CLAIRE DENARIE
Johannesburg, Gauteng - South Africa



Original Artworks (3)

Claire Denarie; Le Mime, 2012, Original Painting Acrylic, 1 x 1 m.
Claire Denarie
Original Acrylic Painting, 2012
1 x 1 m (3.28 x 3.28 feet)
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Claire Denarie; Muguet, 2012, Original Painting Acrylic, 0.7 x 1.7 m.
Claire Denarie
Original Acrylic Painting, 2012
0.7 x 1.7 m (2.30 x 5.58 feet)
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Claire Denarie; Charlie, 2012, Original Painting Acrylic, 0.7 x 1.7 m.
Claire Denarie
Original Acrylic Painting, 2012
0.7 x 1.7 m (2.30 x 5.58 feet)
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Artist Statement

‘Nothing pleases me more than the grotesque of human nature! I don’t do pretty and I become colour-blind when it comes to pastels and sober colours’. Her combinations of colour and composition are imaginative and at times, unexpected. In her art she wouldn’t dream of plagiarising nature because, and I quote the artist, ‘a) I’m not that good and b) I’d rather buy a postcard.’ Nature, for Soffietti, is mysterious and perfect and ought to remain untouched in its finished state. She allows herself to marvel, not to comprehend it when it comes to the eye. The artist admits: ‘I paint to translate the incongruities of my mind, and stop when it fails to entertain me’...

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