Exhibition - MOIS DE LA PHOTO
A neverending quest
Georges Rousse, Baldwin, 2007. 125 x 160 cm. © Georges Rousse/ADAGP, Paris Courtesy Galerie RX, Paris.
Since he appeared on the art scene 25 years ago, Georges Rousse has never stopped travelling around the world. Like some fictional character striding across plains, valleys and mountains across the globe like ordinary mortals cross the street, he might suddenly travel from one corner of the planet to the next without anyone ever knowing where he is. He has made the world into his world, and constantly travels around it in search of who knows what treasure. But Rousse is not a legendary hero; he is an artist, and his medium is photography. Not the kind of photography his predecessors practised,
but what is referred to in French as “photographie plasticienne” (“plastician photography”), and which requires its own technical know-how. […]
9 november 2010 – 8 january 2011
6 avenue Delcasse, 75008 Paris