Pierre Sernet & Shunga

Chanel Nexus Hall

poster for Pierre Sernet & Shunga
[Image: Utamaro Kitagawa, “Poem of the Pillow” (Uta Makura), 1788, Uragami Mitsuru Collection]

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This exhibition will feature ‘Synonyms,” the latest series of photographs by the French performance artist and photographer Pierre Sernet, together with Shunga, Japanese erotic woodblock prints popular during the Edo period (1603–1868). Sernet’s photographs portray intimately engaged nude couples expressed as black-and-white silhouettes. In a similar vein, numerous famous Shunga belonging to Uragami Sokyu-do’s Mitsuru Uragami Collection are also presented.



from March 13, 2019 to April 07, 2019
Exhibition Hours: 12:00–19:30. Closed on March 28.


Pierre Sernet



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