© 2017  Ian Bourgeot

 

Upheaval, 2019

30x42 cm; paper, ink

 2019

 
 

 2018

 

 2017

The Home of a Modern Man  

26.6.-9.7.2017  Gingrich Gallery, Tokyo

The Home of a Modern Man was Bourgeot’s first solo exhibition in Japan. It presented a range of small (size A4 or smaller) ink drawings which touch upon the themes of memories and reflections of a distant past, the tragedy of loss, and of a man searching and building a home in an ever-changing modern world. (...)

 

Sea-change
Irina Valkova and Ian Bourgeot  

13.-27.5.2017  Arkadia International Bookshop, Helsinki

The exhibition aspired to reflect upon the idea of drastic change by means of a single, global, living substance. Water became an object of choice because it resists realistic depiction, which encourages other expressive approaches to work together on bridging this gap. Water is also fluid enough to fill different social and natural frames, single-handedly producing and reflecting (upon) diverse transitions in life. (...)

 

 

 2016

Drawings from Exile
7.3-24.3.2016  Kallio Kunsthalle, Helsinki 

The place you call home is not necessarily the place you inhabit. Circumstances might lead some of us to a life of travel, willingly or unwillingly, and home becomes a place of memories and dreams. (...)

 

 

2015

Dark Lines
5.11–5.12.2015  Arkadia International Bookshop, Helsinki

Dark Lines was not an altogether ordinary exhibition. Even though Bourgeot had produced artworks during his entire adult life, this was the first occasion that his drawings were shown to the public. While Bourgeot had not shown publicly, he certainly had produced an astounding numbers of works, from which a small, carefully selected number was included in this exhibition. (...)

Pointure 43, 2015

42x59