Christian Babou

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Originally from Villeneuve-sur-Lot, Christian Baboulène (1946 - 2005), known as Babou, was briefly associated with the Figuration narrative movement, but quickly moved on to invent his own personal and poetic universe. He was very rigorous and a wonderful colorist; I have rarely seen anyone so demanding in constructing an image. We made several series together, including his sports arenas, his "Bastides" and an equestrian piece, "Entraves."