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850,00 €

Aballéa

Château Frontenac

2018

Ultrachrome ink print on fine art paper bright white 310g 

Ed 5 + 1EA + 1 HC

60 x 40 cm 


Martine Aballéa was born in New York in 1950, and she lives and works in Paris. 

Her work deals with decorative and natural imagery: these images inhabit her photographs, which are enhanced with colorful punctuation, thus giving birth to a dreamlike, bitter-sweet surreality. One must be attentive to the slightest detail in her work: pretty images or insignificant visions are rarely what they claim. 

She is well-known for her recolored prints, where images and texts intertwine to create stories. Her pasted shows have included:  The house below Narcissio (Nice, 2016),  The house without n , Crac Occitanie (2012) or  the Passenger Hotel , ARC, Museum of Modern Art of the City of Paris (1999) ), the artist sets up a form of decoration where fiction is created.

She is represented by the Art Concept gallery in Paris.

 

These photographs complete the series  "The Museum of Loves",  a fictional story composed like a soap opera that uses photographs to tell the story of Odile and Marcel through the mazes of a literary salon in a museum. They occupy a space-time parallel to the story, before, during or after each episode. Martine Aballéa manages to deepen the plot while at rthe same time thickening the mystery.

 

The photograph can be framed by us. Please contact elsa@editions-dilecta.com  for more information (visual, price and deadline).