Photographie d’Andy Warhol, 1986 - C. Putman, K. Haring, G. Jones, Fela Kutti et J.M.Basquiat.

Photograph by Andy Warhol, 1986, featuring from left to right C. Putman, K. Haring, G. Jones, Fela Kuti and J.-M. Basquiat.

Biography

Born in Paris in 1962.

Son of Jacques Putman, art critic, and Andrée Putman, interior designer.

1985-86         Room Service Gallery, New York, 157 East 57th St.

1989-98         Froment & Putman Gallery, Paris, 33 rue Charlot.

Opening with James Turrell.

Exhibitions of Mitja Tusek, Fabrice Hyber(t), Bill Culbert, José Maldonado,

Didier Marcel, Roman Opalka, John McCracken, Richard Hamilton.

1998     Creation of Flux, a communications agency and production company.

Objective : To use art in corporate communication.

Flagship projects :

For the 50th anniversary of TATI in 1998 : 12 collector shopping bags designed by César, Fabrice Hyber, Huang Yong Ping, Erik Dietman, Andrée Putman, Seydou Keita, Garance Dindeleux & Stéphanie Gattlen, Hervé Di Rosa, Alain Jacquet, Matthieu Laurette, Jean-Luc Moulène, Benoît Fougeirol.

For FNAC, during the World Football Cup in 1998 : a photograph of FNAC’s 11 best-selling writers posing as a football team with Fabrice Hyber’s Square Football.

2009   Creation of Coopérateur, a design company specialized in furniture and exceptional everyday items.

Objective : To use the talent of visual artists, fashion designers, musicians with the help of professional designers.

Creations : ‘Swiss Army Knife Armchair’ by Fabrice Hyber, ‘Biker Armchair’ by Paul Simonon, the bassist of The Clash, ‘Rorschach test loudspeakers’ by Edouard Merino, the founder of the gallery Air de Paris, ‘Blabkboard coffee table’ by Richard Hamilton, Bertrand Lavier’s mix of Bertoia’s Side Chair with Eames’s CE94 chair, and of Verner Panton’s Phantom chair with Eames’s rocking chair.

2013     Galeries Cyrille Putman, Arles, rue des Porcelet and rue du 4 septembre. Exhibitions of: Fabrice Hyber, Malachi Farrell, Michel Houssin, Jean Luc Verna, Marcel Miracle, Serena Carone. 

2018     Exhibitions of Diane Moulenc and Maryse Magnin

PUBLICATIONS & PRODUCTIONS

BOOKS

Eau d’or, Eau dort, ODORUR Editions and Cyrille Putman, 1997

Green Box with 365 facsimile reproductions of drawings by Fabrice Hybert.

Golden Lion award for the Best Pavilion at the Venice Biennale.

Premières pressions à froid, Robert Laffont, 2004

Premières pressions à froid, J’ai Lu, 2006

Bilan Provisoire, Calmann-Lévy, 2007

1erRendez-Vous, with Marc Lavoine, Éd. de La Martinière, 2013

PRESS

« Insolentes remarques », Égoïste, n° 15 – Tome 1

« A votre tour », Égoïste, n° 15 – Tome II

« La première impression est la bonne », Égoïste, n° 16 – Tome I

« Témoignage », Technikart, n°226, octobre 2018

MULTIPLES

L’Ombre du ballon, Hand-tufted Aubusson carpet with football, after a drawing by Fabrice Hybert.

Edition Froment & Putman Gallery. Sold out.

Bouteille-Estomac, hand-blown glass after a sketch by Fabrice Hybert.

10 numbered and signed pieces, Edition Froment & Putman Gallery. Sold out.

RADIO

2015 – 2018 « Quelle Mouche l’a piqué ? » Weekly cultural vignettes aired on 3DFM, broaching a cultural topic, a description of a visual artist, an architect or an art movement in just enough time to boil an egg. François Roche, Roman Opalka, James Turrell, Pascal Dusapin, Niki de Saint Phalle, Support-Surface, …

FILM

Stanwix, medium-length feature film directed by Charles de Meaux, co-produced par Cyrille Putman and Anna Senders Films, starring Melvil Poupaud, 1999.

RÉFÉRENCES

« White Flash » by Alain Pacadis, in Libération, 16 December 1977

« Cyrille Putman » by Charlotte Laubard, in Technikart n° 56, 1 October 2001

« Cyrille Putman, confessions d’un enfant du Punk » in Paris Match, n° 2852, 15-21 January 2004

« Rencontre avec Cyrille Putman » by Astrid de T’Serclaes, in Le Journal du Dimanche, 23 May 2004

« Ce chien de Pavlov » by Jean-Claude Perrier, in Livres Hebdo, 1 December 2006

« Enfer cyrillique » by M.P., in L’Express, 11-17 January 2007

« Le photographe étoile filante » by Pierre Maury, in Le Soir, 26 January 2007

« Putman flingue la jet-set » by Claire Menial, in Le Point, 1 February 2007

« Pour épater la galerie » by Jacques Braunstein, in ELLE, 12 March 2007

« Très cher art » by Louis de Mailly and Sixte Fiorucci, in Officiel Business, May 2007

« Cyrille Putman », in Gala, 23 May 2007

Liberation Journal , 15-year-old Cyrille talks about « Punk » with Alain Pacadis.

