Vincent Abadie Hafez - One color silkscreen print (black) on black paperboard, 70X57cm, 2013
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|Type of work||Multiple artwork : very limited edition of 10 + 7 artist's proof|
|Support||380 gsm black paperboard|
|Year of creation||2013|
|Medium and technique||One color silkscreen print (black)|
|Overall size||Height: 70cm / Width: 57.3cm|
|Edition number||Artist's proof I/VII|
|Certificate of authenticity||Yes (sent with the artwork and hand signed by the artist)|
|Authenticity||Signed, titled, numbered bottom right, and countersigned, counter-titled on the back|
|Shipping||Delivered within 5 - 10 working days with Colissimo (La Poste)|
|Packaging||Packed in rigid cardboard postal tube to ensure preservation and conservation of you 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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