n°218/ ZauberBerg

April 2016

by Nathalie Azoulai

One might suspect some kind of device while watching at Berg’s paintings, all obsessive blurry still lifes and foggy landscapes, as if painting was trying to turn unfocused pictures into the right way to keep on an acute and searching watch, waiting for clearness to happen. As you listen to Anne Pélissier so called Berg in her Parisian studio, you hear about Rothko, Bach, Michelangelo’s gravestone in Florence, silence and solitude, all references that might blow the suspicion away...