NOVEMBER 2015 – EXHIBITION ZURICH (SWITZERLAND)

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From october 2nd to november 27th – In Zurich, the BRUNO BISCHOFBERGER AG Gallery proposes ARDENTI GERMINAT by MIQUEL BARCELO. At the time of his Impressions d’Afrique, presented in 1996 at the Cabinet d’art graphique of the Georges Pompidou Centre (Paris), we spoke symbolism and myths with Miquel. I like very much the neo-expressionnist work of this spanish artist : for example Doble coleoidea 6 – snail, helicoid, octopus, tentacular mother or double DNA spiral – mysterious progression toward self-knowledge like the Miroir / Mirror that lets us see ourselves the way we are... almost

 

November 13th – During this splendid show, the terrorist group Etat islamique (Daech) / ISIS commited a series of attacks in Paris (including the Bataclan) and in the suburbs when the shootings were through, 130 deads are counted and the French State declares the state of urgency…

Miquel Barcelo – Doble coleoidea 6 (signed et dated II.08), mixed technics on paper (151, 20 cm x 204, 50 cm) – Auction 2008, lot 222, Sotheby's, London (October 16, 2015), Contemporary Art Day Auction (Sale L15025) – Provenance : Pilar Corrias, London. Bruno Bischofberger Gallery, Zurich. Acquired directly from the above by the present owner in 2010

Miquel Barcelo – Doble coleoidea 6 (signed et dated II.08), mixed technics on paper (151, 20 cm x 204, 50 cm) – Auction 2008, lot 222, Sotheby's, London (October 16, 2015), Contemporary Art Day Auction (Sale L15025) – Provenance : Pilar Corrias, London. Bruno Bischofberger Gallery, Zurich. Acquired directly from the above by the present owner in 2010

Bernard Gast – Miroir / Mirror (2007), Paintless painting (0,90 x 1,30 m) ©Adagp

Bernard Gast – Miroir / Mirror (2007), Paintless painting (0,90 x 1,30 m) ©Adagp