Lauren Marsolier



1972 Born in Paris, France

Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA and Paris


Solo exhibitions

2017      Dislocation, Galerie Richard, Paris  

             Transition, Zamek Cultural Center, Poznan, Poland 

 2016     Dislocation, Galerie Richard, New York, NY USA

  Dislocation, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA USA

                 Robert Crouch + Lauren Marsolier, Volume, Los Angeles (duo), CA USA 

 2014     Transition, Galerie Richard, Paris, France

             Transition, Galerie Koch, San Francisco, CA USA

             Transition, Galerie Richard, New York, NY USA

2013    Transition, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX USA

            Transition, Robert Berman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA USA

 2011     Recent works, E6 Gallery, San Francisco, CA, (in duo with Marc Fichou), USA

 2010    Transition, Robert Berman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA


Group Exhibitions

 2017      Bakers Dozen 6, Torrance Art Museum, CA, USA

                    Photofairs San Francisco, Robert Koch Gallery

               INSIGHTS: NEW Approaches to photography since 2000, curated by Alexander Montague-Sparey and Allie Haeusslein, Photo fairs San Francisco

              The Billboard Creative LA Public Art Project             

 2016      Paris Photo, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA

               Expo Chicago, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA

               VOLTA 12 Basel, Galerie Richard, New York, NY USA                        

               The Lives of Pictures: 40 years of collecting, The Center for Creative Photography Tuscon, AZ USA

               Digital Figurative, Galerie Richard, New York, NY USA

               Digital Figurative, Galerie Richard, Paris, France

               Robert Crouch + Lauren Marsolier, Volume, Los Angeles, CA USA

2015      VOLTA11 Basel , Galerie Richard

               Dallas Art Fair, Galerie Richard

               The Road, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA USA 

2014       Paris Photo, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA USA              

               EXPO Chicago, Robert Koch Gallery. San Francisco, CA USA 

              Texas Contemporary, Galerie Richard, Paris, France

                 Dionsio González, Lauren Marsolier, Yang Yi, Galerie Richard, New York, NY USA

               Critical Mass Top 50, CordenI Potts, San Francisco, CA, USA

               Critical Mass Top 50, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX USA

               AIPAD New York, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA USA  

2013       Landmark: The Fields of Photography, Somerset House, London UK

    Freeway Studies #1, OTIS Ben Maltz Gallery, Los Angeles, CA USA

    IPA Best of Show Exhibition at Splashlight Studios, New York, NY USA

   Summer exhibition, LAMAG, Los Angeles, CA USA

   MOPLA Group Exhibition, Robert Berman Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA USA  

2012      Beach Blue, Fjord Gallery, Philadelphia, PA USA

   Looking at the Land, RISD Museum of Art, Providence, RI USA

   Equivalents, Photo Center North West, Seattle, WA USA

   31 Women in Art Photography, Hasted Kraeutler Gallery, New York, NY USA

   PPAC3, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA USA

   Venice Beach Biennial organized by The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA USA

   Small Works, Flash Forward Festival, Boston, MA USA

2011      MOPLA Show, Robert Berman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA USA

   Looking Forward: 10 artists to watch, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA USA

   Summer Show, LA Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA USA

   Fuck Pretty, Robert Berman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA USA

   Perception and Reality, Snap!, Orlando, FL USA

2009      30th Anniversary Exhibition, Robert Berman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA USA

               LA Art show and Photo LA with Robert Berman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA USA

2008      Miami Photo, Robert Berman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA USA 

1998      Rituals, Ebisu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 

1995      Et Dieu créa la forme, FNAC Lyon-Bellecourt, Lyon, France


Publications (selection)


2017    Top 10 Exhibitions of the Year in San Francisco (#6), according to Dewitt Cheng for ART LTS Magazine p.56, Jan/Feb 2017

             Estranged Landscapes, Aesthetica Magazine P28 - P39, Issue No. 74, December/January 2017                


2016    4 Artists To Watch During Paris Photo Week, IDEAT Magazine, November 2016 special issue P.152

            Kim Bell, Critics' Picks San Francisco: Lauren Marsolier and Rachelle Bussière, Artforum, July-August 2016

                Jonathan Curiel, Depopulation Agenda, San Francisco Weekly, 8/10 2016

                Dewitt Cheng, Lauren Marsolier, Rachelle Bussières, Artillery Magazine, 9/6 2016

            Ryan Nemeth, "Reconstructed Landscapes", Terratory journal, jan 2016 

2015    Ashleigh Kane, 10 Photographers you should know by now, Dazed, October, 2015

               Look Closer: These Places Are Not Actually Real, Fotografia Magazine, September 2015

George Melrod, New Angles on Landscape, Art LTD, July-August 2015.

