Laure Prouvost was born in 1978 in Lille, France, she lives and works in Antwerp, Belgium. In 2002 Prouvost received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Central Saint Martins, London and in 2010 she received her Master of Fine Arts from Goldsmiths College, London. She also took part in the LUX Associate Artists Programme.
Prouvost has been honored with a number of grants including the Turner Prize, UK (2013) and the Max Mara Art Prize for Women, London (2011).
Selected solo exhibitions include LAM – Lille métropole, France (2020); Lisson Gallery London (2020); Kunsthalle Lissabon, Portugal (2020); Les Abattoirs, France (2020); Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp, Belgium (2019); Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2018); The Bass Museum of Art, Miami (2018); McGuire Theatre, Minneapolis (2018); SALT Galata, Istanbul (2017); Kunstmuseum Luzern, Switzerland (2016); Fondazione Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan (2016); Museum Für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt Am Main, Germany (2016); Red Brick Art Museum, Beijing (2016); Haus Der Kunst, Munich (2015); New Museum, New York (2014); Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Mexico City (2014); Whitechapel Gallery, London (2013); Collezione Maramotti, Italy (2013); Tate Britain, London (2013); The Hepworth Wakefield, UK (2012) and Flat Time House, London (2010).
Prouvost has also participated in the 22nd Biennale of Sydney (2020) and the 58th Venice Biennale (2019). In 2019 she created her first public commissioned artwork in the UK, as part of the Art on the Underground initiative by Transport for London.
Portrait: Courtesy of the artist and carlier | gebauer, Berlin/Madrid.
Photo: Alexandre Guirkinger.