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Current Exhibitions

Yvon Lambert - Border stories
Jardins du Bra’Haus I, montée du château (LUXEMBOURG)
From 2017-09-30 to 2018-09-29


Françoise Huguier - Couleurs Pays
Le Quadrilatère (festival photographique les Photaumnales) (FRANCE)
From 2017-10-14 to 2017-12-31


Pia Elizondo - The Fall
Institut culturel du Mexique (FRANCE)
From 2017-10-27 to 2018-01-27


Gérard Rondeau - Chroniques d\'un portraitiste
Le Parvis Espace Culturel (FRANCE)
From 2017-11-04 to 2017-12-30


José Manuel Navia - Cervantes ou le désir de vivre
Instituto Cervantes (FRANCE)
From 2017-11-07 to 2018-01-13


José Manuel Navia - Colombia, La Creciente
Bibliothèque Elsa Triolet (FRANCE)
From 2017-11-09 to 2018-01-20


Patrick Taberna - The back season
Galerie Camera Obscura (FRANCE)
From 2017-11-17 to 2017-12-30


Guillaume Zuili - Smoke & Mirrors
Galerie Clémentine de la Féronnière (FRANCE)
From 2017-11-17 to 2018-02-10


Gérard Rondeau - Paysages
Galeries de la Cour des Jardiniers (FRANCE)
From 2017-11-19 to 2018-02-28


Jean-Luc Chapin - Natures
Galerie Gallimard (FRANCE)
From 2017-11-24 to 2018-01-13


Liz Hingley - Sacred Things: Elalmadinah …To The City
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum (UNITED KINGDOM)
From 2017-12-01 to 2018-02-11


Françoise Huguier - Virtual Seoul
Musée Olympique (SWITZERLAND)
From 2017-12-07 to 2018-03-11


Jeffrey Silverthorne

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Capitole - Les Rencontres d'Arles
Les Rencontres d'Arles (informations) 10 rond point des Arènes
13200 Arles (FRANCE)
33 (0)4 90 96 76 06

From 2008-07-08 to 2008-09-14




An American artist little known in Europe, Jeffrey Silverthorne has for nearly forty years been considering the body and its representation. His photography, whether in black-and-white or colour, borrows from both documentary and staging techniques with a fluent, exuberant feel for investigation. He tirelessly explores the particular way in which photography can play at once with reality and fiction.In his photographs of dead people at the morgue, the Female Impersonators, or in his other portraits, he indeed borrows from documentary formalism; he sees himself as a witness. But like Diane Arbus – whose work he admires and whom he knows and feels close to – they convey an ambiguous, unsettling sense that you know and recognise them without really understanding what there is to feel beyond the subject itself, or who it is showing us the picture. Fiction and reality entwine, enigmatically and mysteriously.This same taste for strangeness informs the set pieces abounding with mythological, biblical, pictorial and photographic references, in which the artist readily exhibits himself. The Silent Fires series openly displays the artificiality of the compositions: a canvas backdrop is stretched, the bodies and objects seem to be coated with paint, and the lighting contributes to the fantastical quality of the scene.
The startling and undatable use of colour in his portraits and staged works underscores their ambiguity; they disconcert the spectator’s eye.Exhibition staged in collaboration with Lars Schwander and the Fografisk Center, Copenhagen.

Exhibitions catalog

Monographic exhibitions

Albert & Verzone
Bacigalupo Martina
Boudjelal Bruno
Brault Philippe
Chapin Jean-Luc
Chivet Sophie
Coulange Olivier
Dailleux Denis
Darzacq Denis
Delpoux Dominique
Descamps Bernard
Deschamps Pierre-Olivier
Desprez Bertrand
Doury Claudine
Duroy Stéphane
Eshraghi Isabelle
Flore Maia
Fontaine François
Gomez Rovira Rodrigo
Goussard Christophe
Grignet Brigitte
Guigui Stanislas
Hingley Liz
Hock Marin
Hopkins Rip
Huguier Françoise
Hyytiäinen Arja
Iuncker Steeve
Lambert Yvon
Lecloux Frédéric
Lekfeldt Thomas
Martin Claire
Mirguet Olivier
Navia José Manuel
Nejmi Malik
Pauquet Claude
Picard Fabrice
Picard Serge
Pierrot Emmanuel
Propeck Agnès
Rearick Anne
Rondeau Gérard
Sauveur David
Sutkus Antanas
Taberna Patrick
Ten Hoopen Pieter
Tillim Guy
Van Denderen Ad
Vanden Eeckhoudt Michel
Wasif Munem
Winship Vanessa
Yankang Yang
Zuili Guillaume

Collective Exhibitions

  • Vu' by Robert Delpire
  • Full Size Nature
  • VU' in Paris
  • European Works

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