Stéphane Cattaneo

Stéphane Cattaneo

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La Roche Bernard (56), France
332 works

Stéphane Cattaneo’s work could be summed up in just two words: “striking colour”. Fanciful landscapes, floral fantasies, lovers and monochrome portraits are just some of the subjects tackled by the artist. Using multiple techniques, he portrays places and kingdoms that exist outside of time.

And so came the love of jazz

Born in Paris in 1970, Stéphane Cattaneo lives and works in France, in the small village of La Roche Bernard in the Morbihan. His interest in art dates back to his childhood when he would eagerly read through the Belgian comic-book magazine Spirou. He dreamt of becoming a famous artist. Later, he discovered painting and as a teenager developed a keen interest in Paul Klee’s work. It was then that he finally decided he wanted to become a famous artist.

As an adult, Cattaneo fell under the spell of jazz, living to the rhythm of Coltrane, Shepp, Dolphy and many other musicians from the free jazz movement who he wished to emulate. Yet his desire was not to become a famous saxophonist. After all, there is only so much one can do in a lifetime and in drawing and painting he had found his preferred methods of expression. From then on, he strove, through the practice of pictorial improvisation, to express emotions using rhythms, motifs and an alphabet with close connections to music.

Solar brushstrokes crowned with music

Today the artist frequently produces large-scale pieces on stage with musicians from England, America and France at events in galleries (Dufay-Bonnet, Paris), concerts (Black Dog Café, Minneapolis) and during festival performances (Festijazz, La Paz). Driven by the surrounding energy and intoxicating rhythm, Stéphane Cattaneo gives himself wholeheartedly to instinctive productions steeped in emotion and the present moment.

2013-2014: Exhibitions and performances in Japan, USA, South America
2011-2012: First exhibitions in New York, Helsinki, Edinburgh and Paris
2004: First solo exhibition of abstract paintings in Besançon
1997: First book published: a comic strip entitled "Entropie mon amour"
1994: First international group exhibition with Giger, Mattoti, Loustal...
1993: First exhibition in Paris at the Stardom Gallery with the artist Moebius.

