Huile sur toile
Oil on canvas
Born at La Rochelle on 11 October 1962, Anne Rivière, from
"Saintonge" origins, felt a need to paint when she was
particularly young, as if it were "the external expression
of an internal need", much like Kandinsky.
Drawing her inspiration from countries of light and contrast,
where she loves to walk and observe everyday life, Anne Rivière
has developed a particularly rich style of painting, with the
cleanest of lines.
Her pictorial expression is imprinted with energy, rhythm and
color, endowing her images with strength, emotion and sensuality.
Her artistic research has prompted her to grasp the undefinable
and fleeting instant to restore the emotional impact that connects
beings; each painting is individually imprinted with this spirit.
A sentence by Sorkine summarizes the path that brings her works
into being "I know nothing about my mind, my hands obey my
Anne Rivière is a member of the French Artists Exhibition
Society, and her paintings have won several awards at the "Arts-Inter"
Exhibition in Aix-en-Provence.