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Anne Pourny

Paintings

The Artist

About the artist

Born in Tarbes, France
Anne Pourny lives and works near Paris and in the south-west of France.

Ecole d'Art Martenot, Paris
Atelier Mahdavi Centre Culturel Américain Paris

Some recent exhibitions


2019 Galerie Jas de La Rimade
Galerie Besharat, Barbizon, France
2018 Galerie Envy d'Art, Pékin, Chine
Galerie Besharat, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Fondation Taylor Paris
Bibliothèque de Caen, Pages d'Artistes, Caen, France
Musée Paul Valéry, Sète, France
2017 Muse Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Musée d'Art Contemporain, Ningbo, Chine
Galerie Dom-Art, Dax, France
Foire d'Art Contemporain, Karlsruhe, Allemagne
2016 Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Minsk, Belarus
Galerie Béranger, Tours, France
Salon du Livre d'Artiste, Sèvres, France
2015 Galerie l'Ane Bleu, Marciac, France
Galerie Schortgen, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
2014 Galerie Arte Viva, Levallois, France
Salon Comparaisons, Grand Palais, Paris, France

At gallery Jas de la Rimade since 2010

Some purchases :

Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris
Musée Paul Valéry, Sète
Musées de Ningbo, de Heife et de Jinan, Chine
Ministère des Affaires Etrangères, Paris
Air France, Paris
Ville de Cracovie, Pologne
Alliance Française, Atlanta, USA

Some private collections :

Allemagne, Chine, USA, France, Japon, Luxembourg, Portugal, Suède, Suisse, Bulgarie, Tchéquie
Importante Bibliographie

About the work

« I wanted to paint what you cannot see,
The breath of live,
The wind, the movement,
The living of shapes, blooming of coulours and their melting. »

Zao Wou- Ki


Anne Pourny made hers these thoughts of the great Chinese painter. She soon discovered the Zen philosophy and was amongst the first Europeans to enter Mao's China. The artist paints hills shaped like clouds, according to Yogis thoughts of masses falling in the sky, above and below are reflected mutually. Anne Pourny's vision of nature is similar to Zao Wou-Ki's - meditation, maturation.