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...
"The relevance of choice of materials, the discreet subtlety of forms, the references to which are sent back certain compositions, dress every blink of an eye of the discreet elegance that a keen visual artist on Art History, brings to sometimes unexpected convergences. The girl got on «the donkey tightrope walker» evokes irresistibly «the Angelodella...