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Carré d'artistes offers you the opportunity to explore naïve art style with works by the best contemporary artists. Discover the naïve art style, which alone allows you to understand the various artistic currents that have shaped the art of painting. Naïve painting is a free practice that is nonetheless codified within the artistic framework.

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Above the meadows, work by Fleur Marjoline. Naive art painting

naïve Art : definition

Naïve art, also known as primitive art or folk art, is a unique artistic style that captures the essence of spontaneous creativity. Artists practicing naïve art express themselves with disarming simplicity, creating joyful and vibrant artworks. These self-taught painters often use vibrant colors and simplified forms to represent their vision of the world.

Naïve paintings have produced iconic paintings that captivate with their charm and innocence. Whether depicting rural life scenes, mischievous animals, or dreamlike landscapes, naïve artworks reveal unexpected beauty in simplicity. Discovering a naïve art painting is like diving into an enchanted world where spontaneity and whimsy reign supreme. Raw art, with its authentic and instinctive nature, shares some similarities with naïve art, although each movement has its own unique characteristics.

When did naïve art appear ?

Naïve art emerged and experienced a true blossoming during the 20th century, flourishing within a period marked by innovation and avant-garde artistic movements. Despite the upheavals of the time, naïve art managed to maintain its timeless charm and appeal for artists and art enthusiasts worldwide.

Amidst the modernist art movements and bold experiments, naïve art provided a breath of fresh air and simplicity. Naïve artists depicted scenes of everyday life, enchanting landscapes, and portraits imbued with innocence, using vibrant colors and naïve forms to express their vision of the world. Naïve art paintings from the 20th century have become luminous testimonies of an era characterized by optimism and spontaneity. Today, these artworks continue to captivate art lovers with their nostalgic charm and their ability to evoke a sense of joy and lightness.

Contemporary naïve art can encompass various pictorial currents that have shaped the practice of painting. Carré d'artistes suggests exploring the works of Raphaëlle Lenoz, a naïve artist who offers a caricatured vision of the animal kingdom by blending realism with abstract symbols.

How is naive art practiced?

How to match your artwork with a minimalist decoration ?

Minimalist decoration uses mainly a set of materials, prefer raw and natural materials such as linen, stone and wood. Very often used, waxed concrete is often present in this decorative theme. A work of art on a white background with a clean decor will fit perfectly in your rooms.

To bring a sophisticated touch you can bet on noble materials: a marble pot holder, a cashmere plaid or a wool pouffe.  Be careful with the mix of materials, you must always keep a harmony in the associations but it will bring depth and originality in an interior.

Characteristics and techniques

The practice of naïve art is a free form of expression, albeit with certain artistic conventions. Naïve painters employ various painting techniques to create their artworks. For example, Catherine Rebeyre combines painting with collage and sewing in her naïve artpaintings. On the other hand, Elisabeth Davy-Bouttier prefers oil painting to bring a smile to the viewer's face.

These naïve artworks are generally colorful and display a whimsical, sometimes childlike inspiration. The themes often revolve around allegorical representations of the animal world and carefree innocence to accentuate a dramatic effect. Some naïve artists, like Moogly, clearly lean towards surrealism by faithfully representing animals in an abstract manner. Others prefer to focus on portraiture and symbolism, as seen in the works of artist Théo, who offers their interpretation of contemporary notions through depictions of women against vintage backgrounds.

Mixed media techniques are also employed to achieve unique artistic results. Some painters create naïve art paintings centered around seemingly childlike worlds. In this regard, the humorous and sincere universe of Raphaëlle Lenoz is enhanced by the addition of flat glass marbles to texture the eyes of animals.
Discover the richness of naïve art in painting through the perspective of our contemporary artists with Carré d'artistes. Allow yourself to be captivated by vivid, humorous, and lively representations. Naïve artworks are timeless and can be appreciated by all ages!


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