Suzanne Jalenques — Pilgrimage
Past: April 25 → May 31, 2014
“Sometimes, the opposite forms won’t blend into each other, or produce a unified world.”
Gallery Yukiko Kawase presents the recent paintings of Suzanne Jalenques, reflecting the crossroads on the world we are facing.
Painting practice may consist in creating center and periphery, front and back, before and after, chaos and light, all simultaneously producing the mobility of ideas, changing thoughts into objects and flux points into a draft of an infinite space. In that sense, a painting is in itself a frontier, a passage or a threshold on which we go across.
With her paintings of rich colors and bold shapes, Suzanne Jalenques invites us to the travel through a universe close and faraway, strange and familiar. Somewhat like a “Pilgrimage” through a mountainous and disoriented landscape.
Suzanne Jalenques was born in 1976 with French-Japanese background, now lives and works in Paris. After years studying modern literature in Sorbonne, she moved to fine art practice and graduated in 2005 from Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts de Paris. Her paintings have been exhibited in several galleries in Paris (Galerie Loraine Braud and Galerie Jeune Création) as well in Austria, Germany, and in Japan.