Artist Marguerite Humeau reinvents the past to create the future by Skye Sherwin

Artist Marguerite Humeau reinvents the past to create the future

Skye Sherwin
The artist blends high-end design and minimalist sci-fi fantasy with Cronenbergian body horror

In all my work, I’m facing the impossibility of finding out how things really were. But I’m not trying to find the truth.

Marguerite Humeau, artist
Marguerite Humeau, Birth Canal, 2018. Installation view at New Museum, New York City, 2018. © Julia Andreone / Courtesy of the artist and CLEARING, New York and Brussels.
Marguerite Humeau, Birth Canal, 2018. Installation view at New Museum, New York City, 2018. © Julia Andreone / Courtesy of the artist and CLEARING, New York and Brussels.
Marguerite Humeau, Birth Canal, 2018. Installation view at New Museum, New York City, 2018. © Julia Andreone / Courtesy of the artist and CLEARING, New York and Brussels.

Each sculpture is a screenshot of one moment in mutation.’

Marguerite Humeau, artist