Pierre-Marc de Biasi

Born in 1950 - France


Pierre-Marc De Biasi lives and works in Paris. He is a researcher, writer and plastic artist.

Former student of ENS, aggregated of the Letters (1976), doctor in semiology (1982), qualified to the direction of researches (1997), Pierre-Marc De Biasi is the research director of the Modern Texts and Manuscripts Institute (ITEM), specialized laboratory in the study of literary, scientific and artistic creations processes, that he directed from 2006 to 2013.

He published about thirty books (editions, biographies, essays) and three hundred articles about Flaubert, the genetic of the texts, the literary theory, the written heritage, the paper, the history of eroticism, architecture, cinema, plastic arts, the history of science and techniques, the mediologic approach, the pictures and the contemporary vocabulary. He teaches at L'ENS in Paris and at both Universities Paris IV and Paris VII.

He is an executive producer at France Culture, director of the collections, collaborator of scientific magazines and author for documentary films for Arte. At the same time of his course in Letters and Philosophy, Pierre-Marc De Biasi followed a post-degree training in sculpture and architecture (ENSBA, Paris, 1973-1976), and in history of art (plastic art aggregation, Saint-Charles Paris, 1977).

As a plastic artist, Pierre-Marc De Biasi works on the signs, the scriptures, the bodies, the desire, the rituals, the archaic, the monument, the trace and the transmission (painting, sculpture, photo, installation, video clips, performances). Since 1977, his works have been presented in museums and galleries, in about fifty personal and collective exhibitions in France or aboard.

Pierre-Marc De Biasi co-directs, with François-René Martin, the History of Art team ("Genesis of artwork and creation process") of ITEM-ENSBA and the DIGA program ("International facts about artistic genetic") of Labex TranSferS.

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2012 Rendez-vous avec l’invisible, Musée du Montparnasse, PARIS
2008 Anachroniques, Espace Cinko, PARIS
2008 Sous le signe d’Eros, Galerie Mille Feuilles, LA MARSA (Tunisie)
2006 Estampages et monotypes, Galerie Mille Feuilles, LA MARSA (Tunisie)
2001 Talismans – 2, Casino Venier, Consulat de France, Biennale 2001, VENISE (Italie)
2001 Talismans – 1, Institut français, HAMBOURG (Allemagne)
2000 Vestiges d’Eden, Institut français, BUDAPEST (Hongrie)
1999 Fragments d’Éden, Kunstzentrum Bosener Mühle, NOHFELDEN (Allemagne)
1997 Ovide : l’art d’aimer – 1, Galerie MP Bernet, PARIS
1997 Ovide : l’art d’aimer – 2, Institut français, ROSTOCK (Allemagne)
1996 Images simples : recto/verso, Galerie MP Bernet, PARIS
1995 Ecritures perdues, Galerie MP Bernet, PARIS
1995 Qu’est-ce qu’on ne sait pas ?, cinquantenaire de l’UNESCO, PARIS.
1994 La Substance du signe, Musée des Beaux-Arts, PAU
1994 From Manuscripts to Painting, Columbia University, NEW-YORK (USA)
1989 L’Empire du signe, Espace Niemi Nakano, PARIS
1983 Sphères : 17 peintures, Galerie Art Contemporain (J & J Donguy), PARIS
1983 Sphères : 17 collages, Galerie Liliane François, PARIS
1980 Bas-reliefs 2, Galerie Lutecia, FRANCFORT (Allemagne)
1979 Peinture 1975-1979, Galerie Düsseldorfer Volksbank, DÜSSELDORF (Allemagne)
1978 Bas-reliefs 1, Galerie de l’Opéra, AIX-LA-CHAPELLE (Allemagne)
1977 La matière du signe, Institut français, COLOGNE (Allemagne)
2003 Langage du monde visible, Gal. Im Filmhaus, IEF, SARRBRÜCKEN (Allemagne)
1995 Matières et mémoire : eau, sable, ciel - 225 photographies, UNESCO, PARIS.
2008 Cérémonie secrète, performance, film 20’, réalisation Ph. Puiycouyoul,
avec la participation de Tella Kpomahou, Espace Cinko, PARIS
2002 Flaubert. L’Inassouvissable, Film, 30’, réalisation Ph. Puicouyoul,
avec la participation d’Estelle Vincent, Commande du Centre Pompidou, PARIS


2012 Galerie Julio Gonzalez, OEuvres choisies, ARCUEIL
2012 UNESCO, Un musée d’art contemporain pour la Palestine, Elias Sanbar, PARIS
1992 Palais Mirbach, BRATISLAVA (Slovaquie)
1992 Biennale du dessin de sculpture, BUDAPEST (Hongrie)
1992 Galerie Uluv, PRAGUE (ex Rép. féd. Tchèque et Slovaque)
1991 Délégation d’action culturelle, THESSALONIQUE (Grèce)
1991 Institut français, ATHÈNES (Grèce)
1991 Centre culturel français, DAMAS (Syrie)
1991 Centre culturel français, AMMAN (Jordanie)
1990 Galerie C.C. du Grazer Congress, les Cafés littéraires, GRAZ (Autriche)
1990 Centre culturel français, ALEXANDRIE (Égypte)
1990 Centre culturel français, LE CAIRE (Égypte)
1990 Musée de peinture et de sculpture, ISTANBUL (Turquie)
1989 Centre culturel et artistique de Montrouge et Galerie A. Maeght, MONTROUGE.
1987 Centre culturel français, ROME (Italie) Studio Massimi - NAPLES (Italie)
1986 Centre culturel du Belvédère, CASERTE (Italie)
1986 Langages de programmation, Totem Production, A2, PARIS
1985 Galerie Agnès B, Cafés littéraires, PARIS.
1985 Systèmes (dessins d’animation), Mémoire vive, Totem Production, A2, PARIS
1984 CNAC, Les Écritures dans la peinture, Villa Arson, NICE
1984 Polylog (dessins d’animation), Mémoire vive, Totem Production, A2, PARIS
1984 La Confrérie de saint Luc, Galerie Trans-form, PARIS
1983 Galerie J.&J. Donguy, Sphères/Sphères: 10 performances, PARIS
1982 Galerie J.&J. Donguy, Théâtre de la mémoire ordinaire, PARIS
1982 Il Tavolo, Foire intern. du Design, Galerie L’Archivolto (Domus), MILAN, (Italie)
1981 Arts Gallery, Carnets d’artistes, MILAN (Italie)
1980 ARC, Chronique des années de crise, PARIS

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