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Youri Vincy is presenting Ben’s 11th solo show at Galerie Lara Vincy and for the first time an artwork in LA BOITE EN VITRINE rue Jacques Callot. Below, the text Ben transmitted to us about it:

Press Release

Hello
Funny exhibition
I don’t know why
I am 83 years old
and for my exhibition at Youri Vincy’s place
I would have loved
to do and show something New
but even if I try
I can’t find anything new
nothing astonishes me anymore
only gimmicks everywhere
I don’t believe in it anymore

So
I stop to make the point
and to ask myself exactly
the same questions
I was reflecting about 50 years ago

Therefore I am obliged to …

Hello
Funny exhibition
I don’t know why
I am 83 years old
and for my exhibition at Youri Vincy’s place
I would have loved
to do and show something New
but even if I try
I can’t find anything new
nothing astonishes me anymore
only gimmicks everywhere
I don’t believe in it anymore

So
I stop to make the point
and to ask myself exactly
the same questions
I was reflecting about 50 years ago

Therefore I am obliged to recognize that
within 50 years I have not changed at all
I am stagnating
I am stuck
in a dead end
With the same questions
Why art?
What is art?
Does art lie?
Is art only ego?
Can art be the absence of art?
Does …

Gallery

Location

47 rue de Seine
Paris, FR
Monday, Sunday, Closed
Tuesday–Saturday, 11am–1pm, 2:30pm–7pm