LE DÉSIR, LA MATRICE, LA GROTTE & LE LOTUS BLANC
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CONTEXT OF THIS SPECIFIC EXHIBITION: The City of Ornans, France, and his Mayor Mr Jean-François Longeot, are inviting Jean-Pierre Sergent to exhibit his new work at the Caveau des Arts Gallery, simultaneously of a big Museum exhibition around the Gustave Courbet painting's :"Cet obscur objet de désirs, autour de L'Origine du Monde" in the newly renovated Courbet Museum in Ornans.
ABOUT THE EXHIBITION: Jean-Pierre have been working on a new series of works on paper "Desire, the Womb, the Cave & the White Lotus", which title have been largely inspired by his reading of the Upanishads, the Hindu books, one of he oldest in the history of writing, and specially from this quotation in the Tripura Upanishad: "Desire, the womb, the Digit of Desire, The Wielder of the Thunderbolt, the Cave, Ha sa, the Wind, the Cloud, the King of Heaven, Yet again the Cave, sa ka la and maya – Such is the primeval Wisdom, embracing all, Mother of the vast universe."