Born in the Vendée in 1961, Fabrice Hyber lives and works in Paris.
Since his beginning in the '80s and as he became one of the youngest Golden Lion recipients at the 1997 Venice Biennial, the artist has been receiving increasing attention on the international stage. He exhibited his works in many prestigious institutional sites both in France and abroad and has been taking part in important international artistic events for over 20 years. He was elected a member of the Académie des Beaux-Arts in 2018.
Fabrice Hyber's work has recently been featured in solo shows such as Prototypes at the Appartement 22 in Rabat (Morocco), 2019; hyberDUBUFFET at Galerie Nathalie Obadia in Paris (France), 2017; in 2015, Bart De Baere, the Director of M HKA in Antwerp (Belgium) presented Formes des mots and invited the artist to participate in the 6th Moscow Biennial (Russia), the White Box in New York (USA), an alternative space located in the Bowery neighbourhood, presented Maison des POFS curated by Tony Guerrero, the CRAC Languedoc Roussillon in Sète (France) dedicated an ambitious solo exhibition entitled 2716m2 to the artist, bringing together more than 300 paintings; Raw materials at the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art in Newcastle (United Kingdom), 2013; in 2012, the solo exhibition Matières Premières at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris (France) which was a resounding public and critical success, Essentiel at the Fondation Maeght in Saint-Paul-de-Vence (France), where he exhibited his homeopathic patinings - Galerie der Stadt Tuttlingen (Germany) picked up the exhibition later in 2014 - as well as Prototypes d'objets en fonctionnement (POF) at the MAC/VAL de Vitry (France); his monumental tiled fresco entitled Sans Gêne, commissioned by the Institut Pasteur in Paris (France), was inaugurated in 2012.
The artist also benefited from major exhibitions in many renowned institutions, notably Notre monde brûle at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris (France) in 2020; Nous les arbres at the Fondation Cartier in Paris in 2019, but also La Source at the Fondation Carmignac in Porquerolles (France); Picasso et après : un éloge de la fabrique (Picasso-Méditerranée) at the Musée de Vence in Saint-Paul-de-Vence (France) in 2018; in 2015, the Centre Pompidou Metz (France) presented the group show Aura. Art et télépathie de Rodin à nous jours, curated by Pascal Rousseau, featuring works from the 19th to the 21st century, from Rodin to Fabrice Hyber; in 2014, he took part in the Busan Biennial (South Korea), and he was featured in the exhibition Narcisse, l'image dans l'onde at the Fondation François Scheinder in Wattwiller (France) as well as in Brave New worlds : Utopia in Dystopia at the Metropolitan Museum of Manila (Philippines); in 2013, he participated in the 6th Lyon Biennial (France).
Fabrice Hyber has been represented by la Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris/Brussels, since 2014.