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Georges Rousse


Paris, France, 1947. He lives and works Paris.


French artist and photographer, working at the intersections of painting, architecture and photography. He quickly made his mark on the contemporary art world following his first exhibition in 1981 at the Galerie de France in Paris, receiving such prestigious awards as the International Center of Photography Award in 1988 and the National Grand Prix of Photography in 1993. His work has been shown in numerous biennials (Paris, Venice, Sydney) and has been exhibited in the Grand Palais (Paris), Hirshhorn Museum (Washington, D.C.), Haggerty Museum (WI), House of Culture (La Paz, Honduras), Sivori Museum (Buenos Aires), and National Art Museum of China, among hundreds of others, and can be found in the collections of the Louvre Museum (Paris), Brooklyn Museum (NY), National Museum of Modern Art (Paris), Museum of Modern Art (Vienna), LaSalle Bank Photography Collection (Chicago), Guggenheim Museum (NY), and Deutsche Bank Collection, among several others. In 2008, Georges Rousse succeeded Sol LeWitt as an associate member of the Belgian Royal Academy.

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June 26—October 20, 1988
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