Established by investor Stefan Chaligne, the community will explore Figuration Narrative art and offer insight on its various forms of expression.
Online PR News – 20-August-2013 – DATELINE – Stefan Chaligne announced the Stefan Chaligne Figuration Narrative Online Community, a website and companion blog established to explore and discuss Figuration Narrative art and artists.
The blog, curated by Chaligne and contributed to by fellow lovers of Figuration Narrative art, will focus on the form's distinct uses of color, shape and content, and the impact the movement had at its inception in the 1960s and beyond.
"I discovered Figuration Narrative art in the 1990s, and instantly fell in love. As my collection has grown, I've enjoyed a great number of conversations with fellow art enthusiasts and wanted to create an online home for our shared passion," commented Stefan Chaligné, Head of the Figuration Narrative Online Community (www.stefanchaligne.org/).
Members of the new online community share a love for Figuration Narrative art, a loosely defined movement begun in France in the mid-1960s. The style is often categorized as continental Europe's answer to the Pop Art movement in the U.S., drawing influence from media and popular culture in an effort to reflect and influence societal norms.
"Figuration Narrative does not prescribe to any particular manifesto or doctrine. The collection of work associated with the movement shares only tenuous connections in theme and style, which is part of what makes it so fascinating," Chaligne said.
Those interested in contributing to the Stefan Chaligne Figuration Narrative Online Community should be art fans and collectors who possess the following qualities:
• Non-professional collectors, unaffiliated with the art trade.
• Owners of the art being discussed or in close contact with the art or artists.
• Those with historical knowledge of the movement able to discuss and compare individual artists' works and how they relate to the overall period.
About The Stefan Chaligne Figuration Narrative Online Community:
The Stefan Chaligne Figuration Narrative Online Community was founded by retired investor Stefan Chaligne with the aim to engage fans of the movement in conversation about the art, its artists and the influences and themes they explore.