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Sylvie Fanchon


Authors : texts by Marie Muracciole et Isabelle Ewig
Publisher : Musée des beaux-arts de Dôle
Co-publisher : CRAC Languedoc-Roussillon
Publishing dates : 12.01.2012
Edition place : Sète
Type : Book - Catalogue
Graphic design : Jérôme Saint-Loubert Bié, photographies : Marc Domage
ISBN : 2-913094-70-8 or 2-910591-04-2
Price : 13 €
Sales outlet : Musée des beaux-arts de Dôle
Referent : Karine Redon
Number of pages : 144
Sylvie Fanchon’s work was exhibited at the Centre regional d’art contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon in Sète from 6th April to 28th May 2012.

“In a society where the visual system is constructed using today’s digital imagery, painting is no longer yet another way of reproducing the visible, but a practice that questions the various modes of visibility of the real world. The history of the painted canvas is so ancient that it has become an available space - a space of stratified thoughts, both specific and generic. I take it as it is : a convention, a surface. The 2011-2012 paintings presented the CRAC in Sète renew the economy that has characterised my work since 1992. First the two-colour process, the result of a substractive addition in the blending of colours, then the occupation of the surface with a lack of optic depth, and, finally, the meticulously applied paint. [...]”

Sylvie Fanchon

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