Born in 1948 - France
What is striking in Gérard Escougnou’s work, is the energy of the forms and contrasts given by the alchemy of materials. He transforms ink chemically, using various substances to obtain a tarlike effect, full of vibrations.
The recent addition of white, like a zone of silence, invites us to listen to the chaotic music of the stirred colors. We are seized by the symphony of the curves. The perilous exercise of man’s interior landscape, nourished by very personal creative impulses, gives rise to a legitimate and intimate reflection on strength and fragility.
Gérard Escougnou was a laureate of the Fondation Colas in 2011.
Select Art Fair, New York, Mai 2015
Salon d’automne, Paris, Octobre 2014
Art 3G, Bordeaux, Septembre 2014
Grand Salon d’art abordable, Paris, Septembre 2014
Lille Art Fair, Avril 2011
Art en Capital, Grand Palais, Septembre 2008
Les grands maitres de demain, Carrousel du Louvre, Septembre 2009
Art en Capital, Grand Palais, Novembre 2009
Grand Marché d’Art contemporain Bastille, Avril 2010
Affordable Art Fair, Halle Freyssinet, Mai 2010
Digital Packaging, Sèvres, Juin 2010
Quai Ouest, St Cloud, Juillet – Août 2010
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