December 1, 2019 - Fondation d’entreprise Ricard - New TextWork publications on Jean-Charles Hue & Julien Creuzet
December 1, 2019

Fondation d’entreprise Ricard

Left: Jean-Charles Hue, Tijuana Tales, 2017. 12 min. Courtesy of the artist and Michel Rein, Paris/Brussels. Right: View of Julien Creuzet's exhibition, Palais de Tokyo, 2019. © Aurélien Mole.

New TextWork publications on Jean-Charles Hue & Julien Creuzet
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Witness on the Threshold
Jean-Charles Hue according to Chris Sharp
"Despite his distinct interest in the margins and marginalized communities and peoples, there is so much at stake in the work of Jean-Charles Hue that it is difficult to know where to start discussing it. Indeed. Should I start with that? The question of margins? Or how about origins? The search thereof? Or even the question of, if not redemption (which looms large), then salvation? Woman? Man? And his relationship to animals. Or what about crime? The criminal and the spiritual. Ritual? Or maybe finally the threshold between life and death? Or thresholds tout court. For all this, and more, are embedded deep within what Hue makes. Rarely have I encountered an art in which the stakes are so high, clear and urgent."
Read more on TextWork.

In the Middle of It
Julien Creuzet according to Elizabeth A. Povinelli
"I met Julien Creuzet at his home and studio, an artist community in Fontenay-sous-Bois. It was a beautiful May Day; hot outside as we sat and drank tea on benches in the sun, cool inside. Paris and other cities in France were braced for labor protests. We were both slightly tired, neither having gotten much sleep the night before. I was eager, however, to see his workspace, having been absorbed by his multidisciplinary show at the Palais de Tokyo a few days before. Where had the elements that composed the sculptures, paintings, video, word and sound pieces come from?" 
Read more on TextWork.

Upcoming essays:
Guillaume Leblon according to Saul Anton
Jean-Charles de Quillacq 
according to Sylvie Fortin
Julie Béna according to Wong Bing Hao

TextWork aims to foster and support the work of artists active in the French art scene through the publication of critical essays produced by international writers. With this program, the Ricard Foundation reinforces its commitment of over 20 years to supporting and disseminating this art scene. TextWork is initiated in partnership with the French Ministry of Culture.

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