Opera Gallery presents Jean-Pierre Roc-Roussey

  • This splendid exhibition will be an occasion for the public to discover the grand collection of masterpieces of Opera Gallery Dubai

2014 marked a major milestone in the history of Opera Gallery Group, as the international renowned gallery is celebrating its 20th anniversary. A celebration that the gallery of Dubai chose to have by showcasing an exhibition of Jean-Pierre Roc-Roussey, one of the pillars in the history of Opera Gallery, since he has been supported by its galleries all around the world for many years.

Roc-Roussey's Apsara au krama -Art -PaintingRoc-Roussey's Apsara au turban Rouge - Art - PaintingThe exhibition, The Woman, The Myth, The Mystery is a real exploration of the baroque painting style of this reputed and respected artist in the contemporary art scene, and draws us into a fantastic world of myths and legends, where our subconscious governs over all. Indeed, Jean-Pierre Roc-Roussey uses myths and themes from Neo-Classicism and the Renaissance, mixed with elements from the Middle Ages and Oriental civilisations. His work is mainly focused on women warriors, amazons, Greek goddesses, samurai women or African dancers, creating a new form of exoticism with mysterious realm.

Annamaria Bersani, gallery manager of Opera Gallery Dubai, says: “It is Opera Gallery’s great joy to invite the public to discover an artist whose work is constantly evolving, and offers such a precise and accomplished rendering.”

His work will be surrounded by the gallery’s collection of masterpieces by Salvador Dalí, Damien Hirst, Bernard Buffet, Joan Miró, Marc Chagall and Pablo Picasso, as well as internationally renowned artists who have been supported by the gallery throughout the years.

Annamaria Bersani adds: “Since our debut in Singapore and Paris in 1994n we have received humbling successes through the artists that we have worked alongside. Thanks to an overwhelming support from our exquisite collectors and art lovers worldwide, we are now one of the rare international gallery networks established on several continents.”

The opening of this splendid exhibition will be cadenced by the performance of Raquel Reina, a renowned dancer who will execute a choreographic dance. This superb and bright meeting of Art and Dance will for sure immerse the public into a unique atmosphere of delight and harmony.

For more information on the exhibition that opens on 11th June 2014, please call +971 4 323 0909.

About Opera Gallery:
Founded in 1994 by Gilles Dyan, member of the European Chamber of Expert-Advisors in Fine Art (C.E.C.O.A.), Opera Gallery Group, now internationally established with 11 galleries in the world, is one of the rare international art gallery networks with locations on several continents: North America, Europe, Asia and Middle East.

Since its creation, Opera Gallery Group has always strived to offer its international collectors unique access to a diversity of multicultural artists, from the works of Modern Masters such as Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Bernard Buffet or Andy Warhol, just to name a few, to the most sought-after contemporary artists (Lita Cabellut, Gérard Rancinan, Joe Black, David Mach among others).


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