Biography

Valérie Belin has exhibited extensively both domestically and abroad, and in 2015 the artist was awarded the coveted sixth annual Prix Pictet for her work exploring the theme of Disorder.  The award followed Belin’s major retrospective exhibition Les images intranquilles (Unquiet Images) presented by Centre Pompidou, Paris from June- September 2015.

Additional major exhibitions include the 2008 solo show which travelled to Huis Marseilles, Museum of Photography, Amsterdam; the Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris; and the Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne.  In 2009, the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA presented Made-up, the artist’s first solo museum show in the United States.

 

 

Valérie Belin’s work has also been featured in extensive group exhibitions worldwide, including presentations at the Mori Art Museum, Tokyo; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; and the Seattle Art Museum, Washington.  Belin is the subject of numerous monographs, including volume that accompanied her touring exhibition, published by Steidl in 2008, Valérie Belin (black eyed susan) with an essay by Tobia Bezzola, published by JRP Ringier in 2011, and Valérie Belin Les images intranquilles published by Centre Pompidou to accompany her exhibition in 2015.

Her work is featured in numerous private and public collections, including the Musée d’art Moderne de la ville de Paris, Kunsthaus Zürich, Los Angeles County Museum, Museum of Modern Art, New York, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Belin lives and works in Paris.