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Chappalley uses the Swiss countryside in which she spent her childhood to create her themes, while at the same time consciously referring to the tradition of European painting.

Press Release

The artist’s bold strokes and use of full, bright colors mean that Diane Chappalley’s paintings are situated closely to the abstract. The playful landscapes depicted in this way lead us to a cloistered house at the edge of a forest in the middle of a field of wildflowers. These imaginary scenes are nevertheless impressions of the artist’s own memories. They reflect sensory experiences— …

The artist’s bold strokes and use of full, bright colors mean that Diane Chappalley’s paintings are situated closely to the abstract. The playful landscapes depicted in this way lead us to a cloistered house at the edge of a forest in the middle of a field of wildflowers. These imaginary scenes are nevertheless impressions of the artist’s own memories. They reflect sensory experiences— contemplative instants called forth from daily life, unsettlingly calm moments of suspended time. Chappalley’s paintings create atmospheres that inspire dreaming.

Chappalley uses the Swiss countryside in which …

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Location

Rue Ancienne 15
Carouge, Geneva, CH