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Brute Materials

by Katie Addleman
If for some reason you’d been worried that contemporary French art was turning into an overly-feminine affair (Grand Palais was so much more manly before Daniel Buren got in there to decorate), go see Benjamin Sebatier’s Hard Work. Bricks, cans, racks, nails, assorted construction-related instruments I’m too girly to know the name of — these are the artists’ materials in use here. The objects they compose seem, in their real or imagined dirtiness, vaguely out of place in the eighth-arrondissement hyper-elegance of the Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont, but the tension this creates — between the work and... [more]
Posted by Katie Addleman on 6/4/12