A native of Paris (b.1982), Alexis Dahan has lived and worked in New York since 2005. Dahan became German painter Hermann Amann’s assistant at age 20 while studying literature and philosophy in Paris and Siena, Italy. In 2007, he opened a studio in Union Square where he organized French artist Laurent Grasso’s first US show entitled “Electric Palace.” In 2012, Dahan was the subject of an acclaimed solo exhibitions “The Lover’s Body Parts are Separated” (2012) at Half Gallery, New York, and “The Sky Is Shaped By Its City Buildings” (2013) at Rook & Raven Gallery, London. He specializes in site-specific conceptual art projects. In November 2013, Dahan created: “We serve selected texts” a public, participatory and non-profit installation that distributed philosophy texts to the public in the Chelsea art gallery district.
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