Paul Gaston Ambille
French Artist (1930-2010)
Oil on Canvas
33 x 36 in.
Musees de Paris, Rouen, Fontainebleau, Cherbourg. France. Museum of Contemporary Art, Teheran, Iran,
Villa Medicis, Rome, Italy,
Municipal Museum of Kobe, Japan.
Ambille. Editions Frequents, Paris.
Paul Ambille by Guy Vignoht.
Although known as a figurative painter, Ambille chose to skirt the borders of abstraction in many of his works. He won the prestigious Grand Prix de Rome in 1955, which launched his artistic career, and exhibited in many salons in France and throughout the world. He was named President of the Societe des Artistes Francais in 1979, and won accolades for his brilliant palette of colors and radiant compositions.
The art critic Jean Saucet said that ‘Ambille’s painting is expressed in a register of vibrant colors, and the objects that his art captures are seen as through a veil. One can even say that they are dream like: fluid, resonant, and embodying the quintessence of poetic expression …’