About the Work
Appropriating its palette from the tiles of traditional Burgundy Roofs and its composition from a classic Kenneth Noland painting Inner Way, Ondine recalls the great Maurice Denis quote, “Remembering that a painting – before it become a war horse, a naked woman, or an anecdote – is essentially a flat surface covered with colors assembled in a certain order.” Also the title of a poem by the French Romantic poet Aloysius Bertrand, the originator of modern prose poetry, Ondine explores how the avant-garde can become widely accepted to the point of turning generic through the passage of time. It's a translation from Dijon to New York, from a decorative-formalist language to artistic formalism of post-painterly abstraction, functioning as both a tribute and a commentary on our consumption of culture.
Hugo Pernet has mounted solo exhibitions with La BF15 (Lyon), Super Dakota (Brussels), Galerie Joy de Rouvre (Geneva), and Triple V (Paris) among others. Group exhibitions include Frac Bourgogne (Dijon), Museum of Fine Arts of Dijon, ZZ Studio (Pierre-Bénite), Les Bains Douches (Alençon), Villa Medicis (Rome), The Museum of Contemporary Art in Lyon, FRAC Aquitaine (Bordeaux) and more. His poems and essays have been published in journals such as Zéroquatre, 02, Moriturus, Boxon, and Annual Magazine. Hugo Pernet graduated from Isba Beaux-Arts in Besançon and currently lives and works in Dijon.
Authentication & Resale
This work is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity signed and numbered by the artist.
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Framed artwork is custom framed once it is ordered. Allow 3-5 weeks for framing and delivery.
All of our frames are made from sustainably sourced engineered hardwood that is manufactured in the USA. Frames are available in Black or White Matte and Walnut.
Prints are hinged to a conservation quality, acid-free and lignin-free Cellulose matboard, using acid-free polyethylene cloth tape. Each mat’s surface paper is fade and bleed resistant and is attached to a conversation quality foam-core board. Some of our work (typically those pieces with a deckled edge) is floated on the matboard with spacers to separate the artwork from the glazing.
We use museum quality .060 mm plexiglass to frame your work. It blocks 82-85% of UV rays to prevent color fading from exposure to light, protecting your art for years to come.
Our White and Black frames have a ⅞” wide flat face and are 15/16” deep. Mats are 1” wide for prints up to 8” x 10”. Mats are 2” wide for prints larger than 8” x 10”.
Our Natural and Walnut frames have a ¾” wide flat face and are 1 ⅛” deep. Mats are 1” wide for prints up to 8” x 10”. Mats are 2” wide for prints larger than 8” x 10”.
Any artwork that is floated will be placed in a frame that has a ⅝” wide flat face and is 1 5/16” deep. Work will be floated with a 1” border around it.
Shippings & Returns
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We are unable to accept returns on custom framed artwork. Our general policy is that we do not accept returns. If your print arrives damaged or does not meet your expectations, you may be eligible for a replacement or return. Any issues must be reported within 5 business days of receipt by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.