Winter 2020 unexpected touch of blue An exhibition that really took place in 2020, in France!? --> From Friday, December 11th to Friday, December 18th, Azul Loeve unveiled a new cyanography at the Hublot d'Ivry... Exhibition to be found on this page. The Hublot continued its programming during the confinement, exhibitions of visual arts visible from a large public square, the Place Voltaire in Ivry sur Seine. The mini-gallery proved to be well adapted to the current cultural restrictions. Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version) New lockdown, second confinorama After the 55 days of the first Confinorama, a second one has just finish on the account Instagram Azul.Loeve It is a creative challenge that I launched myself in mid-March, to publish one image per day, be it a drawing, a photo, a painting, without limiting myself to cyanography. The only constraint, apart from the daily rhythm, is black and white. Sometimes the exercise became a bit overwhelming, but it allowed me to start a continuous [...]
Idle autumn of 2020 at work In this strange year, the rules of the game are changing. Artistic activities are at half-mast, more exhibitions, more public, more training courses, few sales... The cultural sector is damaged, but at least these confinements offer us time, long hours that the health or education sectors envy us. For cyanography, the first confinement was used to renovate the website and Azul Loeve launched into a Confinorama, a daily black and white image... of photos, drawings, visual research or a simple souvenir of the day. New pace, trotting The sports world is also well impacted, impossible to take part in an official marathon... putting on your trainers is always possible, moving forward, and the second confinement is also favourable to digital activities, this new version of the site is in the process of being running-in and will be able to support a shop, payments... one day, next year... Catalogue of works in progress, the cyanographies are proving to be [...]
SUMMER OF 2020 OCEANIC FEELING I like to walk in the woods, on the paths, along the beaches. I like to be part of nature. I like walking alone. It is a therapy. You have to be alone to recharge your batteries.he 19th-20th century Grace KELLY The oceanic feeling arrives in the middle of summer, in the midst of a global crisis, in the middle of designing an art website. It is a double belonging that I sometimes feel, being one with the Universe, an entity that surpasses and encompasses me, the Ocean and at the same time being a precise and measurable entity like a drop of water or the specific phenomenon of a wave. Indian spirituality, via the Vedanta, deals a lot with this subject but the name comes from a letter from Roman ROLLAND to Sigmund FREUD, the writer asked the psychiatrist to look into this spontaneous religious feeling, to be in contact with [...]
17th MARCH - 10th MAY of 2020 CONFINORAMA #1 LIFE IN BLUE, IN BLACK AND WHITE Original post on Instagram Azul Loeve Creation on a daily basis during the 55 days of confinement in spring: from March 17, 2020 I published every day an image made with the means of the edges, painting, photo, drawing. Small staging with trinkets, sketches, sometimes documented legends ... My Confinorama has only one formal proposal, black and white.
SPRING OF 2020 FIND THE SWEETNESS OF AN UNSHAKEABLE PEACE Could Alexandra DAVID-NEEL's words describe the challenge of containment? For those who do not know the explorer mentioned, I recommend her books, fascinating travel stories, adventure novels, essays on Asian cultures and Buddhism. And by the way, here is her wikipedia page: Alexandra_David-Néel I had used his words to talk about this Samurai, sketched after a visit to the Guimet Museum in 2017. Last summer I finished this representation in gala armour and zazen, a form of seated meditation linked to Japanese Buddhism. I liked to invent a warrior who would exercise his mental strength in this way. Since mid-March, I have often sat beside him. The exhibitions planned for spring have been cancelled (notably the European Craft Days in Aubagne), this summer's one is on hold (the two months at the Grouchy gallery in Osny) and my workshops have been postponed... Thanks to those who ordered me, as soon as I [...]