Bernar Venet

Indeterminate Line

Bernar Venet

Indeterminate Line

Price: $24,000.00

Framing not included


Etching (Portfolio of 3)
Edition Size:
94 x 102.9 cm (37 x 40.5 in)
94 x 110.5 cm (37 x 43.5 in)
94 x 110.5 cm (37 x 43.5 in)
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About the Artwork

Bernar Venet is a conceptual artist best known for his resourcefulness in a variety of media including drawing, paintings, prints, sculpture, installations, design, music and musical composition, and for his wide range of expression.

“My sculpture is based on concepts that appear to be divergent […]: order and disorder, the determinate and indeterminate.”


In the middle of the 1970ies he made the line the central subject of his work. Whereas in a scientific context a line is a clearly defined geometric form, Bernar Venet used this simple geometric form to demonstrate divergent concepts. The line is not simply a line, in fact it seems to move, and it looks like a three- dimensional, instable figure. It essentially forces the viewer to follow its course in search for the beginning and the end.

About the Artist


Bernar Venet´s sculptures have changed the face of contemporary art.

About the printing Technique

Weng Contemporary Etching

Artists from Rembrandt to Picasso have used etching to create some of their most famous works. Etching has often been combined with other intaglio techniques such as engraving or aquatint.