Monday, May 21, 2018

Galerie Templon gives Jean Fabre complete curatorial freedom for exhibition in new space

ARTDAILY
"Sexy Ange Belge" (Sexy Belgian Angel), 2017 by Jan Fabre, wood, pigment, polymer, metal. H 93,4 x W 88,4 x D 23,4 cm
PARIS---For the opening of its new Parisian addition, Galerie Templon offers Carte Blanche to the artist Jan Fabre. True to its commitment to its artists, the gallery is inaugurating a new chapter in its history by giving this great multi-disciplinary creator complete curatorial freedom for the new space. Jan Fabre created a unique body of work exploring his views of the complex and singular Belgian identity. The exhibition brings together a variety of media - drawings, sculptures – conceived especially for Templon’s new location 250 m2 exhibition space. Over the last 30 years, Jan Fabre has become internationally recognized as one of the most innovative visual artists, playwrights and writers of his generation. [More]
Sexy Orgue de Barbarie Belge, 2017. Wood, Pigment, Paper, Polymer, Metal, Electronics, 146 x 145,2 x 42,1 cm., 57 3/4 x 57 1/8 x 16 5/8 in.
A work from Jan Fabre's Sexual Belgian North Sea (2018) series Courtesy of Galerie Templon and the artist