Marguerite Humeau

Marguerite Humeau

1986 - Present

Marguerite Humeau is a French visual artist. She is living in London.

Humeau had her first major solo show at the Palais de Tokyo in 2016, was part of the Manifesta in Zurich in 2016, and showed at Nottingham Contemporary and other major galleries and institutions including the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Lucy, from her Opera of Prehistoric Creatures, was included in The Universal Addressability of Dumb Things curated by Mark Leckey in 2013. She also resuscitated Cleopatra's voice singing a love song of her era for the Serpentine Galleries Extinction Marathon curated by Hans-Ulrich Obrist in 2014.

In 2017, she was awarded the Zurich Art Prize. "Birth Canal" at the New Museum in New York City (2018), was Humeau's first solo exhibition in the United States, and received a positive review in Sculpture magazine.

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