Alberto Giacometti & Rebecca Warren “ASensitiv” at Fondation Giacometti, Paris

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On the invitation of the Fondation Giacometti, Rebecca Warren—one in all modern artwork’s most outstanding protagonists for greater than twenty years—has chosen plenty of Alberto Giacometti works held of their assortment to indicate alongside works of her personal, together with some new works made particularly for this exhibition.

This exhibition presents a chance to think about Warren’s work in relation to the works of one of many masters of recent artwork. The Giacometti works chosen by Warren for the exhibition embody work from his surrealist interval alongside along with his later sculptures, work and drawings. The exhibition and its accompanying catalogue analyse the revealing, even probably hallucinatory, connections between her personal work and the artwork and persona of Giacometti.

Giacometti’s methodology was one in all fast, nervous, ceaseless motion, repeatedly constructing and demolishing: a paradoxically meticulous course of suggesting an intense seek for one thing—pictures, realities—as but unknown to him. Warren’s methodology consists in working slowly, however nearly at midnight, by way of trial and error, whereas equally paying exhaustive consideration to the—as but unknown—potential of the actual sculpture she is engaged on. Warren describes this hybrid experiment—between the 2 units of works in a shared house—because the preliminary contact between nearly residing organisms, the precise nature of which is to be found within the means of assembling the present.

The title of the exhibition “ASensitiv,” a time period Warren has coined, emphasises the paradoxical nature of the connection between the artists—starting from an thought of a psychic hypersensitivity to at least one that’s essentially insensitive, nearly as if generated by an algorithm. From her early sculptures displaying closely erotic volumes to her wall-based vitrines and assemblages, to the latest slender totems, Warren’s work reveals an uncommon consideration to the determine, to flesh, matter, the association of components, the plinth, but in addition, and essentially, to teetering chaos and emergent kind. Her broad artistic palette incorporates an array of modernist and popular culture influences, and all kinds of supplies together with clay, neon and bronze in addition to much less identifiable fragments. Born in 1965 in Pinhoe, Devon, Warren lives and works in London. She was elected as a Royal Academician on the Royal Academy of Arts in London in 2013. In 2020, she was awarded the distinction of Officer of the Order of the British Empire for providers to artwork.

From her early sculptures displaying closely erotic volumes to her wall-based vitrines and assemblages, to the latest slender totems, Warren’s work reveals an uncommon consideration to the determine, to flesh, matter, the association of components, the plinth, but in addition, and essentially, to teetering chaos and emergent kind. Her broad artistic palette incorporates an array of modernist and popular culture influences, and all kinds of supplies together with clay, neon and bronze in addition to much less identifiable fragments. Born in 1965 in Pinhoe, Devon, Warren lives and works in London. She was elected as a Royal Academician on the Royal Academy of Arts in London in 2013. In 2020, she was awarded the distinction of Officer of the Order of the British Empire for providers to artwork.

Curated by
Françoise Cohen

at Fondation Giacometti, Paris
till July 2, 2023


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