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Rero - Via Negativa

Rero - Publisher Skira - Ouvrage relié - 208 pages - Text in Bilingue Français / English - Published in 2020

Monograph of the artist Rero, Via Negativa allows to (re) discover the plural creation of this French artist, from his monumental installations to his more intimate works, and thus to deepen the knowledge of a polysemic work that invites us to question ourselves.

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Model 9782370741431
Artist Rero
Author Théophile Pillault, Rero
Publisher Skira
Format Ouvrage relié
Number of pages 208
Language Bilingue Français / English
Dimensions 320 x 220
Technique(s) 150 illustrations
Published 2020

The term via negativa , or less is more , should certainly not be confused with negativity, on the contrary, it is a form of " - happy sobriety - " because as Antoine de Saint-Exupéry emphasized: " - Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing more to take away. - "

Punchlines and aphorisms, betrayal of images, semantic games and tearing to pieces of the many contradictions of the time ... Like Basquiat, Rero" - cross out the words to underline them -". At the crossroads of urban practices, land art and conceptual gestures inspired by Duchamp, Debord - and of course Roland Barthes -, the plastic artist questions the rhetorics of the image, as well as the " - floating chain of signifieds - " that s 'combine.

Intriguing, luminous, rich in modern and transgressive poetry, Rero's works have been presented at the MAC / VAL, the Center Pompidou, the Vasarely Foundation, the Grand Palais or the MAC Bogotá. Full of daring, his off-format installations have taken root on the dunes of the Moroccan desert, in the heart of Latin America and in the landscapes of California.

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