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BERNAR VENET BIOGRAPHY



Bernar Venet, a biographical chronology

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CATALOGUES/SOLO EXHIBITIONS


1970
Wember, Paul. Bernar Venet, Musée Haus Lange, Krefeld, Germany.

1971
Karshan, Donald. The Five Years of Bernar Venet, retrospective catalogue, The New York Cultural Center, New York.

1974
Menna, Filiberto. Venet o del Significato (dell’arte), Galerie Seconda Scala, Rome Italy.
Millet, Catherine. Bernar Venet, monograph, Éditions du Chêne, Paris.

1975
Amore, (d) Bruno; Kuntzel, Thierry; and Menna, Filiberto. Textes Théoriques sur Bernar Venet, Edizioni Nuov Strumenti, Brescia, Italy.
Kuntzel, Thierry, Logique du neutre, Arthur Hubschmid, Paris.

1976
Alloway, Lawrence; Kuntzel, Thierry. Bernar Venet, exhibition catalogue, La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California.

1977
Ceysson, Bernard. Bernar Venet, Musée d’Art et d’Industrie, Saint Étienne, France.

1978
Haas, (de) Patrick; Pascalini, Dominique. Bernar Venet, Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna, Castello di Portofino, Italy.

1980
Venet, Bernar. Numero Due a Una Cura di Bernar Venet, Cenobio Visualita, Milan, Italy.

1984
Francblin, Catherine. Bernar Venet, Dessins 1963-1983, Musée Sainte-Croix, Poitiers, France.

1985
Huin, Bernard. La Négation du style, Musée Départemental des Vosges, Epinal, France.
Kwinter, Sanford. Pragmatique des Turbulences : Les Nouvelles Lignes de Bernar Venet, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris.

1986
Higginbotham, David. Bernar Venet, Galerie Elisabeth Franck, Knokke-le-Zoute, Belgium.

1987
Castle, Frederick Ted. Bernar Venet unregal massige Spiralen, exhibition catalogue, Josef Albers Museum, Bottrop, Germany.
Millet, Catherine. <<Lignes>> sans Concession : Bernar Venet Sculptures, Berlin, Ministère des Affaires étrangères, Paris.

1988
Henric, Jacques; Louppe, Laurence. Graduation, program catalogue, Théâtre National de l’Opéra de Paris. Paris.
Schaub, Johannes. Arc Majeur de 185.4°, project catalogue, France.
Van der Marck, Jan. Venet, monograph, Éditions de la Différence, Paris.

1989
Daval, Jean-Luc. Bernar Venet - Dessins - Drawings, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris; Èditions Galerie Enrico Navarra, Paris.
Ragon, Michel. Bernar Venet, inauguration catalogue of “Deux Arcs de 201.5°”, Belley, France.
Ratcliff, Carter. Bernar Venet - The Question of Purpose - La Question de Finalité, Galerie Elisabeth Franck, Knokke-le-Zoute, Belgium.
Schefer, Jean-Louis. Bernar Venet - Ligne à Vif, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris.

1990
Bure, de Gilles; Venet, Bernar. Bernar Venet : Mobilier 1970-1990, Galerie Mostra, Paris; Galerie Eric Van de Weghe, Brussels.
Kuspit, Donald. Bernar Venet, Art Random, Kyoto Shoin International Company, Ltd., Kyoto, Japan.
Morgan, Robert. Venet’s Indeterminacy, exhibition catalogue, Person’s Weekend Museum, Tokyo, Japan.
Serraller, Francisco Calvo. Bernar Venet, Galeria Theospacio, Madrid, Spain.

1991
Devolder, Eddy. Bernar Venet, Galerie Oscar Ascanio, Caracas, Venezuela.
Lorent, Claude. Sit on Steel, Galerie Eric Van de Weghe, Brussels, Belgium.
Schefer, Jean-Louis. Noir, noir et noir, photographs 1963-1990, Éditions Marval, Paris.
Venet, Bernar. Combinaisons aléatoires de lignes indéterminées, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris.

1992
Martinoty, Jean-Louis; Louppe, Laurence. Graduation, Carte Blanche à... Bernar Venet, Théâtre National de l’Opera de Paris, Paris.

1993
Catoir, Barbara; Perlein, Gilbert. Bernar Venet, exhibition catalogue, Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, Nice, France; Wilhelm-Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany.
Perlein, Gilbert. Conversation with Bernar Venet, André Emmerich Gallery, New York.
Ratcliff, Carter. Bernar VENET, monograph, Cercle d’Art, Paris; Abbeville Press, New York.

1994
Descendre, Nadine. Bernar Venet, Lignes Indéterminées, Champ de Mars, exhibition catalogue, Galerie Enrico Navarra, Paris.
Descendre, Nadine. La Mairie de Paris invite Bernar Venet au Champ-de-Mars, BeauxArts Magazine, Paris.
Eaton, Timothy. Venet,exhibition catalogue, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida.
Perlein, Gilbert. Bernar Venet - 1963-1993, exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá; Galeria Ressle; Galeria Tovar & Tovar, Bogotá, Colombiá.
Perlein, Gilbert. Bernar Venet, exhibition catalogue, Total Museum of Contemporary Art; Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea.

1995
Descendre, Nadine. Bernar Venet - Indeterminate Lines, Hong Kong Museum of Art, exhibition catalogue , Galerie Enrico Navarra, May.
Descendre, Nadine. Bernar Venet - Indeterminate Lines, Shanghai Museum of Art, exhibition catalogue, Galerie Enrico Navarra, June.

1996
Ratcliff, Carter; Foray, Jean-Michel. Bernar Venet • Droites et Accidents, Espace Fortant de France, exhibition catalogue, Sète, France.

1997
Bal, Danielle. Bernar Venet - Droites et cartons, Musée de Peinture et de Sculpture, Grenoble, France.
Hindry, Ann. L’Equation Majeure, exhibition catalogue, Musée de Peinture et de Sculpture, Grenoble; Nouveau Musée / Institut de Villeurbanne, Lyon; Musée d’Art Moderne de St. Etienne, St. Etienne, France. Flammarion / New York, Paris.
Bal, Danielle. “Les cartons-reliefs de Bernar Venet”, Bernar Venet - Droites et cartons, exhibition pamphlet, Musée de Grenoble, Grenoble, France.
Maubant, Jean Louis; Pique, Pascal. Bernar Venet 1961-1979, exhibition pamphlet, Nouveau Musée /Institut de Villeurbanne, Lyon, France.
Ratcliff, Carter; Porter, John R.; Martin, Michel. Bernar Venet - Lignes, exhibition catalogue, Musée du Québec, Québec, Canada.



GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1964
Salon Comparaisons, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France.

1965
Salon Comparaisons, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France.
IVth Paris Biennal, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France.
Prix Leparc, Galerie du Crous, Paris, France.

1966
Salon de la Jeune Peinture, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France.
Festival des Arts Plastiques, Nice France.
Impact, Musée de Céret, France.

1967
Salon Comparaisons, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France.
Nature Moderne, Palais des Glaces, Paris, France.
Un Architecte, un Peinture, un Photographe, Galerie Knoll International, Nice, France.

1968
Language (Two), Dwan Gallery, New York.
Prospect 1968, Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, West Germany.
New York Art 1968, University of Rochester, Rochester.
E.A.T., Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York.
New Acquisitions, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, Germany.
Wide White Space Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium.

1969
Moratorium, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York.
New York Art 1969, Miami University, Ohio.
Conception-Konzeption, Stadiches, Museum Schloss Morsbrolch, Leverkusen, Germany.
Performance with Vito Acconci, John Perreault, and Arakawa- The Theater - New York.
Art by Telephone, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois.
Art Selon Plan, Kunsthalle, Berne, Switzerland.
New Acquisitions, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California.
Language 3, Dwan Gallery, New York.
Number 7, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York.
Sygma, Bordeaux, France.
Art in the Mind, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, Ohio.

1970
Conceptual Art and Conceptual Aspects, New York Cultural Center, New York.
Franco-Italian exhibition, Palais de l’Europe, Menton, France.
Informations, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Conceptual Art/Land Art/Arte Povera, Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna, Turin, Italy.
Kunst nach Planen, Kunsthaus, Hamburg, Germany.
Artists and Photography, Multiple Gallery, New York.
Painting and Sculpture Today, Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, and Toledo, Ohio.
Recorded Activities, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Festival of Contemporary Art, Municipal Museum of Art, Yokohama and Sun Building Art Gallery, Morioka, Japan.

1971
Art System, C.A.Y.C., Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Collection de M. & Mme. B.,Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Paris, France.
VIIth Paris Biennal, Parc Floral de Paris, Paris, France.
Concept-Théorie, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France.
Arte Concettuale, Galerie Daniel Templon, Milan, Italy.
Performance Lecture by Peter Caws, at Loeb Student Center, New York University, New York.

1972
Douze and d’Art Contemporain, Grand Palais, Paris, France.
Eucuentro 1972, Pamplona, Spain.
Aspects de l’Avant-Garde en France, Nice Theater, Nice, France.

1973
Art Conceptuel et Hyperréalisme, Collection Peter Ludwig, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, ARC 2, Paris, France.
Artist’s Books, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1974
Matematica, Galleria l’Obelisco, Rome, Italy.
L’Art au Présent, Galerie Daniel Templon, Palais Galliera, Paris, France.
Art Video Confrontation 74, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France.
Project 74, kunsthalle, Cologne, Germany; Museum Göttigen, Germany.
Record as Artwork, Françoise Lambert Gallery, Milan, Italy.
Eroffnungsausstellung, Le Bertesca Gallery, Düsseldorf, Germany.

1975
Empirica, Commune di Rimini, Rimini, Italy; Museo d’Arte Moderna, Castelveccio, Verona, Italy.
Third International Open Encounter on Video, C.A.Y.C., Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna, Ferrara, Italy.
Tendencies of Contemporary Art, Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum, Aalborg, Denmark.
Gengogte Radhus, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Records as Artwork, Galerie Ricke, Cologne, Germany.

1976
Panorama de l’Art Français, Museum of Modern Art, Athens, Greece; Damascus, Syria.
Malen-Schreiben-Malen, Galerie Denise René - Hans Mayer, Düsseldorf, Germany.
Grafica delle arti sperimentali , Biblioteca Comunali di Monza, Italy; Palazzo Strozzi di Firenze, Florence, Italy.
SoHo-Downtown-Manhattan, Akademie der Kunste, Berlin, Germany; and le Louisiana Museum, Denmark.
20 Jahre, Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld, Germany.
A stroll through the Museums and Foundation of the Riviera, Mitsukoshi Stores in Kobe, Osaka and Tokyo, Japan.

1977
Open to New Ideas, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia.
Private Images-Photographs by Painters, Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles.
A propos de Nice, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France.
Dessins Contemporains, Européens et Américains, Gallery Nancy Gillespie - Elisabeth de Laage, Paris, France.
Trois villes, trois collections d’Art Contemporain, Musée Cantini, Marseilles, France; Musée de Peinture et de Sculpture, Grenoble, France; Musée d’Art et d’Industire, Saint Étienne, France; Musée d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France.
Words, Whitney Museum of American Art, Downtown Branch, New York.
Bookworks, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Photnotions II, Rosa Esman Gallery, New York.
Biennale de Paris, une anthologie : 1958-1967, Salle de la Fondation Nationale des Arts Plastiques et Graphiques, Paris, France; Seibu Museum, Tokyo, (1978) Japan.
Works and Projects of the Seventies, PS1, Long Island City, New York.
Work from the Collection of Dorothy and Herbert Vogel, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Un Cardine Storico : Il Concettuale, Galleria Unimedia, Genoa, Italy.
Recent Acquisitions : Selected Works 1974-1977, La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, California.
Dokumenta VI, Kassel, Germany.

1978
Numerals 1924-1977, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York; Yale University Art Gallery, Connecticut.
University Art Gallery, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota.
Fine Arts Gallery, University of California, Irvine, California.
Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas,
Center for the Visual Arts Gallery, Illinois State University, Illinois.
Center for the Arts, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania.
The New Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio.
Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Avant-Garde Russe, Avant-Garde Minimaliste, Galerie Nancy Gillespie - Elisabeth de Laage, Paris, France.
Audio Works, Artists’ Space, New York.
L’Art Moderne dans les Musées de Province, Grand Palais, Paris, France.
The Record as Artwork, The Fort Worth Art Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois
Panorama da arte francesca 1960-1975, Funação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal.
Aspect de l’Art en France, Art 9’78, Schweizer Muster Messe, Basel, Switzerland.
Avant-Garde der 70 en Jahre, Galerie Denise Réne - Hans Mayer, Düsseldorf, Germany.
Daniel Templon - 10 ans, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France.
Sesta Biennale Internazionale della Grafica d’Arte, Florence, Italy.
Acquisitions 1974-1978, Dartmouth College Museum and Galleries, Hanover, New Hampshire.
Artists’ Books, Centro libri d’artista, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy.

