Tetreault at MBAS
Adedicated traveller, Pierre-Léon Tétreault tirelessly collects images, signs and symbols pertaining to other cultures. He photographs, engraves and paints them, and makes of them works resembling symbolic writing which can be understood by everyone. Life, travel, and the nomadic life are recurrent themes for Tétreault. He offers us here an exhibition of engravings and paintings paired with artistic photographs taken in the course of his many voyages.
Beginning in the mid-1980s, Pierre-Léon Tétreault began to display in his work a primitive idiom taken from the four corners of the world. Although resident in Costa Rica from 1999 onwards, he con-
PLTétreault, Place du marché (triptyque), 1992, acrylique et batonnets d’huile sur toile