A Twenty-First Century Portrayal of Zarathustra: Galerie Samuel Lallouz

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CITYGUIDE is all about discovering the fascinating finds in our fab four cities; from fashion, design, food & hotels – to holistic living, culture and arts. The latest on our Montreal radar, is Galerie Samuel Lallouz and its upcoming exhibition with artist Leiko Ikemura.

Galerie Samuel Lallouz has all the elements we appreciate, interlaced together to create a perfect arena of art; crisp expansive white walls spanning over two floors, contemporary works representing the best international talents and an astute interest in defending female creation and visionaries, such as Joan Jonas, Carolee Scheeman, Monika Weiss and Japanese-Swiss artist, Leiko Ikemura.

Leiko Ikemura is a painter and sculptor who lives and works in Cologne and Berlin, where she is also a Professor of painting at the Berlin University of Arts. A true artist of caliber, her works can be found in museums, galleries and private collections on an international level. Her exhibition at Galerie Samuel Lallouz is titled, ZARATHUSTRA where she will present a twenty-first century visual portrayal of philosopher Nietzche’s poetic work in the 1880s, Thus Spoke Zarathustra; “The three metamorphoses of the spirit will I now describe: how the spirit becomes a camel, the camel then a lion and the lion at last a child.”

The exhibition will commence Thursday September 4th at the gallery (1455 Sherbrooke West), from 5pm-8pm where Ms Leiko Ikemura herself will be present – and will continue until October 30th, 2014.

Galerie Samuel Lallouz invites you to discover sensual and poetic call to a dream-like other world nonetheless anchored in the present. Thus speaks Leiko Ikemura…

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For more information, please visit: galeriesamuellallouz.com/leiko-ikemuraen

Written by Diana Eskander/ CITYGUIDE, KA Magazine

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