Galerie Laurent Godin has chosen to entrust part of its booth to the artists duo Florentine and Alexandre Lamarche-Ovize. They are working on new works on paper and an in situ project for this new edition of Drawing now. Florentine and Alexandre Lamarche-Ovize (1978 and 1980) have been working together since 2006. They live and work in Aubervilliers.
Their practice combines drawings and ceramics and brings into play the different styles and modes of representation inherited from the history of arts and crafts. A visual language supported by drawing, for drawing. Their work has been the subject of many solo exhibitions: Frac Normandie Caen, 2020, drawinglab, paris 2019, the art center of the Parc Saint Léger, 2017, the grand café Saint Nazaire, 2017,…
They have been in residence at the drawingcenter, New York (2016-2017), at José Noé Suro’s, Guadalajara, Mexico (2015).
Their works are in the collection of the CNAP, Frac Pays de la loire, Cité de la céramique à Sèvres, fond départemental de la seine saint denis, frac midi pyrénées, and several artothèques. They are currently preparing a work in collaboration with Nem Architectes for the the tea room of the Victor Hugo house, Place des Vosges, Paris.
Lamarche & Ovize