1979
A Great Big Drawing Show, P.S. 1, Long Island City, New York.
Words, Museum Bochum, Bochum, Germany, Palazzo Ducale, Genoa, Italy.
The Record as Artwork, The Kitchen, New York.
Les Artistes Pilotes d’aujourd’hui, Foire de Paris, France.
Le Tondo de Monet à nos jours, Musée de l’Abbaye de Sainte-Croix, Les Sables-d’Olonne, France.
Le Parole e le Immagini, Rotonda di via Besana, Milan, Italy.
L’Art et l’Argent, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges-Pompidou, Paris, France.
Constructivism and the Geometric Tradition, McCrory Corporation Collection, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; McCrory Corporation Collection, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Texas; La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, California; Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington.
Shaped Paintings, Visual Arts Museum, New York.

1980
Printed Art : A View of Two Decades, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Walls! , The Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Group Show, Malinda Wyatt Gallery, Venice, California.
Il Mezzo Nula, Comune di Figano Olona, Vareze, Centro Documentazioni visive (Piazza Gramsci), Italy.
<<Nice à Berlin - Nizza in Berlin>> - Berliner kunsther Program - DAAD - Berlin, Germany.
Les Américains aux Indépendants, Grand Palais, Paris, France.
Relief Formprobleme zwischen Malerei und Skulptur im 20.Jahrhundert, Westphalisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Muster, Germany; Kunsthaus, Zürich, Switzerland.
Art 11’80, The International Art Fair, Galerie Denise Réne-Hans Mayer, Basel, Switzerland.
Le défi à la Peinture, 1950-1980, Espace Cardin, Paris, France.
European trends in Modern Art, 1950-1980, Espace Cardin, New York.

1981
Dada prima/Dada/Dada dopo, Palazzo della Regione, Mantera, Italy.
Constructivism in the Geometric Tradition, Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute Pittsburg, Pennsylvania; William Rockhill Nelson Gallery and Atkin Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri; The Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, Michigan; Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Bernar Venet et Pincemin, Chapelle de la Charité, Arles, France.
Libros d’artista/Artists’ Books, Metronom, Barcelona, Spain.
Art 12’81”, The International Art Fair, Galerie Denise Réne - Hans Mayer, Basel, Switzerland.
Artists’ Books, Zone, Springfield, Massachusetts.
Baroque 81, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France.
Construction in Process in the Art of the Seventies, Stowarzyszenie Twoecow, Kultury in Lodz, Poland.
Quatre Américains : Larry Bell, Christo, Owen Morel, Bernar Venet, Micheline Hendrick Delattre, Brussels, Belgium.
New York Art Today, N.-K. Stockholm and Kunst Museum Göteborg, Sweden.
Lapidar, Mueller-Roth Gallery, Stuttgart, Germany.


1982
Statements, Leading Contemporary Artists from France, Delahunty Gallery and Carol Taylor Gallery, Dallas, Texas.
Hansen Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco, California.
Hines Gallery, Seattle, Washington.
Twelve Contemporary French Artists, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York.
Group Show, Malinda Wyatt Gallery, Venice, California.
Constructivism in the Geometric Tradition, Denver Art Museum, Denver,; New Orleans Museum, New Orleans (1983), Louisiana. San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas.
Collection B. Lamarche Vadel, Musée Sainte-Croix, Poitiers, France.
Summer Show, Bonlow Gallery, New York.
XXVIIe Salon d’Art Contemporain, Montrouge, France.
Film- Polski Construction in Process, Museum Fridericianum, Documenta 7, Kassel, Germany.

1983
Rupture pas Rupture, Centre Culturel Le Parvis, Tarbes, France.
Constructivism in the Geometric Tradition, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio.
XXVIIIe Salon d’Art Contemporain, Montrouge, France.
To Print, Walton Becket Gallery, New York.
L’Art en France dans les années 60, Musée d’Art et d’Industrie, Saint-Étienne, France.
Codici e marchingegni, 1482-1983, Citta di Vince, Italy.
Cosmic Images in the Art of the 20th Century, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden, Germany.
Terminal New York, Brooklyn, New York.
Cercle, Carré,Triangle, Atelier de Recherche Esthétique, Caen, France.
Regard sur l’École de Nice, Galerie d’Art Contemporain, Nice, France.

1984
Art et Mathématique, Musée Municipal, La Roche-sur-Yon, France.
L’Écriture dans la Peinture, Villa Arson, Nice, France.
The Cosmic Image in the Art of 20th Century, Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel.
New Media II, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden.
Artistic Collaboration in the Twentieth Century, Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee Wisconsin.
Extra Murros, Jardin des Plantes, Lille, France.
Préfiguration d’une Collection d’Art Contemporain, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nîmes, France.
Nice, l’Art Contemporain au Musée, Galerie des Pinchettes and Galerie d’Art Contemporain, Nice, France.
Constructivism in the Geometric Tradition, Indianapolis Museum of Arts, Indianapolis, Indiana; Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan.
Conceptual - Antropologia, Graffiti studio Carrieri Martina Franca, Italy.

1985
Artistic Collaboration in the Twentieth Century, The J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky.
Art du XXe siècle, Musée d’Art et d’Industrie, Saint-Étienne, France.
Le Style et le Chaos, Musée du Luxembourg, Paris, France.
Carte Blanche à Daniel Templon, Centre Culturel Le Parvis, Tarbes, France.
Twelve Artists in Space, O’Hara Museum Karachicki and Walter Hill Foundation, Seoul, Korea.
Livres d’Artistes, Musée National d’Art Moderne Centre Georges-Pompidou, Paris, France.
New Art-New York, ARCA, Marseilles, France.
S.M.S. Portfolios, The New Museum, New York.
Sculptures, Fondation Cartier, Jouy-en-Josas, France.

1986
Sculpture, Lang and O’Hara Gallery, New York.
Architecture Fantastique, Halle Saint-Pierre, Paris, France.
Conceptual Art, Ghislain Mollet Vieville, Villeneuve-d’Ascq, France.
Museum - Theatrum Sapientiae - Animabile, Ryszard Stanislawski Exhibition, Museum Sztuki Lodz, Poland.
Group Show, Elisabeth Franck Gallery, Knokke-le-Zoute, Belgium.
Art from Two Continents, Helander Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida.
Emminent Immigrants, Newhouse Gallery, New York.
22 Œuvres de la Collection d’Art Contemporain du Musée Départamental des Vosges, Espace FRAC, Dijon, France.
Dialogues Passé-Présent, Foundation Veranneman, Belgium.
Works on Paper, Anthony Ralph Gallery, New York.
SPONCOM, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France.
Art of the 80’s, Museum of Contemporary Art, St. Louis, Missouri.
Salon de Montrouge, Paris, France.
Group exhibition - L’autre Musée, Brussels, Belgium.
Itinéraires, F.R.A.C., Région Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, France.

