SOIR - Brussels - 7 Th December 1984
compositions displaying a highly developed technique, with philosophical
symbols and contrasts designed to make us think about our surprising
society, full of spells and delirious ravings.
DRAPEAU ROUGE - Brussels - 15 Th December 1984
chansonnier of colours: we laugh a great deal, then we think again.
DE LA BOURSE - Brussels - 16 Th December 1984
is the artist's flight of fancy that nothing can stop him.
MONDE INCONNU - January 1985
have been heartstruck by a hurricane of emotion. I had trouble tearing
myself away from this fascinating, magical world. For a moment,
I thought I had read every novel, seen every film, every ballet,
listened to every concert... And yet, he is not a novelist, not
a film-maker, not a choreographer, not a composer... He paints.
DAUPHINÉ LIBÉRÉ - 6 Th September 1987
would be impossible to imprison Martial BOURLOT within a pictorial
denomination, for he belongs to the race of painters that paints
only in the wild.
TRIBUNE DE COURCHEVEL - 20 Th February 1988
somewhat provocative non-conformist occasionally gets on one's nerves,
playing with the effect of surprise. But we always fall for the
trap, fall for the knowing nod of the divine magician: and, a consenting
prisoner, we succumb to the voluptuous charm, and we come back for
MESSAGER - 6 Th January 1989
frontiers have been pulled down by this tightrope-walking painter,
and his works breathe to one another, intoxicating and suggestive
as you like, touching each other, enveloping and silky, offering
the linking thread in an inner journey, a mood of fulfilment and
DAUPHINÉ LIBÉRÉ - 27 Th December 1990
perfect technique, which he wields like a virtuoso, means no audacity
is beyond him... Martial BOURLOT distils, subtly, the real and unreal.
A hint of yin, a touch of yang, and much humour. A true philosophy:
a love for life.
- 29 Th May 1994
will appreciate this decidedly engaging artist: uncommon in his
treatment of form, but with a direct link - by its content - to
all those who agree to look in the mirror of life in order, quite
simply, to recognise themselves in it.
DAUPHINÉ -12 Th March 1996
dephts of the painting gives off a spiritual sense in which nothing
is imposed. " One is or isn't hooked " by the artist's
message. Each person will look and react in his own way, enjoy themselves.
This is a subtle symbolism, the gaze captures what the unconscious
wishes to see.