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Claire Lindner, Enchevêtrement N°9, 2017, stoneware, h. 27x 28 x 20 cm. Photo Anthony Girardi.

Claire Lindner, born in 1982 in Perpignan, France, is an up-and-coming artist currently becoming a prominent figure in contemporary ceramics. Equipped with a solid higher education in fine arts acquired in France and in London’s renowned Camberwell College of Arts, Claire Lindner has seen her work displayed since 2006 in a series of prestigious collective shows including the 2011 contemporary French scene at the Museum of decorative arts in Paris and “Le Banquet” exhibition at Paris’s Grand Palais, within the 2015 Revelations biennial. In 2013, she represented France at the famous European Triennial for Ceramics and Glass in Mons, Belgium, where she was also chosen in 2016 as the organizer of the cloud-themed exhibition echoing her 2014 first and very noteworthy solo show at the Galerie de l’Ancienne Poste, entitled “Measuring Clouds”.

“Disturbing strangeness” has been mentioned so often by art historians or critics that one hesitates to reinterpret this term of Freudian origin used to describe many a painting by Giorgio De Chirico, René Magritte or other surrealist artists. Yet, those are the words that do come to mind when looking at Claire Lindner’s ceramics and their undefined forms of flowers, buds, organs, gestating elements and new species in the process of blooming or withdrawing back into themselves…

A structure, a figure or an unidentified formation always catches the eye. Just like her work comprises a back-and-forth motion, constantly going back to previous stages while being part of a forward evolution, Claire Lindner’s ceramics exert a similar reaction over viewers, who find themselves drawn in before recoiling and getting closer again, coaxed by an apparent softness and a muted gradation of colours.[…]

Marie Maertens
Journalist and curator
Extract from the catalogue of the exhibition “Claire Lindner – L’Air est une Racine”, Galerie de l’Ancienne Poste, May-June 2018.

RECENT EXHIBITIONS

2018

  • “L’Air est une Racine”, solo show, Galerie de l’Ancienne Poste, Toucy, France.

2016

  • Commissariat d’exposition, exposition collective itinérante sur le thème du Nuage ;
  • Création du partenariat entre deux centres de Céramique contemporaine : CCG Giroussens & WCC-BF Mons, Belgique.

2015

  • COLLECT, Saatchi Gallery, London, représentée par la Galerie Collection, Ateliers d’Art de France.
  • « Le Banquet », exposition collective au Grand Palais, Paris, dans le cadre du salon Révélations.

2014

  • “Measuring Clouds”, solo show, Galerie de l’Ancienne Poste, Toucy, France.

2013

  • Festival Terralha, St Quentin-la-Poterie
  • « Tendre Porcelaine », exposition collective, CCG – Centre céramique Giroussens.
  •  «  Solistes en duo », exposition collective, Centre céramique Giroussens.
  •     Triennale de la céramique et du verre, WCC Mons, Belgique – représente la France.

2011

  • « Scène française contemporaine », Musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris.
  •   Mondes Céramique, centre d’art d’Aubagne.

2010

  • COLLECT, Saatchi Gallery, Londres, représentée par la galerie Collection, Ateliers d’Art de France.
  • Puls Gallery, Bruxelles.
  • Galerie Hélène Porée, Paris.

AWARDS

  • Golden Prize for Ceramic as expression, International Competition, The 4th World Ceramic Biennial, Icheon, Korea. 2007
  • Prix Ritleng Prize of the city of Strasburg ( France) 2006
  • 1st Pirize, Jeune Céramique Européenne, Festival Terralha, St-Quentin- la- Poterie, France. 2004

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Ateliers d’Art de France.
FLICAM, Fuping International Ceramic Art Museum, China.
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Châteauroux.
World Ceramic Exposition Foundation, Icheon, Corée du Sud.