We are pleased to present Brigitte Marionneau for the second solo show. This second exhibition at the gallery brings together more than twenty recent works showcasing a further architectural evolution in her work.
NOVEMBER 19 - JANUARY 31
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MODERN SHAPES GALLERY
Kleine Markt 13
Brigitte Marionneau is a French ceramist, born 1958 in Anger.
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No matter how plain it may be, in her 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 to the heavens.
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. 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.