Deliciously sinuous fresco by artist Guillaume Bottazzi in Marseille Prado

This poetic creation by Guillaume Bottazzi is to be discovered in the Prado district, it leads us to travel in an intoxicating unreality.

© Guillaume Bottazzi – ADAGP Paris

This poetic creation by Guillaume Bottazzi is to be discovered in the Prado district, it leads us to travel in an intoxicating unreality.
The artist has signed more than 100 environmental and poetic works in public spaces, such as in the United States, China, Japan or Europe. His desire to create frescoes dates back thirty-three years, when the painter visited the Vatican.
This delicate and poetic fresco, created in 2017, is located on Boulevard Herriot in the Prado district.
This creation postulates the sensory experience of the viewer. It induces us to dream. It creates a poetic, enchanting space that evolves according to our imagination.
For this year 2023, the famous artist Guillaume Bottazzi invites us to a gargantuan artistic journey with 40 works of art to discover in France as part of the European Heritage Days. The works presented criss-cross the country from north to south of France, from Lille, via Paris, Lyon, Marseille and up to Mandelieu... Nine of them are to be discovered in the South region, including six in Marseille.
Guillaume Bottazzi is a French visual artist with a psychological and poetic approach. It has been operating for 30 years in Europe, Asia and the United States.
The artist has signed more than 100 works of art in public spaces. It receives private and public commissions from museums, such as the Miyanomori Museum of Art, who commanded him the largest painting in Japan that dresses the museum, the Century Art Museum or the Mori Museum; cities, such as Brussels Capital or the city of Tokyo, with a work of 100m²; ministries, such as the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of National Education and the Ministry of Health.
Since 2004, Guillaume Bottazzi has been represented by the Itsutsuji gallery. This major gallery in Japan allowed him to win with several artistic commissions. She discovered artists such as Simon Hantaï, Pierre Soulages, Yayoi Kusama, Ay-o, Guillaume Bottazzi, but also introduced movements such as the Supports/Surfaces group, including Claude Viallat.
Guillaume Bottazzi’s official website: https://guillaume.bottazzi.org

About the venue

50 boulevard Edouard Herriot 75008 Marseille
  • Édifice industriel, scientifique et technique

This fresco was created by artist Guillaume Bottazzi in 2017 in the heart of the Prado district.

Access: Metro: line M2 - Stop: Rond-Point du Prado / Bus: line 41 - Stop: Rond-Point du Prado

Fresque de Guillaume Bottazzi, Marseille Prado © Guillaume Bottazzi - ADAGP Paris