23.01.2010 — 13.03.2010

Falling Up

Paul Wallach

Marais Space

American artist Paul Wallach is showing some twenty works for his first extensive Parisian exhibition entitled Falling Up.

His sculptures are exempt from narrative content. With very few means, they emerge off the wall at a dynamic point and unfold in space, as if suspended in dialogue with it. The raw material of his sculpture—wood—is a living substance with a smell and a texture, capable of changing over time.  Paul Wallach also uses other materials, such as plaster, steel, cloth, paper, metal or even glass. Between the wall and these objects emerges an engaging intermediate space, which includes the colored reflections and shadows that are an integral part of the work. Demanding the viewer’s attention, Paul Wallach’s sculpture continually reveals a space in its whole, indluding the hidden spaces within the work.

The space is inhabited by Paul Wallach’s sculptures. Each one of them is animated by an incessant twofold movement of contraction and expansion which would seem to be the basis of all creation.

practical informations

Marais Space

5 et 7 rue de Saintonge
75 003 Paris – France
T +33 1 42 72 60 42
F +33 1 42 72 60 49
info@jeannebucherjaeger.com

opening hours

Tuesday to Saturday
from 10 am to 7 pm

Paul Wallach, Fair Ground, 2002
Wood and acrylic paint
57,5 × 67,7 × 17,3 in
Photograph by Georges Poncet
Paul Wallach, Begat, 2009
Wood, oil and acrylic paint, cord
71,3 × 77,2 × 16,9 in
Photograph by Georges Poncet
Paul Wallach, par Cœur, 2009
Wood, canvas, oil paint and wire
13,2 × 12,8 × 4,1 in
Photograph by Georges Poncet
Paul Wallach, Aire, 2009
Wood, paint
29,5 × 25,2 × 1 in
Photograph by Georges Poncet
Paul Wallach, Foe, 2009
Wood, paint
29,5 × 25,2 × 1 in
Photograph by Georges Poncet
Paul Wallach, Give and Taken (for me to you), 2009
Wood, pencil and acrylic paint
37,8 × 39,4 × 28,7 in
Photograph by Georges Poncet
Paul Wallach, Higher than Above, 2008-2009
Wood, oil and acrylic paint
21,7 × 13,8 × 6,9 in
Photograph by Georges Poncet
Paul Wallach, point of view, 2009
Wood, canvas, oil paint and pencil
6,7 × 7,9 × 1,8 in
Photograph by Georges Poncet
Paul Wallach, PARTIR, 2009
Wood, cloth, cord, oil and acrylic paint
32,7 × 89,4 × 21,7 in
Photograph by Georges Poncet
Paul Wallach, Redemption, 1994
Wood and plaster
90,6 × 14,2 × 4,3 in
Photograph by Georges Poncet
Paul Wallach, Converse, 2008
Wood, pencil and acrylic paint
37,8 × 39,4 × 28,7 in
Photograph by Georges Poncet