Vincent Abadie Hafez - Mixed media on linen canvas, 46X38cm, 2015
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|Type of work||Original artwork|
|Year of creation||2015|
|Support||Linen canvas mounted on a wooden stretcher frame (with tightening keys)|
|Medium and technique||Mixed media|
|Overall size||HEIGHT : 46 CM / WIDTH : 38 CM / DEPTH : 2 CM|
|Certificate of authenticity||Yes (sent with the artwork and hand signed by the artist)|
|Authenticity||Dated and signed lower left, countersigned, titled on the back|
|Hanging solution||ready to hang artwork : no specific hanging device required|
|Shipping||Delivered within 5 - 10 working days with Colissimo (La Poste) to France or within 10 - 15 working days with DHL to European and international destinations|
|Packaging||Custom designed packaging that ensure preservation and conservation of the artwork during the delivery|
born in 1977 in CERGY (FRANCE), lives and works between PARIS and TOULOUSE (FRANCE).
MOVEMENT : URBAN calligraphy.
TYPE of INTERVENTIONS : MIXED MEDIA ON CANVASES, MURALS, IN SITU INSTALLATIONS, MARQUETRY, PALIMPSESTS.
THE LETTER AS A FOUNDATION FOR AN UNIVERSALISTIC ABSTRACTION
In a choreography showing a virtuoso-like ease, Vincent Abadie Hafez "Zepha" composes a ritual score that frees the letter from its semiotic restraint, thus keeping only the essence of a certain kind of aesthetics, the cultural bearing of a symbol. Interlacing characters of mixed origins give structure to a multiplicity of contrasts. Formal logic and confusion in lines, instinctive pragmatism and gestures, the anchoring point is embodied in the movement, and the abstraction emerging from it. The whole unfolds a condensed rhythmics, galvanized by regular spaces, silent, and sometimes even unsuspected breathings, revealing a demanding and involving artwork. The gesture is technical, legatee of ancestral calligraphic practices and is being enriched by an urban context, contrasting and unexpected, so essential to the artist.
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