For its first physical participation at the Foire internationale d’art contemporain, the gallery will present the anatomical drawings of one of the major figures of contemporary art brut, Luboš Plný. Exhibited in the Central pavilion of the Venice Biennale in 2017, he was also one of the first brut artists acquired by the Centre Pompidou.
As an expert in the mysteries of the anatomy, he indulges - when he is not drawing - in all sorts of performative experiences reminiscent of the Viennese Actionism. By testing the limits of the physical existence, he conjures death, sublimating life in its most organic form.
A prominent figure in contemporary art brut, this Czech artist is fascinated by medical iconography. An expert in the mysteries of anatomy, he devotes himself – when not drawing – to all sorts of performances reminiscent of the actionists. By testing the limits of physical existence, he conjures up death and sublimates life in its most organic form. His extremely detailed works in Indian ink and acrylic entered the collections of the Musée National d’Art Moderne (Paris) in 2013, then in 2021 thanks to the Bruno Decharme donation, and were notably exhibited on several occasions at the Maison Rouge, in Japan and at the 2017 Venice Biennale.