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YOURI MESSEN-JASCHIN
Lausanne, Vaud - Switzerland


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Artist Statement

Youri Messen-Jaschin is an artist of Latvian origin, he was born in Arosa-Switzerland. His artistic studies brought him to the “Ecole Supérieur Nationale des Beaux-Arts”. He was a pupil of professor and master Robert Cami and also attended the Hautes Études of the Sorbonne University, which included, History of Art, with professor Pierre Francastel from the Ecole Pratique, in Paris. From 1962 to 1965 he returned to the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Lausanne, where he worked with the engraver and painter Ernest Pizzotti. He debuted his creations at the Lausanne EXPO, in 1964 (Swiss fair), where he presented his kinetic sculptures of glass and acrylic resin. Youri was searching for new forms of art. He worked two years in “The Center of Contemporary Engraving” in Geneva. But it was in Zurich that he expanded his pictorial perspective with the experience of the circle above the face, influenced by the Swiss painter Friederick Kuhn. From 1968 to 1970, he studied at the University of Högskolan for design & Konsthantwerk of Gothenburg, where he made kinetic objects of textiles. In 1967, he met Jesús-Rafaël Soto, Carlos Cruz-Diez and Julio Le Parc during an exhibition at the Kunstmuseum of Gothenburg. By speaking with these artists, he became fascinated by optical art. He then decided to dedicate more and more of his time researching kinetic art. Youri’s investigations and research with optic art had a lot repercussion in Scandinavia, where he had the opportunity ...   Read More

Original Artworks (345)

