ORION AVEUGLE by Anne Laure Sacriste
16.5cm x 23cm, 48 pages, includes two information inserts, full colour offset printing throughout, embossed cloth hardcover, perfect bound, edition of 700, 2014.
'With the same image of Freud’s divan on its front and back covers, Orion Aveugle, Anne Laure Sacriste’s new artist’s book, offers a selection of recent paintings marked by an intensification of the characteristics we have come to know: monochrome grounds, vegetal motifs and visual anamneses. Borrowing the principle of free association (here, of pictures) from psychoanalysis, she also includes a fragment from Nicolas Poussin’s Blind Orion Searching for the Rising Sun. This is her simultaneous subversion of the ideals of classical clarity and analytical decoding: we can see only thanks to blindness and dazzlement.
Anne Laure Sacriste (1970) is a paris-based visual artist.'