Sophie Verger appropriates collections to the point of her astonishing true-false recumbent on the Museum's central patio, blurring the lines between myth, archaeological reality and contemporary creation. (Extract from the exhibition catalogue "Sculptures en liberté")
From Octopus to Another The octopus had always haunted her. Among the many animal documentaries to be found on the web there are some that describe this animal as one of the most intelligent of marine life. In the human imagination, it is a very disturbing animal. Moreover she had sketched and then sculpted her into a somewhat bigoted woman, as if...
A horse in a boat, a blanket on its back. An old horse leaving on a journey, a very long journey that old horses take and from which they don’t return. And a young girl, an image of spring, who one last time rests her head on his muzzle and hides her tears in his mane. She will leave, this crossing is not for her, not yet. They both know this, the consent...