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Nathalie Fontenoy
French Artist " Dragon Savant" Wise Dragon, Acrylic Painting on Canvas

2004

$6,829.93

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Symbolizing the Chinese wise dragon, known as Lung or Long, with many things as the Greatness, blessing, power, excellence, perseverance, heroism, boldness, divinity, nobility, optimism, energy, intelligence, etc. Taking on the majestic form and colorful paintings, every detail symbolizes the power of the auspicious mythical creature and the cosmic sheng chi it releases with every breath. Through his work the artist exploits this formidable dragon power Nathalie Fontenoy is a french artist working and living in Paris. Her work has been shown in many personal and collective exhibitions in France and abroad. She comes from a family of artists. Her grand mother Lizica Codréano choregrapher dancer of Romanian origin, arrives in Paris with her sister Iréne Codréano, sculptor. Very quickly they are at the heart of the Parisian artistic avant-garde, with a close friends of Brancusi and Iréne will be assistant of the sculptor and Lizica gives performances at the ege of the performance in Constantin Brancusi's studio, especially on Erik Satie's Gymnopedies with great costumes as Sonia Delaunay decor and fabric. Nathalie works on several series with different techniques, acrylic on canvas, paper collage, and inks on paper, weaving of photo papers… Nathalie Fontenoy, Artist and Designer , Master in Fine Arts and Semiology (Iconography), University of Paris – Sorbonne, build her renowned through her transversal approach to creation : Graphic design for Habitat (textile, carpet), Toulemonde Bochard, Elvé, Roche-Bobois, Delse, Swatch, Dupont, Galeries Lafayette and more... She also made a “revisited” furniture collection, winning the VIA label, which was presented in many exhibitions. Her visual art teaching activities stress the dialogue between architecture and urban landscape. She has developed a course on color for students in architecture at the Ecole Spéciale d’Architecture (ESA) in Paris. She also taught at EPSAA (a Paris architecture school) and EFAP image- Nathalie Fontenoy also participate at the conception and realization of cultural projects at the “Domaine de Chamarante” and the interactive exhibition “Inventer 89” with the Claude Mollard abcd agency and has recently conceived three installation projects: - “Résonance Quantique” which confronts three Brancusi artworks with present astrophysics knowledge, with the active participation of Daniel Kunth, astrophysicist. - “Singulier portrait ou la tentation iconique” which brings into play our basic relation to images in relation with theology. - “Experience immediate des sens” based on Edgar Morin work - Scenography for international Dance Companies (Angelin Preljocaj, Karine Saporta), prizewinner for best scenography for “inventer 89” contest organized by the French ministry of Culture.

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