A burning, unconventional dialogue between Guillaume Flageul's paintings and Ludovic Zuili's photos offers the convergence of two artistic visions of the contemporary world, both of which are informed by sensitivity to the real and its fictional potential. The exhibition looks at the turmoil of love and the idea, expressed by Oscar Wilde, that "Each man kills the thing he loves". The emotional dimension is measured up against the objectification of love, the mise-en-scene of desire, the fear of abandonment and separation from the beloved: erotic fantasy in the realm of death, life itself transformed little by little into a fascinating ritual, playful, joyful and disquieting, halfway between illusion and spectacle.
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