Paris — New York
Jaume Plensa
Estampes - 24 January - 25 February 2019
Bookshop - For more than 30 years, Jaume Plensa has accompanied his work as a sculptor with a substantial body of etchings, which have already been the focus of a number of retrospectives.


2018 has been an important year for the artist with a major installation in Madrid Not only has 2018 seen the preparation of two major museum exhibitions in Madrid (Palacio de Cristal) and a show in Barcelona (MACBA), as well as the completion of a number of important works (les Trois alchimistes, Fondation Carmignac, Porquerolles ; Pacific Soul, San Diego…);

Jaume Plensa
Etching, 2018. 152 x 98 cm
Lumière invisible (Rui Rui)
Jaume Plensa
Lumière invisible is a set of 7 digital prints etchings ( ed of 30, 70 x 49,8 cm)
Alchimistes 2
Jaume Plensa
Alchimistes is a set of 6 etchings ( ed of 30, 70 x 70 cm)

it has also been a very productive year in terms of his etchings. The artist has produced Symétrie, a large etching with sinuous and enveloping movement and two series: the six Alchimistes, engraved onto rounded copper and presenting the silhouettes of famous writers inserted in a sort of alphabetical bubble, and the seven digital prints of Lumière Invisible, with their very deep black backgrounds from whence emerge brilliant heads of young girls with their eyes closed.