Bernar Venet - mur du son / Original Tar

For the edition Mur du son the artist had recorded in 1991 the jet engines on a Concord for almost two hours.


Mur du son is an original composition created in 1991 by Bernar Venet, in which he recorder the jet engines of a Concord. Here, it is presented as a musical partition of which one part is covered in black wax pencil.

For the first time, this art work is presented in its whole. It is accompanied by the hand written poem "Black and Black" written by the artist in 1963. A sound record on a CD il also attached to the edition.

The 30 copies of this edition (from number 1 to 30) are accompanied by an original art piece by Bernar Venet, created with tar on cardboard. The art work is signed and justified at the back. Price: contact publisher.

Acquisitions : Musée du dessin et de l'estampe originale, Gravelines ; Centre G. Pompidou, Paris ; Espace de l'art concret, Mouans-Sartoux.

Reference Venet Goudron
Edition 30 copies
Justification Signed
Technique Edition embellished with a monochrome in tar
Publication date 2007

Venet (Bernar)

Bernar Venet (born in 1941 in France) is a visual artist. In 1958, he joined the Villa Thiole in Nice and then became assistant set designer at the Opera of Nice. In 1966, he moved to New York where he painted and sculpted mostly wood and steel. His steel sculptures (or “Indeterminate Lines”) were exhibited in many urban spaces across France and worldwide.

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