Biography of Amandine Maria

Amandine Maria lives and works in the south of France. Her background is both technical and artistic, as after a master’s degree in art sciences she continued her training at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure du Paysage in Versailles and in Marseille, to become a landscape designer.

Her “Maps on foot” mix the aerial viewpoint of traditional cartography and the one of the walker who apprehends all the sensitive aspects of a landscape. By revealing all the potential of the places experienced by their inhabitants, her drawn maps are poetic expressions of the landscape and sociological issues of a territory.

 

Techniques

These maps of natural or city landscapes are orchestrated in ink and watercolour with a soft and plain cartographer’s palette, the texts and words to be discovered come to twist the refined application of the drawing. The representation is two-dimensional with multiple viewpoints, making the drawings readable from any direction.

The gallery's
opinion

Amandine Maria’s paper works seduce by the delicacy of their line but also by the precision of the drawing. We find our bearings with delight in well-known places or even dream of a walk in the legendary Sainte Victoire magnified by Cézanne. A drawing by Amandine Maria is a motionless journey.

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"St-Baume", Provence inspires artists.

Amandine Maria

"Calanque Du Petit Caneiret - uk", a little piece of the French Riviera

Amandine Maria
320.00

"The sea wall", Marseille, the great gap between industry and poetry.

Amandine Maria
520.00
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"Estaque chain", a stroll in the creeks.

Amandine Maria

"Jourdan Park", a map to feel the atmosphere of a place.

Amandine Maria
750.00
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The "Rotunda" as you have never seen it before...

Amandine Maria

"Beach of Anthéor", a small part of Esterel, the cove of Anthéor...

Amandine Maria
320.00

"City Hall", Marseille, architecture and poetry!

Amandine Maria
550.00

"Corniche Kennedy", Marseille in poetry.

Amandine Maria
520.00

"Soubeyranes cliffs", sacred Cap Canaille...

Amandine Maria
280.00
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"Fountain Saint-Louis", the magic of the map projects us into the fabulous landscapes painted by Paul Cézanne.

Amandine Maria
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"Vendome Pavilion" more neat than a French garden, the "foot map" of the Pavillon de Vendôme in Aix-en-Provence, a unique work for a unique place...

Amandine Maria
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The mythical Sainte Victoire mountain, so dear to Paul Cézanne.

Amandine Maria
280.00
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"Calanque of Port Miou", cartography and poetry.

Amandine Maria

Under the spell of the Alpilles.

Amandine Maria
280.00

Under the charm of "Alpilles 2" and its luminous mosaic!

Amandine Maria
350.00
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"Mistral in the back", a drawing of the mythical Sainte Victoire mountain, so dear to Paul Cézanne.

Amandine Maria

"Sainte-Victoire "Sky and Wind", the mythical Sainte Victoire mountain, so dear to Paul Cézanne.

Amandine Maria
280.00
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"Maïre Island", deserted island...

Amandine Maria
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The mythical Sainte Victoire mountain, so dear to Paul Cézanne.

Amandine Maria
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"Sainte-Victoire "Summer"", the mythical Sainte Victoire mountain, so dear to Paul Cézanne.

Amandine Maria
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"Louis Brauquier promenade" or the pleasure of strolling in the Phocaean city.

Amandine Maria