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The Nymphalids
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Paul-Armand Gette Les Nymphalides
published in 2004
bilingual edition (English / French)
15 x 10 cm (softcover)
144 pages (60 color ill.)
€15.00
ISBN: 978-2-906496-43-9
EAN: 9782906496439
in stock
 
Artist's book.
“…I'm a lover of images, too, the proof being on view at the galerie du jour agnès b, and in my collection of contemporary art. So what a Godsend - what sheer bliss - to be able to reveal Paul-Armand's world here, complete with commentaries!
For once we find an artist speaking of his model(s) with respect and tenderness, admiringly linking the eternal feminine to a past inhabited, for him, only by goddesses. Nor are these images dated: thirty years old, some of theme, and they could have been made yesterday. And then there are Paul-Armand's performances, those joyous moments when the artist is teased by his model. Paul-Armand plays on the elasticity of time, speaking always of youth - and always youthfully.”
agnès b.
Published on the occasion of the eponymous exhibition at Galerie du jour – agnès b. in 2004.
Born 1927 in Lyon, Paul-Armand Gette lives and works in Paris.