IT WAS A NIGHT | Marie Jacotey at The Naughton Gallery, Belfast

06/12/2018 – 03/02/2019 – 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Naughton Gallery, 1st Floor, Lanyon Building, Queen’s University, Belfast
When Brigitte Bardot was asked to describe the best day of her life, she infamously replied, “It was a night”. London-based artist Marie Jacotey (b. 1988, Paris, France) is likewise intrigued by nocturnal dramas, emotional insomnia, and the intimacies at stake in couples’ bedrooms, presenting a selection of works relating to a time of night, dusk, or dawn. Simultaneously sexy and sinister, Jacotey’s drawings depict the familiar truths of relationships and intimate emotions, combining image, text, and cinematic perspectives to offer an insight into the lives and experiences of their protagonists. This exhibition features work from recent series including Dear Love…

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