Paintings and Assemblage

_two_ 2023
Oil painting on a vintage tapestry 
93 x 157 cm

Blind, 2023
Oil painting on a vintage tapestry

Confrontation
Oil painting on a vintage tapestry 

Obstruction, 2023

Oil painting on a vintage 4-panel folding screen

Birth, 2023
Oil painting and oil pastel on vintage tapestry

Work in progress...

It never stops. I continuously work on various paintings, drawings, monotypes, assemblages, etc.
No lack of inspiration and ideas. You are welcome in the studio.
Contact me for an appointment.

_az_01_, 2021
Oil painting and rubber stamp on a French antique school map. 
68 x 81 cm, not mounted

The Chaos of the Symbols, 2021
Acrylic painting on canvas
120 x 75 cm

The Family, Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy, 2023
Oil pastel on vintage tapestry
63 x 180 cm


This work is inspired by the opening phrase from Tolstoy's novel Anna Karenina (1877)
"All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way."
This is also known as the Anna Karenina principle

_mono_polygamy_ , 2021
Oil painting on a vintage tapestry
67 x 113 cm

Ne me touche pas!, 2021

Oil painting on a vintage tapestry
46 x 49 cm

Basic Beetle, 2021
Oil painting on needlepoint tapestry canvas. 
113 x 50 cm

Needlepoint tapestries were very popular in France.  I still see them all the time on the farms here in the neighborhood.  They were a popular pastime during the winter.
The popular subjects of the tapestries are an ideal starting point for visual research.

Profile right, 2021
Encaustic paint on wooden panel
116 x 100 cm

Beetle, 2021
Encaustic paint on wooden panel
95 x 56 cm

Profile left, 2021
Encaustic on panel
Encaustic is one of the oldest painting techniques.  It's a very versatile medium.
115 cm x 86 cm

Cosmographie, 2023
oil painting on a vintage tapestry with clockwork.
Quote from Schoppenhauer. 
70 x 100 cm

Grammatica, 2023
Interactive assemblage of 13 small oil paintings on vintage tapestry on a wooden frame.
The public is invited to make their personal composition.
250cm x 200 cm

_body_soul_, 2023
Cartesian duality
Oil painting and varnish on vintage tapestry. 
277cm x 90 cm

_black_white_ 01 2022
Oil painting on a vintage tapestry
75 x 124 cm 

_black_white_ 02 2022
Oil painting on a vintage tapestry
75 x 124 cm 

L'instant entre hier et demain, 2022
Oil painting on two vintage tapestries
60 x 137 cm for each painting

Deportation, 2022
Mixed media on a vintage tapestry
120 x 150 cm 

Memoire et oublie, 2022
Triptych, oil painting on 3 vintage tapestries
Height: 1m45, 1m65 and 1m87

Decomposition, 2022
Oil painting on vintage tapestry
60 x 137 cm

Fusion, 2022
Oil painting on vintage tapestry
172 x 129 cm 

25 June 2022
Oil painting on vintage tapestry
97 x 190 cm 

Swing, 2022
Oil painting on vintage tapestry
Original frame
70 x 160 cm

Unknown Memory, 2022
Oil painting and spray paint on 2 vintage tapestries
77 x 117 cm 

Monologue intérieure à deux, 2022
Oil painting and mixed media on vintage tapestry
Recto - verso
124 x 143 cm 

Eyes, 2022
Oil painting on vintage tapestry
87 x 186 cm

Les Fleurs Artificielles, 2023
Cosmographie II
About the actual state of the Earth, climate change
Mixed media

Cosmographie III, 2023
Mixed media with a vintage Polarex telescope and 3 large astrophotos.
2 m x 3 m x 3 m

Space Divider, 2023
Mixed media
Double sided 
300 cm x 110 cm

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