Anne Laure Sacriste
‘Orion Aveugle’ (SP041)

Shelter Press / SP041
Shelter Press / SP041
Shelter Press / SP041
Shelter Press / SP041

Anne Laure Sacriste ‘Orion Aveugle’

Technical

48 pages + 2 inserts
16.5 x 23 cm
full color offset
2014
first edition of 700 copies
perfect bound
hard cover

All works by Anne Laure Sacriste
Layout by Bartolomé Sanson

About the artist

Anne Laure Sacriste (1970) is a paris-based visual artist.
Her works have been exhibited in Paris (Air de Paris, Galeries des Galeries Lafayette, Lafayette, Fondation d’entreprise Ricard, Art : Concept…), in France (Musée d’art moderne Saint Etienne, Villa Betarix Enea, Anglet, Château d’Avignon, Arles…) as well as in the rest of the world (Fri-Art, Fribourg – Suisse, Galerie Hadrien de Montferrand, Pékin, Chung King Project / François Ghebaly, Los Angeles…).

About the book

With the same image of Freud’s divan on its front and back covers, Orion Aveugle, Anne Laure Sacriste’s new artist’s book, offers a selection of recent paintings marked by an intensification of the characteristics we have come to know: monochrome grounds, vegetal motifs and visual anamneses. Borrowing the principle of free association (here, of pictures) from psychoanalysis, she also includes a fragment from Nicolas Poussin’s Blind Orion Searching for the Rising Sun. This is her simultaneous subversion of the ideals of classical clarity and analytical decoding: we can see only thanks to blindness and dazzlement.