François Bel

François Bel | Ringringring

François Bel

Ringringring, 2018

Acrylic glass

40 x 14 x 10 cm

Galerie Barrou Planquart

Montlignon, Francia

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about François Bel

Lyon (Francia), 1977

François is a multidisciplinary artist, equally at ease with painting, sculpture and installations. His work is as eclectic as his inspirations : influenced by Street Art, from which he borrows its system of repetition and variation, he is also interested in ""New Realism"" movements, which particularly appeal to him, as do Dada and Pop Art, for the way they subvert daily objects in order to criticise today's consumer society, like Duchamp's ready-mades. François reappropriates each material, working in turn with nylon cord for his suspensions and wire for his sculptures. He makes a play with the idea of compartmentalisation, enclosing some of his sculptures in wire mesh, condemning contemporary society yet again for its individualism and materialism. In this way, each medium serves an approach that is both artistic and philosophical.

His small ""Big Bangs"" set in synthetic crystal, as though frozen in the explosion's ultimate moment of grace, make us reflect on passing time which is frittered away and undeniably survives us. In a society where everything happens increasingly quickly and mankind controls a great many things, François crystallises every person's dream by stopping time for an instant in his works. A mixture of frustration and fascination, his sculptures mirror our civilisation, anger and rebellion, imprisoned and confined in economic, cultural, social and political contexts. François is exhibited and collected in France, Monaco, Belgium, Spain, Germany, Corea and the USA.

about the artist's works

Featured works

Richard Stipl | Resonance

Richard Stipl

Resonance, 2019

Arcilla y metal

53 x 24 x 20 cm

Andrew Schoultz | Vessel With Red Beast

Andrew Schoultz

Vessel With Red Beast, 2019

Acrylic on canvas

91.5 x 76.5 cm

Jorg Karg | Four seeds five flowers

Jorg Karg

Four seeds five flowers, 2019

Printing by pigment under acrylic glass on aluminum dibond

130 x 106 x 3 cm

€3,390.00

Alejandro Gómez Cangas | Brecha

Alejandro Gómez Cangas

Brecha, 2019

Oil on canvas

160 x 125 cm

Edin Mustafic | Anatomie 1

Edin Mustafic

Anatomie 1, 2015

Photography

30 x 30 cm

Hendrik Czakainski | 26390

Hendrik Czakainski

26390, 2019

Cartón y pintura sobre MDF

250 x 150 cm

€21,780.00

Carlo Borer | Cluster

Carlo Borer

Cluster, 2011

Steel

45 x 65 x 40 cm

€9,320.00

Guim Tió Zarraluki | Niu

Guim Tió Zarraluki

Niu, 2018

Oil on linen

162 x 130 cm

Julio Anaya | Bocklin Zoom

Julio Anaya

Bocklin Zoom, 2019

C-print

80 x 100 cm

€1,455.00

Misterpiro | Meanwhile

Misterpiro

Meanwhile, 2019

Esmalte acrílico y spray sobre panel de madera

120 x 120 cm

PichiAvo | The Father of Comedy 5/5

PichiAvo

The Father of Comedy 5/5, 2019

Impresión giclée intervenida sobre papel

120 x 90 cm

€3,150.00

Guillermo Ocio Forascepi | S.T

Guillermo Ocio Forascepi

S.T, 2018

Madera de olmo negrillo

35 x 27 x 14 cm