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Ernest Pignon-Ernest

I work on cities, on what they hide, their past, and the memories that haunt them.

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Ernest Pignon-Ernest was born in Nice in 1942. He studied in his hometown and first worked in architecture. From a very young age he regularly has solo exhibitions. Very quickly, the artist becomes interested in the city and produces, over a course of time, numerous urban interventions that bring him notoriety. Pignon-Ernest commits himself, he chooses the city, out of challenge or necessity, . . .

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to read about the artist :
  • E.P.E. : Rimbaud Regards , par A. Avila, Ed Ara, 1986
  • Ernest Pignon Ernest , P. Jung, Ville de Belfort, 1988
  • Ernest Pignon Ernest , Muse dEvreux, 1994
  • Ernest Pignon Ernest , MAMAC, Nice, 1995
To read from the artist :
  • E.P.E. : propos recueillis , E. Couturier, Herscher, Paris, 1990
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