Galerie Perrotin, Hong Kong presents the second exhibition dedicated to Flemish artist Pieter Vermeersch, following his first solo show at Galerie Perrotin, Paris in 2013. Born in 1973, Pieter Vermeersch has developed since the turn of the 2000s a highly conceptual practice of monochromatic painting seemingly at the crossroads between Color Field and Minimalism. While his strictly analytical approach to colors allows him to paint extremely subtle shades of limited hues in a smooth gradient fade that he meticulously unfolds on either canvases or murals, the artist’s monochromatic and immersive fields programmatically tend toward what he personally refers to as the pictorial “degré zéro”: that is an image balanced between the two polar and antagonistic conditions of its possible existence, abstraction versus figuration, an opposition to which there is supposedly no escaping. In order to engage in this

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