The cinema of Thomas Lévy-Lasne
Reading by actors Benoît Forgeard and Pierre Jouan of a dialogue entitled The Collector, written by the artist, followed by the screening of a medium-length film by Justine Triet, Nasty Girl, Bad Boy, in which Thomas Lévy-Lasne plays the leading role.
BIOGRAPHY OF THOMAS LEVY-LASNE
Thomas Lévy-Lasne was born in Paris in 1980. After studying at Beaux-Arts de Paris, he worked for the art critic Hector Obalk for five years, roaming all the museums of Europe. He moved to Picardie for three years to concentrate on painting before presenting his works in the Salon de Montrouge and the Salon Jeune Création.
His work has featured in monographic exhibitions in the Galerie Isabelle Gounod, as well as at the Orangerie du Château de la Louvière de Montluçon (2011). He recently participated in collective exhibitions, notably Exile at the Comissariat Gaël Charbau, or The Passing Museum, an itinerant museum created by the Ile de France region. In October 2014 he co-directed the “Painting Factory” colloquium at the Collège de France at the invitation of Professor Claudine Tiercelin, Chair of Metaphysics and of the Philosophy of Knowledge.
Also involved in cinema, he played the leading role in the 2011 medium-length award-winning film Nasty Girl, Bad Boy by Justine Triet, and is currently woringon paintings for Philippe Harel’s film adaptation of Michel Houellebecq’s The Map and the Territory, which received the Prix Goncourt.