Clo’e Floirat is an art critic and artist. She has become known for her signature drawings - a combination of drawing and writing with a critical orientation - that cast a critical, humorous and refreshing look on the world of contemporary art. Clo’e is a regular contributor to various publications, e.g., art press, Frieze, Designo, Intramuros, l’Officiel Art and the World of Interiors. More recently, Clo’e Floirat has been invited as an artist guest at the Louvre Museum for a “surprised” collaboration to be revealed at the end of the year 2017. —Courtesy of The Watermill Center
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About Clo'e Floirat
Clo’e Floirat’s charming drawings comment on contemporary cultural events, often with a satirical edge. Her subjects have included the London Olympics, the Battersea Power Station, The Pritzker Architecture Prize, and monumental public art projects by Anish Kapoor, Daniel Buren, and Ilya and Emilia Kabakov. The narrative sketches, often explored in multi-part series, are paired with puckish one-liners. “It is a challenge to express ideas with just two pieces of information: the design and the punch line,” Florait has said of her recent work. “For me, the two are inseparable; it's really a whole. Without words, I find that my drawings look almost naked.”
French, b. 1983