• Bertrand Lavier

    Locus Solus

    In times like these, when anything goes, it’s conceivable that one might see, for example, a painted-over piano that could still be played as it had been before it was painted. A certain type of intervention might transform an object into a work of art, but allow it to retain its original use; not only its new appearance but also its functions, which had been considered absolutely normal before its “treatment,” would now seem exceptional, and would acquire new connotations. Bertrand Lavier’s work exists among similar interstices in communicational codes, playing with the elements of those codes

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