Photograph of Artist YOURI MESSEN-JASCHIN
YOURI MESSEN-JASCHIN
Lausanne, Vaud - Switzerland



Original Artworks (362)

Youri Messen-Jaschin; Circular Mention, 2019, Original Painting Oil, 160 x 160 cm. Artwork description: 241 Op art Canvas LinenA(c) 2019 Youri Messen- JaschinA(r) 2019 Prolitteris A(c)Aa 8024 ZA1/4rich...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Oil Painting, 2019
160 x 160 cm (63.0 x 63.0 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Autoroute, 1977, Original Photography Other, 9 x 11 cm. Artwork description: 241 Polaroid | Highway | near Bern Switzerland A(r) Prolitteris ZA1/4rich, many exhibition Switzerland...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Other Photograph, 1977
9 x 11 cm (3.5 x 4.3 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Autoroute, 1977, Original Photography Other, 9 x 11 cm. Artwork description: 241 Polaroid | Highway | near Bern Switzerland A(r) Prolitteris ZA1/4rich, many exhibition Switzerland...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Other Photograph, 1977
9 x 11 cm (3.5 x 4.3 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Autoroute, 1977, Original Photography Other, 9 x 11 cm. Artwork description: 241 Polaroid | Highway | near Bern Switzerland A(r) Prolitteris ZA1/4rich, many exhibition Switzerland...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Other Photograph, 1977
9 x 11 cm (3.5 x 4.3 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Autoroute, 1977, Original Photography Other, 9 x 11 cm. Artwork description: 241 Polaroid | Highway | near Bern Switzerland A(r) Prolitteris ZA1/4rich, many exhibition Switzerland...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Other Photograph, 1977
9 x 11 cm (3.5 x 4.3 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Autoroute, 1977, Original Photography Other, 9 x 11 cm. Artwork description: 241 Polaroid | Highway | near Bern Switzerland A(r) Prolitteris ZA1/4rich, many exhibition Switzerland...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Other Photograph, 1977
9 x 11 cm (3.5 x 4.3 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Autoroute, 1977, Original Photography Other, 9 x 11 cm. Artwork description: 241 Polaroid | Highway | near Bern Switzerland A(r) Prolitteris ZA1/4rich, many exhibition Switzerland...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Other Photograph, 1977
9 x 11 cm (3.5 x 4.3 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Anschauung, 2019, Original Printmaking Serigraph, 55 x 75 cm. Artwork description: 241 Op artScreenprinting on Paper15 print 1 15Paper 55 x 75 cmPrint 50 x 50 cmSomerset | Velvet | 100  Cotton | 280 g m2availableA(c) 2019 Youri Messen- JaschinA(r) 2019 Prolitteris 8024 ZA1/4rich...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Serigraph, 2019
55 x 75 cm (21.7 x 29.5 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; San Dhyana, 2019, Original Printmaking Serigraph, 55 x 75 cm. Artwork description: 241 Op artScreenprinting on Paper9 print 1 9Paper 55 x 75 cmPrint 31 x 31 cmSomerset | Velvet | 100Cotton | 280 g m2A(c) 2019 Youri Messen- JaschinA(r) 2019 Prolitteris 8024 ZA1/4rich...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Serigraph, 2019
55 x 75 cm (21.7 x 29.5 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Serendipity, 2019, Original Printmaking Serigraph, 55 x 75 cm. Artwork description: 241 Op art15 print 1 15Paper 55 x 75 cmPrint 31 x 31 cmSomerset | Velvet | 100  Cotton | 280 g m2A(r) 2019 Prolitteris 8024 ZA1/4richA(c) 2019 Youri Messen- Jaschin...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Serigraph, 2019
55 x 75 cm (21.7 x 29.5 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; No Name, 2019, Original Tapestry Weaving, 145 x 150 cm. Artwork description: 241 weaving from 2018 to 2019 | silk - wool - coton - acryl - lurexA(c)2019 Youri Messen- JaschinA(r) 2019 Prolitteris 8024 Zurich...
