When we meet in Le Muy, the tireless artist was busy working on eight books about his work and had six one-man exhibitions opening by October in Belgium and France: three in museums and three in galleries. Effondrement 16 Arcs, 2018 Now over 170 of his works including drawings, diagrams, paintings, photographs, sound pieces, films and sculptures showcasing the depth and breadth of his multidisciplinary output will go on display in his most comprehensive retrospective ever, which opens on September 21, 2018 and runs until January 6, 2019 at the. Today, that I can do that for them is really something very natural. I belong to that generation. They only know my sculptures. Bookseller: , United Kingdom New York, New York: Editions Assouline. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket.
I have the best job in the world. Formerly an abandoned factory and 15 th-century watermill, he purchased the site in 1989, which houses a river running through it. Venet's furniture reflects the artistic vision he has developed throughout his ceuvre. Although designed to satisfy a non-artistic, purely domestic need, furniture fits naturally into the range of Venet's creative activities. My sculptures are what we call the tree that hides the forest. Through his collection, Venet is not only building his own legacy, but also perpetuating those of other artists. His installation of a 350-ton Arc embracing the E411 motorway between Namur and Arlon in Belgium will be inaugurated in the spring, and next year will see him hold shows in Hong Kong, New York, Berlin, Sweden and Finland, while he is currently in talks to have his sculptures displayed at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and to do a museum exhibition in the Chinese capital.
Study of the industrial, utilitarian furniture made by the French conceptual artist Bernar Venet from slabs of sheet steel. Especially: painting, print-multiple, sculpture-volume, photography, drawing-watercolor, audiovisual-multimedia, furniture, lightings, objects. Focusing on the concept behind an artwork rather than solely its esthetic, he has also worked in a wide range of disciplines throughout his career, including painting, photography, film, poetry, music composition, performance art, furniture design, ballet choreography and set design. As preparations for the new art world calendar September — June, at least in the northern hemisphere start to emerge, one of the most interesting upcoming cultural events in France is a Bernar Venet retrospective to open on 21 September at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Lyon. Bookseller: , New York, United States Assouline. Many of them unfortunately have passed away, but many are still alive. I was younger, of course.
Bookseller: , Missouri, United States. . The opinions expressed are those of the writer. Many of them were very generous with me, like Sol LeWitt and Donald Judd, and gave me a chance to exhibit with them in major galleries in New York. He emphasizes functional simplicity and a plainness underpinned by notions of utilitarianism.
Fine in Fine dust jacket. These friendships form the basis of his collection, as he had exchanged artworks with other artists or they sold him important pieces at cut-rate prices. The author is a Forbes contributor. We find pieces by the likes of Roy Lichtenstein, Marcel Duchamp, Richard Serra, Richard Long, Dan Flavin, Donald Judd, Carl Andre, Andy Warhol, Richard Prince, Jeff Koons and Damien Hirst. You can also discover 31 artwork s currently for sale on Artprice's Marketplace. Bernar Venet in his atelier in Nice, 1966 An example of his constant reassessment of his work, his Effondrement composed of 16 arcs exhibited vertically at the Château de Versailles in 2011 now lies in a disordered heap on the ground as if it had met with a turbulent collision.
Using a blow-torch to cut thick sheets of laminated, crude steel, he sets up a contrast between solidity and fragility, emphasizing rawness and indestructibility. . . . . .
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