1987
Mathematik in der Kunst der letzen dreissig Jahre, Wilhelm-Hack Museum, Germany.
Drawings, Greenberg Gallery, Saint Louis, Missouri.
From private collections, Paintings and Drawings, 1980-87, Gabrielle Bryers Gallery, New York.
87, Le FRAC s’expose. FRAC Marseilles, France.
Salon de Montrouge, Paris, France.
Dessins majeurs, Galerie Laage-Salomon, Paris, France.
École de Nice, Galerie de la Salle, Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France.
Group Show, Galleri 16, Stockholm, Sweden.
The Second Stage of Modernism : Art from 1945 to present, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.
Minimal Art - Art Conceptuel, Galerie Christian Cheneau, Paris, France.
Carrino, Uecker, Venet, Galleria Primo Piano, Rome, Italy.
Esprit, Salama-Caro Gallery, London, England.
Panorama du XXe Siècle, Musée de Peinture et de Sculpture de Grenoble, Grenoble, France.
Salon d’Octobre, Ville de Brive, France.
La Collection du Musée de Saint-Étienne, Le Nouveau Musée, Villeurbanne, France.

1988
In Black and White, Zack-Schuster Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida.
Contemporary Abstract Sculpture, Carl Schlosberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles.
Group Show, Elisabeth Franck Gallery, Knokke-le-Zoute, Belgium.
Drawings, Bruno Facchetti Gallery, New York.
1969-1988, Castelli Graphics, New York.
IVth European Sculpture Biennal, Centre d’Art Contemporain de Jouy-sur-Eure, France.
Minimal Art, Van de Velde Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium.
Objets sensibles, Œuvres du Musée départemental des Vosges, Épinal, France; Centre d’art contemporain, A linea, Nancy, France.
Dessins, La Serre, École des Beaux-Arts, Saint-Étienne, France.
La couleur seule, l’expérience du monochrome, Musée Saint-Pierre - Art contemporain, Lyons, France.
Le chiffre - 1960-1988, Carré des Arts, Parc Floral de Paris, France.
SMS Portofolios, Rheinhold Brown Gallery, New York.
Porcelain : Past Forms/Present Tense, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York.
East Side - West Side, Helander Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida.
Il Concettual freddo, Studio Oggetto, Milan, Italy.
Selection from the permanent collection, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California.
Minimal et Conceptuel, Galerie Gabriel Maubrie, Paris, France.

1989
Words, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York.
Prints by Scultî`
Structures Idéales, Galerie Pierre Huber, Geneva, Switzerland.
Exhibition Diomede, The Clocktower Gallery, New York; Seattle; Los Angeles; Moscow.
Géométrie Méridienne, Château Coquelle, Dunkirk, France.
Early Works, Ghislain Mollet-Viéville, Salon de Mars, Champ de Mars, Paris, France.
XIe Biennale de Sculpture, Monte-Carlo, Monaco.
Out of Doors, André Emmerich Gallery, Top Gallant Farm, Quaker Hill, New York.
Exposition Inaugurale, Fondation Daniel Templon, Musée Temporaire, Fréjus, France.
Fer, JGM Galerie, Paris, France.
Exposition Inaugurale, Galerie Philippe Kriwin, Brussels, Belgium.
L’Art Conceptuel, une Perspective, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France.
Drawing Show, Annina Nosei Gallery, New York.

1990
L’Art renouvelle la ville: L’Art contemporain et urbanisme en France, Musée des Arts de Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; Musée National d’Art, Osaka, Japan; Centre Cuturel des Jeunes de Sendai, Sendai, Japan; Musée des Art de Fukuoka, Japan; Musée des Arts Contemporains de Sapporo, Japan; Musée Départemental d’Art, Yamanashi, Japan.
L’Art Français de 1945-1990, Fondation Daniel Templon, Fréjus, France.
Presencios 2000 : Minimal Art, Theospacio, Madrid, Spain.
Art Conceptuel/Formes Conceptuelles, Galerie 1900-2000, Paris; Galerie de Poche, Paris, France.
L’Art Conceptuel, une Perspective, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal, Canada.
Twenty Years of Landfall Press, Chicago, Illinois.
Modern Master’s Multiples, Wenger Gallery, Los Angeles, California.
Bernar Venet and Tom Wesselman, Carl Schlosberg Fine Arts, Sherman Oaks, California.
Dibujos de Escultores, Estudio Theo, Madrid, Spain.
L’Ecole de Nice et ses Mouvements, Fine Arts Museum of Tapei, Formosa, Japan.
Passage d’un Collectionneur : Collection de Thierry et Isabelle Rougier, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Troyes, France.
Les Abstractions autour des années 1970-1980, Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, Nice, France.
Works on Paper, Cavaliero Fine Arts, New York.
Collection des Collections, Fondation d’Art Contemporain, CNIT, Paris-La Défense, France. Musée et Monuments de France, le Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint-Étienne, France.

1991
L’Art renouvelle la Ville : L’Art Contemporain et Urbanisme en France, Yokohama Business Park, Yokohama, Japan, (Tei Pei); Musée des Monuments Français, Paris, France.
Passions Privées, Centre d’Art Contemporain de Saint-Priest, Saint-Priest, France.
Small Sculpture/In an Inner Space, Bellas Artes Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Musée Rêvé, Trésors Contemporains des Musées de Provence, Musée Picasso, Antibes, France.
Geometry in Abstraction, Lois Neiter Fine Arts, Sherman Oaks, California.
La Sculpture Contemporaire après 1970, Foundation Daniel Templon, Fréjus, France.
Collection Jacques Hachuel “Esculturas”, Fundación José Ortega y Gasset, Madrid, Spain.
L’Œuvre Photographique Considérée comme un Etat de Sculpture, Galerie Michèle Chomette, Paris, France.
Open Mind : The Le Witt Collection, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut.
Among Friends : Contemporary Works on Paper, (travelling show throughout the state of Michigan),Muskegon Museum of Art; Kalamazoo Institute of Arts; The Michael and Barbara Dennos Museum Center at Northwestern Michigan College, Transvers City; Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing; Lee Hall Gallery at Northwestern Michigan University, Marquette; The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan.
Pluriel 1, Denise René Espace Marais, Paris, France.
“SEIS”, Six Sculpteurs, Theospacio, Madrid, Spain.
“TONDO” : “Modernité et Spiritualité”, Centre Culturel de l’Yonne, Auxerre, France.
L’Art Renouvelle la Ville -L’Art Contemporain et Urbanisme en France, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan.
Geométrie Méridienne, Château Coquelle, Rosendael, France.
SOL LEWITT & BERNAR VENET, obra reciente, Galeria Tovar & Tovar, Bogotá, Colombia.

