Timothée Chaillou is an independent art critic, curator and art advisor. He has studied art history, philosophy of art and film studies in Paris and New York.
His exhibition reviews, essays and conversations have appeared in many art books, art magazines and fashion magazines.
Posts written by Timothée Chaillou
With a nod to Diderot’s dictum that one “must ruin a palace to create an object of interest,” Cyprien Gaillard’s multi-faceted oeuvre is an elaborate homage to entropy. As Gaillard himself once succinctly put it: “I’m interested in things failing, in the beauty of failure, and the fall in general.” His penchant for failure has garnered him not a little amount of success. In this interview, Timothée Chaillou speaks with the artist about failed utopias, anachronisms, sanctioned vandalism, and man-made structures reclaimed by nature, all recurrent themes in his work.