Born Grenoble, France. Lives and works Geneva since 1980.

A self-taught artist, Gene Mann has exhibited extensively in Switzerland, Japan and the USA. She was represented by the renowned Galerie Krugier & Cie, Geneva until it closed, and she undertook two residencies in Barcelona, Spain in 2013 and 2015 for the gallery.

Mann is represented by Andrew Edlin Gallery in New York.

selected solo exhibitions

2018  Galerie Aubert-Jansem Archéologie du silence, Carouge, Switzerland

      Galerie Zadra Luxembourg Austria

2017  Galerie Moulin-en-Clarens, Nyon, Switzerland

      Galerie Palau-Casavels, Spain

2016  Galerie Zadra Luxembourg

      Galerie Miyawaki, Kyoto, Japan

2014  Gene Mann, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, USA

2012  Galerie Yukiko Koide, Tokyo, Japan

2011  Galerie Miyawaki, Kyoto, Japan

Gene Mann’s Work 2005/2011, Galerie Krugier & Cie Art Contemporain,

Geneva, Switzerland

2008  Tendres humains, Galerie Miyawaki, Tokyo, Japan

2007  Kyoto, Genève, intervention (drawing) on the gallery window

M.Colucci,and presentation of leporello

A Contemporary View, Selected Works 2007, curated by Alexandre

Thursten

2005  Promesse de printemps, Galerie Miyawaki, Kyoto, Japan

2004  Attention peinture, Galerie Miyawaki, Kyoto, Japan

2003  Exquises Turbulences, with a solo performance by Archie Shepp and reading of

René Char’s poems by Chantal Lienhard, Centre de l’Art en l’Ile, Geneva, Switzerland

2001  L’oeil écoute, Teo Jakob, with art and design by Droog Design and

musical performance by saxophonist Bill Evans, Geneva, Switzerland

1998  Mythologie quotidienne, with musical performance by pianist Alexis

Guanella, Centre de l’Art en l’Ile,Geneva, Switzerland

1996  Art Not to Miss… , with a reading of René Char’s poems by Pascal

Berney and Yasmine Landragin,Rosé Cirigliano-Fahey, Geneva, Switzerland

1995  Passé simple, with M. Calderon and C. Sury, musicians, La Galerie,

Geneva, Switzerland

selected group exhibitions

2014/2015  Dallas Art Fair, Andrew Edlin Gallery, Miami, USA

2014/2012  Art Basel Miami Beach, Andrew Edlin Gallery, Miami, USA

2015   Drawing Now, Paris, France

2014/2016  Outsider Paris, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New-Y0rk, France

2010/2013  Art Basel, Galerie Krugier & Cie Art Contemporain Geneva, Basel,

Switzerland

2013  Armory Show, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, USA

Hommage au Facteur Cheval, Galerie Miyawaki, Kyoto, Japan

2007  Accrochage d’été, Galerie Fallet, Geneva, Switzerland

face, with art brut artists from Berne and Kyoto, Galerie Miyawaki, Kyoto, Japan

Hommage au Facteur Cheval, Galerie Miyawaki, Kyoto, Japan

2006  René Char et ses amis poètes Max Ernst, Alfred Jarry, Lewis Carrol,

Galerie Miyawaki, Kyoto, Japan

Villa Medicea, La Ferdinanada Artimino international art prize, Florence, Italy

Galerie Soto, Brussels, Belgium

2005  Hôpital cantonal

Galerie Miyawaki, with Dean Bowen, Kyoto, Japan

International Competition of Painting, Hyogo Perfectural Museum of Art, Kobe, Japan

Art Paris, Galerie Lases in collaboration with Tzila Krugier, Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, France

2004/1998  Centre d’Art en l’Ile, Geneva, Switzerland

1999  Galerie Saint-Léger, Geneva, Switzerland

1998  Centre d’Art en l’Ile, Geneva, Switzerland

Galerie Brot und Käse, Soral, Switzerland

1996  la cération enfantine et la rencontre de l’art contemporain, Geneva,Switzerland

selected prizes

2006  Villa Medicea, Florence, Italy, inaugural prize for painting

2005  Hyogo Perfectural Museum of Art, Kobe, Japan, international

competition in commemoration of the Kobe earthquake ; the only artist selected from Switzerland

1999  Fondation Sandoz, Switzerland, winner Fondation Edouard et Maurice

Sandoz Prize, CHF 100 000.-

selected publications

2014  “Gene Mann”, Wall Street

International, 26 April.

website/pdf

Edward M.Gomez

before Noces papales

of Gene Mann

Edward M. Gómez, “Mapping Psychic Territory in Shadows and Light,”  Hyperallergic, April 12.

website/pdf

Oscar Laluyan, “Primordial Delights by Gene Mann,” Arte Fuse, March 24.

website/pdf

2011  Edward M. Gómez, "Making her Mark",

Art & Antiques, July.

website/pdf

Edward M. Gómez, "Abstraction's Ambiguity is Its Own Reward," The Brooklyn Rail, May.

