David Hominal

Born in 1976 in France, DAVID HOMINAL lives and works in Berlin (Germany). Through a myriad of artistic mediums ranging from film to performance, sculpture to painting, David Hominal displays a corpus of work based on both the limits and the possibilities of transforming contemporary art. He perceives his work as a whole, despite the diversity of forms that it encompasses, in which painting would be a common denominator or a conceptual link. He appears to ask himself how to paint, or indeed, how no longer to paint today. In this sense, he does not hesitate to question the history of art, stretching from the tradition of still lifes to the more recent abstraction in painting and the ready-made, calling into play other creative domains such as dance and music and the popular culture. His pieces often assume a tragic aspect and reveal themselves as the traces or remains of a movement comprised of both emptiness and intensity. It is in the context of a reflexive attitude on the idle gesture of the artist and his ability or indeed his inability to create, that his work evolves. Kamel Mennour and David Hominal have been working together since 2010.

His work has been presented within many solo and group exhibitions in France: the Palais de Tokyo and the Centre culturel Suisse in Paris, the Consortium de Dijon, Le Magasin in Grenoble; as well as abroad: the Centre d’Art Contemporain in Geneva, Raster in Warsaw, the Musée des Beaux Arts in Lausanne, FRI ART in Fribourg, Kunsthalle Bern, Kunsthaus Zurich and the CAC in Vilnius.

Works

No Titre - © kamel mennour
No Titre, 2020
No Titre - © kamel mennour
No Titre, 2020
No Titre - © kamel mennour
No Titre, 2020
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris, 2020
Hands (2) - © kamel mennour
Hands (2), 2019
No Titre - © kamel mennour
No Titre, 2020
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris, 2020
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, London - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, London, 2019
Sans titre - © kamel mennour
Sans titre, 2016
No Titre - © kamel mennour
No Titre, 2020
Sans titre - © kamel mennour
Sans titre, 2014
Sans Titre 22 (Série 1 à 28) - © kamel mennour
Sans Titre 22 (Série 1 à 28), 2011
Sans Titre 3 (Série 1 à 28) - © kamel mennour
Sans Titre 3 (Série 1 à 28), 2011
In Dubio Pro Reo 2 - © kamel mennour
In Dubio Pro Reo 2, 2009
Exhibition view, Le Consortium, Dijon - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Le Consortium, Dijon, 2014
Sunflowers 2 - © kamel mennour
Sunflowers 2, 2010
Untitled - © kamel mennour
Untitled, 2015
Fenêtre - © kamel mennour
Fenêtre, 2004
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris, 2015
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris, 2017
No Titre - © kamel mennour
No Titre, 2020
Sans titre - © kamel mennour
Sans titre, 2016
Untitled - © kamel mennour
Untitled, 2015
Crack I - © kamel mennour
Crack I, 2009
Untitled - © kamel mennour
Untitled, 2014
Sans Titre 9 (Série 1 à 28) - © kamel mennour
Sans Titre 9 (Série 1 à 28), 2011
Sans Titre - © kamel mennour
Sans Titre, 2011
Untitled (Through the window) - © kamel mennour
Untitled (Through the window), 2011
Untitled 7/8 - © kamel mennour
Untitled 7/8, 2013
Exhibition view, Le Consortium, Dijon - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Le Consortium, Dijon, 2016
Pieta - © kamel mennour
Pieta, 2009
Sans Titre 3 - © kamel mennour
Sans Titre 3, 2014
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris, 2015
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris, 2010
Sans Titre - © kamel mennour
Sans Titre, 2016
Sans Titre - © kamel mennour
Sans Titre, 2014
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris, 2017
Exhibition view, Le Consortium, Dijon - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Le Consortium, Dijon, 2016
Untitled - © kamel mennour
Untitled, 2015
Sans Titre - © kamel mennour
Sans Titre, 2016
Untitled - © kamel mennour
Untitled, 2015
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris, 2014
Sans Titre - © kamel mennour
Sans Titre, 2014
Sans Titre - © kamel mennour
Sans Titre, 2009
Untitled - © kamel mennour
Untitled, 2015
Sans titre - © kamel mennour
Sans titre, 2016
Exhibition view, Le Consortium, Dijon - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Le Consortium, Dijon, 2016
In Dubio Pro Reo 4 - © kamel mennour
In Dubio Pro Reo 4, 2009
Untitled - © kamel mennour
Untitled, 2015
Exhibition view, Le Consortium, Dijon - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Le Consortium, Dijon, 2016
Exhibition view, Le Consortium, Dijon - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Le Consortium, Dijon, 2016
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris, 2014
Sans Titre - © kamel mennour
Sans Titre, 2016
Untitled (de VI à IX) - © kamel mennour
Untitled (de VI à IX), 2010
Untitled - © kamel mennour
Untitled, 2015
Crack IV - © kamel mennour
Crack IV, 2009
Untitled (Through the window) - © kamel mennour
Untitled (Through the window), 2011
Untitled - © kamel mennour
Untitled, 2015
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris, 2010
Exhibition view, Le Consortium, Dijon - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Le Consortium, Dijon, 2016
Untitled 5/8 - © kamel mennour
Untitled 5/8, 2013
Sans Titre - © kamel mennour
Sans Titre, 2016
Exhibition view, Le Consortium, Dijon - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Le Consortium, Dijon, 2016
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris, 2015
Untitled - © kamel mennour
Untitled, 2015
Windows and ananas 4 - © kamel mennour
Windows and ananas 4, 2011
Sunflowers 3 - © kamel mennour
Sunflowers 3, 2010
Untitled (de I à V) - © kamel mennour
Untitled (de I à V), 2010
Sans titre - © kamel mennour
Sans titre, 2016
Sans Titre - © kamel mennour
Sans Titre, 2014
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris, 2015
Sunflowers 1 - © kamel mennour
Sunflowers 1, 2010
Untitled - © kamel mennour
Untitled, 2015
Crack III - © kamel mennour
Crack III, 2009
Windows and ananas 3 - © kamel mennour
Windows and ananas 3, 2011
Untitled - © kamel mennour
Untitled, 2015
Sans Titre - © kamel mennour
Sans Titre, 2014
Sunflowers 4 - © kamel mennour
Sunflowers 4, 2010
Untitled - © kamel mennour
Untitled, 2015

