Capturing the essence of reality
Books and Articles
Jacqueline Hénard has written five books and numerous articles on European history, politics and culture.
“I maintain that a historian can never be bored, because he deals with the spectacle of the world.” Marc Bloch, The Historian’s Craft
Franco-German painter, writer, and academic.
Born in West-Berlin, Jacqueline Hénard grew up in an international environment.
After attending university in France and volunteering for an NGO in rural Indonesia, she became a journalist, writing for FAZ, DIE ZEIT, Le Monde, and others, as well as an academic, with stints at Sciences Po Paris, London School of Economics, the European Council on Foreign Relations, and the Wissenschaftskolleg.
These days, Jacqueline paints and writes with equal enthusiasm.
News, archives, drawings, sketches,
The fabulous gallery spaces at Fort Gorgast were the setting for my first exhibition. Michael Gauss’ photos capture the magical spirit of the building that is part of Forte Cultura. Many thanks to him, and to all those who joined us for an unforgettable party!
Nature studies. Exercises in observation, looking for the light, for volumes, for shapes, structures and shifts of plane. Both meditative and exhausting.
Here’s some pictures from both my studio in the countryside and from atelier training at the Art Academy in Stroud (Gloucestershire).