Influenced by the futurists, Emilio Vedova designs of the tables always tormented black. The gesture is expressive and strong. The artist is fascinated by the brush strokes and movements with accents of venetian painting by Tintoretto. He will say: “Now the fog has settled, an atmosphere that seems right / I always find the Venice of the mist. / Do you know what it is like to be born in Venice?” The set of paintings presented by Thaddaeus Ropac show all the dimension pictorial of its production. And in particular, that of the 1950s. When he stayed in Paris and went to Chartres. It is superb evocations of the stained glass windows of the cathedral.
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In the 1960s, Vedova worked in Berlin, where he met the leading figures of the contemporary art, such as Georg Baselitz. His work is then presented to the Documenta of Kassel. After having received several awards, including the Lion-o r of the Venice Biennale for his work as a whole in 1997, Vedova between in large collections and is often presented by the galerie Tornabuoni. Today, Vedova is the subject of a private museum in Venice, next to the Pinault collection at the Customs Point, in a space specially designed for its works by architect Renzo Piano.
Gallery 7, rue Debelleyme (Paris Iii).
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Hours: of the mar. at the sam. from 10 am to 19 h.
until 5 jan.