Orianne Castel

Orianne Castel est doctorante en philosophie à l’Université Paris 8 Vincennes et à l’Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Également artiste, elle est représentée par la galerie Massimo De Luca à Venise et la galerie Analix Forever à Genève. Elle est co-rédactrice en chef d’Art Critique.

Barnett Newman’s painting without compromise

Barnett Newman was born in Manhattan in January 1905, the son of Polish-Jewish immigrants who gave him a religious education. After completing high school, he enrolled in the University of New York to study philosophy. Throughout his studies, he often visited galleries and museums and soon began painting impressionist pieces. At the age of 25, […]

Thoughtful practices in support of criticism

Criticism, according to Carole Talon Hugon, is a judgement rendered by an authorized individual on contemporary works of art. Setting aside the debatable meaning of “authorized”, it is nevertheless legitimate, given the mistrust that criticism currently faces, to question this profession. Is criticism, as some claim, unable to render a “judgement” on contemporary works or […]

The Rothko Chapel under construction

The Rothko Chapel, located in Texas in the United States, will be closed until the end of the year. This space, dedicated to ecumenical meditation, has grown to attract more than 100,000 visitors annually. Since 2000 it has been listed in the National Register of Historical Places but now must be renovated to ensure proper […]

Ding Yi’s grids

Until March 2, 2019 Galerie Karsten Greve is presenting a collection of pieces from Chinese artist Ding Yi which had been discovered by European audiences during the 45th Venice Biennale in 1993. Entitled Grids, this exhibition brings together more than 20 paintings on paper and canvass that feature the “+” sign which is sometimes positioned […]

Daniel Dezeuze, a tribute to painting

Until March 9th, Galerie Templon is hosting an exhibition called Daniel Dezeuze, From a Certain Angle. It features a collection of pieces that Dezeuze has designed since 1970 and offers spectators the opportunity to delve into the world of an artist who continues to question the role of painting. By the end of 1970 Daniel […]

Vasarely, from every angle

Until May 6th Le Centre Pompidou is hosting a major retrospective called Victor Vasarely the sharing of shapes 1907 – 1996. This exhibit covers the artist’s entire career in chronological order. The exhibit’s curators Michel Gauthier and Arnauld Pierre have chosen to approach his work in all its aspects, simultaneously showing paintings, sculptures and architectural […]

Robert Ryman, a radical, experimental and sensitive creation

The American painter Robert Ryman died on February 8, 2019. He passed away at his home in Greenwich Village in New York at the age of 88. At this time Art Critique would like to take a close look back at his self-taught career and his work. Robert Ryman was born May 30th, 1930 in […]