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Outside the Lines: Michel Parmentier’s Early Experiments

Friday, Sep. 07, 2018    7pm

This in-depth conversation will examine Michel Parmentier’s early experiments in painting and his collaborations with artists Daniel Buren, Olivier Mosset, and Niele Toroni. Dr. Philip Armstrong, Professor of Comparative Studies at The Ohio State University, and Dr. Lily Woodruff, Associate Professor of Art History at MSU, will discuss Parmentier’s work within its historical context and how he challenged institutional conventions of the 1960s.

Michel Parmentier is curated by Marc-Olivier Wahler, Director, with Steven L. Bridges, Associate Curator, and is on view through Oct. 7.

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Michel Parmentier, Sans titre (Untitled), 1965, courtesy galerie Loevenbruck, Paris; 25 septembre 1965 (September 25, 1965), 1965, courtesy galerie Loevenbruck, Paris, and Ales Ortuzar, New York; Peinture N° 15–1965 (Painting No. 15–1965), 1965, private collection, Geneva, courtesy galerie Loevenbruck, Paris. Installation view at the MSU Broad, 2018. Photo: Eat Pomegranate Photography