Art: Young Lion

Critics who had snubbed the opening at Paris' Galerie Alex Gazelles last month yielded to word-of-mouth raves last week and hustled over to smart Rue du Faubourg St. Honoré to join the crowds. Reported Le Figaro's Art Critic André Warnod: "It is amazing to see the prescience which seems to govern all these pictures, still lifes as well as landscapes." Said Les Nouvelles Litteraires: ". . . Prodigious. [The] designs show authority and the palette is astonishingly rich." Said the weekly Carrefour: "Our theorists will find it difficult to explain this phenomenon." The phenomenon was Artist Thierry Vaubourgoin, a bright-eyed, straw-haired...

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