1992
Conceptual Art, Gallery 360°, Tokyo, Japan.
Tinguely zu Ehren, Galerie Littmann, Basel, Switzerland; Galerie Littmann, Düsseldorf, Germany.
Table Sculpture, André Emmerich Gallery, New York.
A recent survey of Contemporary works on paper, Gallery Stendhal, New York.
Art and Language, Bernar Venet, Larry Weiner, Galerie Artcade, Nice, France.
“Manifeste” - 30 ans de création en perspective, 1960-90, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France.
Le cri et la raison, Espace de l’Art Concret Château de Mouans, Sartoux, France.
Atelier de France, Ludwig Museum, Koblenz, Germany.
Barends Collections, Bergkerk, Deventer, Netherlands.
Plastik, Galerie der Spiegel, Cologne, Germany.
La Freccia Evolutiva dell’irreversibilita, Studio Oggetto, Milan, Italy.
Annex France, Galleria Inga-Pin, Milan, Italy.
L’Art Renouvelle la Ville. Urbanisme et Art Contemporain, Musée National des Monuments Français, Paris, France.

1993
Contemporary Masters - painting and sculpture of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s, Margaret Lipworth Fine Arts, Boca Raton, Florida.
L’esprit Dada ou la fin de la Composition - homage à Marcel Cahn, Espace de l’Art Concret, Mouans-Sartoux, France.
Une certaine idée de la Méditerranée, Salon d’Art Contemporain de Montouge, France.
Different Natures, Art Défense, La Défense, Paris, France.
Malibu International Sculpture Exhibition, Malibu, California.
JOHN CAGE, L’indeterminazione; GUISEPPE CHIARI, La Paraconsistenza; BERNAR VENET, La Monosemia; ART & LANGUAGE, La Performativita, A cura di Enrico Pedrini, Leonardi V Idea, Genoa, Italy.
L’Exposition d’Automne, Bouvet Ladubay, Galerie d’Art, Saumur, France.

1994
“Comme dans une image”, Gilbert Brownstone & CIE, Paris, France.
Vue du Collectionneur, L’Espace de l’Art Concret, Mouans-Sartoux, France.
Objets d’Artistes, Galerie Beaubourg, Vence, France.
Summer Exhibition, Constantine Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland.
Crossover, Galerie Littmann, Basel, Switzerland.

1995
Seoul Biennale, Gallery Hyundai / Galerie Navarra, Seoul, Korea.
Passions Privées, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France.
Skultura Montreal 95, Marisa del Ré Gallery, Montreal, Canada.
Cologne Art Fair, Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne, Germany.
Mots et Concepts- Carte blanche à Ghislain Mollet-Viéville, Galerie de Marseille, Marseille, France.
Veme Biennale de Sculptura, Marisa del Ré Gallery, Monte-Carlo, Monaco.
Exposition Inaugurale, L’Atelier Soardi, Nice, France.
Geometrisk Abstraktion X/V, Konstructiv Tendens, Stockholm, Sweden.

1996
1849 Presque Rien - Next to Nothing 1996, Galerie Michèle Chomette, Paris, France.
Malibu in July - Paintings, Prints and Sculpture, Carl Schlosberg Fine Arts, Malibu, California.
Styki Contact Prints, Galeria Foksal SBWA, Warsaw, Poland.
Abstraction - Language du Xxe siècle, L’ATELIER, Pignans, France.
Landfall Press : Twenty-Five Years of Printmaking, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, Illinois.
Contemporary Master Prints, Fotouhi Cramer Gallery, East Hampton, New York.
Shimérique Polymère, Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, Nice, France.
50 Ans d’Art Construit, Hôtel du Département, Strasbourg, France.

1997
The Magic of Numbers, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany.
Gottfried Honegger, François Morellet, Bernar Venet 1975-1997, Galerie Georges Verney Carron, Villeurbanne, France.
Un Musée-Imaginé par des Artistes, Espace de la Concrete, Mouans-Sartoux, France.
Made in France 1947-1997, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France.
From the Ground Up, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York, USA.
International 97, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York, USA.
Group exhibit, The Fields Sculpture Park, Art OMI, Nassau, New York, USA.
Livres d’Artistes - l’Invention d’un Genre 1960-1980, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Galerie Mansart, Paris, France.
Ont-ils du métier? - Propositions pour l’art vivant,Galerie Denise René, Espace Marais, Paris, France.
KölnSkulptur 1, SkulpturPark Köln, Cologne, Germany.
Small & Beautiful - The Issue of Scale, Eaton Fine Art, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA.
1997 Collector’s Show, The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.
Hommages à la peinture, ARTGO, Brussels, Belgium.
A Theater of Art, Riva Yares Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.
The Pleasure of Reading, John Gibson Gallery, New York, New York, USA.
The Ceramic Project, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

1998
Dix ans de commandes publiques, Centre Européen d’Actions Artistiques Contemporains, Strasbourg, France.
L’hypothèse du tableau volé, Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
Concettual Europeo 1966-76, quattro teorie - Bernar Venet, Art & Language, Victor Burgin, Hanne Darboven, Fondazione Katinca Prini, Genoa, Italy.
Skulpturen, Galerie Orangerie-Reinz, Cologne, Germany.
Dessins et Gravures, Galerie Laage-Salomon, Paris, France.
Räume der Kunst, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria.
The French Connection - Nine French Artists Living in New York, Kent Fine Art, Kent, Connecticut, USA.
Alex Katz and Bernar Venet - New and Recent works, Dorfman Projects, New York, New York, USA.




