Entitled Studio d'artiste this archival photo is from the L'École de Paris en bleu, blanc, rouge series by contemporary Mendocino/Bay Area artist, Gaétan Caron (b. 1964), co-founder of Lost Art Salon in San Francisco. This photography series portrays the romanticism of the School of Paris, a very important art period during the first half of the 20th Century (1890-1940) when Paris was at the center of a creative intensity. Immigrant artists flocked to Paris then to work in tandem with French luminaries. Gaétan has always been fascinated with Paris being from Québec. That is where he discovered Modern art in his early twenties. For years, Gaétan has traveled to Paris to capture images of the past still very much present today: chairs, stairs, classrooms, studios, windows, benches, easels, stools, cafés where artists studied, sat, painted, worked and gathered to create.
Montmartre was the first neighborhood where immigrant artists found cheap studios where they could work in Paris. Today, most of these studios have been transformed into residential dwellings. This image is showing one of those studios with big windows facing North for best lighting.
Gaétan lives and works in his off-the-grid home located in an heirloom orchard in the Mendocino hills of Northern California.
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2018 Archival Photograph on Hahnemuhle Fine Art Pearl Paper Approximately 22"x18" framed, 12"x10" unframed
Signed, dated and titled on the back of the photo. Excellent condition. Framed in a contemporary wood frame with a variegated, semi-metallic black finish with geometric 'X' patterned relief detailing using archival double matting behind conservation clear glass. Also available in a contemporary decorative silver frame option.