Jean Denant construit et “déconstruit”, vous martèle son art en sculptant des mappemondes géantes directement sur les murs par des milliers d’impacts de marteau qui font apparaître les cinq continents.
Ses projets rappellent les déconstructivistes, les lignes sont surprenantes, il construit pour relativiser.
Denis Denant was born in 1963 in Leningrad. He studied at the Vaganova’s Academy of Dance from 1973 to 1977.
Since 1978, he began to study fine art in the studio of Igor Tyulpanov, rare professional in “ unofficial artists” environment. Since 1989, in collaboration with Timur Novikov became one of the founders and theorist of neoacademism. Since 1989 —Professor of the pattern of the New Academy of Fine Arts.In 1991-1992, together with Timur Novikov was trained in George Pompidou Plastic Arts Center. Also was trained by Pontus Hulten. Since 1993 — professor of painting of the New Academy of Fine Arts. (St. Petersburg) Since 1995, he headed the research team N.A.I.I., who had revived forgotten non-silver photographic printing technology of the XIX century. Since 1996 —Professor of the Scientific research Department in the field of fine arts. He is a part of “ New and Serious” movement.