Jean-Luc Verna

Paramour, 2012


By distorting the famous Paramount logo, French artist Jean-Luc Verna has devised his own emblem: Paramour. He is thus underscoring the vanity of this type of symbol, while at the same time creating his own legend.


Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, pavillon Pierre Lassonde

179, Grande Allée Ouest
418 643-2150


February 17 to March 14, 2017
Tuesday to Sunday – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Opening – February 17, 5 p.m.


© Jean-Luc Verna, Paramour, 2012. Photo: Idra Labrie MNBAQ


Jean-Luc Verna

(Paris, France)

Jean-Luc Verna has shown work in many exhibitions – both solo and group – in particular in France, the United States and Spain. In 2016, the Musée d’art contemporain du Val-de-Marne (MAC VAL) held a retrospective covering his more than 25 years of career. The artist also participates in several choreographies, is a singer in a rock group and teaches drawing at Villa Arson in Nice. His works are in private and public collections around the world, including those of the MAC VAL, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) (New York), Centre Pompidou (Paris) and the Musée d’art moderne de la Ville de Paris.