Erik Desmazières is considerd one of the greatest contemporary printmakers, and has had 7 museum retrospectives in Europe, Canada and the United States during the past few years. In 2009 he was elected to the Académie des Beaux-Arts de l’Institut de France.Erik Desmazières has long been inspired by libraries, be they real or imaginary. Also attracted by architecture, the artist could only be fascinated by the National Library, expanded and renovated by Henri Labrouste under the second Empire. Inspired by the iron and glass architecture, he faithfully recreates the proportions of the majestic room while also conveying the atmosphere of a cozy place, full of silent readers.
GEORGE SHIRAS – IN THE HEART OF THE DARK NIGHTA keen observer of the animal world and a pioneer of wildlife photography, (more…)
Charles Rennie MackintoshCharles Rennie Mackintosh (7 June 1868 – 10 December 1928) was a Scottish architect, designer, water colourist and artist. His artistic approach had much in common with European Symbolism. His work, ...
Walter Russell – SolarWalter Bowman Russell (May 19, 1871 – May 19, 1963) was an American polymath known for his achievements as a painter, sculptor, (more…)