PAINTINGS FROM NEW YORK 1997-2003: THE HALF PAPER SERIES, is presenting a Miscellaneous selection of a new series of large monoprints acrylic hand silkscreened on BFK Rives papers, 0.61 x 1.07 m, screen printed concurrently with the paintings on Plexiglas body of work. The themes of this works on paper series have been inspired to the artist by his numerous trips to Mexico and Guatemala countries. The working process is a palimpsest silkscreen art technique, appropriating, accumulating and layering images printed one of top of the other. This body of art works have been completed at the Long Island City (queens, NY) artist’s studio, were Jean-Pierre lived between 1995 and 2003.
This new video series of Corpus-Archives, realized in February 2015, aims to present to the large public a selection of about twenty still images of paintings or art works, completed at several different studios locations where Jean-Pierre Sergent lived in during his artistic career. Places like his former farm in France, his different studios in Montreal, Canada, and in Brooklyn, Chelsea and Long island City in New York, to finally show the work he is currently doing nowadays in his new studio in Besançon, East of France.
JEAN-PIERRE SERGENT is a French-American artist, he developed his repertory of artistic forms in the United States and continues to work and exhibit regularly in France and the rest of Europe. He recently exhibited at two solo exhibitions in major French museums: the Musée des Beaux-Arts of Mulhouse in 2011 and the Courbet Farm of Flagey in 2102. In 2013, he had two solo shows, one of large works on paper: „Sex & Rituals” at the Omnibus Gallery of Besançon, France, and the other: „Cultures-Energies”, at the Kunstpalais in Badenweiler, Germany. To learn more about Jean-Pierre Sergent’s works, please visit his webpage: http://www.j-psergent.com, and also like his Facebook artist page: https://www.facebook.com/jpsergentartist
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