Sheila Hicks presents at the Georges Pompidou Center "Lignes de vie" [Life lines]

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Curators
Michel Gauthier (curator at musée national d’art moderne, contemporary collections department). Assisted by.- Mathilde Marchand (assistant curator at musée national d’art moderne, contemporary collections department)
Venue
Centre Pompidou, 75191 Paris cedex 04
Dates
Feb 07, 2018 - Apr 30, 2018
Opening hours
Every day from 11 am to 9 pm except on Tuesday
Scenographer
Jasmin Œzcebi
Production manager
Capucine Borde

Sheila Hicks

Sheila Hicks was born in Hastings, Nebraska and received her BFA and MFA degrees from Yale University. She received a Fulbright scholarship in 1957-58 to paint in Chile. While in South America she developed her interest in working with fibers. After founding workshops in Mexico, Chile, and South Africa, and working in Morocco and India, she now divides her time between her Paris studio and New York. 

Hicks has exhibited internationally in both solo and group exhibitions. She was included in the 2014 Whitney Biennial in New York,  the 2012  São Paulo Biennial in Brazil. Recent solo presentations include Pêcher dans La Rivière at the Alison Jacques Gallery, London (2013); A major retrospective Sheila Hicks: 50 Years debuted at the Addison Gallery of American Art and traveled to the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia and the Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC. 

Hicks‘ work is in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art, New York City; Museum of Fine Arts Boston; The Art Institute of Chicago; the Victoria & Albert Museum, London; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Centre Pompidou, Paris; the Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; Museo de Bellas Artes, Santiago; solo exhibitions at the Seoul Art Center, Korea; Israel Museum, Jerusalem.

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