Bastoni was born in 1961 in Martigues
1981- 1983 – ART HIGHER SCHOOL – AIX EN PROVENCE
1980- 1981 – VILLA ARSON – NICE – National School of Contemporary Art
1988 – 1991> Yo. BASTONI disseminates its ideas and expertise on art. His technique of graphic arts is put mainly to the publisher services.
EDITIONS Bordas: creation, layout, photo-encyclopedia “The Rum adventure” presented by Florence
Artaud on TF1. Creation, page layout, photo-encyclopedia “The Cairo Zabbalins” and “Sioux” prefaced by Kevin COSTNER on taking pictures of the GAMMA Agency.
Creation, layout and photogravure of prestigious art brochures “THE GUNNAR” catalog of artists,
BERTAUX-MARAIS, VILLA TAMARIS, HANS HARTUNG, Antoine SERRA,
In the field of fashion, she exercises her artistic talents to fashion designers service for the technical realization
their catalog or visual, such brands: SHIRTING, GREEN VALLEY, BEST MONTANA IS WEST, ZAZA OF MARSEILLE.
1991/1995 – TRAINING
Electronics on graphics workstation, Photoshop, Quark-Xpress, Illustrator, and electronic scanner cromalin, assembly station, image retouching. Shapes many young people to the PAO and retouching and color analysis.
1995/2003 – Creation of a business related to artistic creation
2004/2009 – ENGAGEMENT
2003 – Discussant at the Lycée Montgrand in Marseille with section Arts students
2004 – Member of the Board of the National Union of Plastic Sculptors
2012 – Qualified Member for Arts Committees in PACA with the DRAC
STRASBOURG ST’ART- 2008/2009/2010
LILLE ART FAIR 2011 – 2012
ART-METZ – 2004/2005/2006/2007
THE SM’ART AIX-EN-PROVENCE for 2006-2014
FACILITIES ART 2012/2013:
2012 / AIX-EN-PROVENCE
THE YES # SENSIS MOVING> INSTALLATION BOLD, AND INTERROGATIVE
Participatory. Commented by art critics 2> Brigitte Camus and Jean-Paul GAVARD Perret- 25-Ants and AKIRA The Warrior.
2013 / AIX-EN-PROVENCE – MARSEILLE / PROVENCE EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE
2014 / AIX-EN-PROVENCE – SOLO SHOW – collection machine manufacture things that do not exist.
Revival “pop art”
Between the intensity and refinement, the exuberance and simplification ..
Yo Bastoni. His name flapping in the wind like a floating artistic banner freely. This woman artist combative do anything prohibited, especially not surprising. His artistic journey reflects: What has he in common with his “magic square”, his “paradise” wise geometric compositions and his current sculptures “neo-pop” in all sensual curves and of fires colors of fireworks? Nothing apparently.
Yet look closely, its squares are austere in appearance. They are closer to Paul Klee and Rothko as Mondrian by the vibration of the material and color. The counting of minimalist compositions paintings magnifies this work on color as the simplification of forms showcases colorful lines and planes in his sculptures.
The theme of his journey like a thread: the relationship between the intensity and refinement, the exuberance and simplification. The oxymoron is at work and contaminates the art of blending opposites and divert icons. It opens the ballet with his lambs and his work for four hands “Buxy Little Heroes” with Benjamin Spark, Belgian artist.
Are we in Animal Farm Orwell, the Human Comedy of Balzac? the enchanting garden of childhood? Everything is open. Everyone is free to project their own images and memories even though the cheerful side, colorful, sensual “punchy” Yo Bastoni predisposes to happiness rather than torpor. His temperament is closer to Niki de Saint Phalle as Louise Bourgeois.
Beyond the appearance of a seductive art, Yolande Bastoni also working on the ambiguity of representational codes -it is it very close to the Pop art with his muses. She bathed in the universe Warhol and David Bowie.
His bestiary “neither angels nor beasts.” Allegory of today’s world where everything lamb awaits the wolf echoes his “Lolly Pop” or its Buxy, interpretation of the Playboy logo in 3D.
Bastoni had to think to play with another dimension, that of femininity and its attributes. Arises “Initials B.b.” inspired by a famous pin-up posing in the cockpit of a B52 bomber. One could brush against the kitsch of the truck driver with her little doll that keeps him company in his cabin but Bastoni escaped with pirouettes and diversion.
Bomber to bombshell is not quickly taken. Except that Brigitte Bardot does not hesitate to not getting caught up where we wanted to lock him up. It is the same with Bastoni: its solid mastery of his artistic career, his hard work, his ability to produce attractive works not conceal his propensity to play and juggling the fantasies of all kinds.