The famous illustrator and graphic novelist, shows us his most intimate paintings that are exposed in Paris from January 30, 2013 until March 23, 2013.

For the first time, the Paintings of Marjane Satrapi.
Paris - JAN 04, 2013

Although he had never hitherto shown, the paint is the basis of all creation, whatever the final shape. This passion for painting was initially shown in comics or movies known as Persepolis, an autobiographical work that starts in the final moments of the Shah's regime and that accounts for the difficulties of living under a theocratic state and the various forms of continue living a secular life despite monitoring of IRGC and neighbors promptly converted to Islam more militant than the government itself. His film adaptation of his comic book was awarded the Jury Prize at Cannes 2007, the César for best debut and best adaptation.
Continuing the cinematic adventure as the next February 6, 2013 will his second film, La bande of Jacks (Jacks's Gang), shot on a budget during their stay in Spain.

Marjane Satapri has been received with open arms in the contemporary art market. One of the most prestigious galleries in Paris, how Jérôme de Noirmont (who also represents Jeff Koons, Pierre & Gilles and Valérie Belin) dedicated his first exhibition in the Iranian artist.

The Paintings exhibition reveals 21 paintings, old or new, always representing portraits of women, mostly alone. This view shows the unique style of the artist, which reminds Fernand Léger. It is recognized by the expressive faces, the use of spot colors, black hair typical of his wives, and mouth, always closed. Marjane Satapri cares about creating popular works, accessible to all audiences.


Luz Massot

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