Le Bestiaire de Corinne Sentou

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Publication Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris

French version only

Softback, 20 × 30 cm, 32 pages, unbound inserts

ISBN: 978-2-86925-071-0

Publication: October 2007

About the publication

Corinne Sentou is an artist whose drawings combine the arts of representation, illusion, and movement. Her extraordinarily symmetrical drawings of plant figures or fantasy animals drive the imagination. Points of view are invented, a tale is told.
This album is as much an artist’s book as a coloring book inviting children and adults to glimpse a fantasy otherworld in words and pictures. These imaginary forms are for me an architecture made of vertigo and suspension. The images are invented beyond a reference: in my eyes, they are signs that refer to distant perspectives. To me they are Dionysian. They defy reason, become part of our dark side, of the human parameters of dreams and imagination...