Aargauer Kunsthaus

Mylayne Jean-Luc. Herbst im Paradies (Katalog)

Jean-Luc Mylayne (* 1946) has spent his life roaming the world photographing birds in their rural environment. He invested weeks and months in the search for the right composition. The Aargauer Kunsthaus in Aarau is presenting an ensemble of 39 works created between 1979 and 2008 and divided into nine chapters. In the context of the relationship to light and to location, a visit to the exhibition reveals a growing expanse of the blue of the sky. Each photograph exists only as a unique specimen, and at the same time, it calmly emphasizes both the moment and the duration of the shot, to make the encounter with the other creature, the bird, happen. But the bird is not the sole object of the picture; it is also a pretext and witness.

Title: Mylayne Jean-Luc
Autumn in paradise
2018
Contributions: With an introduction by Madeleine Schuppli and texts by Bice Curiger, Jacqueline Burckhardt, Christie Davis, Leo Lencsés and a poem by Jean-Luc Mylayne
Published by: Bice Curiger
Publishing house: Hatje Cantz Verlag, Berlin
Design: Florence Inoue / Droit de regard
Binding: Booklet with cover
Pages: 128
Format: 24 x 32 cm
ISBN 978-3-7757-4523-9
German/English
Color illustrations

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CHF 35.00

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