L'œuvre PCF, Paris - Centre Pompidou


PCF, Paris


Reproduction d'une œuvre

Crédit photographique : © Georges Meguerditchian - Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI /Dist. RMN-GP
© Courtesy : Monika Sprüth Galerie, Cologne / Adagp, Paris

À propos de l'œuvre

Andreas Gursky (1955 - )

PCF, Paris


Epreuve chromogène

291,2 x 205,2 x 6,1 cm

Don de l'artiste avec le soutien du Parti communiste français, 2010

Numéro d'inventaire : AM 2010-294

Description for the presentation 2011 in the National Museum of Modern Art

This image has been composed, recomposed and reworked on the computer by German photographer Andreas Gursky. It draws on his photographs of Oscar Niemeyer’s French Communist Party headquarters: details of the cupola, close-ups of surfaces or architectural features like those that appeared in the artist’s work in the early 1990s. The reinforcedconcrete dome, with its conical base rising to a hemispherical crown, becomes a helicoidal motif; abstract and monumental, the image is almost kaleidoscopic. Andreas Gursky searches out the distinctive signs and emblematic places of our day. His photog...

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