lundi 30 mars 2015

Daniel Spoerri - De la Galaţi la tablouri-capcană / MAMAC, Nice

1930 - Born in Galati (Romania)
Father: Isaac Feinstein, missionary of the Norwegian Lutheran church ; Mother: Lydia Feinstein-Spoerri

1942 - Flees with mother and (five) siblings to Zurich. Lives with his uncle, Professor Theophil Spoerri. 
The family takes on the name of the mother.

1949 - Meets Jean Tinguely and Eva Aeppli. Theaterdance School Zurich.

1952 - Receives a scholarship for dance studies in Paris; also works there as a tourist guide.

1954 -1957 - Lead dancer at the Municipal Theater of Bern.

1959 - Returns to Paris. […] Meets Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray and Robert Filliou.

1960 - Co-signer of the Manifesto of “Nouveau Réalisme” (New Realism)

First “snare pictures” [tableau-piège ; tablou-capcană]
 are shown at the «Festival d’art d’avantgarde», Palais des Expositions de la Porte de Versailles, in Paris.

1970 - Opening of the Eat Art Galerie on the floor above the Restaurant Spoerri.
1977 - At the “Crocrodrome” a cooperative work by Jean Tinguely with friends: “Le musée sentimental” and “La boutique aberrante”.

1988 - Exhibition “Le trésor des pauvres”, Galerie Beaubourg, Paris.
2014 - Several exhibitions, books and catalogues are in preparation.
Daniel Spoerri is working on collages with ancient tablecloths and is involved in the project “Orcus porcus”.