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Picture : Yun Sungfeel, Energy 23, Urethane on stainless steel,78x41x77cm, 2016

 

_VARIATIONS - COLLECTIVE SHOW - Works by Lucile Bertrand, Laurent Martin-Lo, Claire Morgan,  André Stempfel, Play Vakki, Yun Sungfeel        

The representation of movement has often been a concern for artists until the appearance of cinema. Before the movement could only have been suggested in painting, sculpture, photography following general principles such as symmetry generates a static impression unlike asymmetry that arouses tension and dynamism.

In this exhibition, six artists invite us to discover their variations of movements, suggested or real, to return to the heart of their work to discover their creative process with works that sometimes go beyond the wall space where poetry, thought, spirituality, humor are not absent.

LUCILE-BERTRAND (France – b.1960)

Between lightness and heaviness, between flight and falling, Lucile Bertrand's work evokes immaterial elements such as wind and clouds, but also the fragility of life and absence in more dramatic occurrences. She has a preference for poor materials such as feathers, particles of dust, fabric, or hair. Soft and hard materials are regularly put in contrast to emphasize some fragility or increase the sense of danger. Drawing constitutes an important part of Lucile’s body of work. She may use graphite or color pencil, as well as watercolor or gouache.

LAURENT MARTIN -LO  (France – b.1955)

The gravity-defying bamboo sculptures by Laurent Martin “Lo” swing in the air, drawing curves of harmony like the gracious strokes of Chinese calligraphy. These fragile harmony is achieved through opposites: flexibility and strength, fullness and void, light and shadow, movement and quietness. Bamboo gives it its high spiritual, mental, poetic and philosophical essence. It's related to life and humanity.

CLAIRE MORGAN (Belfast, Northern Ireland- b.1980)

Claire Morgan’s fragile hanging installations reflect her interest in natural processes and organic materials. In her works, the young artist (b. 1980 in Belfast, Northern Ireland) engages with the elemental conditions of man in his habitat and reveals the impossibility of grasping the complexity of life and death: “Exploring the physicality of animals, death, and illusions of permanence in the work is my way of trying to come to terms with these things myself.” Elegance and beauty, but also senselessness and horror, are present in her installations and drawings. Simultaneously poetic and vexing, they express the ambivalence of life.

ANDRÉ STEMPFEL (France - b.1930)

Who said that geometry doesn’t rhyme with humour ? The volume is slipping from a pedestal, a yellow monochrome that rolls up and detaches itself from the wall. As a matter of fact, André Stempfel is dragging us into chaotic stories, where the elements rebel themselves, and challenge each other where nothing stays in place, even the paper is doing mad ! Minimal ? Yes indeed, his yellow colour so called yellow Senegalese is everywhere. Geometric ? Also, in the choice of his forms. Sensual and funny, this work reserves more than one surprise for the visitor.

PLAY-VAKKI (South Korea - b.1980)

In an approach playful and visual, Vakki is an artist who explores various media including graphic design, kinetic installation, video and interactive media. She geometrically interprets the process of moving and creating objects in a given orbit and questions the cycle of existence through kinetic work with graphics and mobility.

SUNGFEEL-YUN (South Korea - b.1977)

Yun Sungfeel's sculptures address the themes of balance and harmony at the scale of the universe. They reveal the constant flows of systems, including those of human existence. The relationship between art, spirituality and science is the creative idea pursued by the artist through his work.

 

_OPENING BRUNCH - IN PRESENCE OF THE ARTISTS  - SUNDAY 27.05.2018 FROM 13:00 - 20:00  

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

 

 

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Founded in december 2012 by Minyoung Lee and Gil Bauwens, the gallery's goal is to reveal and promote artists who are mostly coming from the Korean art scene, but also to show European artists works in Korea, through exhibitions or art events. As a curator, Minyoung Lee works closely with art institutions and museums and organizes exhibitions such as TEAF 2014 (Taehwa River Eco Art Festival) in Ulsan, 3rd Identiy Hybrid 2010 in Jeju Museum of Contemporary Art, Boarding Bridge 2009 in Seoul Kring Kumho Museum, Dissipation and Return 2009 in Seoul Metro Museum, or Age of Fragrance 2008 in Dae-Jeon Asia Museum. And more recently, the first solo show at the Boghossian Foundation with the south korean's artist Chun Kwang Young. And the exhibition of Chun Kwang Young "Chaotic Harmony II" in the museum de Reede in Antwerp. Today, the gallery represents a group of about ten international artists with a large creative scope such as sculpting, painting, new media and installations. These include Korean artists Chun Kwang Young, Sungfeel Yun, Namgoong Whan, Kim Joon, Moon Pil Shim, Kim ku Lim, Yunkyung Jeong, Sunghong Min and European artists Maurice Frydman, Ode Bertrand, Vera Molnar, Aurélie Nemours, Paola Pezzi, Javier Leòn Perez.