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Copyright The estate of Evelyne Axell
 Axell, Evelyne (1935 - 1972)
Belgium

L'Oeil de la Tigresse, 1964

Oil and collage on canvas;
125 x 100 cm
Pop Art

UID 102-667



Biography

Born in Namur, Belgium, in 1935. Killed in a car accident in Zwijnaerde in 1972. Studied at the Namur Academy of Art and Brussels. At the same time studied at the Namur Academy of Art and at the Conservatoire of Brussels (drama) From 1955 à 1962, she lives in Paris where she plays several TV dramas and is part of the Group of Julien Bertheau. Cinema star of two films: "Il y a un train toutes les heures" (André Cavens) and "Le crocodile en peluche" (Jean Antoine). Back to Brussels, she dedicates herself to painting totally after 1963. René Magritte, her mentor, lintroduces her in oil painting. The strictly pictorial works of Axell were produced over the seven years from 1965 to 1972. Exhibitions (selection): 1966 Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, 1967 Galerie Contour, Bruxelles, 1969 Galerie Richard Foncke, Gent, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, 1971 Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Flat 5 Galerij, Brugge, 1972 Cultureel Centrum, Arnhem, Galerie Contour, Brussels, 1978 Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels.



Exhibitions

Pop Art & Co. - The Berardo Collection - Sintra Museum of Modern Art (Gunma)
The Museum of Modern Art (Gunma), Japan
19-02-2005 ~ 27-03-2005

Pop Art & Co. - The Berardo Collection - Sintra Museum of Modern Art (Hiroshima)
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan
29-05-2005 ~ 10-07-2005

Pop Art & Co. - The Berardo Collection - Sintra Museum of Modern Art (Nagoya)
Nagoya City Art Museum, Japan
10-09-2005 ~ 30-10-2005

Pop Art & Co. - The Berardo Collection - Sintra Museum of Modern Art (Osaka)
Daimaru Museum, (Umeda, Osaka), Japan
19-01-2005 ~ 06-02-2005

Pop Art & Co. - The Berardo Collection - Sintra Museum of Modern Art (Sapporo)
Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art (Sapporo), Japan
26-07-2005 ~ 28-08-2005

Pop Art & Co. - The Berardo Collection - Sintra Museum of Modern Art (Tokyo)
The Bunkamura Museum of Art, Japan
06-11-2004 ~ 26-12-2004

Pop Art & Co. - The Berardo Collection - Sintra Museum of Modern Art (Kochi)
The Museum of Art (Kochi), Japan
03-04-2005 ~ 22-05-2005

Erotomobiles
The Mayor Gallery, United Kingdom
04-06-2003 ~ 18-07-2003


Bibliography

Evelyne Axell, Erotomobiles, 2003
Published by The Mayor Gallery

Pop Art & Co. - The Berardo Collection - Sintra Museum of Modern Art, 2004
Published by TBS Television, INC.







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