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Photograph of Artist JEAN CLAUDE
JEAN CLAUDE
LIGHTHOUSE POINT, Florida - United States


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Artist Statement

The French physicist, Joseph Nicéphore Niepce, made the first negative on paper in 1816 and the first known photograph on metal that he called an heliograph in 1826. After 1826 there is no place for figurative art ! I am a french born self taught american artist with an eye open on the past (Nicolas de Stael) and the new South Western and South-American painters. For me painting is almost always ABSTRACT ! I create CHAOS and there after I organize the CHAOS ! Mixing the right colors in the right SPACE ! If I do something that looks figurative; it's caricature! Myself looking like Mussolini or the black Ava Gardner ! rests and inspires me... I have always been a ravenous reader in both French and English, and my bookshelves are filled with the works of Updike, Bellow, Henry Miller, Nabokov, Sade, Proust, Celine, Queneau, Boris Vian, among many others. Still a cinéphile, I go to the films of Lang, Minnelli, Preminger, Delmer Daves, Godard, Truffaut time and time again. Music always fills my house, whether it be classical (Richard Strauss, Berg, Martinu, Janacek, Debussy), Jazz (Coltrane, Mingus, Miles Davis, The Art Ensemble of Chicago, Albert Ayler, Eric Dolphy), or some other variety I am exploring at the moment. In recent years, I have become an avid cook and often take cooking lessons with Chef Jean-Pierre in Ft. Lauderdale. When in Paris, you can find me indulging in the French fine cuisine of my youth at Le Lyonnais ...   Read More

Original Artworks (20)

Jean Claude; Jean Claude in New York S..., 2012, Original Assemblage, 36 x 36 inches.
Jean Claude
Original Assemblage, 2012
36 x 36 inches (91.4 x 91.4 cm)
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Jean Claude; Golden Dust, 2012, Original Painting Oil, 36 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241           Abstract, RED                        ...
Jean Claude
Original Oil Painting, 2012
36 x 36 inches (91.4 x 91.4 cm)
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Jean Claude; Iguazu, 2012, Original Painting Oil, 36 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241         Abstract, RED                      ...
Jean Claude
Original Oil Painting, 2012
36 x 36 inches (91.4 x 91.4 cm)
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Jean Claude; Homage to Mark Dickson, 2012, Original Painting Oil, 36 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241        Abstract, RED                     ...
Jean Claude
Original Oil Painting, 2012
36 x 36 inches (91.4 x 91.4 cm)
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Jean Claude; La Vie Rose, 2012, Original Painting Oil, 36 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241       Abstract, RED                    ...
Jean Claude
Original Oil Painting, 2012
36 x 36 inches (91.4 x 91.4 cm)
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Jean Claude; Stromboli, 2012, Original Painting Oil, 36 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241     Abstract, RED                  ...
Jean Claude
Original Oil Painting, 2012
36 x 36 inches (91.4 x 91.4 cm)
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Jean Claude; Palermo, 2012, Original Painting Oil, 36 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241    Abstract, RED                 ...
Jean Claude
Original Oil Painting, 2012
36 x 36 inches (91.4 x 91.4 cm)
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Jean Claude; Pisa Tower, 2012, Original Painting Oil, 36 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241   Abstract, RED                ...
Jean Claude
Original Oil Painting, 2012
36 x 36 inches (91.4 x 91.4 cm)
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Jean Claude; Terrain Vague, 2010, Original Painting Oil, 30 x 40 inches. Artwork description: 241 In March at ISOCAHEDRON , New York              ...
Jean Claude
Original Oil Painting, 2010
30 x 40 inches (76.2 x 101.6 cm)
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Jean Claude; Red Sky, 2010, Original Painting Oil, 30 x 40 inches. Artwork description: 241 In March at ISOCAHEDRON, New York             ...
Jean Claude
Original Oil Painting, 2010
30 x 40 inches (76.2 x 101.6 cm)
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Jean Claude; Landscape with Cracks, 2010, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241 In March at ISOCAHEDRON, New York            ...
Jean Claude
Original Oil Painting, 2010
24 x 36 inches (61.0 x 91.4 cm)
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Jean Claude; Le Chateau du Marquis de Sade, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 30 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241  In March at ISOCAHEDRON, New York...
Jean Claude
Original Oil Painting, 2008
30 x 30 inches (76.2 x 76.2 cm)
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Jean Claude; Cathedral Engloutie, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 48 inches. Artwork description: 241 In March at ISOCAHEDRON, New York  ...
Jean Claude
Original Oil Painting, 2008
24 x 48 inches (61.0 x 121.9 cm)
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Jean Claude; Storm, 2010, Original Painting Oil, 30 x 40 inches. Artwork description: 241 In March at ISOCAHEDRON, New York    ...
Jean Claude
Original Oil Painting, 2010
30 x 40 inches (76.2 x 101.6 cm)
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Jean Claude; New Exhibition at EXOR GA..., 2009, Original Photography Color,   inches. Artwork description: 241     Paintings and wine !    ...
Jean Claude
Original Color Photograph, 2009
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Jean Claude; Paintings at EXOR GALLERIES, 2009, Original Photography Color,   inches.
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Original Color Photograph, 2009
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Jean Claude; JC at the Opening party a..., 2009, Original Photography Color,   inches. Artwork description: 241     Jean Claude and friends at the GallerieShow in Hamburg, Germany from November 06th to December 04th , 2009.Seven Paintings you can see on www. JeanClaudeart. com at Exhibition.    ...
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Original Color Photograph, 2009
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Jean Claude; MarziArt International Ga..., 2009, Original Photography Other,   inches. Artwork description: 241  Show in Hamburg, Germany from November 06th to December 04th , 2009.Seven Paintings you can see on www. JeanClaudeart. com at Exhibition. ...
Jean Claude
Original Other Photograph, 2009
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Jean Claude; Interview in Sun Sentinel, 2009, Original Photography Color,   inches. Artwork description: 241   Shot during the interview with Elisabeth Roberts for Sun Sentinel, Chicago Tribune & Deerfield Forum.Photos Janeris Photography  ...
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Original Color Photograph, 2009
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Jean Claude; Photos shot Janeris, 2009, Original Photography Color,   inches. Artwork description: 241  Same Interview with E. Roberts ...
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Original Color Photograph, 2009
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