Painting today. Round table with the painters Jean-Luc Blanc, Nicolas Chardon, Myriam Haddad, Louise Sartor and the curator Cristiano Raimondi.
Nicolas Chardon is a French painter who graduated from the Beaux-Arts de Paris in 1997. He was a resident at the Villa Medici, French Academy in Rome in 2008 - 2009. He is co-founder of the alternative school BABA and of the publishing house CONNOISSEURS. He teaches painting at the HEAD in Geneva since 2020.
In 2018 the Kunsthalle Bremerhaven offered him his first institutional monograph in Germany. In 2020 he was awarded the Cercle des amis de l'Espace de l'Art Concret in Mouans-Sartoux. In the spring of 2022, he is the subject of an important exhibition in duo with Karina Bisch, at the MAC VAL in Vitry-sur-Seine.
Born in 1991 in Damascus, Syria, Miryam Haddad has lived and worked in Paris since 2012.
In 2021 her solo exhibition at the Frac Auvergne, Clermont Ferrand led to the publication of her first monograph. *
In 2019 the artist won the Jean François Prat prize. At the same time a solo exhibition was devoted to him at the Collection Lambert in Avignon. That same year Miryam was selected to create the official poster of the 73rd Festival of Avignon. Her work has been included in several group exhibitions, notably in Toulouse, Leipzig, Tokyo and Paris (Fondation Bredin Prat and Fondation Cartier).
She is exhibited in We paint! at the Beaux-Arts de Paris, from March 24 to April 24, 2022.
* Miryam Haddad, Texts by Didier Semin and Jean-Charles Vergne, FRAC Auvergne editions
Louise Sartor is a painter born in Paris in 1988. She graduated from ENSAD in 2012 and from the Beaux-Arts de Paris in 2015. She exhibited in 2017 and 2022 at the Crèvecoeur Gallery (Paris), in 2018 at the Belami Gallery (Los Angeles), and in 2020 at the Consortium (Dijon). She has also participated in numerous group exhibitions in France and abroad (United States, Korea, China, United Kingdom...). She was a resident at the Villa Medici in Rome in 2019-2020, she currently lives and works in Treignac in Corrèze.
Jean-Luc Blanc was born in 1965 in Nice. He lives and works in Paris. The artist presented in 2019 a set of several large paintings and drawings in the exhibition Future, Old, Fugitive at the Palais de Tokyo.
In 2018, he presented his work in the exhibition Divided We Stand for the Busan Biennale in South Korea and in 2009 the CAPC in Bordeaux gave him carte blanche for its Rock Opera. He has participated in group exhibitions at the Centre Pompidou, the FRAC Nouvelle-Aquitaine MÉCA, the Grand Palais and Rotterdam.
His work can be found in numerous public collections including: MAC VAL; MAMCO, Geneva; Fonds National d'Art Contemporain, Paris and several FRAC in France.
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Photo credits: Yannick Labrousse, Rights reserved, Claire Dorn, Naoki Sutter Shudo, courtesy galerie Crèvecoeur, Andréa Rossetti