Nadine Kohn-Fiszel

Visual artist

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Nadine Kohn-Fiszel

Born in1955.

- Diploma of ENSBA (Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts). Major in Sculpture, 1982, summa cum laude. Minors in drawing, painting and engraving.

- PhD in Arts and the Science of Art, Paris I, Sorbonne, "Self-retraction, the paths of void", with Summa con laude distinction, 2003.
- Part of the thesis pertains to issues inspired by Chinese calligraphy and painting : breath, void, energy and stroke.

- Studies in art history and aesthetics for the Masters degree.
- Assistant to Danny Karavan from 1982 to 1984.
- Art director at the Imprimerie nationale (National Printing) from 1987 to 1992.
- Director of a series of artist’s books, Collection Preferences at the National printing office nationale from 1992 to 1995.
- Assistant to André Bruyère architect, as a visual artist for 15 years, creating several monumental works for banks and hospitals in the city of Paris between 1980 and 1995.
- Works with other architects on private and public orders, between 1980 and 1995.
- Teaches artistic theory and applied arts until 2008.
- Lecturer on art.
- Interviewed in September 2007 for radio J, by Fania Perez on my work, following a solo exhibit (In the cultural program « l’Art et la Vie » (Art and life).

- Exhibits regularly since 1978, both solo and group shows.

- Last exhibitions;
- Hong Kong 2019, Affordable Art fair Miami , 2018, Acqua fair.

- Solo shows:

- Galerie des Grands Augustins, Paris 1978.
- Collages Galerie Peinture fraîche, Paris 1982.
- Sculpture, drawings, Galerie un moment en plus, 1981.
- Drawings Espace Archy Yulzari, Paris 1982, sculpture.
- L’App’art Brussels, Belgium 1989, burnt papers.
- Galerie Quang Lan, 1991, transparencies, works on paper, works on fabric.
- Galerie Caractères, Paris 2007, « À dessein », drawings, paintings Galerie Ego, Paris 2009, drawings, paintings.
- EMG Art center, Beijing, May - June 2012, Festival Croisements EMG Art center, Guanzhou, July - August 2012. Both exhibits are part to the festival Croisements, organized by the French Embassy France and the ministry of China cultural affair.

Group shows since 1980 :

- Salon de Mai, Salon de Montrouge, Réalités Nouvelles.. (several times in each show).
- Galerie Mabel Semmler, Paris, 1995, 2000, 2004.
- Regular exhibits at the Inter Atrium Gallery, Porto, Portugal.
- Art fair Shanghai 2010.
- Art fair Canton 2016.
- Fincoach Exposition Isisexpo 254, rue du Fb St Honoré, 75008, Danielle Cohen 2018.
- Acqua artfair Miami 2019.
- Affordable art fair, Hong Kong.

- Drawing of the series « A dessein » auctioned at the auction house Artcurial, Paris, 2010.
- Painting of the series « Schmates Etc. » auctioned at the auction house Artcurial, Paris, 2011.

- Publications : Schmates, A dessein, Memory lane.



Nadine Kohn-Fiszel
46 rue de Cronstadt
75015 Paris

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