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BIOGRAPHY

CHARLES MATTON

EXHIBITIONS

1960 “Cercele Volney,” Paris
1961 Raymond Mason and Janine Hao Gallery, Paris

From 1961 to 1983, there were no public exhibitions of Matton’s work. During this time he painted and sculpted for himself and a few collectors. He also had an exclusive contract with Esquire Magazine. Matton then worked with the publications Christian Bourgois and francais du livre.

1983 “Utopian Seductions,” Robert Delpire Gallery, Paris
1987 “Antipodes,” Palais de Tokyo, Paris
1989 “Espace Photographique de la Ville de Paris & Invention of an Art,”
Centre Pompidou, Paris
1990 “Art in Motion,” National Museum of Modern Art of Kyoto and Tokyo,
Japan
1991 Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris, Paris
1992 “Retrospective an Quotations,” Centre d’Arte contemporain de Fréjus
1994 Beaubourg Gallery, Paris
1998 “Literature and Bel canto,” Beaubourg Gallery, Paris
1999 “Matton/Rembrandt or trails of a film,” Maison Européenne de la
Photographie, Paris
“Two or three things I know about Rembrandt and a few others,” (Two of three things I know about her” is the title of a J.L. Godard film), Beaubourg Gallery, Paris
2000 Beaubourg Gallery
2002 “Charles Matton: Within These Walls,” Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
Art of the Twentieth Century, New York, NY
2003 “Charles Matton: Illusions,” Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
Art of the Twentieth Century, New York, NY
2003 Art and Design Fair, New York, NY
San Francisco International Art Exhibition, San Francisco, CA
2004 “Charles Matton: New Works,” Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
International Art and Design Fair, New York, NY
San Francisco International Art Exhibition, San Francisco, CA
2005 “Important New Works by Forum Gallery Artists,” Forum Gallery,
New York, NY
Art Miami Fair, Miami, FL
“Re-presenting Representation VII,” Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
“Small Scales IV: Miniature Rooms and Houses,” Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT
2006 “Through the Rabbit Hole: Sleights of Scale and Flights of Fancy,” 21C Museum, Louisville, KY
2007 “Charles Matton: Etats de Lieux; Avec le Soutien de Neuflize Vie,” Maison Europeenne de La Photographie Villa de Paris, Paris, France.
2007 “Art and Psyche: The Freudian Legacy,” CDS Gallery, New York, NY.
2008 “Charles Matton: Selected Works,” Forum Gallery, New York, NY

Theater Sets:

1990 Arthur Schnizler’s “Mademoiselle Else,” Theatre de la Colline, Paris
1995 Yasmina Reza’s ” L’homme de hazard,” Theatre Heberiot, Paris

Cinema (Script and Direction):

1967 “La Pomme ou I’Histoire d’une histoire,” (17 minutes)
Grand prix at the Hyères festival, 1967
Grand prix at the Paris Biennale, 1967
1968 “May 68 ou les violences policères,” (11 minutes)
Jean-Luc Godard’s selection for a France informational tour
1972 “L’Italien des Roses” (95 minutes)
Primio di Selezione, Venice festival, 1972
Semaine de la Critique, 1972
Grand prix Perspectives, 1973. Cannes festival
1976 “L’amour est un fleuve en Russie,” (110 minutes)
1989 “Customs,” (26 minutes) Produced by the National Institute of Audio-
visuel
1993 “The light from the dying stars,” (107 minutes)
1995 “Rembrandt” (114 minutes)
1997 Grand prix for Best script