Bottazzi permanent monumental painting in Martigues

28 Dec 2018 – 28 Dec 2028

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Quartier de l'Île

Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

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  • Quartier de l'Ile
  • Martigues station
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The artist Guillaume Bottazzi created a monumental and poetic painting on the island of Martigues, in Côte d’Azur. This monumental painting takes place in the historical district.


After having created a 6m x 6m painting as part of Marseille-Provence 2013, a 20m x 12m work in Nice, many private commissions in the region and most recently a painting in Marseille-Prado … it is in Martigues , the Provençal Venice, that the artist has realized a permanent work of 10m high by 8m wide. This monumental artwork now belongs to the city heritage.

This permanent painting marks the entrance to the harbour. It is to discover from the mayor house, or by boat, using the free shuttle service operated by the city of Martigues.

Guillaume Bottazzi has signed more than forty artworks in public space. One of them is the biggest painting in Japan, realized for the Miyanomori International museum of Art. One other, a polyptych, compound of 6 canvas of 6mx6m each, takes place in the artistic path of Paris La Défense, the largest open-air contemporary art space in France, with artists Alexander Calder,  Richard Serra,  Joan Miró, César, and so on...   Guillaume Bottazzi  was a guest of “French May” in Hong Kong in 2016. He created one of his most recent work in a public space in Belgium, in Brussels, with the partnership of European Commission in Belgium; a painting 16 metres high that now forms part of the heritage of Brussels-Capital.

Guillaume Bottazzi’s website: https://www.guillaume.bottazzi.org

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Guillaume Bottazzi

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