Published by SKIRA PARIS. Text by Marc Donnadieu, Guy Tosatto, Julie Chaizemartin.
French artist Philippe Cognée (born 1957) is known for his unique practice in which he paints photographic motifs of everyday life—from urban landscapes to Google Street View shots—and uses melted wax to dissolve their representational elements, blurring the line between figuration and abstraction.
Published by Actes Sud. Preface by Dominique Rivero. Text by Yves Peyré, Philippe Piguet, Guy Tosatto.
Born in France but raised in West Africa, representational painter Philippe Cognée (born 1957) is known for his technique of mixing oil pigments into heated beeswax, to create a thick impasto. This publication is the most expansive retrospective on his work to date.