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September 17, 2019

Laura Staugaitis

French painter Eric Roux-Fontaine (previously) creates dreamy scenes that meld wild, light-dappled environments with lavish interior components like armchairs, chandeliers, canopy beds, and Gothic windows. In some performs, animals wander via the painting, the sole subjects in the landscapes. The artist shares with Colossal that he considers his paintings “custodians of silence, initiating a poetic protocol.” Roux-Fontaine draws inspiration from his travel memories in locations as far-flung as Central America and India. “Although these paintings reveal an absence,” the artist explains, “this is to allow guests to slip via reality additional properly so that they as well merge into locations imbued with collective memories.”

Roux-Fontaine is represented by many galleries in the U.S. and France, which includes Boston’s M Fine Arts exactly where his solo show opens in October, 2019 Waltman Ortega Fine Art in Miami, with whom he’ll be sharing operate through the Miami Art Fair in December and Hugo Galerie in New York, which will mount a solo show in May possibly, 2020.  See additional of the artist’s current paintings on his web-site and Instagram.


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