General

Chinese lovers of art copy

Chinese lovers of art–especially collectors–began long ago compiling typological catalogs of images, imitating in that respect the thinkers and enquiring minds who, from the early decades of the Han empire onwards (i.e. the second century of the Christian era) drew Read more…

General

Copying Art in China

“Copying”: this practice, in China as elsewhere, was and still is the first exercise of every apprenticeship at the same time as an irreplaceable technique for spreading know-how, talent, and innovation; but the place and interest accorded to it throw Read more…

General

Juan Geuer (exposition)

On ne peut scruter le travail de Juan Geuer sans’s interroger sur la nature meme de telles installations. Art ou science? Rationnalite ou sensibilite? Complexite ou simplicite? L’oeuvre entier semble, d’entree de jeu, vouloir s’ingerer dans l’un comme dans l’autre Read more…

Artists

Astrid Klein’s world

Astrid Klein’s world is one of a shared history, of past tragedy and dark premonition with a subconsciousness of unnerving ‘reality’. It is expressive of a psychological state rather than grounded in a recognisable visual world. Entering the recent exhibition Read more…