Artist Christine Comyn

Artist

Christine Comyn

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Le Voile

"Le Voile", 2010
Archival Digital Print.  59" x 47"

Series of 6

Adieu le Plus Aime

"Adieu le Plus Aimé" (Goodbye My Many Loves), 2010 
Digital Composition on Diasec, 59 x 47"

Series of 6

Bal Masque

"Bal Masqué I"
Digital Composition on Diasec, 59" x 47"

Series of 6

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Christine Comyn Exhibition at Versailles 
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Biography


Christine Comyn
Born in Tielt, 1957

 

The Belgian artist, Christine Comyn, combines her passion for contemporary women's portraits and her interest in art and history. Her most recent work is inspired by the life of Marie-Antoinette, who was an idolized princess at the royal houses of Vienna and Versailles in the 18th century. Her contemporary paintings evoke feelings such as tenderness, infatuation, vanity and melancholy. 

Christine's digital compositions incorporating icons associated with Marie-Antoinette's life further enabled her to marry modern day "princesses" with the last queen of France. This technique makes her ideas even more visible and profound.

 

Education

Sint-Lucas Academy, Ghent


Professional carreer

1978 - 1981 Illustrator and editor Lannoo 
1981 - 1997 Teacher, Academy for Modern Art of Tielt 
1987 - Present  Professional artist 

Monographies

"Christine Comyn", Ars Libris, 1997
"Christine Comyn", Art In Belgium, 2000
"True Colours", Museum Van Lien, 2003
"Christine Comyn", Art In Belgium, 2006
Film: "Horae", 2007


Selected Group Exhibitions
 

USA 

New York Art Expo, New York
Miami Art Fair, Florida
Kenneth Raymond Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida
Palm Desert Art Gallery, Palm Desert, California


Belgium 

Absolute Art Gallery, Knokke & Brugge, from 1987 to now, artist in residence in the gallery with frequent individual exhibitions such as "Amazing Graces" (1999), "True Colours" (2002), "Horae" (2006) and "The Twilight Zone" (2009)
Lineart International Artfair, Flanders Expo, Ghent, every year since 1989
Thermae Palace, Ostend
Leonhard's Gallery, Antwerp
Retrospective exhibition with first monography in the Casino of Ostend, (1997)


The Netherlands

Galerie MPV, 's Hertogenbosch
Holland Art Fair, Den Haag
"Retrospective exhibition", Museum Van Lien, Fijnaart, 2003
Kunstrai, Amsterdam

 

Columbia 

Art Gallery Villa d' Arte, Barranquilla


Switzerland
Europ Art, Genève


Germany
Ambiente & Tendence, Franfurter Messe, Frankfurt


France
Le Prix International d' Art Contemporain de Monte Carlo, Monaco

Manoir de l' Engagiste, Orbec
Galerie Elysées, Paris


In cooperation with Breguet:
Denmark: National Museum of Copenhagen (2006)
Finland: Rittarihuone, Helsinki (2006)
Sweden: Rittarhuset, Stokholm (2007)