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Interview filmé de Jean-Pierre sergent sur Radio Campus Besançon par Aurélien Bertini | 3 parties
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07 October 2020 | 58:00 | Besançon Fine Arts & Archeology Museum | France | September 19th 2020

Radio campus Besançon sets up its studios in the conference room of the MBAA for this special broadcast in partnership with the mobile art center concerning the exhibition: "The 4 Pillars of the Sky". With : Around the table : J-P Sergent, painter, Nicolas Bousquet, responsible for the cultural development of the Museum and Louis Ucciani, Director of the Mobile Art Center and Senior Lecturer at the University of Franche-Comté. Students of the LP METI, Chloé Truchon, Alexie le Coroller and Amélie Pérardot. Filmed by the artist on September 10, 2020.

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Jean-Pierre Sergent TWITTER'S SCRAPES QUOTES | 2018-2020
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01 October 2020 | Besançon Studio | France

I glean and retrieve quotes and short sentences from artists, writers and philosophers appearing daily on my Twitter Home Page. They are a bit like in Ella Maillart's Snippets of Wisdom, who said in her beautiful book: "Europe is still going in the wrong direction. Our civilization based on money is worthless. It's not money that counts, it's the spirit. Money kills the spirit." These are fragments of thoughts, little fireflies lighting our drifting humanity and warming our hearts, as in that simple phrase uttered by Ichi: "Anyone deprived of warmth ends up freezing to death." Excerpt from the film: Ichi, The Samurai Woman by Fumihiko Sori. Read more...

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Filmed artist interview Jean-Pierre Sergent & Thierry Savatier: the Erotic Art of JPS 3/3
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28 September 2020 | 9:38 | Besançon Fine Arts & Archeology Museum | France | September 19th 2020

In this last part, they discuss the current works: the Shakti*-Yoni, Ecstatic Cosmic Danses series (2016-2020) : *Shakti is in Hinduism the divine feminine energy, and the consort of Shiva. "She is the goddess to the absolute, of which all the feminine deities are only aspects", according to Alexandra David-Néel. And JPS concludes on with this sentence of the film Ichi, The Blind Samurai Woman by Fumihiko Sori: "All beings deprived of heat end up dying of cold"...

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Interview Jean-Pierre Sergent & Thierry Savatier: the Erotic Art of JPS - 2/3
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26 September 2020 | 17:50 | Besançon Fine Arts & Archeology Museum | France | September 19th 2020

In this second part, the artist talks about the first series of New York works on Plexiglas and on paper with an essentially erotic content: Dionysus, perpetual orgy or the organs of life (1998), Duality (1999) and The dream of the imprisoned man - inspired by a Marquis de Sade text (1998-2002)...

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Jean-Pierre Sergent & Thierry Savatier: the Erotic Art of JPS 1/3
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26 September 2020 | 17:30 | Besançon Fine Arts & Archeology Museum | France | September 19th 2020

In this first part, they evoke the development of the structure of the monumental works (around the square and the void) of wall paintings on Plexiglas, including the installation: "The 4 Pillars of the Sky" currently exhibited at the MBAA...

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Lecture EROTIC ART by Thierry Savatier | part 3: from the 20th to today
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24 September 2020 | 20:00 |Besançon Fine Arts & Archeology Museum | France | September 19th 2020

Thierry Savatier evokes the works of erotic arts by Picasso, L'Etreinte (1969) and Raphael et la Fornarina (1968) through Thérèse rêvant (1938) by Balthus, Dirty Corner (2015) by Anish Kapoor etc. To finish with the series with the Entropic Suites n°22 & 26 (2011-2015) by Jean-Pierre Sergent etc.

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Lecture EROTIC ART by Thierry Savatier | part 2: from the Renaissance to the 19th century
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23 September 2020 | 20:00 |Besançon Fine Arts & Archeology Museum | France | September 19th 2020

Thierry Savatier evokes works of erotic art from the Renaissance: The Vulva (16th) by Leonardo da Vinci (16th), Lucas Cranach, La Nymphe à la source (1537) until the 19th century with the works of Jean-Baptiste Clésinger: La Femme piquée par un serpent, (1847) Le Sommeil (1866) and L'Origine du monde (1866) by Gustave Courbet etc.

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Lecture EROTIC ART by Thierry Savatier | part 1/3
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22 September 2020 | 20:00 |Besançon Fine Arts & Archeology Museum | France | September 19th 2020

Thierry Savatier evokes works of erotic art from Prehistory (Venus of Willendorf (22.000 B.C.), the Scene of the well of Lascaux (18.000. B.C.) until the Renaissance with The Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli (1484) and The Three Graces by Raphael (1504) etc.

