Helwaser Gallery is proud to announce our upcoming solo exhibition of paintings by Françoise Pétrovitch titled Indigo Children. This will be the artist's second solo exhibition in New York City, premiering at the French Institute Alliance Française a decade earlier.
The exhibition opens on Thursday, September 15, 2022, with a reception held from 5pm - 8pm, and will run through Saturday, November 12, 2022.
Françoise Pétrovitch (b. 1964) reveals an ambiguous world, willingly transgressive, playing with conventional boundaries and eluding any interpretation. Intimacy, fragments of life and disappearance, alongside the themes such as the double, transition and cruelty run through her work, which is inhabited by animals, flowers and beings in her paintings.
Her works are included in many private and public collections, most notably the Centre Pompidou, Paris (FR), the Voorlinden Museum, Wassenaar (NL), the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C. (US), the Musée Jenisch, Vevey (CH), the Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain in Saint-Etienne (FR) and in Strasbourg (FR), the MAC VAL (FR) and numerous regional art centers throughout France as well as the Salomon and Guerlain Foundations. She was awarded the prestigious Guerlain Prize just months before the opening of her first museum retrospective in France, and is the first French woman to be awarded this prize.
Please follow this link to view the 3-D Tour of Françoise Pétrovitch: Indigo Children.
Image: A. Mole. Courtesy of the artist, of Galerie Semiose, Paris, and of Helwaser Gallery, NY.
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