From Paris to New York: 25 years of art
I was born in Meaux, France; he is graduated from college through the Art and Graphic Design School EDTA Sornas in Paris in 1995.
Initially, my style was more figurative during my life in Paris (1993-1995) and then in Switzerland (1996-2000).
Later I moved to Aix-en-Provence, where my art became increasingly abstract, light, bold, and colorful.
In 2012, I ultimately transitioned into playful, unpredictable abstraction creating an emotionally charged explosion of colorful shapes and grids against white space.
2016 has been the year of my move to the USA. Influenced by living in New York, I kept transforming my style in exciting and innovative ways. I have more and more considered psychogeographic mapping combined with drifting as the base and source of my artistic path. I developed the concept of Geographic Abstraction to translate this invisible world through unconscious interconnections in various environments. Whole urban environments are being encoded into my own visual language, maps, and frameworks that invite the viewer to discover their subconscious, to visualize their interactions in the city as well as their relation to the collective.
My artwork has been compared to that of Russian avant-garde artist Kazimir Malevich (1878-1935), who was a representative of Constructivism and Suprematism, influenced by Cubism and Futurism. Malevich worked only with “pure” forms, such as square, circle and cross painted in primary colors against white space and resembling aerial imagery taken from the sky. My art is very similar within the fundamentals, however not as schematic as seen in Malevich’s work. It is characterized by an enormous dynamism and bold presence telling stories and exploring social tensions and relationships.
I also experiment with all kinds of mediums and tools: canvas, paper, photos, digital media, window, or plexiglass. Since 2017, I started to use different spatulas instead of paintbrushes. In 2019, I incorporated color tapes as a new approach to keep renewing this unique topography I am working on since 2015. The singularity of my work lies in the poetic and spontaneous expression of landscapes transformed into a unique visual code of collected algorithms and data that I keep inventing and perfecting.
I have been represented by various American and European galleries with several solo shows since 2016.
In September 2020, I moved to Newburgh, NY.