PUBLIC COLLECTIONS AND COMMISSIONS*

Acropolis, Nice, France*
Akron Art Institute, Akron, Ohio
Atlantic Richfield Corporation, Los Angeles, California
Bank Al Maghrib, Agadir, Morocco*
Bejing Silver Tower Real Estate Development Co., Beijing, China*
Citibank Corporation, New York, New York
City of Adachi, Tokyo, Japan*
Commande de la ville de Belley, Belley, France*
Commande de la ville de Epinal, Epinal, France*
Commande de la ville de Lille, Lille, France*
Contemporary Art Center, San Diego, California
Dartmouth College Museum and Galleries, Hanover, New Hampshire
Esquire Company, Seoul, Korea
Fond d’Art Contemporain des Musées de Nice, Nice, France
Fondation Mourtala, Dakar, Senegal, West Africa
Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Martigny, Switzerland
Foundation Domnick, Nürtingen, Germany
Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia
Goodman Segar Hogan, The World Trade Center, Norfolk, Virginia*
Hansol Company, Seoul, Korea*
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
Ho-Am Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
Ilshin Spinning Company, Seoul, Korea
Jardin Albert 1er, Nice, France*
Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, Germany
La Défense, Paris, France*
L’Université III, Geneva, Switzerland*
Maison Européene de la Photographie, Paris, France.
McCrory Corporation Collection, New York
Colonnade III Plaza, MEPC & Equity Properties, Dallas, Texas
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
MIT Permanent Collection, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Miyagi Prefectural Library, Sendai, Japan.
Musée d’Art Contemporain de Dunkerque, Dunkirk, France
Musée d’Art et d’Histoire, Geneva, Switzerland
Musée d’Art et d’Industrie, Saint Étienne, France
Musée de Peinture et de Sculpture, Grenoble, France
Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France
Musée du Québec, Québec, Canada
Musée National d’Art Moderne Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Musée National d’Art Moderne de Liège, Liège, Belguim
Musée Sainte-Croix, Poitiers, France
Musées Royaux de Belgique, Brussels, Belguim
Museum of Art, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
Museum Sztuky W. Lodzi, Lodz, Poland
Neue Galerie im Alten Kurhaus, Aix-la-Chapelle, Germany
North Fork Bank Corporate Collection, Melville, New York
Person’s Weekend Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Place de Bordeaux, Strasbourg, France*
Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida
Rocher de Roquebrune, Roquebrune sur Argens, France*
Runnymeade Sculpture Farm, Woodside, California
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California
Smalley Sculpture Garden, University of Judaism, Los Angeles, California
Sonja Henie - Niels Onstad Foundations, Hovikodden, Norway
Sonje Museum of Contemporary Art, Kyongbuk, Korea
The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas
The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
The New York University Art Collection, New York
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Urania Platz, Berlin, Germany.*
Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, Connecticut
Westech 360, Austin, Texas*
Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany



LECTURES

School of Visual Arts, New York, 1968
New York University, New York, 1969
Newark College of Engineering, Newark, New Jersey, 1969
Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1970
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1970
New York University, New York, 1970
IBK Building, Morioka, Japan, 1970
American Cultural Center, Tokyo, Japan, 1970
State University of New York, New York, 1971
Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium, 1972
Royal College of Art, London, Great Britian, 1973
Museum Sztuky W. Lodzi, Lodz, Poland, 1973
Galerie Foksal, Warsaw, Poland, 1973
Sorbonne, Paris, France 1974
Incontri Internationali d’Arte, Rome, Italy, 1974
Crapac/Théâtre du Centre d’Aix-en-Provence, Aix-en-Provence, France, 1975
École des Beaux-Arts, Saint Étienne, France, 1975
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California, 1976
Hopkins Center, Carpenter 13, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1976
Faulkner Auditorium, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1976
Baumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1976
School of Visual Arts, New York, 1976
Northridge University, Art Department, Northridge, California, 1976
Modern and Contemporary Art Council of the Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, 1976
Irvine University-Art History Department, Irvine, California, 1976
La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California, 1976
Yale University, Department of the History of Art, New Haven, Connecticut, 1977
Staten Kustakademie, Oslo, Norway, 1977
School of Visual Arts, New York, 1977
Partecipazione-Arte Contemporanea, Associazione Culturale, Genoa, Italy, 1977
Columbia University, Maison Française, New York, 1979
Columbia University, Literature Department, New York, 1983
Musée Sainte-Croix, École des Beaux-Arts, Poitiers, France, 1984
Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Liège, Belgium, 1985
Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium, 1985
L.L. Anderson School, Austin, Texas, 1986
Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida, 1987
Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland, 1987
The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan, 1988
Ecole des Arts Decoratifs, Strasbourg, France. 1991
Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea, 1993
Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida, 1994
Musée d’Art Moderne, Saint-Étienne, France, 1995
Cornell Museum, Tampa, Florida, 1996
The New School for Social Research, New York, 1996
Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Jeunesse & Arts Plastiques, Brussels, Belgium, 1996
Le Nouveau Musée/Institut de Villeurbanne, Lyon, France, 1997
The New York Studio School, New York, 1997
Pratt Institute, New York, 1997
Musée du Québec, Québec, Canada, 1997
Metro Nashville Arts Commission, Nashville, Tennessee, 1997
Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1998
Centre , St. Auban, France, 1998



