PAINTINGS FROM NEW YORK 1993-1994:THE FIRST PAINTINGS ON PLEXIGLAS, is presenting a Miscellaneous selection of the first square unit Plexiglas paintings (1.05 x 1.05 m), acrylic silkscreened and painted on the back of small Plexiglas panels assembled together. This is the beginning of the idea that Sergent developed later: to hang a body of paintings in order to cover all over the entire exhibition wall, as for to realize later his numerous monumental murals installations. Art works realized at the DUMBO (Brooklyn) artist’s studio, were Jean-Pierre moved from Montreal in April 1993 and stayed to the end of 1994.
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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