Known & Unknown, a three-day art exhibition in Lausanne is a must.
Does a good painting encourage and challenge our thinking, increase our curiosity and stimulate our emotions? If you’re like me and buy art to awaken your senses, explore, and satisfy the love of form and beauty, then Known & Unknown, a three-day art exhibition taking place at Lausanne from October 1 to 3, 2021, Do not miss.
Vaud art: the restart
Even the best painters and sculptors have experienced a slowdown during COVID. Galleries have been closed and buying paintings online is generally seen as riskier and less rewarding by buyers. The result is a plentiful supply of creative works by talented artists, both known and unknown.
Known & Unknown presents for the first time since early 2020 the work of four painters from the region. Very different in style, medium, format and price, the four have creative talent and technical prowess galore. The show takes place from October 1 to 3 at Maison St Andrew, 26 Avenue Rumine, 1005 Lausanne. Click here for exhibition details). The exhibiting artists are:
Mixt Villars, a widely published and internationally exhibited artist with a large body of work to his credit. His quirky mix of realism and the improbable, as well as his very detailed style seduce and entertain. He will exhibit more than 40 works.
Drawing is my favorite means of communication. It allows me to express my concerns about the state of the planet, of nature…; express my pessimism, my fantasies and my humor in unusual drawings, “impossible images”. Mixed Villars.
Lausanne-based Nicole Bovard studied at the Ecole des Beaux-arts in Lausanne. She is a popular artist with a diverse body of portraits, still lifes and landscapes behind her. It has an impressive track record of exhibitions in the region and in Paris.
“To paint is to find, discover, safeguard your own way of being in the world. It’s a little music that sometimes happens to be shared. Nicole Bovard.
Annette Pasquier, based in Lausanne, is a well-known painter, teacher, illustrator and interior designer who has exhibited locally for the past decade. His vibrant and beautifully executed large-format paintings immediately grab the viewer’s attention by conveying an irresistible sense of space.
“My work is characterized by a search for harmony and a play between materials, structures and colors. I like to share, through my work, the power of color, light and form. Art is my way of expressing, illustrating and transmitting the beauty of life. Annette Pasquier.
Portuguese artist Hélia Aluai graduated in Fine Arts – sculpture, in Porto. She teaches illustration and works in Lausanne. She frequently exhibits locally. His paintings, mostly in black and white, have intense dreamlike and melancholic qualities. Hélia mixes fantasy and nostalgia to produce an intriguing and absorbing sense of surrealism.
“I am fascinated by old fabrics, old dolls, ‘grandmother’s’ porcelain. My work is inspired by the world of childhood, puppet theater, Portuguese folklore, surrealism, dreams, wild nature, illustrations and old prints. Helia Aluai.
Known & Unknown is organized by Jeremy McTeague. Entry is free and, in accordance with current regulations, a Covid certificate is required.
The exhibition takes place from October 1 to 3, 2021 at the house of Saint-André, 26 avenue Rumine, 1005 Lausanne. Click here for exhibition details.
Friday October 1st 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday October 2 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday October 3 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
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