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Marina Font Book "Anatomy Is Destiny" is on Pre-Sale Now.




Anatomy is Destiny is the first monograph of Miami-based artist Marina Font. Her photo-based work explores ideas about identity, gender, territory, language, memory and the forces of the unconscious. The book’s title, stemming from Freud, also speaks to the ever-evolving understanding of gender and self-realization in the 21st century.

The unique pieces reproduced in Anatomy is Destiny stem from a single source photograph made by Font of a nude female figure. Reminiscent of Da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man, but with arms down and palms forward, the black and white photograph is both consistent and variant as Font renders each piece through application of embroidery, paint, yarn, and other materials. Through the rituals of these traditionally feminine practices, she, in her own words, “opens a dialogue between biology and psychology, our social and private persona” in the “evolving mutability” of womanhood.

The publication is being produced in collaboration with Dina Mitrani Gallery.

Born in Argentina in 1970, Font studied design at the Martin Malharro School of Visual Arts in Mar del Plata, Argentina and photography at the Speos Ecole de la Photographie in Paris. She completed her MFA in Photography from Barry University, Miami.

She has exhibited extensively in galleries, cultural institutions and museums nationally and internationally, with recent solo shows at The Boca Raton Museum of Art (with RPM Project), The Consulate General of Argentina in New York; and The Deering Estate at Cutler, Miami. Font is also part of two multidisciplinary collaborations: RPM Project (with Rhonda Mitrani and Patricia Schnall Gutierrez) and 9TOPICS (with Amalia Caputo).

Font was recently selected as one of the Top 50 portfolios through Photolucida’s Critical Mass, and is featured in a group show at the Griffin Museum. She also has a solo exhibition at Catherine Couturier Gallery in Houston, TX.

2017 Clarence John Laughlin Award Finalists Announced!

Posted on Nov 2, 2017

We are very proud to announce three of our gallery artists, Marina Font, Jennifer Schlesinger, Maggie Taylor have been named finalists in the 2017 Clarence John Laughlin Awards. Our fingers are crossed in the hopes one will claim this years title! The Clarence…

Maggie Taylor will Release New Book in April!

Posted on Oct 26, 2017

Maggie Taylor has fully completed her “Through the Looking-Glass” series and the book is now going to press which is expected to come out this April.  A limited edition book (100 copies) will come with a special edition 8 x 8 inch print of "And What Alice…

Marina Font Selected for Photolucida Top 50

Posted on Oct 26, 2017

We would like to congratulate our newest gallery artist Marina Font for being among Photolucida's Critical Mass Top 50 group exhibition selections.   The aim of Critical Mass is to provide participants with career-building opportunities and to promote the…

New Work by Mitch Dobrowner

Posted on Sep 12, 2017

Catherine Couturier Gallery is pleased to announce the release of new work by artist, Mitch Dobrowner. Known for his black and white landscape imagery, Mitch captures the Earth's ever-changing "ego-system" in beautifully surreal, powerfully haunting photography. All…

Post Harvey Update

Posted on Aug 30, 2017

First and foremost, I wanted to thank everybody who has reached out to me in the last few days and thought I'd write up my experiences with Harvey this far, just in case I missed responding to anyone. You can read about our exciting week on Facebook (Catherine…

Maggie Taylor "Girl with a Bee Dress" Print is Now Available

Posted on Aug 3, 2017

  Special Availability!   Maggie Taylor's 'Girl with a Bee Dress' is now available at Catherine Couturier Gallery for the first time since 2013. This 42 x 42 inch print is a must-have statement piece for any Maggie Taylor collection.   Please note:…

Submissions Now Open for Italian Festival Photo Contest!

Posted on Jul 21, 2017

The 39th Houston Italian Festival is now accepting applications for their Second Annual Festival Photo Contest! The theme, 'That's Amore! -An Italian Love Affair with Family, Food and Fun,' will aim to celebrate all aspects of Italian culture. Submitted photographs…

August Gallery Hours

Posted on Jul 21, 2017

Please be advised Catherine Couturier Gallery will only be open on Saturdays, and by appointment for the month of August. Have a happy summer!   Blake Fitch, Girls Sunbathing  

Midsummer Opening Reception Features New Work by Jefferson Hayman

Posted on Jun 27, 2017

New work by Jefferson Hayman has been added to our summer exhibiton titled Things I Saw Without You. Take a moment to peruse the latest additons, and mark your calendars for the midsummer opening reception on Saturday, July 8th from 5-7pm. For more information…