Stéphane Cattaneo's artwork

La soif
La soif
$653
Mixed media (57 x 48 cm)
Girouettes
Girouettes
$653
Acrylic painting (50 x 65 cm)
Fleur de coronave
Fleur de coronave
$980
Acrylic painting (55 x 70 cm)
The cruel mother
The cruel mother
$1,796
Acrylic painting (60 x 100 cm)
Fleurs de minuit
Fleurs de minuit
$1,796
Acrylic painting (80 x 100 cm)
Bisou love
Bisou love
$1,361
Acrylic painting (60 x 80 cm)
L’amour en ce jardin
L’amour en ce jardin
$2,721
Acrylic painting (80 x 100 cm)
La mère cruelle
La mère cruelle
$6,531
Acrylic painting (260 x 190 cm)
La pièce manquante
La pièce manquante
$8,164
Acrylic painting (260 x 230 cm)
L’élan du cœur
L’élan du cœur
$1,361
Acrylic painting (60 x 80 cm)
La baignade
La baignade
$1,361
Acrylic painting (60 x 80 cm)
Postérité
Postérité
$3,483
Acrylic painting (60 x 200 cm)
Les premiers dieux (diptyque)
Les premiers dieux (diptyque)
$3,538
Acrylic painting (160 x 100 cm)
Le dernier jardin
Le dernier jardin
$4,082
Acrylic painting (260 x 105 cm)
La sérénité
La sérénité
$1,361
Acrylic painting (85 x 75 cm)
Une guerre ordinaire
Une guerre ordinaire
$708
Mixed media (65 x 50 cm)
Les liens secrets du désir
Les liens secrets du désir
$1,143
Collage (80 x 60 cm)
La nuit remue
La nuit remue
$1,197
Mixed media (77 x 77 cm)
Collage rouge et noir
Collage rouge et noir
$599
Collage (40 x 60 cm)
Totem
Totem
$3,048
Acrylic painting (175 x 75 cm)
Nos esprits libres et contents
Nos esprits libres et contents
$3,810
Acrylic painting (150 x 140 cm)
On va gagner, madame !
On va gagner, madame !
$3,211
Acrylic painting (163 x 98 cm)
Boire
Boire
$1,469
Acrylic painting (75 x 97 cm)
Le professionnel
Le professionnel
$3,102
Acrylic painting (150 x 100 cm)
Jazz comme une image
Jazz comme une image
$5,443
Acrylic painting (150 x 150 cm)
Notre frère l’arbre
Notre frère l’arbre
$490
Pencil drawing (56 x 50 cm)
Xiuhtecuhtli, le dieu aztèque du feu
Xiuhtecuhtli, le dieu aztèque du feu
$708
Mixed media (65 x 50 cm)
Fuck off
Fuck off
$490
Mixed media (50 x 58 cm)
Le maraudeur (Narcisse démasqué)
Le maraudeur (Narcisse démasqué)
$708
Acrylic painting (65 x 50 cm)
Casimir au paradis
Casimir au paradis
$708
Acrylic painting (50 x 65 cm)
Portrait de Donald Trump en cochon
Portrait de Donald Trump en cochon
$109
Pencil drawing (22 x 16 cm)
Sophie
Sophie
$163
Pencil drawing (29 x 21 cm)
50 centimes
50 centimes
$708
Watercolour (65 x 50 cm)
Le jardin extraordinaire
Le jardin extraordinaire
$4,626
Acrylic painting (200 x 150 cm)
Splendide solitude
Splendide solitude
$4,082
Acrylic painting (200 x 150 cm)
Mort hier, né aujourd’hui
Mort hier, né aujourd’hui
$4,626
Acrylic painting (200 x 150 cm)
Adam et Ève
Adam et Ève
$3,810
Acrylic painting (200 x 150 cm)
Un bon petit diable
Un bon petit diable
$1,361
Acrylic painting (80 x 100 cm)
Fin de règne
Fin de règne
$1,796
Oil painting (80 x 100 cm)
Le triomphe de l’anarchie
Le triomphe de l’anarchie
$1,796
Mixed media (80 x 100 cm)
L’escarpo
L’escarpo
$3,538
Acrylic painting (130 x 165 cm)
Le massacre des innocents
Le massacre des innocents
$3,973
Acrylic painting (150 x 200 cm)
Collapse au logis
Collapse au logis
$4,082
Acrylic painting (215 x 160 cm)
All or nothing at all
All or nothing at all
$4,191
Acrylic painting (240 x 180 cm)
Jazz comme une image 01
Jazz comme une image 01
$1,796
Acrylic painting (106 x 150 cm)
Jazz comme une image 04
Jazz comme une image 04
$6,531
Acrylic painting (240 x 150 cm)
L’anarchiste
L’anarchiste
$925
Mixed media (50 x 70 cm)
La passion de saint-françois
La passion de saint-françois
$3,211
Acrylic painting (100 x 150 cm)
L’adieu
L’adieu
$3,211
Acrylic painting (150 x 100 cm)
Fierce and alive
Fierce and alive
$653
Acrylic painting (40 x 50 cm)
Hôtel beaurivage
Hôtel beaurivage
$3,211
Acrylic painting (175 x 110 cm)
Glad to be unhappy
Glad to be unhappy
$653
Acrylic painting (50 x 60 cm)
Primitif du futur
Primitif du futur
$544
Acrylic painting (40 x 50 cm)
Un drame au bordel amer
Un drame au bordel amer
$9,252
Acrylic painting (210 x 170 cm)
La visite
La visite
$1,252
Acrylic painting (60 x 80 cm)
Le désir
Le désir
$5,062
Acrylic painting (170 x 150 cm)
Dîner en ville
Dîner en ville
$3,211
Acrylic painting (150 x 100 cm)
Chambre avec vue
Chambre avec vue
$3,211
Acrylic painting (150 x 100 cm)
Ma naissance : histoire secrète de ma vie
Ma naissance : histoire secrète de ma vie
$3,211
Acrylic painting (150 x 100 cm)
Morning glory
Morning glory
$653
Acrylic painting (50 x 50 cm)

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