For more than 10 years, the French visual artist Ludovic Sauvage (born in 1985) has created immersive installations, manipulates images produced by others and draws his inspirations from a postmodern collective memory. While he was working on the preparation of his second solo exhibition at the Valeria Cetraro gallery, we met him in his Parisian workshop to talk about creation, installation and perception.
After two months punctuated by virtual visits to exhibitions, many art galleries have reopened, and have since offered us the opportunity to improve our knowledge of contemporary art through very real clashes. Focus on five exhibitions organized by galleries to see in Paris at the moment.
He loved to pack his world. The artist of Bulgarian origin Christo died on Sunday May 31, at the age of 84 years. Inventor of the “interlining of space”, the artist was notably known for his monumental achievements consisting of packaging the greatest works of this world, from the Pont-neuf Parisien to the Reichstag in Berlin. Back on the work and the life of a great child of art.
Initially a designer, the Parisian artist Hadrien Durand-Baïssas (born in 1992) today prefers multidisciplinarity and builds a multifaceted work, ranging from drawing to music, including installation. We discussed with him his career, his artistic practice and his reflections.
Originally from Valencia (Spain), the duo of photographers in the city as in life immortalizes the urban landscape through playful and imaginative shots. Taking turns in front of some of the most iconic buildings in the city, the two artists exhibit their creativity daily on Instagram. Light and graphic, their work constitutes a most pleasant getaway.
Created in 2007 by Audi France, the support program for the young creation Audi talents rewards each year several emerging artists. After a virtual deliberation, the independent multidisciplinary jury announced the winners of the 2020 edition. We will reveal the three selected projects, which will soon be exhibited at the Palais de Tokyo.
After obtaining her DNSEP at the École Nationale Supérieure d'Art in Dijon (2012), the artist Alexia Chevrollier studied philosophy at the University of Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint-Denis (2014-16), then aesthetics at Paris-Sorbonne University (2016-18). Alexia Chevrollier has since mixed artistic practice and theoretical reflections. Meeting with a young plastic artist who "stages" the materials.
A graduate of Fine Arts in Paris in 2009, the Franco-Danish artist Eva Nielsen creates enigmatic protean works. With her painted canvases, sometimes printed or screen-printed, she shakes up the codes of painting, mixes mediums and appeals to the viewer's imagination. Meet an inspired and inspiring painter.
On March 12, the Mexican artist Carmen Marisca installed her work “Chez Nous” at the Place du Palais-Royal in Paris (1st arrondissement). How could she predict that, five days later, the whole of France would also be condemned to stay "at home"? A look back at a premonitory work whose meaning has evolved over time.