Archives for posts tagged ‘french’

Juliette Bonneviot

Juliette Bonneviot Work from her oeuvre. “In The Record of the Classification of Old Painters, sixth century Chinese art historian Xie He established the ‘six principles of painting,’ classing artists into six categories. The first was ‘Spiritual Resonance,’ while the final was ‘Transmission by Copying.’ These two poles, and what lay between, hence emerged as a critical […]

Michael Sellam

Michael Sellam Work from his oeuvre. “From the moment that art ceases to be food that feeds the best minds, the artist can use his talents to perform all the tricks of the intellectual charlatan. Most people can today no longer expect to receive consolation and exaltation from art. The refined, the rich, the professional […]

Neil Beloufa

Neil Beloufa Work from his oeuvre. “…People’s passion, lifestyle, beautiful wine, gigantic glass towers, all surrounded by water (2011),” a pitiless condemnation of Vancouver disguised as a promotional video for the city. With a Riot Girl lilt that compulsively scoops up in uncertainty, the first subject on screen begins, “People are beautiful here … they […]

Bertrand Lavier

Bertrand Lavier Works from his exhibition at The Centre Pompidou. “Bertrand Lavier has built a work which, according to various “sites” opened but never closed, invites his audience to free itself from its certainties. Playing with the categories, codes, genres and materials, art Lavier manifest an inclination for addition, crossing, hybridisation transposition. The retrospective presented […]

François Morellet

François Morellet Work from his oeuvre. “…For Morellet, a work of art refers only to itself. His titles are generally sophisticated, show some word play, and describe the “constraints” or “rules” that he used to create them. Like other contemporary artists who use constraints and chance (or the aleatory) in their works (John Cage in […]

Lili Reynaud-Dewar

Lili Reynaud-Dewar Work from her oeuvre. “Though based on historical research, Reynaud Dewar’s works often evoke the feeling that one has landed on a riotous new planet where time and space are anything but linear. Fittingly, the centrepiece of ‘Interpretation’ evoked a Suprematist-shaded spaceship (Interpretation Structure, 2010). Against the wooden structure’s mirrored interior, a video […]

Nøne Futbol Club

Nøne Futbol Club Work from From Outer Space. “In our networked society, images are no longer only visual surfaces that represent a reality. The image being digital, exists of data and is described by metadata. The digital networked image is a data repository but what does it look like? Can its data be involved in […]

Samuel François

Samuel François Work from his “OPEN 4 BUSINESS” at Alice Gallery, Brussels. “Three words in red neon behind the gate of a night shop, OPEN 4 BUSINESS … for his second exhibition at Alice,  Samuel François  explores new suburban landscape. Leaving the metal door interface between the outside and inside, recurring motif in his latest exhibition, he […]

Hugo Scibetta

Hugo Scibetta Work from his oeuvre. “I build my work between the object’s plasticity and the dematerialization of information.This results in installations where the object (s) used in their elaboration stays visible and is part of the final work. The virtual and how it can exist in a physical space is at the center of […]

Marie Quéau

Marie Quéau Work from Gojira. “Gojira is a portrait of the island of Izu Oshima, home of Godzilla, a préhistoric lizard born out of the two atomic bombs that were dropped on Japan in 1945.My work adopts the same attitude as the monster, a fictional creation based on history. This work revolves around symbolism and […]