Exhibitions & News

Bridge the gap - CEC Genève - © kamel mennour
David Hominal, Matthew Lutz-Kinoy, Bridge the gap
6 May — 9 July 2021
Centre d'édition contemporaine, Geneva
Lucas Ratton - Saint Tropez - © kamel mennour
Marie Bovo, Daniel Buren, David Hominal, Anish Kapoor, Tadashi Kawamata, Bertrand Lavier, Martial Raysse, Art Tribal
4 June — 31 October 2020
Galerie Lucas Ratton, Saint-Tropez
No titre (collection 2021) - © kamel mennour
David Hominal, No titre (collection 2021)
23 May — 27 June 2020
Opening 23 May 2020, 18:00 — 00
kamel mennour, 6 rue du Pont de Lodi, Paris 6
No titre (collection 2021) - © kamel mennour
David Hominal, No titre (collection 2021)
23 April — 5 May 2020
Online Viewing Room
PRICELESS / MASTERCARD - © kamel mennour
David Hominal, PRICELESS / MASTERCARD
12 December 2019 — 25 January 2020
Opening 11 December 2019, 18:00 — 00
kamel mennour, 51 Brook Street, London
Été indien - © kamel mennour
Group show, Été indien
5 September — 5 October 2019
Opening 5 September 2019, 15:45 — 45
kamel mennour, 47 rue Saint-André-des-Arts, Paris 6
David Hominal - © kamel mennour
David Hominal, David Hominal
16 March — 22 April 2017
kamel mennour, 6 rue du Pont de Lodi, Paris 6
David Hominal - Le Consortium - © kamel mennour
David Hominal, Exposition monographique
18 November 2016 — 19 February 2017
Le Consortium, Dijon
Cantomania - colette - © kamel mennour
Group show, Eric the King Fan Club
6 June — 2 July 2016
colette, Paris
David Hominal - © kamel mennour
David Hominal, David Hominal
12 September — 10 October 2015
kamel mennour, 47 rue Saint-André-des-Arts, Paris 6
1/2 Hæhnchen, Pommes / Reis oder Salat - © kamel mennour
David Hominal, 1/2 Hæhnchen, Pommes / Reis oder Salat
5 February — 22 March 2014
kamel mennour, 47 rue Saint-André-des-Arts, Paris 6
Dan Flavin
Sans Titre (to the Real Dan Hill), 1978
Néons rose, doré, bleu, vert ; Métal laqué
243,8 x 13 x 20 cm
Vue de l’exposition « Lux Perpetua », kamel mennour, Paris, 2012
Photo. Fabrice Seixas
Collection privée, Paris - © kamel mennour
Group show, Lux Perpetua
26 March — 16 May 2012
kamel mennour, 47 rue Saint-André-des-Arts, Paris 6
Pour finir encore et autres foirades - © kamel mennour
David Hominal, Pour finir encore et autres foirades
8 September — 9 October 2010
kamel mennour, 47 rue Saint-André-des-Arts, Paris 6

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