Bernar Venet, born in 1941 and based in Paris and New York, has been an international leader of Conceptual Art in painting, sculpture and concrete music composition for more than three decades. As early as 1974 he was teaching at the Sorbonne in Paris. Venet is the recipient of major awards and France’s highest decoration, the Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur, in 2005. The artist has fulfilled numerous public art commissions, including in Cologne, Japan, Norway, Luxembourg, New York and Chicago. Venet is currently represented by New Zealand’s Gow Langsford Gallery. You will be able to see Mr. Venet’s work at The Farm.
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