View Louis Cattiaux’s artworks on artnet. Learn about the artist and find an in- depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks, the latest news, and sold auction . Louis-Ghislain Cattiaux was born on 17th August in Valenciennes (France). He studied at the École des Arts et Métiers in Paris. He lived for. Louis Cattiaux was born in Valenciennes on 17th August , and departed this world in Paris on 16th July, He was a painter by profession and lived.
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Physics and metaphysics of painting. Something similar to what the surrealists sought cattixux investigating little-known areas of the human spirit, remote from logic and reason. Visual Discourse about Louis Cattiaux’s paintings.
In the popular tradition, the representation of this dark sun is given to the Great Goat, who, with his luminous horn illuminates the Witches Sabbath, place of cattiax invisible and a reminiscence of all ancient mysteries. Download Free Chapters Download free e-book: Art enthusiasts classify my work as surrealism, which for them is a catch-all term for everything they are unable to understand.
Louis Cattiaux The Place of the Vision
But Louis Cattiaux is not only interesting because of his painting, rather also, and above all, for his links with the Hermetic tradition, because at his artistic practice united a strong orientation towards Alchemy and the search for the Absolute. Johann Reuchlin and the Kabbalah — ebook. This search flowed into an encounter: Ethiopian Miniature, XIX century. Guide of the Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica. Even language itself began by visually reprenting archetrypal images into solid visual forms.
One must work a long time on the same work, but without effort, without boredom, without working as it were…. Interior of Cattiaux’s home-studio, in Paris. Website for the Course on Symbolism.
Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Here, he was undoubtedly alluding to the problem expressed by the Sybil to the pious Aeneas, when the latter wanted to go down to Hades: Louis Cattiaux Valenciennes, — Paris,cattiqux, poet, and hermetic philosopher.
Vivat Hermetismus aeternaque Sapientia!
Maria Paritura by Louis Cattiaux, Paris, Cattiaux had a passion for Hermetic philosophy: A light permanently buried in the obscurity of nothingness till its rebirthing.
He might be considered a pure artist as well as a natural philosopher, someone with a richly personal nature who was also endowed with remarkable sense of humor.
This space is devoted to the work of Louis Cattiaux Valenciennes, – Paris,painter, poet, and hermetic philosopher. He also wrote an essay dedicated to painting: He lived candidly, with sobriety, with poverty according to the men, joyful and contented as caytiaux child and as such, without malice.
Your email address will not be published. Thus, it is futile to seek in surrealist activity any other motive but the hope of determining that point. Joanne has given the following five works by or about the French painter and poet Louis Cattieux to the library: Physics and metaphysics of painting. But Cattiaux is not only interesting because of his painting, but, above all, for his links with the Hermetic tradition, because at his artistic practice catriaux a strong orientation towards Alchemy and the search for the Absolute.
A text written with the intention of deepening, through the artistic language, in the profound mystery that hides itself, and is hidden, beyond art. Cattiaix opened the door of art towards the darker areas of the human spirit, but, undoubtedly, once that threshold had been crossed, the majority of the artists of the time managed only to extract personal styles; aesthetically interesting as these were, very few succeeded in distinguishing the light of the spirit that germinates in the midst of the regions of dusk and darkness.