SELECTED ARTICLES, 1966-98

Alloway, Lawrence. “Bernar Venet”, Arts Magazine, New York. March, 1970.
Arnoux, Robert. “Bernar Venet - La Ligne Dure”, N°13 Magazine, France. June 1994.
Au, Desiree. “Big is bold and beautiful”, Hong Kong Standard, Hong Kong. May 4, 1995.
Bachetta, Véronique. “Les Lignes de Venet”, Scènes Magazine, France. March 1987.
Barré, François. La commande publique 1991, Ministère de la Culture, D.A.P., Paris. 1991.
Barreiro Ortiz, Carlos. “Los sonidos de las esculturas”, El Tiempo, Bogota, Colombia. March 20, 1994.
Battcock, Gregory. “Art and Artist”, New York. November 1971.
Bayona, Mauricio. “Bogotá, todo un rollo de Venet”, El Espectador, Bogota, Colombia. March 9, 1994.
Beeren, Wim. “Le Context de l’Art - 69/96, Avant-Gardes en fin de siècle. L’Art du Contexte”, Art Press, Paris. N°17, 1996.
Bellet, Harry. “Bernar Venet au Champ de Mars”, Le Monde, France. May 1994.
Blume, Mary. “A Monumental, Polysemic Arc over the Autoroute”, International Herald Tribune, France. June 7-8, 1986.
Bonito Oliva, Achille. “Europa/America : Avanguardia dizionario delgi artisti”, Bolafiarte, Italy. February 1975.
Bonito Oliva, Achille. “Europa/America : The Different Avant-Guardes”, Deco Press. 1976.
Boudaille, Georges; Javault, Patrick. L’Art abstrait, Éditions Casterman, Paris. 1990.
Bouzerand, Jacques. “Document-Art Contemporain. Bernar Venet l’aventurier de la ligne”, Le Point, France. N°1003, Dec. 13, 1991.
Burnham, Jack. “Kunst und Structuralismus”, Dumont Actuel, Germany. 1973, pgs.155-156.
Cabanne, Pierre. L’art du XXe siècle, Éditions Somogy, Paris. 1991.
Cappuccio, Elio. “Bernar Venet”, Tema Celeste, Italy. October 1998.
Caroli, Flavio. Testuale, Mazzota Editore, Italy. 1979.
Catoir, Barbara. “Bernar Venet Linien-reliefs : Zeichnung in der dritten Dimension”, Frankfurter Allemaine Zeitung, Germany. March 28, 1981.
Catoir, Barbara. “Der Zufall ist ein großes schwarzes Eisen”, Frankfurter Allemaine Zeitung, Germany. November 4, 1996.
Comte, Béatrice. “Bernar Venet - La revanche du plaisir”, Le Figaro Magazine, France. July 11, 1998.
Conti, Viana. “Arte come rinvio oltre l’oggetto”Corriere Mercantile, Italy. November 25, 1977.
Conti, Viana. “Incontro con Bernar Venet”, Corriere Mercantile, Italy. July 21, 1978.
Cortenova, Giorgio. Empirica : L’arte tra addizione e sottrazione, Rifalta Editore, Italy,1975.
Dagbert, Anne. “Bernar Venet, Galerie Daniel Templon”, Art Forum, New York. May 1990.
D’Amore, Bruno. “Dove va l’Arte Concettuale”, Gala International, Italy. May 1978.
Debailleux, Henri-François. “La ligne dont se fait le Venet”, Libération, France. August 1993.
Dennys, Riout. “La peinture monochrome”, Histoire et archeologie d’une genre, Éditions Jacqueline Chambon, France. 1996.
Descendre, Nadine. “BERNAR entre les lignes VENET”, BeauxArts Magazine, Paris. May 1994.
Devolder, Eddy. “Bernar Venet : Entretien”, Arte Factum, Belguim. September-October 1991.
Dorfles, Gillo. Il devenire della critica, Einaudi Editore, Turin, Italy. 1976.
Dubois, Martine. “Les lignes indéterminées et aléatoires de Bernar Venet”, La Libre Culture, Brussels. December 15, 1993.
Dupuis, Sylvie; Millet, Catherine. “Art conceptuel et paradoxes”, Canal, France. N° 5, June 15, 1977.
Durozoi, Gérard. Dictionnaire de l’art moderne et contemporain, Éditions Hazan, Paris. 1992.
Ellenberger, Michel. “Lignes indéterminées au Champ de Mars”, Cimaise, France. July 1994.
Ernst-Gerhard, Güse. Reliefs, Formprobleme zwischen Malerei und Skuptur im 20 Jahrundert, Westfalisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Münster, Germany. 1980.
Feeser, Sigrid. “Bernar Venet - Retrospecktive 1963-1993”, Kunstforum, Germany. January-February 1994.
Finlay, Victoria. “B. Venet : Making a giant impact”, South China Morning Post, China. May 5, 1995.
Francblin, Catherine. L’art et la ville : urbanisme et art contemporain, Éditions Skira, Switzerland. 1990.
Garcia, Maria Margarita. “Líneas de acero - Un hombre en constante experimentacíon”, La Prensa, Bogota, Colombia. March 10, 1994.
Gauthier, Ninon. “L’objet n’est pas la fin mais la matière de l’art”, PARCOURS, Canada. Spring 1995.
Gualdoni, Flaminio. “Concetteuali - Venet a Milano, Brescia e Torino...E l’artista restò accerchiato”, Corriere della Sera, Italy. October 5, 1998.
Haase, Dr. Amine. “Kunst begenet der Mathematik”, Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger, Cologne. November 16 17, 1996
Haase, Dr. Amine. “Bernar Venet - Kunst begegnet der Mathematik”, Kunstforum International, Germany. February-May 1997, Bd.136, pgs. 310-317.
Hahn, Otto. “Les géométries de Bernar Venet”, L’Express, France. N° 1348, May 9, 1977.
Héliot, Armelle. “Favart saisi par les sculpteurs”, Le Quotidien de Paris, France. January 16, 1988.
Henric, Jacques. “Bernar Venet, un iconoclaste baroque”, Art Press, France. October 1986.
Hernandez, Brigitte. “Le réveil de Shanghai”, Le Point, France. N°1191, July 15, 1995.
Higginbotham, David. “Position of an Indetermined Line, Position of a Determined Artist”, Arte Factum, Belguim. September 1985.
Hindry, Ann. “La ligne continue de Bernar Venet ou le plaisir progressif du glissement de contexte”, Tema Celeste, Italy. June 1988.
Holsbeek, Dan. “Bernar Venet maakt lijn los van drager”, De Standaard, Belgium. February 19-20, 1994.
Huin, Bernard. “Institution radicalisation - sculptures contemporaines : 1970-1986”, Artstudio, France. Winter 1986-87.
Kuntzel, Thierry; Venet, Bernar. “Logique du Neutre” et “Analyse de : Représentation Graphique de la fonction y = x2 : 4”, Art Press, France. N°14, 1974.
Kuspit, Donald. “Emblematic Line”, Galeries Magazine, New York. April-May 1990.
Kwinter, Sanford. “The Pragmatic of Turbulence : The new Lines of Bernar Venet”, Arts Magazine, New York. December 1985.
Lamarche-Vadel, Bernard. “Dossier Bernar Venet”, Artistes, France. October 1981.
Lamarque, Marie-Lou. “Interview - Bernar Venet”, Art thèmes, France. December 1991-January 1992.
