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Group founded in Paris in 2004

Represented by the galleries Chantal Crousel, Paris (FR) ; Air de Paris, Paris (FR)


Interview of the artists – 2013

Representing a socio-culturally committed movement in contemporary art, Claire Fontaine is a group formed in 2004 by two artists living in Paris: James Thornill et Fulvia Carnevale. After taking the name from a popular brand of school notebooks as well as from Duchamp’s urinal that he entitled “Fontaine”, Claire Fontaine declared itself a “ready-made artist”. Often provocative but also poetic, Claire Fontaine’s work questions the world and the art world in particular.
The group creates sculptures, paintings, writings, videos and installations.

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Artiste Claire FONTAINE