September 11, 1958
Caroline Chariot-Dayez is a Belgian hyperrealistic painter. Although interested in painting from a very early age, she studied philosophy in order to understand what painting is. She was deeply influenced by the French phenomenologist Maurice Merleau-Ponty, who wrote extensively on perception, vision, embodiment, and painting. Her life has been an ongoing interaction between philosophy, which she teaches, and painting. Until the age of forty,...