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Original Tapestry Weaving, 2019
145 x 150 cm (57.1 x 59.1 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Season, 2018, Original Printmaking Serigraph, 35.5 x 35.5 cm. Artwork description: 241 Op art   optical art15 prints on hand made paper8 colorsA(r) 2018 Prolitteris, 8024 ZurichA(c) 2018 Youri Messen- Jaschin ...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Serigraph, 2018
35.5 x 35.5 cm (14.0 x 14.0 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Perpetuum Mobile X, 2018, Original Printmaking Serigraph - Open Edition, 1000 x 400 mm. Artwork description: 241 What you do not see in the video is the 3 dimension.The camera can not yet captured this dimension, certainly in the future, not today.Op artPlexiglas and Oil painting1 2A(c) 2018 Youri Messen- JaschinA(r) Prolitteris 8032 ZA1/4rich...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Serigraph - Open Edition, 2018
1000 x 400 mm (14.0 x 14.0 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Perpetuum Mobile XIII, 2018, Original Printmaking Serigraph, 670 x 670 mm. Artwork description: 241 What you do not see in the video is the 3 dimension.The camera can not yet captured this dimension, certainly in the future, not today.Perpetuum MobileOp art670 x 670 x 50 mmPlexiglas and Oil paintingA(r) by Prolitteris 8032 ZA1/4richA(c) 2018 Youri ...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Serigraph, 2018
670 x 670 mm (14.0 x 14.0 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; White Rhinoceros, 2018, Original Painting Oil, 160 x 160 cm. Artwork description: 241 Op artOil painting - cotton canvasA(c) Youri Messen- JaschinA(r) Prolitteris CH 8032 Zurich...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Oil Painting, 2018
160 x 160 cm (63.0 x 63.0 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Wormhole, 2018, Original Printmaking Serigraph, 72 x 101 cm. Artwork description: 241 2 Awards in USA 2019Op art 15 print 10 colorsCotton paper handmadeA(c) Youri Messen- JaschinA(r) Prolitteris Zurich...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Serigraph, 2018
72 x 101 cm (28.3 x 39.8 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Muquamas I, 2018, Original Printmaking Serigraph, 50 x 50 cm. Artwork description: 241 Op art15 printsPaper Fabriano Designo 5  300gm2 A(c) 2018 Youri Messen- JaschinA(r) 2018 Prolitteris 8033 ZA1/4rich...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Serigraph, 2018
50 x 50 cm (19.7 x 19.7 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; One III, 1996, Original Painting Other, 40 x 40 cm. Artwork description: 241 Op art | gouache on paperA(c) 1996 Youri Messen- JaschinA(r) PtroLitteris Zurich...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Other Painting, 1996
40 x 40 cm (15.7 x 15.7 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Attractor, 2017, Original Sculpture Mixed, 49 x 40 cm. Artwork description: 241 Op art sculpture | Plexiglas | Glass | screen printing |A(c) photographyGiorgio SkoryA(c) Youri Messen- JaschinA(r) Prolierris CH 8033 ZA1/4rich...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Mixed Media Sculpture, 2017
49 x 40 cm (19.3 x 15.7 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Square, 2016, Original Sculpture Wood, 60 x 60 cm. Artwork description: 241 Op art - sculpture wood - oil painting A(c) 2016 Youri Messen- JaschinA(c) Photography Sarah DuboisA(r) Prolitteris ZA1/4rich Switzerland...
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Original Wood Sculpture, 2016
60 x 60 cm (23.6 x 23.6 inches)
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Artist Videos

