Nicolas Baier – Emmanuel Galland, De la peinture par téléphone

[Fall 2000]

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(Free) arbiter, colourist, stain-ist, material-ist, collagist, designer (of interiors), assembler-operator – not to mention cameraman-editor – N.B. is a visual artist in the current sense of the term used for all French artists, whether they work small or great miracles. Nico is not a post-documentarist photographer (as the manipulations and stagings intrinsic to his projects affirm). He does not extend the parameters established by photo-sculpture, but produces according to the specialties of a contractor: inlayer-tiler.