Mathieu’s works on paper exhibited at Perrotin

Exhibitions, Galleries

An exhibition dedicated to Georges Mathieu’s works on paper was organized at Perrotin, 2bis avenue Matignon in Paris, from Friday September 8 to Saturday September 30. Mathieu’s works on paper are a distinct artistic statement whose precision, accuracy, and subtlety of gesture – both lively and intuitive – can rival the power of his large-scale […]

Georges Mathieu’s first solo exhibition in Hong Kong


Nahmad Contemporary and Perrotin are offering, from November 21st to December 21st, 2019, an exhibition by the late French artist Georges Mathieu (1921–2012), the founder of Lyrical Abstraction and a pioneer of performance art who foregrounded the techniques of tubism and dripping. This exhibition explores a specific period of Mathieu’s rich and varied work. The […]

Georges Mathieu in New York at Nahmad Contemporary

Exhibitions, News

Georges Mathieu makes big news in New York where four monumental paintings of 6 metres, painted in 1978 for his retrospective at the Grand Palais, are exhibited starting today at Nahmad Contemporary. “Undervalued for some time, the French star of the 1950-1970s is about to take his revenge. Featuring four major canvases from the artist’s best […]

“The Georges Mathieu renaissance has begun”

Art Market, Exhibitions

In its publication from September 24, Le Figaro, one of France’s newspapers of record, dedicated a full page to this article: “The Georges Mathieu renaissance has begun”. Renowned the world over from the 1950s to the 1970s, this giant of lyrical abstraction then endured a long purgatory until his death. The artist is finally getting […]

Georges Mathieu exhibition at Galerie Templon

Exhibitions, Galleries

Galerie Templon offers for the first time a solo exhibition of Georges Mathieu. The exhibition features around thirty paintings created between 1960 and 1979, demonstrating the significance and inventiveness of a body of work that left a lasting impression on French art and imagination. In 1971, Pierre Dehaye said: “In the twenty years since lyrical abstraction […]