28 works of art by Guillaume Bottazzi registered for the European Heritage Days 2022
This year Guillaume Bottazzi is inviting us to a gargantuan artistic journey with 28 works of art to be discovered in France as part of the 2022 European Heritage Days. Guillaume Bottazzi has created more than 100 environmental and poetic works in public spaces, notably in Europe, the United States, China and Japan. The works which are shown are crossing from the north to the south of France: in the Hauts-de-France region, in Croix, via Paris in the 14th and 15th arrondissements, in the Grand Paris region in Montreuil, Vaujours and Alfortville, in Lyon in the 9th and 7th arrondissements, in Villeurbanne, in Auvergne, in Marseille in the 6th and 7th arrondissements, in Marseille-Prado, in Martigues and as far as Mandelieu-la-Napoule near Cannes.
For the pleasure of the eyes, the public is invited to discover the works of art during the European Heritage Days on 17 and 18 September 2022.
Link on the event on the website of the French Ministry of Culture
A work of art to discover in the Hauts-de-France
The artist’s 3-metre-high glass sculpture is presented in Croix. It was installed in May 2021 on the Domaine des Diamants Blancs, in the extension of the Mallet-Stevens garden that adjoins the Villa Cavrois, an emblematic listed architecture. Inspired by flowers, this work is a hymn to joy and the sweetness of life. It is made with enamel.
Open to the public: Friday 16 September and Saturday 17 September from 12 noon to 10 pm, Sunday 18 September from 12 noon to 3 pm
Access: Domaine des Diamants Blancs, YCY restaurant, 14 bis avenue Winston Churchill, 59170 Croix, France
Eight works of art to discover in Paris and the Grand Paris
The public is welcome to discover this painting by the artist during this event at 20 avenue de Lowendal in Paris, near the Eiffel Tower. This oil painting on raw linen canvas takes us on a journey into a sober and unreal world. Exceptional opening to the public during the European Heritage Days.
Opening to the public: 17 September from 2pm to 6pm
Access: 20 avenue de Lowendal, Paris 15ème
This oil on canvas is presented in the 14th arrondissement of Paris, facing the Parc Montsouris. This shimmering painting with sensual curves was created in 2016. It is an invitation to the joy of living. Exceptional opening to the public during the European Heritage Days.
Opening to the public: Saturday 18 September from 11am to 1pm
Access: 34-36 avenue Reille, Paris 14ème
This solar painting by the artist Guillaume Bottazzi shows a strange universe where opposites are accommodated together, such as the energy of the painting and its softness. The viewer is immersed in a poetic universe that seems to break the rules of gravity. First participation in the European Heritage Days
Open to the public: free visit from the outside on 16, 17 and 18 September
Access: 4 rue Ambroise Croizat, 94149 Alfortville, France
This polyptych by Guillaume Bottazzi illuminates the cathedral entrance of the Georges Méliès residence in Montreuil. This work is more than 2 metres high and is made of enamel. This material is a natural material reduced to a powder composed of different minerals. This poetic creation invites us to travel in an unreal and enchanting universe, which evolves according to our imagination.
Open to the public: free visit from outside on 16, 17 and 18 September
Access: Georges Méliès student residence, 45 avenue Faidherbe, 93100 Montreuil, France
Guillaume Bottazzi’s poetic, evanescent, star-like works of art are taking us on a journey into unreality, creating a poetic, enchanting space that evolves in response to our imagination. These four particularly refined paintings, reminiscent of the Land of the Rising Sun, are made with enamel.
Open to the public: free visit from outside on 16, 17 and 18 September
Access: Place du Marché and 51 rue de Meaux, 93410 Vaujours, France
Ten works of art to discover in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
The public is invited to discover this poetic creation in Lyon, in the 9th district. This blue, emerald and green painting is over 3.5 metres long. It is made with enamel. This natural material is composed of various minerals reduced to powder. The work is located opposite the Saône and the Bocuse Ouest brewery.
Open to the public: 16 and 17 September from 9am to 12pm and from the outside outside of these hours
Access: Immeuble La Vague, 2 quai du Commerce, 69009 Lyon, France
Guillaume Bottazzi illuminates three entrances to “7ème Squ’Art” with six Zen-like backlit works in Lyon. These works create a soothing atmosphere. They give an impression of calm, freshness, and lightness. They are composed of Prussian blue, turquoise, white, purple, fuchsia and buttercup pink…
Opening to the public: from 16 to 18 September from the outside
Access: 7ème Squ’ART, 105 and 107 rue Bechevelin and 128 Rue Sébastien Gryphe, 69007 Lyon, France
This strange creation is located rue Paul Verlaine in Villeurbanne, on listed architecture, namely the historical heritage of the first skyscrapers in France. Architects, members of the French professional body Architectes des Bâtiments de France, have expressed congratulations on the way the artwork has been integrated with the architecture.
Opening to the public: from 16 to 18 September, from the outside
Access: 22 rue Paul Verlaine, 69100 Villeurbanne, France
This warm work, which was created in 2009, was financed by the Ministry of Culture (DRAC) and the Region. It marks the entrance to the urban community of Clermont-Ferrand. This sensual and sinuous fresco enhances the expression of the artist’s body in movement and takes us on a journey into an unreal universe.
Open to the public: from 16 to 18 September
Access: Angle de la Route de Romagnat et de la Rue de la Résistance, 63100 Beaumont, France
Nine works of art to discover in the South of France
Guillaume Bottazzi has just signed two three-metre-high works just a stone’s throw from Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde in Marseille. The fuchsia, buttercup pink, azalea and eglantine tones of these glass works take us sinuously into a deliciously unreal universe. These creations are an ode to the joy of living. First participation in the European Heritage Days.
Opening to the public: from 16 to 18 September, visible from the outside
Access: 40 rue du Docteur François Morucci and 2 rue Fénelon, Marseille 6ème, France
The artist’s desire to create frescoes was born thirty-three years ago when he visited the Vatican. This poetic creation is based on the spectator’s sensory experience. It intoxicates us and induces us to dream. It creates a poetic, enchanting space that evolves according to our imagination.
Open to the public: 16 and 17 September, from 8am to 2pm
Access: 50 boulevard Edouard Herriot, 13008 Marseille, France
These three oil paintings on raw linen canvas are located on Boulevard de la Corderie, in the trendy part of the city that offers the best view of the old port. The viewer is immersed in a floating, evanescent universe that seems to be unbound by the rules of gravity. The largest is 3 metres high. These paintings in raw linen are made from natural materials that the artist is particularly fond of.
Open to the public: 16 and 17 September, from 8 am to 2 pm and from outside these hours
Access: Buildings A, B and C, boulevard de la Corderie, 13007 Marseille, France
This poetic fresco by Guillaume Bottazzi, in shades of blue, marks the entrance to the town by boat. It is located in the heart of the historic centre of Martigues, which has the label “City of Art and History”. This poetic fresco, 10 metres high, is located on the seafront, on the Île district, in the heart of the old town.
Opening to the public: from 16 to 18 September
Access: quai Lucien Toulmond, 13500 Martigues, France
These two coral works by Guillaume Bottazzi, which seem to come straight out of the sea bed. These evanescent paintings of 2.80 metres and 2 metres long are made with enamel on glass. These poetic works invite us to travel in an unreal universe. They create a poetic, enchanting space that evolves according to our imagination.
Open to the public: 16 and 17 September from 8am to 2pm and from the large windows outside these hours
Access: Absolu Mandelieu, 578 avenue de Cannes, 06210 Mandelieu-la-Napoule, France
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