Bernar Venet, ‘Arcs’, 2017, Print, Etching, Weng Contemporary
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Bernar Venet

Arcs, 2017

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79 7/10 × 52 4/5 in
202.5 × 134 cm
Edition of 30
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€16,000
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Shipping: €750 within Continental Europe, €1,050 rest of world
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Weng Contemporary
Zug

Bernar Venet is a conceptual artist best known for his resourcefulness in a variety of media …

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Bernar Venet
French, b. 1941
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Bernar Venet is a Conceptual artist best known for his versatility in multiple mediums, including painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, as well as stage design and musical composition. Venet became well known in the 1960s for his amorphous installations made by piling up loose gravel, coal, or asphalt; and “industrial paintings” from cardboard reliefs or tar. (Around that time, he decided to drop the last letter from his given name, Bernard.) Shortly after, inspired by the works of Minimalist sculptors like Donald Judd, Dan Flavin, and Carl Andre, Venet began to produce wall-mounted and freestanding metal sculptures. Among the best known are his torch-cut steel plates and beams resembling scribbles, lines, and arcs. Venet says that his sculptures are about “how metal resists. They are a test of strength—a battle between myself and the piece of metal.”

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Bernar Venet is a conceptual artist best known for his resourcefulness in a variety of media including drawing, paintings, prints, sculpture, installations, design, music and musical composition, and for his wide range of expression. In the middle of the 1970ies he made the line the central subject of his work. …

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Bernar Venet
French, b. 1941
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Bernar Venet is a Conceptual artist best known for his versatility in multiple mediums, including painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, as well as stage design and musical composition. Venet became well known in the 1960s for his amorphous installations made by piling up loose gravel, coal, or asphalt; and “industrial paintings” from cardboard reliefs or tar. (Around that time, he decided to drop the last letter from his given name, Bernard.) Shortly after, inspired by the works of Minimalist sculptors like Donald Judd, Dan Flavin, and Carl Andre, Venet began to produce wall-mounted and freestanding metal sculptures. Among the best known are his torch-cut steel plates and beams resembling scribbles, lines, and arcs. Venet says that his sculptures are about “how metal resists. They are a test of strength—a battle between myself and the piece of metal.”

Bernar Venet

Arcs, 2017

Etching
79 7/10 × 52 4/5 in
202.5 × 134 cm
Edition of 30
.
€16,000
Ships from Zug, CH
Shipping: €750 within Continental Europe, €1,050 rest of world
VAT included in price
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Locked
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