City of Salt. Essays by Erez Lieberman and Sarah Falkner. Aperture, 2005.
- Scotlandfuturebog. Text by Ben Marcus. Aperture, 2005.
- Bibliography : Reviews and Publication of Photographs Documentaires :
- L"art en mouvement - Documentaire - Kahn & Selesnick - Aout 2008 - Planete TV
- 30 minute interview UC Boulder Dept of Fine Arts for Public Access TV. 2006.
- 30 minute Profile and Interview, VOOM ! HDTV 2005, Apollo Prophecies.
- 15 minute Profile and Interview, Boston Arts, WGBH TV, and Art Close Up, PBS
- TV, first aired May 14, 2003, national premiere July 6, 2003. “City of Salt.”

Livres :

- Natural World Museum, Art in Action : Nature, Creativity & our Creative Future, hardcover book 2007 contributing artist.
- Robert Hirsh Light and Lens : Photography in the Digital Age , 2007 book
- Jan DesLoover, Kahn and Selesnick, Fotomuseum Antwerp Magazine 2007
- Mark Feeney, The Boston Globe, review Eisbergfreistadt, May 13, 2007
- Sarah Coleman, Kahn and Selesnick Career Review in PDN (Photo District News),. February 3, 2007.
- Reproductions and text, “The Apollo Prophecies,” C Magazine, November 2005.
- Photography Past Forward : Aperture at 50, Intro by R.H.Cravens. Back cover,page 172. Aperture Press, 2002.
- Fredrick S. Voss, Faces of Time : 75 years of Time Magazine, cover, Portraits pgs.126-27 and cover. Little Brown, NY, 1998.

Parutions Magazines :

- PDN (Photo District News), Jan. 2007, “Flights of Fancy.” Apollo Prophecies.
- Photography Quarterly, Fall 2005.
- Sides Magazine, pgs 1-2, September 2005.
- Harper’s Magazine, Color Reproductions, “Findings,” p. 100, July 2005.
- The Washington Post, Jessica Dawson, “Reflecting on a Cultural Divide,” Oct 6,2005.
- Art New England, Caroline Bagenal, “Kahn/Selesnick : The Apollo Prophecies,”Oct 2004.
- David Haycock, “The Extraordinary Findings of Kahn/Selesnick and the Royal Excavation Corps” Wraparound cover and pages 26-35, spring 2004.
- The New York Times Magazine, Assignment for the Men’s Fashion of the Times,
- Photographs, “Next Stop, Shangri-La:an Imaginary Photographic Journey
- By Collaborative Artists Kahn and Selesnick,” pgs. 122-133, Sept. 21, 2003.
- Boston Magazine, Miles Unger, “Head Games,” April 2002.
- The Stamp Project, Cabinet Magazine, pgs 63-65. Fall 2002 issue.
- Provincetown Arts Magazine, reproductions and text, 2002
- Boston Magazine, Miles Unger, “Head Games,” April 2002.
- Rich McKown, “Small works from the Fine Arts Work Center at the Cape
- Museum of Fine Arts,” Art New England, Dec 2001
- Harper’s Magazine, Color reproductions, “Readings” pg. 38, April 2000.
- Lucy R. Lippard, “Moments of Grace : Spirit in the American Landscape,”
- Aperture pgs. 61, 66-67. Winter 1998.
- Matt Unger, “Kahn and Selesnick at Pepper,” Art News pg. 163. July 1998
- Grady Turner, “Kahn / Selesnick at Monique Knowlton,” Art in America. p.130. November 1997
- Harper’s Magazine, color reproductions, June 1996.
- Time Magazine, Front cover and inner gatefold (Man of the Year Issue, Pope John Paul II) pgs. 48-50 Dec. 26, 1994.
- K.C. Myers, “Trust : the Collaberation of Nicholas Kahn and Richard Selesnick,”Provincetown Arts, pgs. 91-93. Summer 1993.

Journaux :

