View Louis Cattiaux’s artworks on artnet. Learn about the artist and find an in- depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks, the latest news, and sold auction . Louis-Ghislain Cattiaux was born on 17th August in Valenciennes (France). He studied at the École des Arts et Métiers in Paris. He lived for. Louis Cattiaux was born in Valenciennes on 17th August , and departed this world in Paris on 16th July, He was a painter by profession and lived.

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September 10, at Louis Cattiaux, The Angel of Death, c. Very few succeeded in distinguishing the spiritual light germinating in the midst of the darkness. Is it not she whom God has looked amorously since the beginning? Louis Cattiaux Valenciennes, – Paris,painter, poet, and hermetic philosopher. September 12, at Thus, it is futile to seek in surrealist activity any other motive but the hope of determining that point.

Thanks to this separation, the visionary is consciously introduced to the dominions of Diana, the goddess of Night and of Magic. One must work a long time on the same work, but without effort, without boredom, without working as it were…. With regard to the surrealist painters, Cattiaux wrote:.

Your email address will not caytiaux published. The Message Rediscovereda work composed of more than six thousand sentences or aphorisms that are much more than a lokis of the Hermetic tradition.


Louis Cattiaux, Confrontation of the Lights, The Message Rediscovered is a work of art, of poetry, of philosophy, of alchemy, of Hermeticism, of mysticism, of metaphysics, of religion, of love, of holiness, in which “the truth of God” lodges.

Everything leads us to believe that there is a certain point of the spirit at which life and death, the real and the imaginary, the past and the future, the communicable and the incommunicable, the high and the low, cease to be perceived in contradictory terms. A light permanently buried in the obscurity of nothingness till its rebirthing.

Contemporary with the French Vanguards in the convulsive years of the first half of 20th cqttiaux, he attained to create a personal style in which is evident a visionary substrate underlying. Cattiaux himself wrote that “It is not enough to study, we must also understand what we study, and what good is understanding, if we do not experience in ourselves the truth of God.

Cattiaux, like all authentic artists, succeeds in crossing the realm of darkness and the unconscious, where most are stranded, in order to reach the place of the invisible and to show an interior heaven illuminated by some stars such as have never been heard to speak, they who only louia of their exterior senses.

Cattiaux also wrote an essay dedicated ,ouis painting: Download Free Chapters Download free e-book: Website for the Course on Symbolism.

Vobis imo corde congratulor quod Pictori Alchemistaeque sapientissimo Ludovico Cattiaux pegmata vestra aperuistis. Art enthusiasts classify my work as surrealism, which for them is a catch-all term for everything they are unable to understand.


Louis Cattiaux (Author of The Message Rediscovered)

The Message Rediscovered in which he condensed his hermetic experiences. Francisco de Goya, The Witches Sabbath, Download Free Chapters Download free e-book: Physique et metaphisique de la peinture Physics and metaphysics of painting.

Contemporary with the French Vanguards, he attained to create a personal style in which is evident a visionary substrate underlying.

Maria Paritura by Louis Cattiaux, Paris, In his Second Manifesto of SurrealismBreton wrote:. Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Brussels.

The five first chapters or books of The Message Rediscovered. In the same way, a spiral appears over the sleeper that indicates astral travel or the departure of the soul in search of the light held by the angel found to the right of the image.

Louis Cattiaux

The Midnight Sun presides over the scene, flanked by angels render homage. Art and Hermetic tradition. A text written with the intention of deepening, through the artistic language, in the profound mystery that hides itself, and is hidden, beyond art. Louis Cattiaux in his studio, Paris,