Françoise Pétrovitch creates an ambivalent universe through her drawings, engravings, paintings and sculptures, a universe in which childish imagery makes way for strange figures on the border between masculine and feminine, humans and animals.
Françoise Pétrovitch creates hybrid slightly frightening shapes and intimate portrayals of beings. The words, objects, animals and strange or worrying shapes that incongruously accompany them upset our habits and make us question our certainties. The images are often ambiguous behind the apparent simplicity of the lines and the attractive colours. The artist leaves room for everyone’s imagination to get to work, offering viewers an invitation to take ownership of her work.
Françoise Pétrovitch’s work is reassuring yet worrying, stimulating yet acerbic, and is all about fostering uncertainty.
Her works can be seen in numerous private and public collections.