- Boston Globe, May 13, 2007. Review of Eisbergfreistadt.
- The Denver Post, May 20, 2006.
- The Chicago Tribune, Nov 18th 2005.
- Los Angeles Times, Jan, 2005.
- Cate McQuaid, “A Lunar Extravaganza,” The Boston Globe, May 28, 2004.
- Sarah Douglas “Kahn/Selesnick at Yancey Richardson Gallery,” The Art Newspaper, June 2003.
- Vince Alletti, “More, More, More : the best photography books of 2002,” Village Voice, Feb. 3, 2003.
- Leah Ollman, “Power of Illusion and Desire,” The Los Angeles Times, Oct. 19,2002.
- Cate McQuaid, “Self Portraits of the Artist as a Man facing Mortality,” The Boston Globe, April 19, 2002.
- Rich McKown, “Small works from the Fine Arts Work Center at the Cape Museum of Fine Arts,” Art New England, Dec. 2001.
- Cate McQuaid, “Putting Provincetown in a poignant new light,” The Boston Globe, Aug. 4, 2001.
- Linda L. Fenoff, “Photographer’s Lenses not bogged down by reality,” The Independent, pg. 24, Jan. 26, 2001.
- Bill Van Siclen, “At the Bell Gallery, reality keeps slipping away,” The Providence Journal, pg. 28, Feb 15-19, 2001.
- Roberta Smith, “Kahn/Selesnick at Beitzel Gallery,” The New York Times, March 10, 2000.
- Miles Unger, “Tales of Intrigue for a Museum of Unnatural History,” The New York Times, Feb. 6, 2000.
- Kate McQuaid, “Funny Phantasm, Emotional Edges, & Realms of Beauty,” The Boston Globe, Dec. 30, 1999.
- Leah Ollman, “A Provocative Trek into Pseudo-History,” Los Angeles Times, Nov. 12, 1999.
- Daniel Pinchbeck, “Boy’s own adventure through Siberia,” The Art Newspaper,pg. 72, November 1998.
- Vince Aletti, “Choices : Art,” Village Voice, pg. 72. December 1, 1998.
- Ken Johnson, “Kahn and Selesnick at Monique Knowlton,” The New York Times, pg. 32, November 27, 1998.
- Christa Worthington, “Mining the Relics of Journeys Past,” The New York Times, pg. 45. November 22, 1998.
- Kate McQuaid, “Duo Makes Art by Faking History” The Boston Globe, pgs. C1, C4. May 9, 1998.
- Kate McQuaid, “Kahn and Selesnick at the East End Gallery,” The Boston Globe, August 14, 1997.
- Aletti, “Choices : Art,” Village Voice, pg. 12. April 15, 1997.
- Joanne Silver, “Visions Exhibit draws a perfect 10,” The Boston Herald, pgs. 14-15 June 20, 1997.
- Souren Melikian, “In Another Orbit,” International Herald Tribune, pg. 6, Oct 5, 1996.
- Roberta Smith, “Kahn and Selesnick at Monique Knowlton” The New York Times,pg. 55, May 17, 1996.
- Vivian Raynor, “In Kent, Differing Images and Books as Endangered Species,”
- The New York Times, pg. 20 May, 14, 1995.
- Nancy Stapen, “The Bold Meets the Soulful on Newbury St.,” The Boston Globe,pg. 57 Sept. 29, 1994.

Collections :

- DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park
- Los Angeles County Museum of Art
- Boston Public Library
- Brooklyn Museum of Art
- Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
- Brooklyn Museum of Art
- Houston Museum of Fine Arts
- Philadelphia Museum of Art
- Fogg Museum of Art, Boston
- National Portrait Gallery, Washington DC
- Bergen County Museum of Arts and Sciences, Paramus NJ
- Washington Convention Center
- Miller, Anderson, and Sherrard Corporate HQ, Philadelphia
- International Finance Corporation
- Wellington Management Corporation
- Fidelity Corporation
- World Bank Corporation
- Estee Lauder Corporation
- Microsoft Corporation
- Time Magazine
- Aperture Magazine
- The Prudential Corporation
- Dow Jones Corporation
- LaSalle Mortgage Corporation
- Buhl Collection
- Jaques Kaplan
- Anne Cox Chambers
- Micheal Stipe
- Gillian Anderson
- Omar Vizquel



(English version below) EXPRMNTL est une galerie privée spécialisée en art contemporain ; implantée dans un hôtel particulier, ancien atelier de confection de 300m2 au cœur du centre historique de Toulouse. La galerie développe un programme d’expositions précis en s’appuyant sur des critères de sélection tels que la notoriété européenne ou internationale, la qualité esthétique et poétique des œuvres et leur pertinence en écho au monde contemporain . La galerie représente des artistes émergents français et étrangers mais également des artistes confirmés. Fin 2011, la galerie développe une librairie au Rez de chaussée du loft.

Opened in February 2004, the space about 300m2 on 2 floors based in an old fabrics workshop is located in the historic center of Toulouse. The gallery’s primary function is to show contemporary artists, new or emerging ; encouraging diversity through a reactive and dynamic programme of photography, painting, sculpture, art video and performance. The gallery consists of 3 exhibition spaces,vitrines, a videobox and a vip room... ...End of 2011, the gallery manage a bookstore at the ground floor of the loft.

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