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DOMINIQUE GHESQUIÈRE

From 09 December 2017 To 03 June 2018
GALERIE DES PONCHETTES
The MAMAC invites Dominique Ghesquière to invest the Ponchettes gallery, thus continuing its program of interventions in situ initiated in 2016 with the project Yona Friedman followed by Vivien Roubaud then Noël Dolla.
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Description:

Her universe is very close to the tradition of Japanese borrowed landscapes, shakkei, and dry gardens that combine extreme sophistication, miniature reproduction of nature, refinement of symbolism, fidelity of landscape capture and quest for quintessence. natural spaces. This shared asceticism is however not devoid of malice in Dominique Ghesquière. The artist plays subtly with our perception and the register of illusion. It deploys mutant species in the space and hybrid elements, causing confusion between the natural and the manufactured: pine needles patiently arranged and preciously sewn become tufts of weeds, hollow trunks of plane trees, such as moults abandoned bark, turn out to be patient replicas wrought, the pebbles sketch a set of serpentine lines ...

Localisation:

77 quai des Etats-Unis - 06300 NICE
Tel: +33(0)4 93 62 31 24
Site: http://www.nice.fr/Culture/Musees-et-expositions/Galerie-des-Ponchettes
Accessible PRM

Areas:

  • Sea side
  • City center
  • Port
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