ALAIN VALTAT

" ...Alain Valtat was born in Paris in 1943. As with all Fine Artists he has dedicated his life to his work. He looks for "the image under all forms". Valtat was a war reporter, working through the media of photography, radio and television. In 1974 he decided to leave the field of corresponding as he had seen "too much violence". Movie director, editor, artistic director, Valtat returned to Paris after a stay in the USA. During his time in California he studied Urban Art and developed a new approach to image. Consequently he created a collection of silkscreen prints, images of contemporary America from "Stardust memories to Andy Warhol "...

" ...Alain Valtat est né à Paris en 1943. Comme tous les bons artistes il a consacré sa vie à son travail. Il cherche " l'image sous toutes les formes ". Après avoir été journaliste de guerre, presse écrite, photo, radio et télévision. En 1974 il décide de quitter le domaine de l'information de guerre, il a vu "trop de violence". Directeur de film, rédacteur, directeur artistique, Valtat retourne à Paris après un séjour aux Etats-Unis en Californie ou il étudie l'Art urbain. A son retour, il crée une collection de sérigraphies, des images de l'Amérique contemporaine "de Stardust memories à Andy Warhol "...

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Alain Valtat, Sérigraphies, Silk screen, USA : a perspective from France