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  • View of “Bernard Piffaretti,” 2010. From left: Poncif, 2008–10; Sans Titre, 2009.

    Bernard Piffaretti

    Bâtiment Trafic, Frac Haute-Normandie

    Although Bernard Piffaretti’s painting defies all periodization from the point of view of style or evolution, it continues to unfurl over time, to the rhythm of a story that writes itself as it goes along; moreover, the activity of observing the completed works is an integral part of the creation of this ongoing tale. At Bâtiment Trafic, an industrial building transformed into an art center, paintings and drawings made between 2007 and 2010 could be seen in another light, as they played with the sun’s rays and entered into dialogue with the architecture and with one another. Upstairs, the

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