12.13.22 - 01.12.23

LAURENT PERNOT

EXHIBITION
AT SAINT LAURENT RIVE DROITE

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ANTHONY VACCARELLO INVITES FRENCH CONTEMPORARY ARTIST LAURENT PERNOT TO EXHIBIT HIS ARTWORKS IN THE SAINT LAURENT RIVE DROITE STORES IN PARIS AND LOS ANGELES.

OVER THE PAST TWO DECADES, LAURENT PERNOT HAS ENGAGED WITH EXPERIMENTING TEMPORAL, POETIC, AND IMMERSIVE PROCESSES, DRAWING ON LITERATURE, POETRY, MYTHOLOGY TO EXPLORE AND ARTICULATE THE EXPERIENCES OF TIME AND MEMORY ACROSS VARIOUS MEDIA AND FORMS OF EXPRESSION. HIGHLIGHTED IN THIS DUAL-CITY PRESENTATION ARE RECENT PAINTINGS FROM PERNOT’S ‘THE CONTEMPLATIONS’ SERIES, INSPIRED BY VICTOR HUGO’S COLLECTION OF POEMS. COMPOSED OF PAINTED INLAID WOOD AND SCRAPS OF NATURAL MARBLE, THESE PAINTINGS DEPICT IMAGES REFERENCING A WIDE RANGE OF ART HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL SOURCES.

LAURENT PERNOT IS REPRESENTED BY GALERIE MARGUO, A PARIS-BASED CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY LAUNCHED IN 2020 BY VANESSA GUO AND JEAN-MATHIEU MARTINI.