Jean-Pierre Sergent


Past Exhibitions

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Montreux Art Gallery 2014

Music & Convention Center | Grande Rue 95 | 1820 Montreux | Switzerland

Opening Wednesday November 5th : 5.30-11 pm
Thursday 6th, Saturday 8th, Sunday 9th: 10 am-8 pm / Friday November 7th: 11 am-11pm
Entrance fee: CHF. 10.-
Booth A6

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Invitation for the official opening night, Wednesday 5th
Invitation for the gallery opening night, Friday 7th

Montreux Art Gallery 2014

MAG (Montreux Art Gallery) 2014, the 10th contemporary art fair invites you at Montreux on the Swiss Riviera. This art event is the most important in this French-speaking area, gathering more than 50 galleries and 150 international artists. The City of Montreux, a magical place that as built his reputation by combining its economical, cultural and gorgeous scenery landscaping, will be please to welcome you for this new fabulous contemporary international art exhibition.


developed his repertory of artistic forms in the United States and continues to work and exhibit regularly in France and the rest of Europe. He recently exhibited at two solo exhibitions in major museums: the Musée des Beaux-Arts of Mulhouse in 2011 and the Courbet Farm of Flagey in 2102. Last year, he had two solo shows, one of large works on paper: "Sex & Rituals" at the Omnibus Gallery of Besançon, France, and the other: "Cultures-Energies", at the Kunstpalais in Badenweiler, Germany. For this tenth anniversary of the MAG, Sergent is going to present 8 Plexiglas square paintings (1,40 m x 1,40 m), chosen from his new "Entropic Suites" series completed during the Summer 2014, as well as a few pieces of small works on paper (42 x 42 cm) from the series: "Le désir, la matrice, la grotte et le lotus blanc". Both series of works have been largely inspired to the artist by his last reading of the Upanishads, this Hindu book, one of he oldest in the history of writing, and specially from this quotation from the Tripura Upanishad:

"Desire, the womb, the Digit of Desire,
The Wielder of the Thunderbolt, the Cave,
Ha sa, the Wind, the Cloud, the King of Heaven,
Yet again the Cave, sa ka la and maya –
Such is the primeval Wisdom, embracing all,
Mother of the vast universe


- 1 > 20, Jean-Pierre Sergent in working process at his Besançon studio's for his new Paintings on Plexiglas series: The Entropic Suites, Summer 2014

- 21 > 27, Installing the show with Christine Chatelet & Jean-François Delamain, on November 4th

- 28 > 40, View of the exhibition

- 41 > 43, View of the Montreux landscape juste outside of the Convention Center Building

- 44 > 70, Photos taken with some friends during the Art Fair, November 5th to 9th


- 1 > 10, Suites Entropiques, mixed technics on Plexiglas, 1.40 x 1.40 m, 2014


- 1 - 18, Le désir, la matrice, la grotte et le lotus blanc, acrylic hand silkscreened on B.F.K. Rives paper, 25 x 25 cm, 2014
- 19, 20, Sky Umbilicus, acrylic hand silkscreened on B.F.K. Rives paper, 56 x 75 cm, 2006