Edouard Baribeaud (B. 1984, Versailles) studied at the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris from which he graduated in 2008. Since 2009, this French-German artist has lived and works in Berlin. His favourite mediums are drawings and paintings. His work is regularly exhibited in galleries and museums in Germany, China and India. Since 2015, he has been collaborating regularly with Hermès for whom he designs silk squares. Winner of the Yishu8 prize, he did an artist residency in Beijing in 2019. Among the artist's various sources of inspiration are the great masters of the Italian Renaissance, the world of theatre and film, and the delicate art of Indian miniature paintings. His first monograph was published by Hatje-Cantz in 2016.
Solo exhibitions include Image Fantômes, Yishu 8 - An Old Story for Our Modern Times, Galerie Judin, Berlin (2018); Maison des Arts, Beijing (2019); The Nocturnal Vault, Isa Galerie, Mumbai (2016); The Hour of the Gods, Galerie Judin, Berlin (2015); Sao Jorge, Reh Kunst, Berlin (2012); Hic Sunt Leones, Nolan Judin, Berlin (2012); Der Flug der Eule, Galerie Tat, Berlin (2011); Brume d’espace, Galerie du Crous, Paris (2011).
Selected group exhibitions include Edouard Baribeaud - Louise Despont - Marcel Dzama - Chris Ofili, Isa galerie, Mumbai (2020); Auf dem Weg zum Motiv. Zeitgenössische Kunstler treffen auf Willi ̈ Baumeister, Galerie Klaus Gerrit Friese, Berlin (2019); Hermès Carré Club, Hermès, Los Angeles (2018); Hermès Carré Club, Hermès, New York (2018); Between The Worlds, XXII. Rohkunstbau, Berlin (2016); Vexillology#2, Kunstverein Amrum, Germany (2016); DEVOUR! Sozialer Kannibalismus, politische Neudefinierung und Architektur, Freies Museum/ SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin (2015); Mauvaises Graines, Topographie de l'art, Paris (2014); Le bruit du dessin, Villa du Parc – Centre d’art contemporain, Annemasse, France
(2012); Edouard Baribeaud & Chris Johnson, Pavillon Blanc – Centre d’art de Colomiers/ Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse, France (2011); Artist Books, PR1 Gallery, Preston, United Kingdom (2010).
Highlights and residences
Edouard Baribeaud is a recipient of numerous awards including the Yishu 8 Art prize, Beijing (2019). In 2019 he received an artist residency at Maison des Arts - Yishu 8, Beijing, and in 2010 he received an artist residency at Schloss Plüschow - Mecklenburgisches Künstlerhaus.