CONTEMPLATIONS17 February 2022 at Musée Guimet / 25 March 2022 at PHILOMUSES Since 2 years I have been working with an extraordinary pianist, Ismaël Margain, with whom we spent whole days in artist residency during confinement, simply for the pleasure of creating together, one drawing inspiration from the art of the other. He is one
There’s a 20 paintings for 2020 project on now ( instagram #20_for_2020). In 2019 I happened to finish 19 paintings which is my best yearly score so far and I’ve decided to reach number of 20 by the end of 2020 for a star of a new decade. A whole programma had to be arranged
I do focus on vegetal world for couple of months already. This is nothing new for me as I’ve been finding inspiration in plants for years. For this time things seem to bring me hapiness since I’ve returned to what I’ve done before exploring the possibilities of liquid paint technique. These days the flat surfaces
The most intimate garden spaces are flower pots and vases – isn’t it? Therefore I’ve came to a decision to paint those I possess. The first attempt to paint a canvas which has for object plants growing in the bathroom of my Parisian appartment dates back to 2010. Here are some of the pots the
The « GARDENS » and « MY POTS » series were displayed in Japan: « The Inner Gardens » in Setouchi City Museum of Art – Okayama with the opening on Tuesday – 3 March 2020. For the first time, the « Garden » series got together for a show. « My pots » exhibition took place at Mitsu-ba in Osaka ( Minamimachimori / Umeda)
The “MY POTS” series includes 17 small and medium formats. 14 are to be presented at the Daniel Hanemian Gallery in Paris. The exhibits in this solo show echoe the great classic-modern French movements from the Nabis to the Fauves, as well as the Central European avant-garde with characters like Klimt, Moser, Kirchner or Macke.
June 2015 and 2016. I got to Weligama on the southern coast of Sri Lanka, with a delivery of paintings the owner Anna Egorkina asked me for. Some of my paintings and prints were previously acquired by owner of Eraeliya Villas and Gardens and I was delighted when she asked me for more painting to