'Map ed Veveiis', artist's book, by Genevieve Seille, Pressmark © Genevieve Seille Artists' Books - Victoria and Albert Museum

Seillé's way of making pictures starts with an accumulation of miscellanous doodles and drawings, along with material cut or torn from newspapers and other printed sources. Gatherings of irregular segments are then scattered like the fragments of a puzzle, and shifted about the floor until they are judged to have adopted an appropriate position. Separate zones of imagery are then glued together to form meaningful clusters, which gradually cohere with other clusters to make up larger…

gilliflower: geneviève seillé, mixed media on paper, via angelica paez

Ergo-chromic Fish Emitting a Photon | It is typical of Seillé's work that she makes use of multiple components, layered, glued and laquered. "I have a horror of blank paper", she observes. Some of the collages are thickly padded agglomerations which spread outwards like tangled plant-life. Elsewhere, we find austere monsters whose erect anatomies incorporate dozens of segments, like organic cell-structures. Some of these works have a vague resemblance to rough quilting or mosaics.

'Ergo-chromic Fish Emitting a Photon' by French artist Geneviève Seillé. Mixed media on paper, x 55 in.

Geneviève Seillé- Machine à traverser le temps - To her solitary workplace, the artist climbs nearly every day, dedicating the whole morning and part of the afternoon to her art, and working uninterruptedly for as many as three hours at a stretch. She possesses no easel, and has few of the accoutrements of the conventional artist. Working at a picture means spreading it flat on the wooden floor and kneeling over or even lying next to it, amid pencils, crayons, scissors, paste and loose…

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Genevieve Seille

'Ergo-chromic Fish Emitting a Photon' by French artist Geneviève Seillé. Mixed media on paper, x 55 in.

Genevieve Seille - French Art Brut

Here is a link to an article about Genevieve Seille.

Geneviève Seillé and Jean Dubuffet Exhibition :: England & Co

Geneviève Seillé and Jean Dubuffet Exhibition :: England & Co

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