• Michel Verjux

    Galerie Durand-Dessert

    What interests Michel Verjux about electricity are the properties it shares with light. In an installation in 1986, a luminous beam was projected to illuminate architectural details in a space where the light emanated from cases and was diffused throughout the room. In contrast to, say, Dan Flavin, whose arrangement of fluorescent tubes in some way constitutes a sculpture, for Verjux the work is the light itself. Most often he uses very powerful spotlights to create pure geometric shapes—often perfect circles—on the floor where the light is projected, and where the contrast between light and

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