Huyghe, Pierre (1962)
Paris (F)
works and lives in Paris (F) and New York (USA)

Pierre Huyghe graduated from the École nationale Supérieures des Arts Décoratifs, Paris in 1985. After his studies he participated in the collective Frères Ripoulin. In 1995 Pierre Huyghe founded l’Association de Temps Libérés, with members like Angela Bulloch, Maurizio Cattelan, Liam Gillick, Carsten Höller, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Douglas Gordon, Jorge Prado, Philippe Parreno, Rirkrit Tiravanija and Xavier Veilhan.
From 1999 till 2000 he received a DAAD stipendium and worked in Berlin as an artist-in-residency.

Huyghe had numerous solo exhibitions including Tate Modern, London (2006), Museé d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, (2005). Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (2003), Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin (2002), Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (2001), Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (2001,) Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (2000) and Museé d’ Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris (1998). His work was also on show at the Documenta 11, Kassel (2002) and the Istanbul Biennial (1999).

In 2001 Pierre Huyghe represented France at the 49e Venice Biennial and received the Jury of the Venice Biennial Special Award. In 2002 he was awarded the fourth biennial Hugo Boss Prize at the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, New York. In 2005 he received the Art Awards 2005 Beaux-Arts Magazine (prix du meilleur artiste Franšais).