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Annabelle A


“The Artist”

Annabelle, with her beautiful shock of white hair and dazzling red lips, is our first portrait.
A visual artist by profession, and an outstanding sculptrice, Annabelle is as luminous as her sculptures are sharp.
Her creative media navigates between ceramic installations, textile art and photography, dividing her time between her studios in Paris, Le Marche in Italy and Edinburgh.
She has appeared in numerous publications such as Thames & Hudson and Rizzoli, exhibited in both Paris, New York and  Venice such as the “House of Waris” curated by Waris Ahluwalia, and appeared on France TV 5. 

What is your most outstanding character trait ?


What is your idea of perfect happiness ?

Making it happen

What is the most extravagant thing you have ever done ?

Deciding to have 2 wonderful children

What do you consider is your greatest achievements ?

Making the best out of creating multiple lives with my family

Which talent would you most like to have ?

Perfect pitch, and play the piano like Thelonius Monk

Which living person do you most admire ?

‘Living person’ makes it very tricky ! Girl: Jill Bolte Taylor. Boy: David Attenborough

Who are your favorite writers ?

Voltaire, Wassili Grossman, Susan Sontag, Christopher Hitchens, David Hume, Cocteau, Nietzsche, Richard Feynman…

In which imaginary country would you like to live ?

The fusion of Scotland and Italy

What do you regret the most ?

Not meeting my paternal grandparents, both characters with outstanding human qualities and humour

Which flower would you like to be ?

A scented rose with tight multiple layers of pale pink petals

Which bird would you like to be ?

An Owl or a Robin Red breast

Who are your favorite heroes/heroines in fiction ?

Piglet and Eeyore

Who are your favorite artists ?

Louise Bourgeois, Cy Twombly, Claes Oldenburg, Anish Kapoor, Nina Canell, J-M Basquiat, Theaster Gates …

What is your greatest fear ?

Being paralysed by fear

Annabelle is wearing the top Glenn in a vintage dot print in silk twill from the 1970s

What is your most treasured possession ?

My notes

What is your favorite occupation ?

Giggling with my children while talking about great art and inspiring people

What would you change about yourself if you could ?

Have a better memory

If you were to die and come back as a person or a thing, what would it be ?

No question of dying but a dog is fun to try

What is your current state of mind ?

Recharging the batteries

What is your favourite motto ?

‘ogni limite ha una pazienza’ Toto ( Principe Antonio de Curtis, Naples) ‘every limit has a patience’

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