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


, Pleiades Ii, Optical, $7,875
, Perpetuum Mobile Vii, Optical, $13,781
, Artifact I, Optical, $1,365

Art Starting At $1,050

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 (344)

Youri Messen-Jaschin, attractor, 2017, Original Sculpture Mixed,    cm
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,    cm
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,    cm
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,    cm
Youri Messen-Jaschin
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,    cm
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,    cm
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,    cm
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,    cm
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,    cm
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,    cm
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,    cm
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,    cm
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,    cm
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,    cm
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,    cm
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,    cm
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,    cm
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,    cm
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,    cm
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Other Sculpture, 2014
60 x 64 cm (23.6 x 25.2 inches)
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Youri Messen-Jaschin, Gears, 2014, Original Printmaking Serigraph,    cm
Youri Messen-Jaschin
Original Serigraph, 2014
67.5 x 47 cm (26.6 x 18.5 inches)
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