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Forever Young

PAX Paloscia

Exhibition from June 29th to September 24th 2010

Opening on Saturday, June 29th2010 18:00 - 21:00
Exhibition from June 29th to September 24th 2010
Tuesday – Saturday  11:00 – 19:00

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Forever young …

« … but burn, burn, burn, like fabulous yellow Roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars […] »

                                                                                     Jack Kerouac, On the Road.

With Forever young, her second personal exhibition at the ADDICT Galerie, PAX Paloscia delivers us the fertile universe of nostalgic reveries.
Influenced by street art, PAX runs endlessly across the world accompanied by a camera and a suitcase full of memories. Her passion for photography and her infatuation for the 7th art are the engines of her inspiration and place the image in the center of her work. They dictate her choices but also guide her imagination.

Here, everything begins with a photograph, being it an old family snapshot, a simple cliché that she took or a shot out of a Cassavetes film. As soon as she gets in contact with it she lets her feelings emerge, without filtering the emotions that only her painting can restore. The photograph, sublimated by a new texture, becomes a work transfigured. Painting is not the model; it is the look on the model. The creation is here, beneath the fascinated gaze of the artist, speaking to us in her own way about a photograph that touched her. Very close to graffiti, her paintings look like a familiar wall, where pictorial signs and feelings are superposed.

PAX gets inspired by famous personalities of the 7th art, her close friends and Women. Thus, Charlotte Gainsboug or Anna Karina are immortalized in suave iconic portraits. What is most important to her is retranslating what she feels - anonymity and frailty concerning her as much as does celebrity. Showing the woman beneath the star, the shadow beneath the glow, this is what captures her attention.

Family reminiscences, childhood memories, contribute to an abundance of pictures, situations or significant details, composing a sort of a personal diary which is feeding her creation. Forever young explores the passage between childhood and adulthood. The time is frozen, the space limited to the world of the past but every mark, the artist knows it, remains elusive.

PAX paints as a poet. Her sensibility, deeply feminine, is translated by a large stylistic freedom. She will not forbid herself anything. On the contrary, she strives hard to blur tracks, dipping in her treasure box, and its precious - and useless at the same time - content. She plays with shapes and colors and can bewilder by using many annotations, more or less decipherable.

PAX Paloscia proves once again that the originality of art is in the specificity of its language, the boldness of its writing, the individual vision that each one of us has of the world.  It is this mysterious procedure which leads to getting in touch with the Universal by talking about the Self : “I marvel when images become moments of love, of nostalgia, of loneliness, of self-confidence, of sex, of youth, of beauty. We are 16 years old again, we are heart-broken again, drunk again, sick again, in love again.”

By exhibiting Forever young, ADDICT Galerie is fortunate to remain faithful to this idea of creation.