Lia de Fontenelle

Born in 1949 - United Kingdom


British painter born in 1949 in Córdoba in Argentina, Lia de Fontenelle, Princess de Broglie Frédéric painted since the age of 4 years, neo-figurative painter and conceptual, she participates in major events of our time since the fall of the Berlin Wall .

She shares one time between London and New York.

Creator with a strong identity his works are included in many private collections.

In 1970 she invented the series of paintings called series "Autographs" signed by STARS.
Visionary, she participated before the opening of Wall BERLIN, reconciliations EAST WEST creating a series of paintings on the game CHESS inspired by Bobby Fischer, Anatoly and Gary KASPAROV KARPOV who co-signed each a work on this theme.

In 1987 the MUMM Champagne asked him to create a work to be printed in the whole world, to the bottles and boxes of Champagne, she created the famous "thrown paint" that toured the world.

It will be several years of MUMM ambassador who hold in the major capitals of exhibits paintings by Lia de Fontenelle. After numerous exhibitions in BUENOS AIRES, RIO DE JANEIRO, MADRID, ROME, LONDON and NEW YORK, Espace CARDIN PARIS A dedicated a retrospective of his Work in 1989.

It reflects the opening of Eastern Europe with his famous painting of Perestroika co-authored by Jean-Michel Jarre who was exposed to the Grand Palais exhibition in Europe of Creators. Its international existence and life in the workshops of PARIS and LONDON HOLLYWOOD (Chateau Marmont) allowed him to exercise his curiosity and creativity in such diverse fields as chess, cooking, geopolitics, golf, soccer, and tennis is passionate about.

In September 1997 in the COMPAQ SENIOR TOUR at RACING CLUB DE FRANCE, Patrick Reynolds Gallery Director The Private Museum and the event organizers have the idea to stage Lia de Fontenelle during the tournament. An exhibition dedicated to him at the heart of which one of his paintings made during the tournament is co-signed by tennis players John Mac-Enroe tournament, Björn Borg, Guillermo Vilas, Pat Cash, Henri Leconte, Yannick Noah, Mansour Bahrami and sold Master auctioned by Tajan for the benefit of the association "Children of earth" created by Yannick Noah and his mother Marie-Claire Noah

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L'Espace CARDIN A PARIS a consacré une rétrospective de son Oeuvre en 1989.


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