16 février 2018

Texte paru dans le catalogue d'exposition décembre 2017 - Galerie Walter Wickiser, New York, Chelsea

Artists have long found the window a compelling motif—as a barrier to or opening on reality or exterior worlds. Not only for its symbolic associations but also for its formal properties, the window has been adopted by painters from Johannes Vermeer to David Hockney as an effective compositional device that extends the picture’s domain. French painter Magali Leonard makes use of the age-old artist’s tool in her “Crossing” series. Her approach, however, differs in that the vision she depicts through the aperture is not a static image,... [Lire la suite]
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