Marcel Demagny

    912480 Rouge Lumineux    

912480 Rouge Lumineux

Original Oil on Canvas

Image Size 32 x 32


914113 Abstract Landscape

Original Oil on Canvas

Image Size 30 x 30


914114 Provence

Original Oil on Canvas

Image Size 32 x 46

The second of four children, Demagny was born in October, 1949. He graduated from a School of Architecture in 1974, formerly known as the National School of Fine Arts. After receiving his diploma, Demagny became chief architect of the French city in which he still resides today.

“I have always been fond of musical analogies and would say that as an architect I am a conductor, and as a painter, I am a soloist.”-Demagny

It was during his years in school that he explored an interest in painting. He worked with graphic designers, painters and the plastic arts. Color and matter have always influenced Demagny’s style. Many artists have influenced the manner in which he paints today. A very talented artist by the name of Nicolas de Stael, painted abstract art. He dealt with sharp angles and the absence of hue. Demagny’s work is obviously influenced with his sharp cut edges of petals and their monochromatic background.

Another artist that greatly influenced Demagny is Bernard Buffet, graphic designer. While he used a different medium, his work represented the idea “less is more.” Buffet put his feelings into an ordinary object. Demagny wants this in his paintings. He lets his emotions guide him along the canvas.

“I have reached my current style, which is now well established, working by layering colors with the pallet knife and spatula. This is the culmination of 37 years of passion and practice.” -Demagny

Presently he devotes more time to painting as architecture can not express his creativity any longer. His favorite subjects include, landscapes, floral arrangements, music and automobile racing. He loves these subjects, but chooses to not confine himself to one in particular. The color and style of Demagny’s paintings are truly an expression of himself.



“I follow my feelings, and they guide me” -Demagny

One Man Exhibits

1949 Faulquemont
1970 St. Die
1972 Neufchateau
1976 Galerie Corbin
1980-2000 Nancy
1986 Cruetwald
1989-1999 Galerie International de Nancy
1992 Galerie Lacydon, Reg. Majeur, Dutilleul
1993 Galerie Alvares, Lacydon, Les Calades
1994 Galerie Dutilleul, Lacydon, Serpente
Nolleau Marsei;;e, Lacydon Chartres, Regard,
1995 Galerie Jacques Coeur
1996 Galerie Les Calades, St. Michael
1997 Galerie Aktuaryus, Guilhaumet, Dutilleul,
Alvares, Reno
1998 Galerie Sagittaire, Accord
1999 Galerie Alvares, Les Calades
2000 Galerie Aktuaryus, Accord
2002 Galerie Accord
Expositions: Colmar, Thionville,
Draguignan, Nice, Galerie D’Arfi,
St. Sulpice, En Swiss

Permanent Exhibits

Galerie Artemis—St. Paul De Vence
Galerie le Fleuron—Honfleur
Galerie Brianb—Royan
Galerie Bouscayrol-Bordeaux-Pau-Biarritz
Galerie de Medicis—Paris
Galerie du Vieux Lyon—Lyon
Galerie Mercure—Beziers
Galerie C—Selestat
Galerie F Bolognin—Thionville
Galerie D’Arfi—Suisse
Galerie Schortgen—Luxemburg et Esch


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