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Barbara et Michael Leisgen

From 03 July 2021 To 31 October 2021
Musée d'Art Moderne et d'art Contemporain M.A.M.A.C.
The Mamac presents a group of works by the artist couple Barbara and Michael Leisgen, recently deposited in the museum.


Barbara (1940-2017) and Michael Leisgen (1944) developed a series of photographs from the early 1970s onwards, in which Barbara Leisgen's body is placed in a natural environment with which it seems to merge. The empathy with the natural elements is built up with particular attention to the upheavals of the landscape: like living beings, the clouds are born and die, the sun hides or reappears.
Their work also bears witness to the encounter between a battered nature and powerless artists, who try to build the foundations of a possible language of resistance.
The photographs are placed in dialogue with a set of rarely shown videos from the 1970s, underlining the singularity of their embodied and poetic conceptual approach.


Place Yves Klein - 06300 NICE
Tel: +33(0)4 97 13 42 01
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