Circle III
Perpetuum Mobile
Perpetuum Mobile 2 3
Line 1
FANTASY
Vibration I


Artist Statement

From 1958 - 1962 his artistic studies lead him to the higher national school of fine arts student of Professor Arno Roberto Cami and to the Practical school of the Sorbonne, division of social sciences history of art, Professor Pierre Francastel in Paris.
From 1962 until 1965, he went to the School of fine arts in Lausanne. He worked with the engraver and painter Ernest Pizzotti. « Expo of Lausanne » in 1964 with his kinetic glass and acrylic sculptures. He worked two years at the “Center of contemporary engraving” in Geneva. Then, he worked in Zurich, where he broadened his pictorial perspective with the painter Friederich Kuhn thru experience of the circle in the face. From 1968 until 1971, he acted at the University of Högskolan för design Konsthantwerk in Göteborg, where he created researches of textile kinetic objects. In 1967, he met at an exhibition in Göteborgs Konsthall Jesús - Rafael Soto, Carlos Cruz-Diez and Julio Le Parc. Speaking with these artists, he discovered to be fascinated by optical art. He decided to devote all his research to kinetic art. An extended stay in Göteborg gave him the opportunity to constantly evolve in movement and geometric shapes, integrating them in his textiles and
oil paintings. His research in optical art had a significant impact in this area in Scandinavia.
In 1968, Youri received the first prize for the Swiss contemporary engraving art. The same year, he got a scholarship from the Swedish government. In the 1970s, he stayed in Hamburg where he continued to work with artists from northern Germany, collaborating with him on different monumental projects. In 1970, he created a kinetic sculpture for Gould in Eistetten, near the Black Forest in Germany.
He took up residence in Bern from 1971 to 1981. His various stays abroad allowed each time to establish a link with artists working in the same artistic movement. Architecture plays an important role in his paintings and sculptures, the search for movement Op Art kinetic art in architectural space is a whole, and he could talk about it with Oscar Niemeyer, Burle Marx, in Rio de Janeiro, Otake in Sao Paolo in Brazil, and Clorindo Testa in Buenos Aires. He stayed in Caracas at the end of his trip, where he staged theatre and choreography of his own works which are presented at the Ateneo of Caracas and the “ VIth Festival Internacional de Teatro“, Fundacion Eugenio Mendoza, Asociación cultural Humboldt Goethe-Institut and the Alliance Française.
He participated in many international exhibitions and got awards from research in optical art in Italy and USA. His works are in private collections, in national and international museums.
He also had the privilege to sell his unique tapestry in the style of Pop art “More Light”. He was enthusiastic about the use of color in this art style. The Contemporary Art Museum Migros in Zurich was interested in this work. This tapestry was made
In the 1970s in his loft in Zollikofen near Bern in Switzerland. This tapestry belongs to the collection of Migros Vaud Switzerland.
After a stay of several months in New York, he returned to Switzerland where he took up residence in Bern, where he lived for eleven years. During his stay, he frequently exhibited at the Kunsthalle and other local museums.
He created for the Swiss Post, 3 stamps in optical art in 2010. Museums focus on his work Kunsthaus Zurich, Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich, Cabinet des Estampes in Geneva and abroad, the Royal Museum of fine arts in Brussels. The Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, Popa Museum in Porrentruy as well as other museums and private collectors in the United States, Japan and Europe buy his kinetic works to complete their collections.

Works represented in museums and foundations
1960 Bibliothèque cantonale de Lausanne
1960 Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
1967-1968 Centre de Gravure contemporaine Geneva
1967-1968 Cabinet des Estampes Geneva
1969 Röhsska Museet Gothenburg
1971 Gould corporation near the Black Forest in Germany
1973 Musée des Beaux-Arts Print Cabinet Le Locle
1974 EPFZ Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Cabinet print Zurich
1974 Bibliothèque Nationale Suisse Print Cabinet Bern
1974 Kunsthaus Zürich
1976 Musée dArt et dHistoire Print Cabinet Fribourg
1976 Musées royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Albert 1er Print Cabinet Bruxelles
1978-1998 Musée dArt Contemporain Montréal, Canada
1979 Foundation Philip Morris New York
1983 Fundación Mendoza Caracas
1983 Fundación Interalumin Ciudad Guayana, Venuezela
1996 Donation de Migros-Genossenschafts-Bund de la tapisserie « More light » à Migros Vaud, Écublens
1998 Orensanz Foundation Center for the Arts New York
2000 CIAC Centro Internazionale per l’Arte Contemporaneo, Genazzano, Roma
2002 Paper Museum Kochi-Ken, Japan.
2007 Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum Japan.
2007 Sakima Art Museum Préfecture dOkinawa, Japan.
2010 Museo de Filatelia de Oaxaca Mexico
2017 POPA Op art Museum Porrentruy, Switzerland

Award
1963 1st Prize of contemporary engraving Center of Engraving Geneva Musée d’art et...   Read More