Tribute to the “seismograph of the origins”

Hommage au «sismographe des origines»

Photo: Guy L’heureux
The raw materials of Heward, its painted wood or its rayonnes attached and marked with a single line alongside a multitude of objects.

At the young gallery Catalogue, the eclecticism of the works and the mix of eras dictate the exhibits, animated by the will of the owner, the business man Pierre Bourgie, ” [to]break down the boundaries of time “.

It is in this spirit of timeless, and in an economy of means, a style that the gallery displays since 2017, that worked John Heward, who died in November and about here an expo-a tribute named For John Heward, on show until February 2. For Bourgie, the painter, sculptor and musician, as the author of an art which “has its source in the mists of time, “is a” seismograph of the origins “. The raw materials of Heward, its painted wood or its rayonnes attached and marked with a single line alongside a multitude of objects.

There are those cultures said to be primitive, such as the sculptures in roots of fern Vanuatu. But also those of contemporary artists, among which the stripped gouache lyric Composition (1961) Edmund Alleyn, or an acrylic-tinged frenzy of 1958 signed Ulysse Comtois.

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