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Valentin Carron - Learning from Martigny - PUBLICATIONS - 303 Gallery

Published by JRP|Ringier
Edited by Lionel Bovier. Text by Nicolas Pages.


Neither authentic nor kitsch, readymade nor traditional craft, the works of Swiss artist Valentin Carron (born 1975) play with material ambiguity--fake wood, fake concrete, fake bronze--to unpack the iconography of power and authority. Learning from Martigny offers photographic source material intertwined with images of his sculptures and paintings.