Richard Dupont

 

The Artist

Richard Dupont was born in New York in 1968. He lives and works in New York.In the 90s he attended Princeton University, Departments of Visual Art, Art and Archeology.
Dupont's multifaceted artistic practice includes installations, sculptures, drawings, reliefs, animations and prints. Dupont's work draws from a variety of themes and references, and engages the Postdigital in relation to the history of sculpture and the Body art, Process art and Systems art movements of the 1960s and 1970s.
Richard Dupont's work draws from a variety of themes and references, and has been described as "post-digital" and "post-internet". His work references the Body art, Process art and Systems art movements of the 1960s and 1970s. However, he uses 3D digital models of bodies and objects rather than things themselves. Dupont had his body scanned at a General Dynamics facility on The Wright Patterson Air Force Base in 2004, and has been working from these images, translated into both two and three dimensions, since then. An interest in the implications of biometric technologies underpins much of his work. Interested in the way we scrutinize ourselves, Dupont sees his reproductions of the human figure as a way to highlight the idea of "self-surveillance," and to note the way in which we map our lives through accumulating details.
Recent solo exhibitions include: Fictions #1, Eduardo Secci Contemporary, Florence (2018); Tracy Williams, Ltd., New York (2015); Object Ritual (Offsite), Queens Museum at Bulova Corporate Center, New York (2014); Eduardo Secci Contemporary, Florence (2014); Tracy Williams, Ltd., New York (2013); Carolina Nitsch Project Room, New York (2011); Independent Project per The Armory Show, New York (2009); Lever House, New York (2008); Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (HVCCA), Peekskill (2008); Tracy Williams, Ltd., New York (2007); Art Positions, Solo Project, Art Basel Miami, Miami (2005).
Recent group shows include: Planthouse Gallery, New York
(2017); Southampton Arts Center, Southampton, New York (2017); Planthouse Gallery, New York(2016); The New York Academy of Art, New York (2015); Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester (2013); The Richard Massey Foundation for the Arts and Sciences, New York (2013); Carolina Nitsch Project Room, New York (2012): The Flag Art Foundation, New York (2010); Charest Weinberg Gallery, Miami (2010); International Print Center, New York (2009); New Prints Autumn 2007, International Print Center, New York (2008); Six Degrees of Separation, Stux Gallery, New York (2006); Center Gallery at FAU, Boca Raton (2004); Space 101, Brooklyn, New York (2003).

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Artworks

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Exhibitions

FICTIONS #1

FICTIONS #1
Piazza Goldoni, 2 - Firenze
19.01.2018 - 10.03.2018

Richard Dupont SELFIE

Richard Dupont SELFIE
Via Maggio, 51r - Firenze
25.09.2014 - 30.12.2014

 

 

Fairs

DALLAS ART FAIR 2018

DALLAS ART FAIR 2018
Dallas
13.04.2018 - 15.04.2018

ART MIAMI 2016

ART MIAMI 2016
Miami, FL, USA
29.11.2016 - 04.12.2016

EXPO CHICAGO, 2016

EXPO CHICAGO, 2016
Chicago, USA
22.09.2016 - 25.09.2016

Art Paris 2016<br />

Art Paris 2016

Grand Palais, Avenue Winston Churchill, 75008 Paris
31.03.2016 - 03.04.2016

ART MIAMI 2015

ART MIAMI 2015
Miami, FL, USA
1.12.2015 - 6.12.2015

ART RIO 2015

ART RIO 2015
Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
09.09.2015 - 13.09.2015

Art Paris 2015

Art Paris 2015
Parigi
27.03.2015 - 30.03.2015

ZONA MACO 2015

ZONA MACO 2015
Mexico City
04.02.2015 - 08.02.2015

Arte Fiera Bologna 2015

Arte Fiera Bologna 2015
Bologna
22.01.2015 - 26.01.2015

 
 
 

 

Books

Selfie

Selfie

Selfie
 
 

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