Leygonie

Exposition P. Leygonie, peintre figuratif hors normes

Exhibition, Art and shows, Painting in Le Creusot
  • The exhibition brings together some sixty works by the artist, as well as personal objects and photographs belonging to the artist's family that have never been exhibited before. Organised by theme, it celebrates the work of an artist of Creusot roots who never claimed to belong to any particular school, even though Cézanne was his teacher and his work resonates with that of Nicolas de Staël, who overturned the distinction between figuration and abstraction.
    So, even if he sometimes verges...
    The exhibition brings together some sixty works by the artist, as well as personal objects and photographs belonging to the artist's family that have never been exhibited before. Organised by theme, it celebrates the work of an artist of Creusot roots who never claimed to belong to any particular school, even though Cézanne was his teacher and his work resonates with that of Nicolas de Staël, who overturned the distinction between figuration and abstraction.
    So, even if he sometimes verges on abstraction, Pierre Leygonie remains a resolutely figurative artist. He transcends reality.
    The exhibition highlights the recently destroyed mosaic he designed for the Lycée du Creusot (formerly the Jaurès site) in 1965, and then traces his various creative periods. During the first period, he mainly explored landscapes and still lifes on the motif; the second, known as the "red period", was characterised by an obsession with this colour and with the female body, which he "sculpted" with his knives, earning him the nickname of "painter of incandescence".
    Finally, the third period, with an acclaimed but powerful return to the "skies and shores" of Brittany.
  • Rates
  • Free
Schedules
  • From May 25, 2024
    until June 30, 2024
  • From July 1, 2024
    until September 1, 2024
  • From September 2, 2024
    until October 18, 2024
  • From October 19, 2024
    until October 31, 2024
  • From November 2, 2024
    until November 3, 2024
  • Monday
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Tuesday
    Closed
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  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Thursday
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Saturday
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Sunday
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Monday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Monday
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Tuesday
    Closed
    -
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Thursday
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Saturday
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Sunday
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Monday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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