Martial Raysse’ oeuvre spans more than 60 years in numerous mediums including ready- mades, sculptures, cinema, drawing and painting. After reaching fame as the foremost pop artist in France, and the first one to incorporate neons in his painted works, Raysse has now returned to a more conventional approach to painting. In his recent works, he deftly combines compositions partially derived from those of old masters with contemporary subjects. Numerous elements are nimbly fused to create scenes that become almost mythical: oneiric landscapes are home to purple-skinned humans taking part in… more
Jean-Pierre Cassigneul is best known for his striking compositions of fashionable women in floral hats. Using vibrant color and smoky contour, his paintings evoke both the avant-garde graphic sensibilities of Les Nabis, particularly Pierre Bonnard and Edouard Vuillard, as well as the radical color palette and sensuous portraiture of Kees van Dongen.
Cassigneul was born in 1935 in Paris. He had his first solo exhibition at the age of 17 at Galerie Lucy Krohg. Cassigneul studied at l’École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris and was later instructed by the French painter… more
Andrew Litten is a Cornwall-based English artist born in 1970 in Aylesbury, UK. His paintings have been exhibited in the United Kingdom, including the Tate Modern in London, China, USA, Germany, Australia, Mexico, Poland and Italy.
Litten attended Amersham College of Art (now Amersham & Wycombe College) in his teens and later began higher art education but found it claustrophobic and restricting.
He moved to Cornwall in 2001 and chose to begin exhibiting. Early success came in 2003 when his work was included in an exhibition titled ‘Nudes’ in New York City, (along with… more