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Guillaume Leblon, Probabilité pour que rien ne se passe (Probability That Nothing Will Happen), 2011, wood, metal, glass, sand, 12' 6“ x 6' 3” x 2' 9 7/8".

Guillaume Leblon

Fondation d'entreprise Ricard

Guillaume Leblon, Probabilité pour que rien ne se passe (Probability That Nothing Will Happen), 2011, wood, metal, glass, sand, 12' 6“ x 6' 3” x 2' 9 7/8".

Covering the floor of this private foundation’s neat L-shaped space with twenty smooth sheets of fine, sand-colored linen, Guillaume Leblon, for the first time, positioned his sculptures in relation to a traditional painterly platform. The presentation of seven new and recent works, united by this common backdrop as a single textured and permeable composition, echoes the construction of the exhibition’s title work, Black Apple Falls, 2009–11. For this sculpture, punctuated by a darkened piece of fruit suspended from the ceiling by a thick piece of rope, Leblon arranged a series of objects across a rectangular panel laid horizontally across the floor and wrapped in black linen. He then mounted, on tiny wooden columns, eight rectangular panes of glass a few inches above the various elements taken from his studio, including a piece of plaid fabric, pencils, an X-Acto knife, and a

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