www.edwardmgomez.com

website/pdf

collaboration

"l'Alphabet ma luné", Juliette Espérou, Éditions Sables, 2006

Film 2 "l'oeil écoute", peinture et musique avec Archie Shepp et Bill

Evans, 2006

Conseillère artistique pour le New Morning (Paris) vision documentaires

musicaux pour la chaîne française de télévision Mezzo de 1998 à 2010

monograph

Book in progress, Edward M. Gómez, journalist, art critic in New-York ans François Keller, writter, Geneva

Slatkine editions, 2019

collections

Rolex SA

Frei Stefani S.A., Switzerland

BCG Geneva Switzerland

Fonds Cantonal de Décoration et d’Art Visuel de Genève, Switzerland

Musée de Carouge, Switzerland

Private collections in Switzerland, France, USA, Canada, United Kingdom, Japan, Bolivia, Spain, Italy

 

press

ArtNew New-York

Artfus New-York

Art Antique New-York

Hypperalergyque New-York

Art Critic, Edward.M.Gômez

Mythologie quotidienne, Beatrice Tramond

Exquises Turbulences et Attention peinture, Berto Farhi, Paris

Tendres humains, Yutaka Miayawaki, Japan

Au delà de Mots, Yukiko koide, Tokyo, Japan

 

best creations of my life !

Verlaine and Barbara

my two lovely daughters

Jolan and Matilda

my grand childrens

UP

collaboration

monograph

2018  Galerie Aubert-Jansem Archéologie du

silence,Carouge, Switzerland

      Galerie Zadra Luxembourg Austria

2017  Galerie Moulin-en-Clarens,Nyon,

Switzerland

      Galerie Palau-Casavels, Spain

2016  Galerie Zadra Luxembourg

2016  Galerie Miyawaki, Kyoto, Japan

2014  Gene Mann, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New

York, USA

2012  Galerie Yukiko Koide, Tokyo, Japan

2011  Galerie Miyawaki, Kyoto, Japan

Gene Mann’s Work 2005/2011, Galerie Krugier & Cie Art Contemporain,

Geneva, Switzerland

2008  Tendres humains, Galerie Miyawaki,

Tokyo,Japan

2007  Kyoto, Genève, intervention (drawing)

on thegallery window

M.Colucci,and presentation of leporello

A Contemporary View, Selected Works 2007, curated by Alexandre

Thursten

2005  Promesse de printemps, Galerie

Miyawaki,

Kyoto, Japan

2004  Attention peinture, Galerie Miyawaki,

Kyoto,Japan

2003  Exquises Turbulences, with a solo

performance by Archie Shepp and reading of René Char’s poems by Chantal Lienhard, Centre de l’Art en l’Ile, Geneva, Switzerland

2001  L’oeil écoute, Teo Jakob, with art

and design by Droog Design and

musical performance by saxophonist Bill Evans, Geneva, Switzerland

1998  Mythologie quotidienne, with musical

performance by pianist Alexis

Guanella, Centre de l’Art en l’Ile,Geneva, Switzerland

1996  Art Not to Miss… , with a reading of

René Char’s poems by Pascal

Berney and Yasmine Landragin,Rosé Cirigliano-Fahey, Geneva, Switzerland

1995  Passé simple, with M. Calderon and C.

Sury,musicians, La Galerie,

Geneva, Switzerland

2014/2015  Dallas Art Fair, Andrew Edlin

Gallery,Miami, USA

2014/2012  Art Basel Miami Beach, Andrew

Edlin Gallery, Miami, USA

2015   Drawing Now, Paris, France

2014/2016  Outsider Paris, Andrew Edlin

Gallery,New-Y0rk, France

2010/2013  Art Basel, Galerie Krugier & Cie

Art Contemporain Geneva,

Basel,Switzerland

2013  Armory Show, Andrew Edlin Gallery,

New York, USA

Hommage au Facteur Cheval, Galerie Miyawaki, Kyoto, Japan

2007  Accrochage d’été, Galerie Fallet,

Geneva,Switzerland

face, with art brut artists from Berne and Kyoto, Galerie Miyawaki, Kyoto, Japan

Hommage au Facteur Cheval, Galerie Miyawaki, Kyoto, Japan

2006  René Char et ses amis poètes Max

Ernst, Alfred Jarry, Lewis Carrol,

Galerie Miyawaki, Kyoto, Japan

Villa Medicea, La Ferdinanada Artimino international art prize, Florence, Italy

Galerie Soto, Brussels, Belgium

2005  Hôpital cantonal

Galerie Miyawaki, with Dean Bowen, Kyoto, Japan

International Competition of Painting, Hyogo Perfectural Museum of Art, Kobe, Japan

Art Paris, Galerie Lases in collaboration with Tzila Krugier, Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, France

2004/1998  Centre d’Art en l’Ile, Geneva,

Switzerland

1999  Galerie Saint-Léger, Geneva,

Switzerland

1998  Centre d’Art en l’Ile, Geneva,

Switzerland

Galerie Brot und Käse, Soral, Switzerland

1996  la cération enfantine et la rencontre

de l’art contemporain, Geneva,Switzerland

2006  Villa Medicea, Florence, Italy,

inaugural prize for painting

2005  Hygo Perfectural Museum of Art, Kobe,

Japan, international competition in commemoration of the Kobe earthquake ; the only artist selected from Switzerland

1999  Fondation Sandoz, Switzerland, winner

Fondation Edouard et Maurice

Sandoz Prize, CHF 100 000.-