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OUTPUT OF THE PRINTING & PDF FILE [10MB] OF THE EXHIBITION CATALOG JEAN-PIERRE SERGENT: THE FOUR PILLARS OF THE SKY
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19 September 2020 | Besançon Fine Arts & Archeology Museum | France

Published by the MBAA (graphic designer Thierry Saillard) with texts by Nicolas Surlapierre (director of the Beesançon center's museum): "Pushing screams" and "Insider beds", Thierry Savatier (art historian): "The four pillars of the sky", Marie-Madeleine Varet (philosopher) : "Metaphor and metamorphosis", Pierre Bongiovanni (curator): "Journey to the end of man's possible: the question of eroticism and ecstasy in the painted work of Jean-Pierre Sergent", Florence Andoka (journalist): "One way or another". This catalog is available at the bookstore on the first floor of the museum (price 10€).

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signature du catalogue de l'exposition Jean-Pierre Sergent  : les quatre piliers du ciel et conférence-rencontre avec Thierry Savatier au MBAA @ journées du patrimoine
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19 September 2020 | Besançon Fine Arts & Archeology Museum | France

3:00 pm : Thierry Savatier, art historian & specialist of Gustave Courbet : Erotic Art 
4.00 pm : Discussion with Jean-Pierre Sergent : Eros Unlimited II
6:00 pm: Signing of Thierry Savatier's books: Picasso, this never-extinct volcano, by Roland Dumas and Thierry Savatier and The Origin of the World, The History of a Painting by Gustave Courbet as well as the JPS exhibition catalog at the museum store.

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Jean-Pierre Sergent, Broadcast on Radio Campus, interview by Aurélien Bertini | September 10th 2020
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10 September 2020 | Besançon Fine Arts & Archeology Museum | France | September 10th 2020

To listen again to the beautiful Radio Campus program by Aurélien Bertini with : Jean-Pierre Sergent, Nicolas Bousquet and Louis Ucciani at the Museum of Fine Arts and Archaeology of Besançon, September 10th 2020 from 7 to 8 pm. Editing the video interview is in progress and will be available soon.

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Interview of artist Jean-Pierre Sergent with Nicolas Surlapierre, director of MBAA, Besançon - 4/4
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07 August 2020 | Duration: 24:09 | Besançon Fine Arts & Archeology Museum | France | June 24th 2020

J-P Sergent discusses with N. Surlapierre about his current mural installation: The Four Pillars of the Sky (80 m2) at the MBAA, as well as excerpts from texts by Antonin Artaud from the book Le théâtre et son double. With: Nicolas Surlapierre, director of the museums of the Besançon Centre, Nicolas Bousquet, head of the cultural development, coordination and proofreading, Lionel Georges & Christine Chatelet, camera, Romain Monaci, transcription, Fabien Paillot, logistical assistance.

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Interview of artist Jean-Pierre Sergent with Nicolas Surlapierre, director of MBAA, Besançon - 3/4
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07 August 2020 | Duration: 15:21 | Besançon Fine Arts & Archeology Museum | France | June 24th 2020

J-P Sergent discusses with N. Surlapierre about his current mural installation: The Four Pillars of the Sky (80 m2) at the MBAA, as well as about about twenty images from different cultures (Mexican, Japanese, Oceanian etc.) chosen by the artist. With: Nicolas Surlapierre, director of the museums of the Besançon Centre, Nicolas Bousquet, head of the cultural development, coordination and proofreading, Lionel Georges & Christine Chatelet, camera, Romain Monaci, transcription, Fabien Paillot, logistical assistance.

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Interview of artist Jean-Pierre Sergent with Nicolas Surlapierre, director of MBAA, Besançon - 2/4
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07 August 2020 | Duration: 22:48 | Besançon Fine Arts & Archeology Museum | France | June 24th 2020

J-P Sergent discusses with N. Surlapierre about his current mural installation: Les quatre piliers du ciel (80 m2) at the MBAA, as well as about about twenty images from different cultures (Mexican, Japanese, Oceanian etc.) chosen by the artist. With: Nicolas Surlapierre, director of the museums of the Besançon Centre, Nicolas Bousquet, head of the cultural development, coordination and proofreading, Lionel Georges & Christine Chatelet, camera, Romain Monaci, transcription, Fabien Paillot, logistical assistance.

