Guillaume Bottazzi

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Guillaume Bottazzi (born 1971), French visual artist


Guillaume Bottazzi is a French visual artist, born in 1971. At the age of 17, he decided to become an artist as a single activity.

His artworks are an overlapping of transparent layers, which create immaterial shapes, Glaze (painting technique). Those shapes give breath to the empowered medium. The translucent light suggests the spatial structure, often contradictory and refers to external environments. The light is the center of an uncertain space giving a strange feeling enhanced by the abstract Abstract art nature of Guillaume Bottazzi’s artworks. Those art works induce the observer to progress with them and develop cognitive, Cognition, skills to create his own understanding of what he sees.

He began to study painting from the technique of the old masters in Italy. Back in France, winner of a competition, he moved in an artist studio given by French Minister of Culture Minister of Culture. Soon he imposed himself on the art So far, Guillaume Bottazzi has signed more than forty artworks in public space. It forms part of an overall consideration, including various contextual elements. He has received orders from different foreign museums, for example from Mori Art Museum Mori Art Museum. He exhibited regularly in galleries and museums in several countries in Europe, Asia, USA, including New York, where he settled in the 2000s. In New-York, his paintings have been displayed in the Goldstrom gallery, specialized in modern art Modern art with artist such Picasso Pablo Picasso and Dubuffet Jean Dubuffet. In 2004, Guillaume Bottazzi move to Japan. It was a remarkable cultural enrichment for him, as well as a new source of inspiration. One of his recent project can be seen in Sapporo, Japan, on the facades of the Miyanomori International Museum of Art Miyanomori Art Museum, a work of 900 m², a jewel of Contemporary Art in Hokkaido. In Japan again, where he is represented by the gallery Itsutsuji Gallery Itsutsuji, a mayor gallery in Tokyo, he imposes his style with several public commissionings.Gallery Itsutsuji is well known to have introduced Support-Surfaces artists Supports/Surfaces like Claude Viallat, Daniel Dezeuze, Jean-Pierre Pincemin and other artists like Simon Hantaï and Pierre Soulages. His paintings are also exhibited in Artiscope gallery Artiscope Gallery, a mayor gallery in Belgium. This gallery introduced Arte Povera and from Transavantgarde. His works is part of different public collections as the Queen Shorough Collection and the William Whipple Collection in the United States or as the MIMAS, Miyanomori International Museum of Art Miyanomori Art Museum in Japan.

Artworks in public space[edit]

Coordinated Location réalisation Image Size
43°11′45″N 5°37′03″E / 43.19592°N 5.61746°E / 43.19592; 5.61746 La Ciotat[1][2][3][4] 2012
Bottazzi Ciotat
50 m2 (540 sq ft)
Mori Art Museum, Tokyo[5] 2012 99 m2 (1,070 sq ft)
43°03′26″N 141°18′09″E / 43.05734°N 141.30247°E / 43.05734; 141.30247 Miyanomori Art Museum, Sapporo[6] 2011 / 2012
Bottazzi and Miyanomori.jpg
900 m2 (9,700 sq ft)
43°42′20″N 7°15′34″E / 43.70559°N 7.25932°E / 43.70559; 7.25932 Nice[4] 2011 200 m2 (2,200 sq ft)
45°46′05″N 4°52′48″E / 45.76808°N 4.88012°E / 45.76808; 4.88012 Villeurbanne 2010
Guillaume Bottazzi's artwork on a skyscaper.jpg
16 m2 (170 sq ft)




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