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2 “Hot Ones” awards!

Our 2 new digital fine art papers, ARCHES® 88 and ARCHES® BFK RIVES® Pure White, have been selected by the Hot Ones’ buyers guide which appears in the US Professional Photographer magazine. It is a huge honor for ARCHES® to be featured in the Hot

ARCHES® 88 paper

Why number 88? 88, which we find in the watermark of this ARCHES® art publishing paper, is the code number of the Department of the Vosges in France. The town of Arches is situated in the Vosges, in the heart of a papermaking region. ARCHES®

Murmure des Mousses, an art book for children

Murmure des Mousses, written by the French author Karin Serres, is a very unusual piece of work. Aimed at babies and very young children, it consists of two French texts which can be read together or separately, depending on the child’s level of understanding.

12th Biennale internationale d’estampe contemporaine at Trois-Rivières

The 12th Biennale internationale d’estampe contemporaine opened on Sunday 12 June at Trois-Rivières in Québec. Éric Fourmestraux, the French engraver, has been awarded the Desjardins prize for his installation “In Memoriam” [to the 48 Jewish children deported from the Vicq d’Azir school in the 10th arrondissement of Paris].

Exhibition Painting Grounds – Painting with ochre!

This exhibition at the Boléro Gallery in Versoix, in the Canton of Geneva in Switzerland, highlights artists from radically different cultural backgrounds including Australia, Italy, Switzerland, China and France. It reveals the great artistic diversity produced by the artist’s hand, ochre and paper. The exhibition is the result of a partnership between the Dialogue Céramique association and ARCHES®.

Digital Printmaking Starter Kit

You are looking to reproduce your most beautiful artworks on ARCHES® digital papers, then try your luck! As part of the new digital fine art paper range, ARCHES® is teaming up with Canon to offer one lucky artist a digital printmaking starter kit complete with:

Velin BFK Rives® paper

What does the acronym BFK (Rives) stand for? A small family concern created in 1787 in Rives, in the French Department of Isère, the Blanchet de Rives paper mill became Blanchet Frères & Kléber in 1820 when brothers Augustin and Victor Blanchet joined forces with Jean-Antoine Didier Kléber.

T’ang Haywen

Zeng Tianfu, who as an artist would go under the name T’ang Haywen, was born on 20 December 1927 in Xiamen in Fujian province, China. He arrived in France in 1948 and was one of the second generation of Chinese artists who emigrated there after the Second World War.