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Gérard Garouste et l'École des Prophètes



Exhibition catalogue, Gérard Garouste et l'École des Prophètes, Lieu de Mémoire, Charbon-sur-Lignon (July 5 - September 29, 2019)
Texts by Éliane Wauquiez-Motte, Aziza Gril-Mariotte, Hortense Lyon, Paul Salmona and Gérard Rabinovitch (French)

Lieu de Mémoire, 2019 
58 pages

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Born in 1946 in Paris, Gérard Garouste lives and works in Paris and Normandy. He is one of the leading figures in French art. As both painter and sculptor, he is obsessed by the origins of our culture, myths and the legacy left us by the old masters. His own life is the springboard for his work on ‘dismantling images and words’ and his fascination with the questions of origins, time and transmission. His paintings are born of associations of ideas. Now unsettling, now joyful, they teem with animals, some of them fantastical, and a cast of different characters. His sources range from the Bible to popular culture and literary greats, from Cervantes to Rabelais.

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ArtistGarouste, Gérard
EditorLieu de Mémoire

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