The association Quatre Couleurs, whose mission is to defend the creation made in France, while instilling audacious transversalities between the crafts, has brought together its artists in the Basfroi workshop, from 30 November to 1 December 2019, in the 11th arrondissement of Paris, around an event entitled the "Black and White Parade".
On this occasion was present : Gwendoline Finaz de Villaine, Jeremy Kapone, Marlène Delcambre, Anna Marchlewska, Marine Coutelas, Thomas Drischel from Maison Robert Kerr, Emeric Thibierge, Luc Kieffer, Elizabeth Schmitt from Maison Vaincourt, Youmna Megarbane from Maison Youm Paris, Alexandra Baaske from Maison Galluchat, Delphine Brabant, Gratianne Bascans, Sophie Gregoire from Maison Agnelle, Pierre-Christian Tramier from Champagne Arlaux, Gwenaëlle Chassin De Kergommeaux from GCDK Design, Sophie Engster and Franck le Franc from Maison Chamberlan, Éléonore de Staël, Jérôme Cordié from Aithesis, Fabrice Ausset.
Behind the Bastille, this two-colour, graphic exhibition was held in an exceptional setting, a giant boat-like workshop designed by Mallet-Stevens. Resin, haute-couture, leather goods, drawing, photography, the event resounded like an ultra-joyous ode to painting, fashion and French craftsmanship, revealing real talent, in tune with the times.
The Quatre Couleurs association, has the mission to defend local craftsmanship, while infusing cross-functionalities between the different arts brought together its artists at the Basfroi workshop, from November 30 to December 1, 2019, in the 11th arrondissement of Paris, for the event "Black And White Parade".
Behind the Bastille, this two-color and graphic exhibition was held in an exceptional place, a giant boat-like workshop designed by Mallet-Stevens. Resin, haute-couture, leather goods, drawing, photography, the event resonated like an ultra-joyful ode devoted to painting, fashion and French craftsmanship.
It revealed real talents, in tune with their time. Helped by the artist-painter Gwendoline Finaz de Villaine, the 4 colors association proposed a playful arty journey, in this old sawmill that looks like a New York loft, where we find the ultra-talented portrait painter Jérémy Kapone, the paper master Thibierge, jeweler Luc Kieffer, Maison Vaincourt ...
A Christmas market unlike any other, where trees are works of art made by artists, and where you can afford shagreen, a magic painting, Japanese papers, a tailor-made perfume ... The object must have a soul and be born from the meeting of the concept, the material and the hand of man. When you have the know-how, make it known takes time. But the true artist is the one who possesses this ingenious art of painting the word and speaking to the eyes. By the lines and figures drawn, it gives colour and body to our thoughts.
Handywoman, jack-of-all-trades women are at the helm, in this unique place, and reiterate their passion for the period of the 1920s, which saw the birth of the fruitful friendships that united Chanel, Cocteau, Picasso, Satie and Diaghilev. Like what, black and white has never been so chic and inspiring, and remains resolutely a game of checkers.