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Catherine Théry, Voyage astral - Hommage à Magritte

Catherine Théry Voyage astral - Hommage à Magritte, 2016

View in a room Photography 47.2 x 31.5 x 2 inch 3 remaining copies


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Catherine Théry, Voyage astral - Hommage à Magritte
  • Offered by the gallery

    Professional art gallery
    Paris - France

  • Authenticity

    Work sold with an invoice from the gallery
    and a certificate of authenticity

  • Signature

    Signed artwork

  • Medium

    Photography : fine art print

  • Themes

    Nude, Fantastic

  • Support

    Photography on Diasec and Dibond

  • Type

    Numbered and limited to 3 copies

  • Dimensions cm | inch

    47.2 x 31.5 x 2 inch

  • Framing

    Not framed

  • Collector’s Guide

  • About the artwork

    Les décors et la mise en scène sont confectionnés par l'artiste, comme une maquette. Les vêtements des “femmes-poupées” sont peints à même leurs corps afin que rien ne fasse écran à leurs mensurations légendaires. Les accessoires miniatures sont choisis avec soin. Les décors et les mises en scène qui recréent l’ambiance des tableaux, avec de temps à autre quelques libertés quant aux détails, sont photographiés et ensuite travaillés grâce aux nouvelles techniques numériques.

    Le Tirage Fine Art permet grâce eu Diasec sur Dibond, un rendu extrêmement fin et lumineux.
    Toutes les oeuvres on un cadre métallique au dos, pour un accroche parfait.

    Plusieurs influences traversent l’oeuvre de l’artiste. Certaines de photographes qu’elle a connus et avec lesquels elle a travaillé dans sa première vie de directrice artistique, Guy Bourdin, Bettina Rheims, Steve Hiett, et d’autres dont elle apprécie le travail. David Lachapelle pour son outrance, Pierre & Gilles pour leur audace et leurs photos repeintes, mais aussi la plasticienne Nicky de Saint Phalle pour sa liberté d’expression et sa radicalité, sans oublier les grands maîtres de la peinture dont les regards, le talent et les imaginaires, inspirèrent l'artiste.

    Artwork sold in perfect condition


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Catherine Théry


Catherine Théry

Catherine Théry is a French painter, photographer and visual artist. She studied at the School of Decorative Arts of Nice, and then started a career as artistic director. This experience made her have daily contact with professionals from the world of the image, which enriched her visual culture. It was then obvious for her to turned to photography.

Her collections have something in common, the taste of the artist for strong concepts, light and colors. Her most recent works, depict barbie dolls, which have particularly mark the critic. Thanks to her dolls, the artist revisits the history of art, and with it the place of woman in society, in history.
The clothes of these "women-dolls" are painted on their bodies so that Nothing can shield their legendary measurements. The decor and the portraying create the mood of a painting, with occasional liberties in the details, they are photographed and then treated with new digital techniques.

Catherine Théry has made out of the barbie doll a strong, intelligent woman, who sometimes borrows the masculine codes, but it asserts her feminity, in total freedom. The artist wanted to transmit a message and to give it to this caricature of woman which is often mocked and regularly offered to legions of little girls.
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Catherine Théry, Voyage astral - Hommage à Magritte
Catherine Théry, Voyage astral - Hommage à Magritte Catherine Théry, Voyage astral - Hommage à Magritte