Curva 5, 1995

by J/Y Delaunay-Israël

Fine Art Drawings : charcoal, Indian ink 108 x 108 x 1 cm


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Fine Art Drawings: charcoal, Indian ink

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108 x 108 x 1 cm Height x Width x Depth


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Artwork location: Israel

Work in ink and charcoal on Arche paper from the "Curvas" series. The principle of composition is inspired by the figure of the Borromean knots, the Baroque emblem of the Borromean princes taken up by Lacan for his topology of the psychic apparatus. A reference to psychoanalysis echoing the caregiver's experience in psychiatry as well as the transposition into pictorial practice of the temporal scansion of sessions and free association. What is deconstructed here is the practice itself and not the idea or the representations that we have of it. Lacan against Derrida. It consists of an assembly of three braided circles in such a way that if one comes off the other two are free. Flat areas, gestures and lines "weave" the shapes of the composition. Its title is taken from a short story by Malcom Lowry “Pompeii today” pointing to the double meaning of the word “curva” in Italian. It is signed lower right and delivered in a tube.
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Israel  • 1955

Jean Yohanan Delaunay is an Israeli-French artist. He was born on 22nd September, 1955 in Bressuire (Deux-Sèvres). He lives and works in Jerusalem. A scholar, he is a nurse in the psychiatric sector, health executive and a director of care. He graduated from the Institute of Visual Arts, Orleans in 1976. He continued his artistic education at the Villa Arson arts school in Nice. He is extremely curious and has a big thirst for knowledge. He obtained a double diploma at the school of nurses in the psychiatric sector and the school of health officers at St Anne hospital in Paris. 

In 1991, the Cultural Affairs Department awarded him the FIACRE grant. An artist with several facets, he also worked as a cultural manager for the G Daumezon Hospital Center, and was involved in many projects such as implementing an Art and Architecture artist residency in partnership with the FRAC Center (2008 - 2015). ean Yohanan Delaunay was the co-founder of the artists collective "The country where the sky remains blue". They also  founded «  the Borne », which scheduled exhibitions and artistic exchanges with other communities.

Jean Yohanan Delaunay has done several exhibitions around the world: Jerusalem, Orleans, Lille...The artist has also participated in several group exhibitions during major events: Salon de Montrouge, Salon Revelation in Paris, salon grands et jeunes d'aujourd'hui...

Jean Yohan Delaunay has written many times with a lot of finesse « André Robillard chasseur de rêves. Portrait de l'artiste en quête des autres » at Fine arts museum, Orléans, «L'art brut dans la cité ou l'hommage public de l'hôpital à l'œuvre d'André Robillard », « Silencieuse présence ou les voies du dessin », « Les frontières comme motifs », 2008 « Une résidence d'artiste à l'hôpital psychiatrique »… Not to mention catalogs and articles, which made him famous : « S.Turpin, J Delaunay and L.Mazuy, S. Bordarier and C. Cuzin » by Tristan Trémeau in Art Press.  « The laying time/La pose du temps » Text by Christian Bonnefoi  (Exhibition catalog, C.A.C.  Orléans ) « Paint with reserve /Peindre avec réserve » Text by Tristan Trémeau (Exhibition catalog, C.A.C. Orléans).

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