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) photography  Giorgio 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...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Wood Sculpture, 2016
60 x 60 cm (23.6 x 23.6 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; harmonia mundi, 2017, Original Sculpture Mixed, 61.5 x 139 cm. Artwork description: 241 Op art sculptureGlass + Plexiglas + LEDA(c) 2017 photography Giorgio SkoryA(c) Youri Messen- JaschinA(r) 2016 Prolitteris Zurich...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Mixed Media Sculpture, 2017
61.5 x 139 cm (24.2 x 54.7 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; harmonia mundi, 2017, Original Sculpture Other, 82 x 140 cm. Artwork description: 241 Op art sculpture Plexiglas, Glass, computer + LED(r) Prolitteris Zurich...
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Original Other Sculpture, 2017
82 x 140 cm (32.3 x 55.1 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Pleiades II, 2016, Original Sculpture Other, 115 x 150 cm. Artwork description: 241  Op art Mobile | brass + PlexiglasYouri Messen- Jaschinenjoy the vidA(c)o
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Other Sculpture, 2016
115 x 150 cm (45.3 x 59.1 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Perpetuum Mobile VII, 2016, Original Painting Oil, 77.5 x 77 cm. Artwork description: 241  Youri Messen- Jaschin 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. enjoy the vidA(c)o
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Oil Painting, 2016
77.5 x 77 cm (30.5 x 30.3 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; ARTIFACT I, 2016, Original Printmaking Serigraph, 69.5 x 69 cm. Artwork description: 241 3D effects can not be perceived by the photo objective, you have to see the original to discover all effects, the red is metallic. 115 prints = 15 prints | Print 69 x 69,5 cm | Mirriboard Paper 365 gm2 | 2016 | Youri Messen- Jaschin | copyright 2016 | copyright 2016 photography ...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Serigraph, 2016
69.5 x 69 cm (27.4 x 27.2 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Circle III, 2016, Original Sculpture Mixed, 49 x 39 cm. Artwork description: 241  Sculpture Op artGlass + PlexiglasA(c) Youri Messen- Jaschin ...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Mixed Media Sculpture, 2016
49 x 39 cm (19.3 x 15.4 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Quark, 2015, Original Printmaking Serigraph, 29 x 29 cm. Artwork description: 241  1/ 15 print | Paper: 55 x 50,5 cm | Print: 29 x 29 cm | Paper Lessebo Bright 400 g/ m2 | 2015 | Youri Messen- Jaschin | copyright 2015 | registered by Prolitteris Universitaetstrasse 100 CH. 8033 Zurich Switzerland...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Serigraph, 2015
29 x 29 cm (11.4 x 11.4 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Perpetuum Mobile III, 2014, Original Painting Oil, 103 x 43 cm. Artwork description: 241 Different optical illusions according to the angle of your look, the brain complete these illusions by sliding non- existent geometrical forms in the work. What you do not see in the pictures is the fourth dimension. Op art | 4 dimensional | oil painting | Plexiglas | i? 1/2 2014 | Youri Messen- Jaschin i? 1/2 ...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Oil Painting, 2014
103 x 43 cm (40.6 x 16.9 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Perpetuum mobile II, 2014, Original Painting Oil, 103 x 43 cm. Artwork description: 241  Different optical illusions according to the angle of your look, the brain complete these illusions by sliding non- existent geometrical forms in the work. What you do not see in the pictures is the fourth dimension. Op art | 4 dimensional | oil painting | Plexiglas | i? 1/2 2014 | Youri Messen- Jaschin i? 1/2 ...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Oil Painting, 2014
103 x 43 cm (40.6 x 16.9 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Perpetuum mobile VI, 2014, Original Painting Oil, 70.5 x 103 cm. Artwork description: 241  Different optical illusions according to the angle of your look, the brain complete these illusions by sliding non- existent geometrical forms in the work. What you do not see in the pictures is the fourth dimension.Op art | 4 dimensional | oil painting | Plexiglas | (c) 2014 | Youri Messen- Jaschin (c) ...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Oil Painting, 2014
70.5 x 103 cm (27.8 x 40.6 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Perpetuum Mobile IV, 2014, Original Painting Oil, 66.5 x 66 cm. Artwork description: 241  Different optical illusions according to the angle of your look, the brain complete these illusions by sliding non- existent geometrical forms in the work. What you do not see in the pictures is the fourth dimension.Op art | 4 dimensional | oil painting | Plexiglas | (c) 2014 | Youri Messen- Jaschin (c) ...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Oil Painting, 2014
66.5 x 66 cm (26.2 x 26.0 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Perpetuum Mobile V, 2014, Original Painting Oil, 66.5 x 66 cm. Artwork description: 241  Different optical illusions according to the angle of your look, the brain complete these illusions by sliding non- existent geometrical forms in the work. What you do not see in the pictures is the fourth dimension. Op art | 4 dimensional | oil painting | Plexiglas | (c) 2014 | Youri Messen- Jaschin (c) ...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Oil Painting, 2014
66.5 x 66 cm (26.2 x 26.0 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Perpetuum mobile I, 2014, Original Painting Oil, 70.5 x 103 cm. Artwork description: 241 Different optical illusions according to the angle of your look, the brain complete these illusions by sliding non- existent geometrical forms in the work. What you do not see in the pictures is the fourth dimension.Op art | 4 dimensional | oil painting | Plexiglas |i? 1/2 2014 | Youri Messen- Jaschini? 1/2 ...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Oil Painting, 2014
70.5 x 103 cm (27.8 x 40.6 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Blue Illusion, 2014, Original Painting Oil, 160 x 160 cm. Artwork description: 241  Op art | Oil painting (c) 2014 | Youri Messen- Jaschin(c) 2014 | photography | Pierre- Michel Delessert(r) by Prolitteris CH. - 8033 Zurich SwitzerlandUniversitaetstrasse 100                        ...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Oil Painting, 2014
160 x 160 cm (63.0 x 63.0 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Vertigo, 2014, Original Sculpture Other, 60 x 60 cm. Artwork description: 241   Op art | Plexiglas + Screenprinting(c) 2014 | Youri Messen- Jaschin(c) 2014 | photography | Sarah Dubois(r) by Prolitteris 8033 Zurich SwitzerlandUniversitaetstrasse 100 CH. 8033 Zurich  Switzerland    sculpture Op art | Plexiglas | screenprinting |(c) Photography | 2014 | Youri Messen- Jaschin | Switzerland |(r) Prolitteris | 8033 Zurich | Switzerland |                    ...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Other Sculpture, 2014
60 x 60 cm (23.6 x 23.6 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Rhombus, 2014, Original Sculpture Other, 62 x 62 cm. Artwork description: 241  Op art | Plexiglas + Screenprinting(c) 2014 | Youri Messen- Jaschin(c) 2014 | photography | Youri Messen- Jaschin(r) by Prolitteris 8033 Zurich SwitzerlandUniversitaetstrasse 100 CH. 8033 Zurich  Switzerland    sculpture Op art | Plexiglas | screenprinting |(c) Photography | 2014 | Youri Messen- Jaschin | Switzerland |(r) Prolitteris | 8033 Zurich | Switzerland |                   ...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Other Sculpture, 2014
62 x 62 cm (24.4 x 24.4 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin; Spiral II, 2014, Original Sculpture Other, 60 x 64 cm. Artwork description: 241  Op art | Plexiglas + Screenprintingi? 1/2 2014 | Youri Messen- Jaschini? 1/2 2014 | photography | Youri Messen- Jaschini? 1/2 by Prolitteris 8033 Zurich SwitzerlandUniversitaetstrasse 100CH. 8033 ZurichSwitzerlandsculpture Op art | Plexiglas | screenprinting |i? 1/2 Photography | 2014 | Youri Messen- Jaschin | Switzerland |i? 1/2 Prolitteris | 8033 Zurich | Switzerland |...
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Other Sculpture, 2014
60 x 64 cm (23.6 x 25.2 inches)
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