Jaume Plensa
Bleu Acier Jaume Plensa Photopolymer Letterpress print
WE
2016-2017
Photopolymer Letterpress print
16 X23 in

Printed on Moulin du Gué


I grew up in a family that loved books- I grew up surrounded by text. I am passionate about words and the biological function of one letter.  One letter alone seems like nothing, but when you add another letter the form becomes a beautiful metaphor for our life. 

Jaume Plensa'a work is about collective memory and experience. His concern for the other and his emphasis on community is what is at the origin of the image WE. His exhibition at the Tampa Museum of Art, Human Landscape, in 2016, enforced the idea of community and the second important aspect of his work, the cohabitation of private and public space. Each human which makes the WE is an individual which then joins forces with another; then another ...

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