Alexandre Lavet
Artworks
2019
Tsundoku
Plywood, Gesso, Toner transfer, UV varnish
Variable dimensions

Sculptures made from the artist own library.


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2019
Ensembles
Corpus

These ensembles offer new ways of exhibiting previously made artworks.
By combining individual sculptures and drawings, these ensembles provide new narratives and meanings. This allows for the exploration of new aspects of artworks made in the past and originally intended to be displayed in a different way.


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2018
De grandes idées
Synthetic plaster, pigments, Toner transfer, color pencil
1,7 x 18 x 16 cm

Sculpture of the artist’s notebooks.


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2018
Inemuri
Synthetic plaster, pigments
45 x 38 x 38 cm

Sculpture of a ‘FROSTA’ stool made by IKEA modified to look as its original, the ‘Stool 60’ from Alvar Aalto. This results in a mix between the original and the copy.


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2018
The Real Truth of Mankind
Synthetic plaster, Toner transfer
Variable dimensions

Sculptures of labels naming artworks where one or multiple subjects are asleep.


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2018
Nap study
Wenzhou paper, glue
Variable dimensions

Paper sculpture using washi techniques and suggesting various positions related to rest and nap studies.


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2017
FEB.16,1971
Acrylic on canvas, bubble wrap, tape, foam
27 x 36 x 6 cm

Commission of an On Kawara’s date painting copy.


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2016
L'été indien
Baking paper
Variable dimensions

Various shapes of dead leaves found in the vicinity of the exhibition spaces.


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2016
JAN.28,1989
Acrylic on canvas, bubble wrap, tape, foam
24 x 30 x 6 cm

Fake On Kawara’s date painting hidden in the storage of the gallery.


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2016
A dedication to my mother
Print on cotton, stiffener
Variable dimensions

A stiffener is applied to the canvas to obtain a solid shape, integrating parts of the support on which it rests.


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2016
All the good times we spent together
Acrylic on aluminium, varnish
Variable dimensions

These paintings are a tribute to Brussels streets, artists' studios, friends' flats, parties, exhibition openings at galleries and artist-run spaces, and to this common and familiar object who brings people and friends together.


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2015
Les Choses
Corpus

Mixing drawing and sculpture, these artworks reproduces gleaned objects showcasing noticable moments of daily life activities.


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2013
Sans_titre.sub
Film HD
11 min.

A film based on subtitles in which two characters discuss life with nonchalance. Their discussion echoes with the setting, the environment and details that surround the viewer.


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2012
Sunset
Screencast
9 min.

Digital sunset based on a custom gradient file. The screening shows a record of the computer screen while a scroll into the file simulates the sunset effect. This projection enlightens and colors the room while, gradually, plunges its visitors into the dark.


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2013
Actes
Corpus

Representations of almost imperceptible situations observed during visits to art venues. These are enlightening activities about the stories that flow through such places.


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2012
On title
Corpus

Corpus of character-based artworks refering to exhibition labels.
Through the use of tautology and a puzzle design, the description becomes the artwork itself.


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2011
Les oubliés
Corpus

Ensemble of small sculptures replicating details encountered in art venues.


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2011
Vides
Inkjet prints on Archival Matte paper
30 x 40 cm each

Exhibition photographs from the Internet in which the artworks have been digitally erased. It then shows singular details and characteristics of institutional exhibition spaces around the world.
This refers and updates Yves Klein’s initial gesture at Iris Clert gallery in 1958, and the various exhibitions of the void that followed.


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