Jean Dubuffet: theatres of memory

Exhibition September 13 − October 21, 2017
The pace gallery (Pace Gallery) in London announced the exhibition of the works of the founder of the direction of Art Brut of Jean Dubuffet. Will be presented a series of paintings "Theaters of memory" – recent works by the artist created between 1975 and 1978. Some of the works that will show in the exhibition, reaches a size of 8 to 12 feet.

Work in this series is called "linear collage of labels and images coexisting in the construction of space dissonant and incompatible images". The name "Theatres of memory" saying that just as memories can be vague and inconsistent, works by Dubuffet 1975-1978 don't have a clear narrative pattern, or starting point.

Every large-scale creation of Jean Dubuffet created from many smaller – for example, his "Dramatization" includes 42 different elements. The artist demanded the participation of visitors in this madness visual images, wanted the audience to get lost in his paintings, contemplating and learning. As a rule, and beyond.

Exhibition at Pace Gallery will be the first over the last thirty years the opportunity to get acquainted with the later works of the artist. It is also noteworthy that this will be the premiere of the series "Theatres of memory" in London. Works for the exhibition, which runs from 13 September to 21 October, will be provided Foundation Dubuffet and several European museums.