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Catherine S. Wolff

Catherine S. Wolff

France • Born in: 1969

Painters

French artists

We can prefer to forget how much art will disturb us. 

For Catherine S. Wolff, the question does not arise. Her painting is neither to disturb nor to reassure. It is a breathing, a mode of existence that allows her not to be disturbed, precisely. 

She paints harshly, as she breathes: nothing more harsh than her forms and her themes. 

Yet, approach this woman, what dominates is her laughter, "enaurme". 

No apparent anguish or pathetic refrains. In real life, she lives and goes, light. 

Not her paintings, which exhibit what could not be otherwise, permanently. Painting, this work in depth, will here stir up the unspoken face, and make a raw and naked material emerge, not dressed, not made up. The naked sex and the fear.

From what his brush seizes, one can fear the worst; but it is never without a purpose nor a foreword. It is that a particular fact, marking, engaged this setting in scene, putting to death, love. 

Some lover, some injustice will have struck her? Catherine S. Wolff immediately settles their account, as in a duel. Duel? No, she is all of a piece, whereas those she strikes down are twisted. You'd be surprised that her paintings look bad after that! However intimate they may be to her, they and she are not confused: her painting is another, more wicked, more accountable of reality. 

A link exists in common however, the humor. Humor in front of love, humor against love. Laughing allows him to approach this sex that we cannot see without it spitting in our face, biting, staring at us. Our sense of good taste will be unleashed; but the painting, here, has preceded it. And assumed.

Omnipresent, the sex of this art, is it hate or love? It is above all an economy of means aiming at the essential: the nudity. This nudity which, smaller ground of agreement, will catch the true. A work more naked than this one, do you know any? Suspension of the time and the sexes. Is the relationship between men and women put in suffering? Who is afraid of it?

"Who is afraid of Catherine S. Wolff?"

Frédéric Amblard

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We can prefer to forget how much art will disturb us. 

For Catherine S. Wolff, the question does not arise. Her painting is neither to disturb nor to reassure. It is a breathing, a mode of existence that allows her not to be disturbed, precisely. 

She paints harshly, as she breathes: nothing more harsh than her forms and her themes. 

Yet, approach this woman, what dominates is her laughter, "enaurme". 

No apparent anguish or pathetic refrains. In real life, she lives and goes, light. 

Not her paintings, which exhibit what could not be otherwise, permanently. Painting, this work in depth, will here stir up the unspoken face, and make a raw and naked material emerge, not dressed, not made up. The naked sex and the fear.

From what his brush seizes, one can fear the worst; but it is never without a purpose nor a foreword. It is that a particular fact, marking, engaged this setting in scene, putting to death, love. 

Some lover, some injustice will have struck her? Catherine S. Wolff immediately settles their account, as in a duel. Duel? No, she is all of a piece, whereas those she strikes down are twisted. You'd be surprised that her paintings look bad after that! However intimate they may be to her, they and she are not confused: her painting is another, more wicked, more accountable of reality. 

A link exists in common however, the humor. Humor in front of love, humor against love. Laughing allows him to approach this sex that we cannot see without it spitting in our face, biting, staring at us. Our sense of good taste will be unleashed; but the painting, here, has preceded it. And assumed.

Omnipresent, the sex of this art, is it hate or love? It is above all an economy of means aiming at the essential: the nudity. This nudity which, smaller ground of agreement, will catch the true. A work more naked than this one, do you know any? Suspension of the time and the sexes. Is the relationship between men and women put in suffering? Who is afraid of it?

"Who is afraid of Catherine S. Wolff?"

Frédéric Amblard

When was Catherine S. Wolff born?

The year of birth of the artist is: 1969