The Jeu de Paume pays tribute to Portuguese artist Helena Almeida, an important figure in conceptual art who is still largely unknown in France. For her, the body is the vehicle behind an interdisciplinary practice where photography plays a major role. Being and doing, artist and model, masculin, feminine, Helena Almeida takes on these points of contention with intransigence, first and foremost, to move beyond and free herself from the limits of painting in search of a three-dimensional space.
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