Painter - visual artist - Film-maker
Nicholas Hondrogen (1955-2007) is a painter, photographer and film-maker. He settled in Paris in the early 70's where his works were shown at Espace Cardin for their first exhibition. He met Luc and Perlette Valdelièvre at that time and then started a deep friendship and several collaborations, both in Paris and Roquefort des Corbières.
In the 90's, he settles in New York and then in California where he focuses on filmmaking. His documentary "Perfect Moment" got the Audience Award at the Slamdance Film Festival in 1997. This is a documentary in which he interviews dozens of people (including Philip Glass, Vincent Gallo, Larry King, etc.) about a perfect moment in their lives.
Rencontre avec Luc Valdelièvre
The meeting of Nicholas Hondrogen with Perlette and Luc Valdelièvre is the beginning of a great friendship and a long collaboration. He made his first lithographs at the Pousse Caillou workshop in Paris, then in Roquefort des Corbières, until Adieu XXème in 1999. His works are explorations of materials, supports ; there are collages, some lithos are printed on tracing paper.
Lithograph "Adieu XXème"
Original lithograph printed in 60 copies
Year : 1999
Dimensions : 60 cm x 80 cm
Nicholas Hondrogen participated in the production of the book of lithographs « Adieu XXème », in collaboration with Luc Valdelièvre for editions Pousse Caillou. This is the last work they did together.
Lithographs of Nicholas Hondrogen