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Artist Daniel Arsham to Take Paris by Storm with Solo Exhibition

PARIS.- Artist Daniel Arsham is taking Paris by storm in March 2010. Animal Architecture, a solo exhibition of new work at Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin Paris that will include three bodies of work— gouache animal drawings, Push Puppets and Pixel Clouds—will open on March 20. In addition, the Paris premiere of Arsham’s performance collaboration, REPLICA, with choreographers Jonah Bokaer and Judith Sánchez Ruíz will open at the festival “Avalanche” at Theatre de Vanves on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010. Arsham will also design the scenography for this entire festival (March 23- 27.) Arsham, known for his “architectural interventions” and expansive collaborative practice, has worked with such luminaries as Merce Cunningham, Robert Wilson, Hedi Slimane, Friends With You and Snarkitecture, among others. Architecture is prevalent throughout Daniel Arsham’s work: environments with eroded walls and stairs going nowhere, landscapes where nature overrides s