Limited Edition Print – Adeline de Monseignat, Moonkissed, 2014
Germany born artist Adeline de Monseignat studied Language and Culture at UCL and Fine Art at London School of Art, London. She works with mixed media, sculptures, installations, drawing and video, exploring the theme of Uncanny. Her works are fetishistic and surreal in nature, quite often paying homage to René Magritte’s subversion of the natural, Sigmund Freud’s The Uncanny and Louise Bourgeois’ work, all of which is re-interpreted through the lens of her personal experiences.
Select exhibition history includes: Ronchini Gallery, London; Rook&Raven Gallery, London; La Rural, Buenos Aires; Honore Project, Paris; Yorkshire Sculpture Park.
Villa Lena Foundation Print Editions- The Traditional Art of Printmaking with contemporary artists
Each year the Villa Lena Foundation works in collaboration with II Bisonte and a selection of contemporary artists on the Villa Lena residency programme in order to develop and produce a series of limited edition prints. Artists work with expert technicians to explore new techniques and push their practice into exciting and uncharted territory. A number of these unique prints are now available to purchase online.
Il Bisonte is a print-workshop for graphic arts founded in Florence in 1959 by Maria Luigia Guaita. Many artists – both Italian and non – accepted the invitation to work at Il Bisonte. including members of the Futurist movement -Gino Severini, Carlo Carrà, Alberto Magnelli, and such international stars as Pablo Picasso, Jacques Lipchitz, Helen Chadwick, Alexander Calder and Henry Moore. In 1983 Il Bisonte became a non-profit Cultural Centre and opened an international school, with the focus to preserve the teaching and printing of the traditional engraving techniques.
ALL PROCEEDS FROM PRINT SALES WILL GO TOWARDS SUPPORTING THE VILLA LENA FOUNDATION.