Le Thorel-Daviot, Pascale. Petit Dictionnaire des Artistes Contemporain, Bordas, France. 1996.
Lemoine, Serge. 25 ans d’Art en France 1960-1985, Éditions Larousse, Paris. 1985.
Lemoine, Serge; Breville, Jean-Philippe. L’Art du XXe siècle; dictionnaire de peinture et de sculpture, Larousse, Paris. 1991.
Lepage, Jacques. “Bernar Venet”, Canal, France. 1985.
Lippard, Lucy. “The Dematerialisation of Art”, Art International, France. February 1968.
Lippard, Lucy. Changing : Essay in Art Criticism, E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc., New York. 1971.
Lippard, Lucy. Six Years : The Dematerialisation of the Art Object, Praeger,, New York. 1973.
Lorent, Claude. “La ligne de Bernar Venet”, Paris Match, Belguim. April 25, 1991.
Lorent, Claude. “Bernar Venet, de la mathématique à l’aleatoire”, Art & Culture, Brussels. January 1994.
Macaire, Alain. “Du Minimal au Complexe”, Canal, France. Spring 1984.
Mariusz, Rosiak. “Bernar Venet - Atelier 340- Bruksela”, Artelier Kwartalnik Arty Styczny, Poland. N°3-4, 1993.
Martin, Michel. “Bernar Venet, éloge de la ligne”, Le bulletin du Musée du Québec, Canada. Spring 1998.
Masheck, Joseph. “Bernar Venet”, Art Forum, New York. January 1972.
Maubant, Jean Louis; Pique, Pascal. Bernar Venet 1961-1979, Nouveau Musée / Institut de Villeurbanne, France. 1997.
Mendieta, Natalia. “La Inexpresividad Venet”, MAM Arte International, Colombia. Edición 19, 1994.
Menna, Filiberto. Ca Linea Analitica dell’Arte Moderna - le figure e le icone, Giulio Einaudi Editore, Turin, Italy. 1975.
Menna, Filiberto. “Quando l’arte e scienza”, Corriere della Sera, Italy, July 1977.
Menna, Filiberto. L’Arte Conceptuale, L’Arte Moderna, Fratelli Fabri Editori, Milan. N°109, 1978.
Meyer, Ursula. “Conceptual Art”, Anthologie, E.P. Dutton, New York. 1972.
Millet, Catherine. “L’art conceptuel comme sémiotique de l’art”, VH 101, Éditions F. Esselier, Paris. N°3, 1970.
Millet, Catherine. “Bernar Venet, la fonction didactique de l’art conceptuel”, Art International, Switzerland. December 1970.
Millet, Catherine. “L’Art de la fin de l’art... 10 ans après”, Art Press, France. N°54, December 1981.
Millet, Catherine. L’Art contemporain en France, Éditions Flammarion, Paris. 1987.
Millet, Catherine. “Bernar Venet dans et hors la logique - Logic and chance”, Art Press, France. N°220, January 1997, pgs. 20-26.
Millichap, John. “Twists and Turns”, Asia Pacific Sculpture News, Hong Kong. July 1995.
Miniere, Claude. L’Art en France - 1960-1995, Nouvelles Éditions Françaises, France. 1995.
Morgan, Robert C. Art Into Ideas : Essays on Conceptual Art, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne, Australia. 1996.
Nuridsany, Michel. “Bernar Venet ; la sculpture au pont élévateur”, Le Figaro, France. May 17, 1994.
Nuridsany, Michel. “Saint Etienne : Venet, la sculpture hors piste”, Le Figaro, France. July 7, 1998.
Parinaud, André. “1950-1980 - 30 ans de Non Art”, Galeries des Arts, France. N°203, June 1980.
Paulino-Neto, Brigitte. “Favart plastique”, Libération, Paris. January 20, 1988.
Pedrini, Enrico. La Freccia Evolutiva Dell’Irreversibilitá, dal Fuori-Figurazione, al Fuori-Quadro, al Fuori Artista, Ulisse & Calipso Edizioni Mediteranée, Rome. 1992.
Pedrini, Enrico. “Inervista - Bernar Venet”, Segno, Italy. N°164, October 1998.
Pedrini, Enrico. “Della Monosemia Accidents”, Segno, Italy. November 1998.
Perreault, John. “Para Visual Art”, Village Voice, New York. June 5, 1969.
Pignalosa, Maria Cristina. “La esculturas de Gulliver”, El Tiempo, Colombia. March 8, 1994.
Piguet, Philippe. “Bernar Venet - Spirale et Mouvement”, Connaissance des Arts, Paris. May 1994.
Pluchart, François. “Bernar Venet - L’École de Nice”, Combat, France. August 22, 1966.
Poitevin, Jean-Louis. “Bernar Venet - Portrait”, Canal, France. September 1986.
Ragon, Michel; Pleynet, Marcelin. L’Art abstrait 1970-1987, Éditions Maeght, Paris. 1988.
Ragon, Michel. Journal de l’art abstrait, Éditions Skira, Switzerland. 1992.
Ratcliff, Carter. “Venet’s Platonic Disorder”, Art in America, New York. October 1992.
Ratcliff, Carter. “Bernar Venet’s Accident Pieces”, NY Arts Magazine, New York. #22, June 1998.
Renard, Delphine. “Bernar Venet”, Flash Art, Italy. Spring 1985.
Restany, Pierre. “Bernar Venet, la poursuite de l’analyse jusqu’au dépassement du moi”, Domus, Italy. October 1970.
Rose, Barbara. “Bernar Venet : From Nice to New York”, The Journal of Art, New York. 1989.
Samel, Gilbert. La couleur et la nature dans la Ville, Éditions du Moniteur, Paris. 1988.
Schaeffer, Geneviève. “Bernar Venet: Combinaisons Aléatoires de Lignes Indéterminées”, Paroles, Hong Kong. May-June 1994.
Sheets, Hilarie. “Venet - From Simple Geometry to the Crazy Line”, Art News, New York. November 1994.
Shim, Moon-Seup. “Artist of sculpture”, Space- Arts & Architecture, Environment, Korea. July 1994.
Tronche, Anne. L’Art actuel en France. Du Cynétisme = l’hyperréalisme, Éditions André Balland, Paris. 1973.
Van Der Marck, Jan. “Bernar Venet and the Rational Image”, Art Forum, New York. January 1979.
Venet, Bernar. “Venet’s response to: Le Contexte de l’Art 69/96, Avant-Gardes et fin de Siècle. L’Art du Contexte”, Art Press, Paris. Special Edition, N°17, 1996.
Vergine, Lea. “Arte Concettuale”, NAC, Italy, November 1973.
Vergine, Lea. Dall’informale alla Body Art, Cooperative Editoriale / Studio Forma, Italy. 1976.
Vezin, Luc. “L’homme qui veut transpercer la Terre expose ses sculputures en Chine”, InforMatin, France. May 1995.
Weiss, Evelyn. “Documenta VI”, Stern, Germany. N°27, June 23, 1977.
Wember, Dr. Paul. “Kunst in Krefeld”, Verlag Dumont, Cologne. 1973.
Wilson, Barbara. “Bernar Venet, Arc Majeur de 185,4°”, International Sculpture, USA. January February 1987.
Xu, Li. “An Interview with the French Sculptor, Bernar Venet”, Jiangsu Art Monthly, Nanjiang, China. October 1995.
Zevi, Adacharia. “Bernar Venet: the determinate of the indeterminate”, L’architettura, cronache e storia, Italy. February 1998.


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