Brigitte Marionneau

Brigitte Marionneau

19/11/2020

Modern Shapes Gallery is pleased to present Brigitte Marionneau for the second time

OPENING November 19th from 17:00 to 21:00

EXHIBITION from November 19 till December 13
Friday - Saturday - Sunday
From 12:00 to 18:00
or by appointment

MODERN SHAPES GALLERY
Kleine Markt 13
2000 Antwerpen

In certain architecture, the luminous black of basalt or ebony can serve to provide an extremely simplified reading of form, lending it its own intensity. Is it a cradle or a miniature tomb of an ancient Egyptian god, the recumbent head of a long-forgotten hero or a rock that arose from the very first? The mystery of these dense volumes, closed in on themselves, cannot be breached. There is a hidden life running through them, and the opaque mass attracts and seduces in the same way an enigma does. The contrast between the different levels, alternating between smooth and textured, also contributes to animating the whole. No matter how plain it may be, in Brigitte Marionneau’s work lines are never hard or dead. Quite the opposite, they are touched by a vibrant firmness, a breath, betraying the ceramist’s constant desire to elevate the material.

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