John Ashbery, one of the most renowned American poets — winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Award — died early Sunday (September 3rd, 2017) at the age of 90. Francophile and art critic for the Paris Herald Tribune, ARTnews, New York et Newsweek, he held Georges Mathieu’s work in high esteem: The […]
The canvas entitled Ahinoam the Jezreelitess and Abigail the Carmelitess was put on the auction block on June 2, 2015 at Sotheby’s in Paris, so let’s take a moment to consider Georges Mathieu’s 1962 travels to Israel with the help of the detailed catalogue notes. In March, 1962, during what we call his mystical period, […]
Georges Mathieu was born on January 27, 1921, in Boulogne-sur-Mer, France, of Mr. Adolphe Mathieu d’Escaudœuvres and Mrs. Madeleine Dupré d’Ausque. He would have been 94 years old this year.
Light Painting is a technique designed to capture light traces in a photograph. Georges Mathieu used Light Painting as soon as in 1957, during his famous trip to Japan, to illustrate the cover of a Japanese magazine.