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Bernar Venet, b.1941

217.5° Arc x 122008

217.5° Arc x 12 is a 2008 work by Bernar Venet.

MediumCor-ten Steel
Dimensions280 x 645 x 240 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Loan, collection of the artist, 2008
Item NumberL.2008.7.1
Image Caption
Bernar Venet, 217.5° Arc x 12, 2008, Cor-ten Steel, 280 x 645 x 240 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Loan, collection of the artist, 2008

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About the Artist

Bernar Venet b.1941

French conceptual artist Bernar Venet (born 1941) studied at the Villa Thiole, the municipal art school of Nice. In 1974 he taught Art and Art Theory at the Sorbonne, Paris and represented France at the Sao Paulo Biennale, Brazil. His extensive exhibition history includes Documenta VI and the Venice Biennale in 1977. Venet has received numerous awards including the 1989 Grand Prix des Arts de la Ville de Paris. In 1996 he was awarded 'Commandeur dans l’ordre des Arts et Lettres' by the Minister of Culture in France, and in 2005 was named 'Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur', France's highest decoration.
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