List of artworks by artist BRAINOS
Biography of ELISABETH BRAINOS
Elisabeth Brainos was born in Colombia in 1949, to a Ukrainian father and a Greek mother. However, she arrived at a very young age in France, where she grew up in the artistic world. Studying Letters at university gave her the opportunity to attend artist workshops, before trying her hand at the theater and then becoming a sculptor, visual artist, painter and photographer.
ELISABETH BRAINOS SCULPTURES AND MATTER,
VISIBLE AT THE LE CUBE VERNET GALLERY IN AVIGNON
Elisabeth Brainos' figurative sculptures live on the alliance between materials: although it is most often bronze sometimes added with brass, resin or gemstones (amethyst, turquoise, etc.) are always mixed with it. , gold leaf or rock crystal. The materials stand out, respond to each other, intensify the relief and breathe life into them. Women in vaporous rock crystal tutus and embraced couples then set off in dynamic attitudes to dance, dream, jump from reality to the imagination of the plastic artist. Simply poetic. From the pendant to the statue of more than two meters, "These women, I chose them in 'state of grace'. Timeless, they advance. They are the chosen ones and the custodians of a secret that they have, or have not deciphered, but which they hold at arm's length, like a treasure. They will pass it on. », Writes the sculptor. Collectors will be able to create moving theaters of moving characters with the works of Elisabeth Brainos.
MULTIPLICITY OF ROOTS, ARTS, INSPIRATIONS ... AND THEN, CHAGALL,
TO DISCOVER IN AVIGNON
Mainly engaged in sublimating her bronzes using semi-precious stones, Elisabeth Brainos does not like limits and also practices raku (Japanese enamelling technique), photography and acrylic painting of young and old. paintings. If she recognizes herself influenced by modern Russia or ancient Greece, the land of her parents, we can guess in her works, whether in two or three dimensions, her passion for Marc Chagall: movement, colors, poetry and Saint-Paul-de-Vence, where the painter died and where the artist exhibited via the Otero gallery. No doubt, like him, she would have been a friend of Guillaume Apollinaire.
ELISABETH BRAINOS OF DREAMS IN CAPTURED MOMENTS,
TO CONTEMPLATE AT THE LE CUBE VERNET GALLERY
The "confident, serene" women of the sculptor express in a poetic fashion what is sometimes swept away with the back of the hand and which nevertheless punctuates the life of the unforgettable: little things, little extras, supplements. life, “those fleeting, rare and magical moments when a bird - that little shard of sky - lands on your shoulder, where a sea fish comes to play in the palm of your hands, where a work passes through you”. With Elisabeth Brainos sculptures, dreams and poetry make reality magical. Resulting from the meeting between several cultures, it is very logical that Elisabeth Brainos now exhibits her sculptures, paintings and photos in the eyes of lovers of contemporary art on several continents: Côte d'Azur, New-York, Geneva, Monaco, London, Athens, Italy, Belgium, Russia ...
She was also the 2010 winner of the Jury Prize for her photographic work in Kobe, Japan.