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Interview artist Jean-Pierre Sergent with Nicolas Surlapierre, director of MBAA, Besançon - 1/4
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07 August 2020 | Duration: 25:13 | Besançon Fine Arts & Archeology Museum | France | June 24th 2020

J-P Sergent discusses with N. Surlapierre about his current mural installation: The Four Pillars of the Sky (80 m2) at the MBAA, as well as about about twenty images from different cultures (Mexican, Japanese, Oceanian etc.) chosen by the artist. With: Nicolas Surlapierre, director of the museums of the Besançon Centre, Nicolas Bousquet, head of the cultural development, coordination and proofreading, Lionel Georges & Christine Chatelet, camera, Romain Monaci, transcription, Fabien Paillot, logistical assistance. 
 

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Jean-Pierre Sergent, INTERVIEW WITH CATHERINE JEANSON FOR THE JMH MAGAZINE, SUNDAY JULY 26TH 2020
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26 July 2020 | Haure-Marne Newspaper, July 26th 2020

Interview with Catherie Jeanson : 1/Your works will be included in the exhibition "Voluptés". Couldn't you dream of a better way to enjoy life?
- Yes, of course! This exhibition was made possible thanks to my friends Maryse Garinginet and Pierre Bongiovani who were preparing this big summer exhibition "Voluptés" and who came to my studio in December 2019, where Pierre discovered my monumental work. We then decided to present an anthology of erotic works...

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Transcript of an interview filmed between Jean-Pierre Sergent & Nicolas Surlapierre
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23 July 2020 | Besançon Fine Arts & Archeology Museum | France | June 24th 2020

Transcript of the filmed interview between the artist Jean-Pierre Sergent & Nicolas Surlapierre, director of the centre's museums at the Besançon Museum of Fine Arts and Archaeology, filmed on 24 June 2020.

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Jean-Pierre Sergent, HANGING OF THE ART WORKS COSMIC MECHANICS OF CLIMAX | 3,15 x 8,40 m @ GROUP EXHIBITION VOLUPTÈS
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09 July 2020 | Duration 2:53 | Nouvelle Laurentine, Site le Chameau, 4 Route de Châtillon, Châteauvillain, France

Installation of a monumental mural on Plexiglas by Jean-Pierre Sergent "Cosmic Mechanics of Climax" with assistant Jean-François Delamain, composed of 24 paintings of 1.05 x 1.05 m, (8.40 x 3.15 m). Filmed on July 9, 2020, at the Voluptés exhibition organized by La Nouvelle Laurentine. Thanks to the Curators, Pierre Bongiovanni & Maryse Garinginet.

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Jean-Pierre Sergent, Hanging of the art works Cosmic Mechanics of Climax | 3,15 x 8,40 m @ group exhibition Voluptès
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09 July 2020 | Nouvelle Laurentine, Site le Chameau, 4 Route de Châtillon, Châteauvillain, France

Series of twenty photos showing the installation of a monumental mural on Plexiglas by Jean-Pierre Sergent "Cosmic Mechanics of Climax" with assistant Jean-François Delamain, composed of 24 paintings of 1.05 x 1.05 m, (8.40 x 3.15 m). Filmed on July 9, 2020, at the Voluptés exhibition organized by La Nouvelle Laurentine. Special thanks: Curators, Pierre Bongiovanni & Maryse Garinginet, scenography by Yoris Van Den Houte, Marc Lenoel & all the Nouvelle Laurentine's team.

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Video Portrait of artist Jean-Pierre Sergent by Vincent Vernier
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03 July 2020 | Duration : 2:00 | Besançon Studio

Short documentary film presenting JP Sergent in his workshop working on his Shakti-Yoni series a short interview with him and a miscellaneous selection of his art works. Filmed by Vincent Vernier on November 13 & 22 2019, for Café Gourmand Production.

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Jean-Pierre Sergent, https://www.j-psergent.com/fr/videos-film-documentaire/vid%C3%A9os-portraits-au-travail-x-2020#&gid=1&pid=1
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25 June 2020 | 1:30 | Simon Graphic print shop | Ornans | France

Printing of two leaflets "Shakti-Yoni, 2019" & "The Four Pillars of Heaven, 2019-2020" from the eponymous exhibition at the MBAA in Besançon (46 x 69 cm) at the Simon Graphic print shop, Ornans, France, June 25, 2020.

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25 June 2020 | 1:30 | Simon Graphic print shop | Ornans | France
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25 June 2020 | 25 June 2020 | 1:30 | Simon Graphic print shop | Ornans | France

13 photos of the printing of two leaflets "Shakti-Yoni, 2019" & "The Four Pillars of Heaven, 2019-2020" from the eponymous exhibition at the MBAA in Besançon (46 x 69 cm) at the Simon Graphic print shop, Ornans, France, June 25, 2020.

