n a time like this one which is able, in a very surprising and fast way, to « analyse » and classify any esthetic product and any image, Jean-Pierre Raynaud’s works sits like a reflexion of the artist’s action in the contemporary society and reveals at the same time a coherent engagement where the artist really takes his responsibilities.

The nine wheelchairs closed and unable to move are, more than a symbol or an evident metaphor of the cultural immobolity of the power, a stylistic process which breaks the syntactic regularity of a sentence and claims its own will to be provocative.
« The ideas and the facts are not but raw material of Art and Art consists in the choice between what we say and what we silence ». (Maurice Merleau-Ponty)

Selected works