painting: Enfant + Chien n°11
Enfant + Chien n°11
Enfant + Chien n°11, Markers on paper, 2009
138cm x 120cm
painting: Shorts
Shorts, Oil and Acryl on Canvas, 2005
200cm x 170cm
painting: Enfant + Chien n°10
Enfant + Chien n°10
Enfant + Chien n°10, Markers on paper, 2009
179cm x 122cm

Aurelien Dupuis

Lives and works in Brussels.

Aurelien Dupuis' pictorial technique is inspired from amateur photography, particularly from familly portraits. He slowly reproduces these idyllic pictures using paint or children's markers, spoiling them and establishing them into non-reproducible materials. He confronts the high definition of the computational tool to the low definition of the pictorial work. He repeats a theme, a gesture in order to exhaust it. By deconstructing the sentimental and nostalgic components from snapshots he lets transpire what is left.

Born in 1982 (Toulouse, France)
Fine Art degree, Painting, the Fine Art Academy (Beaux Arts) of Toulouse (2006)
Workshop and exhibition in Chongquing - China (2007)

Represented Ponyhof Gallery at POPPOSITIONS off fair, Brussels, April 2012 ; Group shows "Disparaître ICI" - tandem Aurélien Dupuis & Alain Josseau, Espace Croix-Baragon, Toulouse, February 2011 ; "Progressive Recuperation of the clichés", group show, Ponyhof Gallery, Ra, Antwerp, May 2010 ; Canvascollectie/Collection RTBF, Bozar, Brussels, 2010


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