Lauren Marsolier



Lauren Marsolier


Born in Paris, France in 1972. 

Lives and works in Los Angeles, C.A., USA and Paris, France



Solo exhibitions


 2017    Dislocation, Galerie Richard, Paris

             Transition, Zamek Cultural Center, Poznan, Poland

2016    Dislocation, Galerie Richard, New York

             Dislocation, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco

2014 -2015     TransitionGalerie Richard, Paris

2014    Transition, Galerie Koch, San Francisco, CA

            Transition, Galerie Richard, New York, NY

2013    Transition, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX

            Transition, Robert Berman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

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

2010    Transition, Robert Berman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA



Group Exhibitions


2019.   Oeuvres sur papier, Galerie Richard, Paris 


             30 ans, Galerie Richard, Paris 


2018    Gocha, Galerie Richard, Paris.


2017    Baker’s Dozen, Torrance Art Museum.

            Photofairs San Francisco, Robert Koch Gallery

            INSIGHTS: New Approaches to photography since 2000, curated by Alexander Montague-Sparey and Allie        Haeusslein, Photofairs San Francisco


2016     The Lives of Pictures: 40 years of collecting, The Center for Creative Photography, AZ

            Digital Figurative Photography?, Galerie Richard, New York, NY

            Volta 12, Basel, Galerie Richard

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


2015    The Road, Robert Koch Gallery,San Francisco, CA

Volta 11,BaselGalerie Richard

Dallas Art Fair, Galerie Richard


2014     Paris Photo, Robert Koch Gallery

            Expo Chicago, Robert Koch Gallery

Texas Contemporary, HoustonGalerie Richard

            Dionisio González, Lauren Marsolier, Yang Yi,Galerie Richard, New York, NY

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

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

            AIPAD New York, Robert Koch Gallery


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

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

IPA Best of Show Exhibitionat Splashlight Studios, New York, NY

Summer exhibition, LAMAG, Los Angeles, CA

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


2012    Beach Blue, Fjord Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

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

Equivalents, Photo Center North West, Seattle, WA

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

PPAC3, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA

            Venice Beach Biennialorganized by The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

            Small WorksFlash Forward Festival, Boston, MA


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

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

Summer Show at the LA Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

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

Perception and Reality, Snap!, Orlando, Fl



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

            LA Art show and Photo LA with Robert Berman Gallery


2008   Miami Photo, Robert Berman Gallery


1998    Rituals, Ebisu Gallery, Tokyo


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



Bibliography (selection)


2018    Agata Toromanoff, “Transition between here and somewhere”, Transf-er, March 2018.

            Neyran Turan, “Subtlety and Engagement”, Journal of Architectural Education, 72(1), pp. 182-183, March 2018.


2017    “Estranged Landscapes”, Aesthetica Magazine pp. 28-39, Issue No.74, December/January 2017


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

            Loring Knoblauch, “Lauren Marsolier, Dislocation@Galerie Richard”, Oct. 2016

             Michael Anthony Farley, “This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Manicures for the Post-Apocalypse, 

             Artfcity, oct. 2016

             Jonathan Curiel, “Depopulation Agenda”, SF Weekly, Culture, Aug. 2016

             Kim Beil, “Lauren Marsolier and Rachelle Bussières”, Artforum, July 2016

             Dewitte Cheng, “ Lauren Marsolier”, Artillery, 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

             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, Musee Magazine, Nov. 2014


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

             Blow magazine, Issue No.8 ‘The New Pictorialists’, p.33-34

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

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

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

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

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

            Best Images of 2012, American Photography Magazine 


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

            David Andrew Frey,, Issue No.93

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

MEMO Grandi Magazzini Culturali, Aug-Sep Issue

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

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


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

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

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

            Zoom Photography Magazine p.35


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


2000   One artist, one picturein The Book LA




Prizes / Awards / Honors


2017     Indivisual Photographer’s Fellowship Grant, AARON SISKIND Foundation

2015    Transition’ wins First Place in IPA 2015 Fine Art Book category

2013    Houston Center of Photography fellowship winner

            Critical Mass Top 50 finalist

IPA 1stplace winner in the digital manipulation category

Dave Bown Projects 6thSemiannual competition finalist

2012    Photo Center North West 17th annual competition 1stplace award

2011    4thquarter Forward Thinking Museum JGS photo contest finalist 

The Photo Review photo contest, finalist

2010   4thquarter Forward Thinking Museum JGS photo contest finalist 



Selected Permanent Collections 


The Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ, United States 

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, United States

The Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ, United States

William M. Hunt Collection, New York, NY, United States

The Michael Wilson Collection

The Daniel Greenberg Collection