A biographical essay which explores the origins and influences of Charlemagne Palestine
, as well as themes related to his life and artistic practice—spirituality, music, performance, avant-gardism—together with an acute analysis of his main works. The study is followed by an interview with the artist, which provides a clever balance between personal anecdotes and reflection.
Marie Canet is an independent curator, art historian and professor of aesthetics at the
École des beaux-arts de Lyon.