Liberation Journal , 15-year-old Cyrille talks about « Punk » with Alain Pacadis.

Articles in the magazine Égoïste.

Article on Coopérateur in AD magazine.

Premières pressions à froid, Cyrille Putman, Éditions Robert Laffont, 2004.

Premières pressions à froid, Cyrille Putman, Éditions Robert Laffont, 2004.

Bilan provisoire, Cyrille Putman, Éditions Calmann-Levy, 2007.

Bilan provisoire, Cyrille Putman, Éditions Calmann-Levy, 2007.

1er rendez-vous, Marc Lavoine and Cyrille Putman, Éditions de La Martinière, 2013.

Column in AD magazine.

Text by Christine Macel.

Short stories in Jalouse magazine.

Article on Robert Malaval’s work in L’Officiel.

Article on Robert Malaval’s work in L’Officiel. 

Creation of twelve collector shopping bags for TATI – one per month during a year – for the 50th anniversary of the brand, FLUX Agency - Cyrille Putman, 1998.

Huang Yong Ping

Creation of twelve collector shopping bags for TATI – one per month during a year – for the 50th anniversary of the brand, FLUX Agency - Cyrille Putman, 1998.

Garance Dindeleux & Stéphanie Gattlen

Creation of twelve collector shopping bags for TATI – one per month during a year – for the 50th anniversary of the brand, FLUX Agency - Cyrille Putman, 1998.

Seydou Keita

Creation of twelve collector shopping bags for TATI – one per month during a year – for the 50th anniversary of the brand, FLUX Agency - Cyrille Putman, 1998.

Fabrice Hyber

Creation of twelve collector shopping bags for TATI – one per month during a year – for the 50th anniversary of the brand, FLUX Agency - Cyrille Putman, 1998.

Andrée Putman

Creation of twelve collector shopping bags for TATI – one per month during a year – for the 50th anniversary of the brand, FLUX Agency - Cyrille Putman, 1998.

Hervé Di Rosa

Creation of twelve collector shopping bags for TATI – one per month during a year – for the 50th anniversary of the brand, FLUX Agency - Cyrille Putman, 1998.

Benoît Fougeirol

Creation of twelve collector shopping bags for TATI – one per month during a year – for the 50th anniversary of the brand, FLUX Agency - Cyrille Putman, 1998.

Jean Luc Moulène

Creation of twelve collector shopping bags for TATI – one per month during a year – for the 50th anniversary of the brand, FLUX Agency - Cyrille Putman, 1998.

Alain Jacquet

Creation of twelve collector shopping bags for TATI – one per month during a year – for the 50th anniversary of the brand, FLUX Agency - Cyrille Putman, 1998.

Erik Dietman

Creation of twelve collector shopping bags for TATI – one per month during a year – for the 50th anniversary of the brand, FLUX Agency - Cyrille Putman, 1998.

Matthieu Laurette

Creation of twelve collector shopping bags for TATI – one per month during a year – for the 50th anniversary of the brand, FLUX Agency - Cyrille Putman, 1998.

César

Creation of twelve collector shopping bags for TATI – one per month during a year – for the 50th anniversary of the brand, FLUX Agency – Cyrille Putman, 1998.

Text on the collection of shopping bags for TATI.

L’Ombre du ballon, Hand-tufted Aubusson carpet with football, after a drawing by Fabrice Hybert. Edition Froment & Putman Gallery. Sold out.
L’Ombre du ballon, Hand-tufted Aubusson carpet with football, after a drawing by Fabrice Hybert. Edition Froment & Putman Gallery. Sold out.

L’Ombre du ballon, Hand-tufted Aubusson carpet with football, after a drawing by Fabrice Hybert. Edition Froment & Putman Gallery. Sold out.

Bouteille-Estomac, hand-blown glass after a sketch by Fabrice Hybert. 10 numbered and signed pieces, Edition Froment & Putman Gallery. Sold out.

Bouteille-Estomac, hand-blown glass after a sketch by Fabrice Hybert. 10 numbered and signed pieces, Edition Froment & Putman Gallery. Sold out.

«Quelle Mouche l’a piqué?», cultural chronicles on 3DFM, a local radio.

Stanwix, medium-length feature film directed by Charles de Meaux, co-produced par FLUX/Cyrille Putman and Anna Senders Films, starring Melvil Poupaud, 1999.

Eau d’or, eau dort, ODOR, Fabrice Hybert, Venice Biennale, 1997.

Conversation, video by Fabrice Hyber, SVA et Froment & Putman Gallery.

Contemporary Art Gallery online | Cyrille Putman

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