Vincent Abadie Hafez - Mixed media on linen canvas with black floater frame, 132X97cm, 2015
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|Type of work||Original artwork|
|Medium and technique||Mixed media|
|Support||Linen canvas mounted on a wooden stretcher frame (with tightening keys)|
|Year of creation||2015|
|Unframed size||Height: 125cm / Width: 90cm / Depth: 2,5cm|
|Overall size||Height: 132cm / Width: 97cm / Depth: 3,5cm|
|Framing||Wooden black matte canvas floater frame|
|Certificate of authenticity||Yes (sent with the artwork and hand signed by the artist)|
|Authenticity||Signed, titled, dated on the back|
|Hanging solution||Ready to hang artwork : wire between two screw eyes on the back|
|Shipping||Delivered within 10 - 15 working days with DHL|
|Packaging||Packed in secure custom wooden crate to ensure preservation and conservation of your artwork during shipment|
|Shipment insurance||Yes, we offer full value insurance coverage on every shipment|
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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