Bernard Buffet — A Revelation

VERSION FRANCAISE « We must not confuse painting and politeness… » Bernard Buffet A retrospective of Bernard Buffet, if you dare! He is an artist who has been forgotten in art history…yet entering the Musée d’art Moderne de la ville de Paris today, his work appears to me as evidence of his creative existence. Bernard Buffet has…

Alain Séchas

French version (click here) Who are you really, Alain Séchas? This is the question I asked myself en route to your studio that morning. With your characters from who-knows-where, your absurd stories, your cats and other bizarre animals, abstractions, sculpture constructions that you call “drawings in the round”… A few days earlier, during a visit…

Martine Martine

  VERSION FRANCAISE (click here) Sometimes fate does things very well, and this time it has allowed me to meet Martine Martine, a brilliant artist. I found myself at the Centre Pompidou when a charming lady heard me talking about Balzac. She proposed to me to go visit Martine Martine’s exposition in the Nicolas Deman…

« For the future, I’m betting on Poliakoff »

French version (click here) The name Sergey Poliakoff, for me, evokes a family with strong ties to art that have lasted many generations. Alexis, Polyakoff’s artist son, has created characters such as Pixi; the grandchild Marie-Victoire, a gallerist who thought all men were painters; and today the young Sasha, a student at the Ecole Nationale…