President DROUOT COTATION Paris and Expert : Christian Sorriano says : " Moon ladder ", " Cosmos ", " Elevation "... and all the others "poems" of Tapiézo have sometimes visible colors opposed to the sun, when a cloud drops rain...and becomes a rainbow ! This pure happiness of his poetic dreams in colors leads us back to Arthur RIMBAUD's prophetic visions, every adolescent's companion, who put colors on vowels : A black, E white, I red, U green, O blue : Vowels!"
Christian SORRIANO – DROUOT Cotation President and Expert – Paris
"Not all painters have the unique ambition to enchant, like Fragonnard or Dufi. Others handle forms, colors, a graceful wisdom lesson or an incitement to heroism, rebellion, like Goya or Delacroix. Here you have Tapiézo, a happy wisdom teacher. Both through light and architecture. Rather than bewitching or elating, Tapiézo chose to make of his forms and colours an incitement to happiness. Coming from the flavoursome Burgundy where one knows what taste means - believe me, I come from Bordeaux - he chose to head on to our beloved Provence, our delightful Luberon, and even more, Roussillon that gave him a warm welcome, a place for light and colours lovers."
"The thing that is unique with Tapiézo is the fact that his passion for ochre is lived and expressed both in volume and lines. With him, the sculptor and the architect are always close. The coloured canvas seems to be overjoyed for being admired. On the road that goes from Dijon to Roussillon, Tapiézo made a long roundabout, a stop in Italy or even better, in Tuscany. Tapiézo forms and colours naturally evoke Florence or Pisa, the delightful ones. The ochres taken from our quarries of Luberon also remind us of Arezzo or Carrare. Isn't it the same sun here and there enchanting and inspiring the inventor of forms, the colours' master ? Happy is the painter who laughs at mountains..." Jean LACOUTURE July 7th 2011, French journalist and biographer
Jacques Salomé, writer : « Tapiézo builds his paintings like we had to build cathedrals in the past, with perseverance, love and a great faith in the other's point of view...Tapiézo painting is good for the surrounding world. Tapiézo is Happiness bearer. » Jacques Salomé, July 2012, writer
John Edward Tang : "Why do I love Tapiézo's works of art ? They are like suns in my univese. All Tapiézo's paintings are joyful, one can feel the enthusiasm the painter has. Every creation frees the imagination. It is an admirable painting. His sand and ochres canvasses bring serenity. I totally agree with Jacques Salomé when he says it right : Tapiézo paintings bring happiness... Beauty is in the heart of the beholder." John Edward Tang, collector and writer.