Clavé leaves Rebeyrolle

Clavé leaves Rebeyrolle

The exhibition “Clavé artisan de la matière” has just closed its doors at the Rebeyrolle exhibition space in Eymoutiers. We are taking down the paintings and preparing to wrap up sculptures… A chapter is closing on this wonderful moment of sharing around the works. A big thank you to all the team! Malraux once said “Art is the shortest…

Automn fairs

Automn fairs

Fiac, YIA Art Fair, Art Elysée… This week the autumn fairs are presenting their visitors with a large selection of modern and contemporary work. It’s a perfect opportunity to see some of Antoni Clavé’s works! Two works dating from 1958 and 1960 are being shown at Art Elysées on the…

Avec des étoiles I (1991-1997) – Focus 13

Avec des étoiles I (1991-1997) – Focus 13

With “Avec des étoiles I” (“With the stars I”) Clavé surpassed his memories, his work on New York and extended his personal universe. This work gathers together the preferred mediums of the artist: the assembling of collages, torn paper, embossing, diverse materials, drips, flat tint, and again graffiti. The spectator finds these characteristic marks and yet the work…

Une porte à New York – Focus 12

Une porte à New York – Focus 12

In October 1989, Antoni Clavé spent around ten days in New York, not for any exhibition but rather for leisure: he wanted to wander around, take photos, shoot films, and observe. This trip inspired him. After his return, he worked on a series of paintings, all grouped under the name “Vu à New York” (“Seen in New…

Abans d’acabar – Focus 11

Abans d’acabar – Focus 11

In 1986, Clavé travelled to Japan for a second time where his works were being exhibited in Tokyo, Osaka and Hakone. He found the country as fascinating as the last time he’d visited in 1972: Japan had entered a modernity that was dreamt about by the Europe of the…

Drôles de guerriers – Focus 10

Drôles de guerriers – Focus 10

In 1980 Clavé was asked to create a large-scale painting for the Barajas Airport in Madrid. The work he produced was monumental, 3 metres high by 9 metres wide, and can still be seen in Terminal 2 today. This commission was the beginning of Clavé’s taming of large-scale paintings: Triptyque (2,30 x 6m) and that above…