Trois Traces d'Oscar / Works > 2006 - 2007


Trois Traces d'Oscar (Three Traces of Oscar) is an exhibition held from November 2006 to March 2007 at the Espace Niemeyer in Paris.

The Espace Niemeyer is the Exhibition Space designed by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer. An underground enclosure that constitutes the hall of the Headquarters' building of the French Communist Party. The Espace Niemeyer is dedicated to the arts and to miscellaneous cultural events, in respect of its designer's original vision. The building built by Oscar Niemeyer, commenced in 1968 and completed in 1979, stands in the Colonel Fabien Square, in the Nineteenth District (Arrondissement) of Paris.

Trois Traces d'Oscar consists of twenty-eight large format canvases (including six polyptychs), and a three linocut engravings series of different theme, each with their own series of monotype prints. The three buildings that Trois Traces d'Oscar visits were designed by Oscar Niemeyer in the Paris Region. Namely, the headquarters of the French Communist Party in Paris, the Labor Exchange in Bobigny and the former headquarters of the French Daily "L'Humanité" in Saint-Denis.












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