Le dessin des jours 1

Artworks
Le dessin des jours 1
Murphy, Serge

Le dessin des jours 1 —

This series of drawings entitled Le dessin des jours echoes the series of sculptures La forme des jours. The eight drawings in the series, characterized by signs and marks born of modernity, propose mental landscapes, drawing on both an invented geometry and detached organicity.

Serge Murphy lives and works in Montreal. For nearly 30 years, he has created sculptures, drawings, and narrative videos, and occasionally takes on the role of critic and curator. His work is inspired by different sources, from the silken remains of Arte Povera to the unrestrained assemblages and associations of Surrealism. The artist’s works present a constantly shifting imaginary, wide open to free interpretation. The primitive, material aspect of his work is in constant dialogue with a conceptual discourse set around referents both common­place and noble. His works have been acquired by most of Quebec’s public collections. In 2007, he was awarded the Prix Ozias-Leduc by the Fondation Émile-Nelligan. His last solo exhibition, La forme des jours, was held at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts in the summer and fall of 2011.

Acrylic and watercolor on paper, 2009
62 x 76 cm
LOT — 32
Estimate: 1 200 $

Subscribe to the Newsletter

 Retrouvez nous sur Twitter !Retrouvez nous sur Facebook !Retrouvez nous sur Instagram !

Publications



Archives


Features



Shop



Auction


Information



Contact

esse arts + opinions

Postal address
C.P. 47549,
Comptoir Plateau Mont-Royal
Montréal (Québec) Canada
H2H 2S8

Office address
2025 rue Parthenais, bureau 321
Montréal (Québec)
Canada H2K 3T2

E. : revue@esse.ca
T. : 1 514-521-8597
F. : 1 514-521-8598