Alessandra Viotti-Gilabert
Listed Artist
Référencé dans le Dictionnaire des Artistes Cotés - Drouot
Cotation certifiée par Christian SORRIANO – DROUOT Paris
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New pictorial series Delicacy
Exhibited in April 2023 at the Nesle gallery in Paris during the AEAF International Academy exhibition
See the Pictorial series Delicacy

Pictorial series

I work in pictorial series, each having a theme. To date I have done eight. These cycles were born from reflections and personal research because I don't want an art reduced to decoration or communication. I want an art that resists to impostures and simulacra. An art that engages viewers.
Technique: Drawing and acrylic paint on 50% Fabriano 300/350gr paper/cotton and on canvas.

Art Critic

Alessandra Viotti has the gift of expressing her emotions and her passions in her works, succeeding to convey her feelings not excessively to the observer.
His almost minimalist style is the sign of a well-calibrated stylistic approach, the result of mastered creative ability, due both to experience and to a rational mental and manual attitude.
Her works conceived with refined lines with few symbols, clearly express the figure she wants to represent. The emotions and passions embodied by the colours, present in each work, are sometimes circumscribed in abstract forms.
Everything is controlled and calibrated in order to convey the concepts behind the forms that this artist is keen to constantly express.

Marina Volpi
Art Historian and Artistic Director of Artexpertise
Florence Italy

« … Alessandra brushes lightly against the essential contours of an expression, of a gaze where a perceptible tear of blood sometimes drops. Isolated, compartmentalized in their respective bubble, each color gravitates in choreography around the essential figurative symbols...»
« …Each creation seems to arise spontaneously both from the delicate precision of the layout and from the intense mastery of the outline. Their symbiosis has only one goal: to magnify emotions in a cerebral quest for authenticity and sublimated beauty, drawn from the magical sources of hearts and souls...»

Excerpt from the article by Jean-Louis Avril for the art magazine "Univers des Arts", N°206 Printemps 2022

Awards and Recognition

October 2022 - Award of Excellence for all of her artwork- La Rochelle (France)
Award of Excellence in Drawing and water painting at the International Exhibition of La Rochelle in October 2022.
October 2022 - Award of Academy Arts Letters Music for all of her artwork -Toulouse (France)
Prize Winner Contest of the International Exhibition of the Arts Letters Music Academy. Awarded for her whole Artwork.
July 2021 - Award of Excellence - La Rochelle (France)
Award of Excellence in Drawing Technique at the International Exhibition of La Rochelle in July 2021.
October 2020 - Award of Excellence - La Rochelle (France)
Award of Excellence in Drawing Technique at the International Exhibition of La Rochelle in October 2020.
January 2020 - Award of the Jury - Barcelona (Spain)
Award of the Jury in Barcelona at the Esart Gallery over the International Exhibition in January 2020.
July 2019 - Award of Excellence - La Rochelle (France)
Award of Excellence in Drawing Technique at the International Exhibition of La Rochelle in July 2019.
February 2019 - Award of the Jury - Paris (France)
Award of the Jury for « Coup de coeur», 3rd at the Prize of the Jury in Paris at the Thuillier Gallery over the International Exhibition in February 2019.
December 2018 - International Award - Tokyo (Japan)
International Award in Tokyo at the « European art in Tokyo » Exhibition in December 2018 at the Gallery Kubota.
July 2021 - Maritime Arts Award - La Rochelle (France)
Maritime Arts Award at the International Exhibition of La Rochelle in July 2018.
June 2018 - Silver Medal of the Academy Arts-Sciences-Letters - Paris (France)
Silver Medal of the Academy Arts-Sciences-Letters of Paris in June 2018.

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Alessandra by Alessandra

S ince my early childhood, and as far back as I go in the history of my life, I draw, and I paint. Everywhere: on walls, on sheets, on mattresses, on the floor, on paper. Even before I can read, I clear away the territories that are dear to me, like nature or faces. My current works have kept the taste of childhood.

When Master Pippo Pozzi agrees to take me in his studio, my parents don't thwart my vocation, provided I don't give up my sound literary studies and a teacher's degree. I frequent the studio with enthusiasm.

T hose were exciting years. The studio is an old-fashioned workshop, crafted and well read like those of the Renaissance, where the most famous artists converge; engraving, painting and ceramics are practised. Studying there, gaining one’s very first experiences there, represent a privilege for which I will never be grateful enough.

