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Auris

  • 2007
  • Bernard Frize
  • Acrylic on canvas
  • 219.5 x 180.0 x 0.0 cm

These rules reject all feeling, giving precedence to materials and external constraints. Frize provokes accident and chance, creating a tension between the execution of a process and the unforeseen events that accompany it.
Auris, Fui, and Rumen, all from 2007, were created using a paint gun. Their titles allude to ancient Roman divination techniques. An uninterrupted line composed of sections of different colors forms a set of interlacing geometric shapes; their edges intersect, forming colorful labyrinthine grids.
 

© Adagp, Paris, 2019 © Fondation Louis Vuitton / Marc Domage

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Bernard Frize

Since the late 1970s, Bernard Frize has contributed to reviving the language of abstraction by challenging the idea of “painting as object.” 

He creates distance by painting in a uniform manner according to established protocols; the labor itself is often delegated to assistants. These rules reject all feeling, giving precedence to materials and external constraints. Frize provokes accident and chance, creating a tension between the execution of a process and the unforeseen events that accompany it.

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