Located in a former wine cellar, Mrac Occitanie presents temporary exhibitions, a yearly renewed permanent collection, and a boutique-bookstore. Its forecourt showcases artworks by artists Bruno Peinado, Daniel Buren and Erro.

Located in a former wine cellar, Mrac Occitanie presents temporary exhibitions, a yearly renewed permanent collection, and a boutique-bookstore. Its forecourt showcases artworks by artists Bruno Peinado, Daniel Buren and Erro.

Programme

Vue de l’exposition
Vue de l’exposition "sur le plateau de tournage, objets à suppléments d’âme et tir à l’arlequin" de Valérie du Chéné et Régis Pinault, Mrac Occitanie Sérignan, 2022. Photographe : Aurélien Mole.
Vue de l’exposition
Vue de l’exposition "sur le plateau de tournage, objets à suppléments d’âme et tir à l’arlequin" de Valérie du Chéné et Régis Pinault, Mrac Occitanie Sérignan, 2022. Photographe : Aurélien Mole.

"sur le plateau de tournage, objets à suppléments d’âme et tir à l’arlequin". Valérie du Chéné et Régis Pinault

Valérie du Chéné invests the graphic arts cabinet of the Mrac Occitanie with the complicity of Régis Pinault.

For Valérie du Chéné, art makes it possible to "make visible a piece of reality", mechanisms of life or elements of volumes which do not appear or no longer appear. Through drawing and gouache, she positions herself as a researcher and thus analyzes all the facts of her daily life, trying to find a logic to their functioning.
Régis Pinault plays with the polysemy of forms, words and language to better deconstruct reality and arouse the imagination of the viewer caught in a back and forth between reality and fiction, prosaic and poetry, analysis and contemplation.

Within the graphic arts cabinet, together, they create a wall painting that radiates throughout the space. The mural extends the artists' research on the writing of film on the scale of architecture. Black, yellow, blue, red, the solid surfaces explode with tonalities. The work is then inscribed as the first plane of a set on the scale of space. On the stage and on the planes, posters, elements of scenery, "objects with extra soul" punctuate the space.

Curator: Clément Nouet

Ulla Von Brandenburg,
Ulla Von Brandenburg, "Eigenschatten I-IV", 2013. Techniques mixtes : tissu en velours noir, barres métalliques, objets, cordes, dimensions variables (6 tissus : 215×100 cm) © de l’artiste. Photo : Aurélien Mole.
Vue de l’exposition des collections, Mrac Occitanie Sérignan, 2022. Photographe : Aurélien Mole.
Vue de l’exposition des collections, Mrac Occitanie Sérignan, 2022. Photographe : Aurélien Mole.
1. MASAKI NAKAYAMA, Body scale, circle triangle square, 1977. Installation photographique, photographie et acier 175×175×30 cm chaque, 3 éléments © de l’artiste. Courtesy de Yumiko Chiba Associates, Tokyo et Galerie Christophe Gaillard, Paris. Photo : Rebecca Fanuele.
1. MASAKI NAKAYAMA, Body scale, circle triangle square, 1977. Installation photographique, photographie et acier 175×175×30 cm chaque, 3 éléments © de l’artiste. Courtesy de Yumiko Chiba Associates, Tokyo et Galerie Christophe Gaillard, Paris. Photo : Rebecca Fanuele.
Vue de l’exposition des collections, Mrac Occitanie Sérignan, 2022. Photographe : Aurélien Mole.
Vue de l’exposition des collections, Mrac Occitanie Sérignan, 2022. Photographe : Aurélien Mole.

New exhibition of collections

Like every year, this is an opportunity for the Mrac to completely renew its display to offer a new variation on its collection, which now consists of over 560 works. The latest acquisitions are unveiled through an itinerary that refuses traditional comparisons and offers a dialogue between the works of artists of different generations to allow a new look at the museum's collections. The display does not follow a chronology but proposes formal, stylistic or poetic connections with a diversity of mediums (paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures, installations...), allowing the discovery of leading artists of the contemporary scene.

The artists : Farah Atassi, Yves Bélorgey, Pierre Bismuth, Ulla von Brandenburg, Andrea Büttner, Isabelle Cornaro, Anne-Lise Coste, Nicolas Daubanes, Daniel Dezeuze, Jimmie Durham, Anne-Charlotte Finel, Sylvain Fraysse, Guillaume Leblon, Renée Levi, Jean Messagier, Côme Mosta-Heirt, Matt Mullican, Masaki Nakayama, Markus Raetz, Bernard Rancillac, Francisco Tropa, Emmanuel Van der Meulen, John Wood and Paul Harrison. .

Curator : Clément Nouet

Nathalie Du Pasquier,
Nathalie Du Pasquier, "Campo di Marte". Vue de l’exposition SOLO/MULTI, Museum for Preventive Imagination, MACRO 2021. Courtesy de l’artiste. Photographie : Agnese Bedini and Melania Dalle Grave of DSL Studio.
Nathalie du Pasquier, Campo di Marte. Vue d’exposition. Huile sur toile, bois peint SOLO/MULTI, Musée d’imagination préventive, Macro 2021. Courtesy de l’artiste, PACE gallery. Photo : Agnese Bedini et Melania Dalle Grave de DSL.
Nathalie du Pasquier, Campo di Marte. Vue d’exposition. Huile sur toile, bois peint SOLO/MULTI, Musée d’imagination préventive, Macro 2021. Courtesy de l’artiste, PACE gallery. Photo : Agnese Bedini et Melania Dalle Grave de DSL.
Nathalie du Pasquier, Campo di Marte. Vue d’exposition. Céramique, bois peint, huile sur toile, huile sur papier, dessins de couleur sur papier, impression numérique sur papier. SOLO/MULTI, Musée d’imagination préventive, Macro 2021. Courtesy de l’artiste. Photo : Agnese Bedini et Melania Dalle Grave de DSL Studio
Nathalie du Pasquier, Campo di Marte. Vue d’exposition. Céramique, bois peint, huile sur toile, huile sur papier, dessins de couleur sur papier, impression numérique sur papier. SOLO/MULTI, Musée d’imagination préventive, Macro 2021. Courtesy de l’artiste. Photo : Agnese Bedini et Melania Dalle Grave de DSL Studio

Campo di Marte, Nathalie Du Pasquier

For her first major solo exhibition in a French museum, artist and designer Nathalie Du Pasquier (born in Bordeaux in 1957) presents at the Mrac a composition of nearly 150 works created between the 1980s and today. For the artist, "the smallest element can be transformed and transported into another universe. Always balancing between figuration and abstraction, two-dimensional representation and volume, the artist poetically plays with the complex harmonies of forms and gives life to inanimate objects leaving the interpretation to the viewer.

Curator: Luca Lo Pinto
Exhibition in co-production with the Macro of Rome

Access

School holidays
Open Tuesday to Friday 10-18h,
and weekends 1-6pm

Summer opening hours: July and August
Open Tuesday to Friday 11am-7pm
and weekends 1-7pm.
Last admission to the museum at 6.30 pm.

Open all year round.
Closed on Mondays and public holidays.
Exceptionally closed on 24 and 31 December at 4pm.

Access subject to health pass from 12 years old and without obligation to wear a mask.

146, avenue de la plage
34410 Sérignan
+33 (0)4 67 17 88 95

mrac.laregion.fr

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