Paintings ! Marie Zolamian

Marie Zolamian 
Falot, 2019 
Huile sur toile sur panneau, 32,5 x 26,5 cm
Marie Zolamian 
Thérianthropie, 2021
Huile sur toile, 70 x 50 cm
Marie Zolamian
Rubis sur ongle, 2022
Huile sur toile sur panneau, 61,5x 41,5 cm
Marie Zolamian 
Prosodie, 2021 
Huile sur toile sur panneau, 29 x 39 cm
Marie Zolamian
Pousser de la fonte, 2021
Huile sur toile, 80  x 60 cm

Marie Zolamian. With a soft fragility, her works feature prominently small formats. Small canvases that the artist sees herself as so many fragments that could be assembled. Very instinctive, the painter shares her artistic will to get out of the border, getting rid of the frame or forcing it to unusual shapes. On the canvas, a slow and patient work rooted in the history of art: Marie Zolamian draws her inspiration from Persian and Oriental miniatures, from the Flemish Primitives, but also from emblematic personalities such as Puvis de Chavannes, Matisse, Balthus, Le Douanier Rousseau, Cézanne… Her pieces multiply the references. Sometimes we find the symbolist delicacy of the Pre-Raphaelites, sometimes the power of contrasts, vivacious and sharp, dear to the Fauves. A very open approach which borrows as much from Eastern as from Western history, in which the artist collects and recomposes according to the sense of the moment. (Gwenaelle Gribaumont)

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