Grande Lumière – 1981

Marie Raymond

Gallery Diane de Polignac

Acrylic on canvas
73,5 x 73,5 cm / 28.9 x 28.9 in.
Signed “M.Raymond” lower right
Signed, dated and titled “M. Raymond 1981 Grande Lumière” on reverse
Dimensions on reverse “73×73”

marie raymond - painting grande lumière 1981

Pierre Restany wrote about Marie Raymond: “The universe of Marie Raymond retraces the beautiful story of light and its myriad of games through a diffuse space, a sacred place of this complete saturation. Here, the trajectories of the sun’s rays—sometimes direct, sometimes grouped in contradictory nebulae—create the dynamic elements of a subtle meridian atmosphere where the scattered memories of ancient natural structures come together and merge. (…) The journey on which Marie Raymond invites us—in an elevated atmosphere, in the full warmth of her light hues—is steeped with an infinite number of sparkling encounters, where the Berthe Morisot of abstract painting succeeds in bestowing chromatic bursts with that delicate, full touch, that distinctive accent. Her work, imbued with the serene joy of spring mornings, has managed to capture the flavour of a melodious secret (…)”

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