Featured in November
A new Presence Painting by James Arax! THE GIRL NEXT DOOR inspired by his next-door neighboor, a beautiful young woman. She was amazing, she used to dance in the courtyard of James’s Art Gallery in Paris-Le Marais. Long brown hair, slim and long silhouette, porcelain skin, dancer’s port de tête. James Arax proposes a subtle and timeless abstract painting of her with a beautiful color palette in his OpenFlow style: long drips from purple to red and very light pink.
UNIQUE ARTWORKS FOR UNIQUE PEOPLE
🟥🟦⬜️⬛️🟧 JAMES ARAX 360° 🟥🟦⬛️🟫⬜️
"PRESENCE PAINTING" IS THE MAJOR SERIES OF JAMES ARAX
"Presence painting Performance is an augmented portraiture to catch the presence of the model on different medias, painting is the most powerful medium". At each performance He creates an XL painting 200x170cm on canvas.
He creates "PRESENCE PAINTING XS", a series of small paintings -21x17cm- on paper
Each "Presence painting" on canvas is associated with a series of 10 to 25 PPXS on paper.
As a part of the performance, after each session with a person-model, James Arax uses the pictorial material still fresh - artistic and sustainable!
Muses & Women inspire James. They are ubiquitous in his artworks. Her presence or souvenir merges with the surface of his paintings.
Creation is magic!
« As a writer, a composer, what I like much is when I am in front of the white canvas or the white paper.
I wish to share my sensations and hope you will feel this freedom in your own space in presence of my paintings » James Arax
These paintings are full of energy and subtlety.
James most abstract artworks.
Lots of space, landscape, desire to fly like a bird. James is inspired by nature, especially rain when he paints with the rain drips or in Black storm series. James explores the sky.
Forest is surrounding James Dordogne Valley studio. Source of inspiration and place to work.
In « Les Bois d’Arax » he can create in an open air Studio.
Always inspired by trees as an architect and a painter. Sustainable and immersive artworks in the forest.
My artistic life style
«Each painting is a landscape in which I walk, a nice place to think the world. I wish to share my sensations and hope you will feel this freedom in your own space in presence of my paintings.» James Arax
My Dordogne Valley studio
Artist residency in Ecuador
Exhibition "The end of the forest"
Ballet at the studio