What to see at Volta 11, Basel, 2015, Blouin Art Info, June 2015

Sarah Borst, Lauren Marsolier, Aint Bad Magazine, July 2015

Lauren Marsolier Brings Californian Sun to Paris, Blouin Art Info (video), December 2015

2014    William M. Hunt, Stefan Mattessich, Lauren Marsolier, Kerber Photo Art, Kerber Verlag, Bielefeld, Germany 2014

            William A Ewing, Landmark: The Fields of Photography, to be published by Thames and Hudson -9/2014 

                Kyla Woods, Book Review: Transition by Lauren Marsolier, Musée Magazine, November 2014

2013     Aaron Rothman, Landscape and Illusion, Design Observer 9/12, 2013

 The New PictorialistsBlow magazine, Issue No.8, p.33-34, 2013

  Jüergen Rink, Konstruierte Realität, CT Magazine, August, p.2-11, 2013

  Julia Sabot, Digitally Assembled Landscapes in Transition, FeatureShoot 5/29/2013

  Interstitial Spaces: The Visual Dreams of Filip Dujardin and Lauren Marsolier, Resonant City 3/4/2013

  Phil Tarley, Ceci N’est Pas, Fabrik Issue 19, p.23, 2013

            W.M.Hunt, Spot magazine, Spring 2013 Issue, p.39, 2013

  Jan Desloover, Overal en nergens, De Standaard , Issue No.75, p.40-45, January 26, 2013

             One of 20 photographers to watch, The British Journal of Photography, p.48-49, January 2013     

              Best Images of 2012, American Photography Magazine, January 2013

2012     It’s Nice That annual p.120-p.122, 2012

              David Andrew Frey, CultureHall, Issue No.93, 2012

              Conor Risch, Interior Architecture, PDN magazine, October Issue p.106-107, 2012

   MEMO Grandi Magazzini Culturali, Aug-Sep Issue 2012

            Gilles Uzan, Garagisme, Issue 2 p.10-15, 2012

  Celie Dailey,, Interview, 7/7/2012

  Giulia Ticozzi, Luoghi Che Non Esistono, Il, 5/30/2012

  Photo Review 2011 best entries, The Photo Review Journal, p.28, 2012

2011     Shana Nys Dambrot, Fuck Pretty at Robert Berman Gallery, Art LTD , Sep-Oct Issue 2011

  Shoot for the Stars , Orlando Arts Magazine, May-June 2011

  Peter Frank, ‘Transition’ Art Review, The Huffington Post 01/14/2011

              Zoom Photography Magazine p.35, 2012

2010     William Bush, Meet me at the Station, Artweek LA 12/2010  

2000    One artist, one picture in The Book LA


Prizes / Awards / Honors


2017      Indivisual Photographer's Fellowship Grant, AARON SISKIND Foundation

2015    Transitionwins First Place in IPA 2015 Fine Art Book category

2013    Houston Center of Photography fellowship winner

             Critical Mass Top 50 finalist

  IPA 1st place winner in the digital manipulation category

 Dave Bown Projects 6th Semiannual competition finalist

2012    Photo Center North West 17th annual competition 1st place award  

2011    4th quarter Forward Thinking Museum JGS photo contest finalist

 The Photo Review photo contest, finalist  

2010    4th quarter Forward Thinking Museum JGS photo contest finalist



November 19th, 2014 Part of panel discussion at Tate Modern in London with Thomas Struth

Penelope Umbrico Massimo Vitali Mishka Henner moderated by William Ewing

May 17th ,2012 Transition yo Digital, part of Iris Nights lecture series at the  Annanburg Space for Photography, Los Angeles 


Selected Permanent Collections   

The Pheonix Art Museum, Pheonix, AZ, USA

Los Angeles County Musejm of Art (LACMA), Los Angeles, CA, USA

The Center for Creative Photograhy, Tuscon, AZ, USA

William M. Hunt Collection, New York, NY, USA

The Michael Wilson Collection

The Daniel Greenberg Collection