In the 1990s, when my master Pippo Pozzi decides to introduce my work in Venice, I fall ill, overcome by the chemical vapors inhaled daily in the workshop. Forced to live under highly controlled conditions, I temporarily give up painting.

I then publish many books that I illustrate in black and white. I find the protagonists from the species of flora and fauna. I also design jewellery, clothes, stage costumes, characters, and I sign several scenographies and sets for theater.

In 2014, I settle in the French Riviera in France. The proximity of the sea eases my allergies. Finally released, I can start painting again, I reintroduce color. I use acrylics with my hands and feet; I forge my own tools, create objects, instruments... It’s an intense period.

I paint illustrative pictures for an artist’s book, “Vera’s Poem”. The warm reception reserved for exhibitions and dedication sessions, testifies to the enthusiasm for this work.

In 2017, it is still the pure color that pushes me to set up the exhibition “Like a flight of butterflies”. Even if what I love above all is the figurative, in drawing as in painting, I obey only one imperative: my need for poetry, and what matters is that the bright brush lives on the canvas, transformed by thought.

I n 2017, I perform the cycle entitled “The faces of light”. Figurative and poetic.

My paintings are exhibited in Paris, at the Thuillier gallery and at the Grand Palais, as well as in Tokyo, Monaco, La Rochelle, Toulouse, Barcelona.

In my works, I approach in turn the dream or the emotion through purified faces. I keep exploring these faces of women, men, animals, painting the emotions concentrated in their eyes. We have to tear the secret out!

As an observer and an expert on the human soul, I paint my characters with accurate and essential strokes, in order to highlight the most intimate aspects. I use a technique based on simplicity, which uses drawing, felt pen and water paint.

By removing the superfluous and keeping only the quintessence, I seek a truth that I intend to exalt with bright colors and some shadows.

I n other words, I do not want an art reduced to decoration or communication that would refuse to listen to sensitive realities. I wish for an art that resists impostures and simulacres, an art that engages itself by escaping the impatience of limits.

In the age of entertainment and social fragmentation, in this rather disembodied world where we lack the authenticity of beings and the power to act, I see pictorial practice as a way to recreate a meaning in our relations with our fellow men, with nature, with the world.

It is in this spirit that in 2018, I begin a pictorial cycle on the pattern of animals, seeking to arouse emotion in man, a disorder conducive to making him react on the animal condition. For it is the painting that must speak, it must create a feeling, open a consciousness by the simple evocation of a drop of blood or the expression of a face.

T he summer of 2019 offered me other topics in the continuation of a burning news that was everywhere surprising and emotional; the mistreatment of women, like that of children, that of animals, was a source of new inspirations for a series entitled: “Fears”.
In 2020, during the coronavirus pandemic, I produced the pictorial series "Awakening" dedicated to Nature and Children.
In 2021 my need for poetry invites itself more than ever and I create the pictorial cycle "Le Vent d'Automne". I exhibit my works in Paris, Florence, La Rochelle, Milan, Seoul…
At the end of 2021 and beginning of 2022, I am producing the “Rêves Dorés” series, still on the theme of poetry and always with the same engagement. This cycle is unveiled in Paris during my two personal exhibitions at the Galerie BDMC and at the Galerie Thuillier, in the Metropolitan Art Museum in Tokyo, in Toulouse and in La Rochelle.
In the spring of 2022 I am devoting myself to a new research which will lead to the pictorial series "Tourbillon de la Soie". This cycle, all in motion, represents different, poetic and respectful worlds that meet
Carried away by my continual research on the great themes of life, I created the pictorial series « Delicatesse » in 2023, of which love is the epicenter. For the first time in my works, we discover the human body, a young girl who listens to the silent voice of the sun, a couple of lovers, a musician bewitched by the melody of the wind and other characters filled with poetry. My universe always in motion, is expressed by the curved lines, the realism of the characters and the abstraction of the colored symbols. It then reflects a feeling of peace and serenity.

I plead that art, without becoming a societal manifesto, be more than just a witness to the tumult of the world. May he be able, in representing the real, to unfreeze souls, to free minds and hearts from the protocols that confine them, to liberate emotions, to question the world, to shift the gaze to make men feel the secret harmony of the universe.

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