Posts filed under: Artists

  Françoise Trin ( born 1954) Françoise models the human form as a mass, embracing materiality and solidity, always with sensuality in handling. One might reference Brancusi for simplicity of form and Maillol for technique. Following a five-year period living...
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It is with great sadness that we announce that Jacques died peacefully at home in the Vendee after a long illness. He will be greatly misses. A true renaissance man Jacques will live on through his wonderful paintings   Dominioni’s...
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  Henry-Pierre Troussicot “Inspiration is the excuse of the lazy,” said Georges Sand. Let’s be clear: in a signed painting there is 90 per cent craftmanship and 10 per cent creation. Troussicot paints what he has learned to see with rigour,...
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Click to enlarge Bendel Hydes (born 1952) “My work is concerned primarily with the sensory world of sight, sound and touch, and in the visual metaphors thereby produced to cerebrally enhance physical and conceptual possibilities,” writes Hydes. “Mostly through painting,...
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Click to enlarge Daniel Goudier works primarily in composite resins. His paravent series is directly inspired by the fishing boats by the quay on which his studio is situated. Interestingly, he describes these sculptures as “punctuations”. Goudier’s work is quasi-mystical, quasi-archeological....
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  Jean-Claude Mathieu (born 1951) I recently spent time with Mathieu at his studio in France discussing his démarche , his point of departure, his ideas on figuration and his influences. Mathieu told me he believes, “La beauté n’existe pas....
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