Ola Vasiljeva is presenting will present solo exhibition, Coeurtregetour, at Paris’ Galerie Antoine Levi, opening May 19 and running June 30.
Coeurtregetour, which reads at first glance a little like a medieval Court troubadour with someone known in history for being linked closely to the affairs of the heart, comes with a short press release that attempts to describe the Latvian artist’s new drawings:
“They resemble ‘courtroom sketches’, but the basis is not entirely decipherable —something very multi-limbed and very intoxicated is on trial here, in a room composed of compromised, unreliable, and deceptive judgement.”
A quote is included from a scene in surreal 70s comedy series, Monty Python, where some one on trial for a parking offence stands in a court and speaks poetically and with a romanticism that is out of place, protesting their freedom and love in case it may save them from persecution…
See the Antoine Levi website for more details.**
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