Olivier Catté exhibition / 24.03.2011 - 07.05.2011
Back from New York, French artist Olivier Catté reveals his NYCartON series at Galerie Lazarew.
Since 1999, New York has provided Olivier Catté with an endless inspiration for his artwork. It is also there, in 2008, that he first used his favorite media: packaging cardboard.
He salvages old cardboards with their asperities and cover them with painting. Then it lacerates, tears off layers and plays with the undulated stratum. His construction/deconstruction gestures oscillates between control and randomness and give birth to Manhattan Scyscrapers. Manhattan..