Galerie Barbara Thumm \ Valérie Favre – Visions

Valérie FavreVisions24.10.2009 - 07.02.2010
Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland

Valérie Favre, *1959 in Evilard, Switzerland
lives and works in Berlin

Photos © Stefano Schroeter

Curated by Peter Fischer

35 available works

Valérie Favre has assembled a bizarre troupe of she-bunnies, little girls, so-called ‘idiots’, cockroaches seen under a magnifying glass, Füssli’s three witches, an actual Secret Service for the Queen (the title of one of her pictures), to develop enigmatic stories in her mostly large-format paintings. ‘Basically,’ the artist said recently, ‘I keep writing the same novel.’

It plays out between deserted car parks and Grimm-like fairy-tale forests, and moves along the ridge that separates the big emotions from the latent absurdity of the world, always aware of the abyss of everyday madness.

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