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Exhibition / Museum

Valérie Belin

Les images intranquilles

24 Jun - 14 Sep 2015

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Valérie Belin : Isthar (2015), Courtesy Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris / Bruxelles

Where does this sense of the uncanny in Valérie Belin's photographs come from? From the living complexion of her shop window mannequins, or the fixed expressions of these women encountered in the street? Are we looking at a double or a wax figure? Before these images, so clear that they are disturbing, it is often hard to say whether what you see is alive or inanimate, real or artificial. With forty-odd works, the exhibition presents her very latest series, reviving the theme of the mannequin. "Intellectual uncertainty is a condition essential to produce a sense of the uncanny," said Freud. This is precisely what gives Valérie Belin's works their singular power.


24 Jun - 14 Sep 2015
11h - 21h, every days except tuesdays


Musée - Niveau 4 - Galerie d'art graphique - Centre Pompidou, Cinéma 2


Avec le soutien de Van Cleef & Arpels en qualité de mécène



Avec la participation de



Et du Fonds de Dotation Emerige



L'exposition bénéficie du soutien de la Galerie Nathalie Obadia

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