Nature, Cultures, The Worlds Origin's
Open everyday from 11 am to 7 pm / free entrance
Closing reception Sunday june 3rd from 3 to 6 pm.
View of the wall installation Nature, Cultures, The Worlds Origin's, of 18 paintings, march 2011, 3,15 x 6,30 m
The Courbet Museum of Ornans, France, will present the exhibition Nature, Cultures, The Worlds Origin's, by Jean-Pierre Sergent at his Flagey location. The farm recently renovated as a contemporary art space is the native house of the famous 19th century realistic painter : Gustave Courbet, The show, based on a series of monumental works on Plexiglas, is by an artist who developed a repertory of artistic forms in the United States, and continues to expand on these themes in his studio in Besançon, France.
A monumental wall installation of paintings on Plexiglas from Sergent's new Entropic Suites, 2011 body of work, 3,15 x 6,30 m, will be the masterpiece of this show.
Using a lot of references to the famous Courbet erotics painting's, specifically : L'Origine du monde, depicting in a full frame the sex of a beautiful woman, mother, lover, who knows ? JP Sergent followed his steps and have been working during the summer 2011 for this show on erotics scenes, feminine nudes, and nature components like trees, Butterflies, whales... Some other themes are spirituals yantras drawings from the Hindu tradition as well as a lot of pornographics Japanese's magas materials redraw and printed with his famous silkscreen technic's.
This magnificent show is not to be missed!
Because of the erotic contents of some of Jean-Pierre Sergent's paintings, the show is forbidden to youngsters.
THE FARM OF COURBET
MUSEE COURBET @ FERME DE FLAGEY / 28 grande rue, 25330 Flagey, France / +33(0) 381 530 360
Flagey is located 12 km of Ornans, take the direction of Chantrans, and after Silley, make a right to Flagey, the Courbet Farm is on your left.
Le Conseil Général du Doubs, le Musée Courbet d'Ornans, le Pays de Courbet
The Entropic Suites, 2011, silkscreen on Plexiglas, 55''x55"
Mangas, Yantras y Otras Cosas, 2011, Hand silkscreen on B.F.K. Rives paper, 25 x 25 cm
INSTALLATION OF THE EXHIBITION
Febrary 29th, 2012, with the technicians : Christine Chatelet, Chris Liardon and a museography by Fabienne Coste and Jean-Pierre Breuillot.
OPENING OF THE EXHIBITION
March 16th 2012, with M. Claude Jeannerot, president of the Conseil Général du Doubs, M. Frédérique Thomas-Maurin, conservator of the Courbet museum, Chris Liardon, in charge of the exhibition programing at the Courbet farm of Flagey.
PHOTOS OF THE EXHIBITION
PRINTING OF THE CATALOGUE
February 23rd, 2012, at the imprimerie Simon, Ornans, France