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Packaging of 24 art works for the exhibition Voluptés, Summer 2020
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15 June 2020 | 3:00 | Besançon Studio

Selection and packaging of the twenty-four paintings on Plexiglas for the exhibition Voluptés (25 m2) at La Nouvelle Laurentine, with Jean-François Delamain. Filmed at the studio by Lionel Georges on June 15, 2020.

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JEAN-PIERRE SERGENT EXHIBITION: 4 SHAKTI-YONI: ECSTATIC COSMIC DANCES ART PRINTS | May 29 - June 10 2020
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| May 29 - June 10 2020 | Sayé Art Gallery | 13th Alley, Sanaei St., Karimkhan St., Tehran, Iran

Four small serigraphs from the Shakti-Yoni series are presented at the Sayé Gallery in Tehran. Curator of the exhibition, the director Babak Baharestani.

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Jean-Pierre Sergent, exposition VOLUPTÉS Maison Laurentine, Site le Chameau, 4 Route de Châtillon, Châteauvillain, France 2 août 2020 / 27 septembre 2020
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| Maison Laurentine, Site le Chameau, 4 Route de Châtillon, Châteauvillain, France | August 2nd - September 27th 2020

Group exhibition organized by La Nouvelle Laurentine with the installation of a large mural by Jean-Pierre Sergent of 24 (1.05 x 1.05 m) paintings on Plexiglas, acrylic silk-screen printed on Plexiglas with an overall dimensions of 8.40 m long by 3.15 m hight. Curators: Pierre Bongiovani & Maryse Garinginet + Exhibition page

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Transcripts of eight Interviews filmed with Jean-Pierre Sergent during the year 2019
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24 April 2020 | Besançon | France

Transcripts of the eight interviews of artist Jean-Pierre Sergent during the year 2019 with: FR3 Franche-Comté-TV, Magazine Diversion, the artist Claudie Floutier, the art historian Thierry Savatier, the doctors Jean-Louis Garillon and Michel Pétiard etc.

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Transcript of Jean-Pierre Sergent lecture's Eros Unlimited | 3 parts | February 14th 2020
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24 April 2020 | Besançon Studio | France

Transcripts of three filmed interviews in the Besançon studio between the painter Jean-Pierre Sergent and the philosopher Marie-Madeleine Varet: "Entretiens impromptus" in 3 parts on 27 September 2018 and "Palabres dans l'atelier" in 8 parts on 3 November 2017 and with journalist Jean-Luc Gantner "Sex, spiritualities, shamanism & energies" in 4 parts on November 3rd 2018.

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Jean-Pierre Sergent, About the videos: texts of additional presentations of some video interviews - 2008 - 2013
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24 April 2020 | Besançon Studio | France

More information on some video interviews such as: "Transgressions?" interview with the philosopher Marie-Madeleine Varet at the exhibition Sex & Ritual in Besançon on April 4th, 2013 - "The Painter & the Art Historian", interview with Thierry Savatier at the Ferme de Courbet de Flagey on May 13th, 2012 - Documentary film by Jean-Luc Gantner at the Besançon workshop on January 1st 2009 - "Sunstroke & Other Symbolic Powers", filmed in Ornans and Besançon during the year 2008.

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Transcript of the lecture by Jean-Pierre Sergent, Eros Unlimited, Besançon Fine Arts & Archeology Museum, France
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22 April 2020 | Besançon Fine Arts & Archeology Museum | France | February 14th 2020

Transcript of the filmed conference of the artist Jean-Pierre Sergent during his exhibition at the MBAA "Les 4 Pillars Of Heaven" on February 14, 2020.
1/3 Non-western or pre-monotheistic works | 2/3 Adam & Eve, sin, the origin of the world | 3/3 Some works of western art
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Transcript of artist Jean-Pierre Sergent's lecture, Charles de Bruyères Museum | Remiremont | France | 28 aprril 2019
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22 April 2020 | Charles de Bruyères Museum | Remiremont | France | April 28th 2019

Transcript of the lecture given by the artist Jean-Pierre Sergent at the Charles de Bruyères Museum in Remiremont during the group exhibition "Charles de Bruyères invites 15 artists".
1/4: History of my artistic career | 2/4: Initiatory journeys & influences | Part 3: The development of the form and structure of my painting | 4/4: Eve, Adam & The graffittis & artists' quotations

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