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Yannick Fournié’s “Incognito” at Bertrand Delacroix Gallery.

Opening tonight - Thursday, May 28th, 2015 at Bertrand Delacroix Gallery in New York City, New York is artist Yannick Fournié’s solo show of brand new paintings, “Incognito.”  The French artist paints men and women wearing Mexican luchadore masks to describe ideas about how humans present themselves in modern society.  The show will be open until June 27th, 2015.

On silence and mystery

Nick Cave (via):  

Bill Callahan

[Mystery is] probably 100% of the reason for music appealing to me. If there’s no mystery then there’s no reason to listen to it because you’ve already got figured it out. That’s the whole thing right there….

[M]usic starts, when you’re starting a song the only thing you have is silence and silence is pretty damn sweet. Once you start making some sound, it better be good because you’re ruining the silence that makes you feel good and relaxed. I feel like you can only make a sound if it’s better than silence… [I’m] very conscious of the power of nothing, the power of nothing being there. You’ll notice it’s still about the best thing anyone playing with me on a record can do is just stop playing. Because you got this instrument in your hand and it’s really fun to make the noise with it, but it means so much more when you’re not playing it.