- From 4 May to 30 June
From May 4 to June 30: AIX-EN-OTHE – “Symbolic journey” exhibition by Isabelle Blanchon, at the Tourist Information Office in Aix-en-Othe. Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday 10 am-12.30pm / 3 pm-5.30pm (closed Thursday afternoon). “All my senses are present, the smell of pencils, their noise on the paper and these colored spirals which wind up then end up falling from the pencil sharpener … I was 6 years old, it was my first not artistic, in 1975. ”Isabelle Blanchon has not stopped drawing and creating since then, finally focusing on the applied arts in“ textile art and printing ”. Fascinated by archeology, the excavation of a site to bring out the origin of Civilization exalted her. It was in 1988, during a trip to Tunisia, that he met the Orient bathed in this light dear to Delacroix or Matisse. This is the anchor of her artistic work … Like archaeologists, Isabelle extracts, thanks to her brushes, decorative, symbolic or ancient scriptural elements to link them to the present, to reinterpret them and to recreate them. The ethnic colors of various countries are a source of inspiration to imagine shimmering harmonies, subtly mixing warm and cold colors. The geometric rigor of the compositions is softened by the poetry of the arabesques and flowers. With a textile background, acrylic on canvas has become his favorite medium. A true artistic mix, his paintings reveal the richness of ancient and contemporary civilizations. “Art-cheologist, I link the past to the present. »Contact: +33 (0) 3 25 80 81 71 – email@example.com.