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ART ROOM PARIS

bruno dufourmantelle

from october 21st to 29, 2021

Bruno Dufourmantelle’s work is traversed by a corporeal relation with painting and the implications he has in the formulation of an absolute plasticity; this is as true of the paintings explicitly titled « Battles » as it is for the more recent works in which the image appears out of a physical confrontation with the organic aspects of pictorial materials and techniques : « I depart from black backgrounds in order to show light » , black background, light, colours, forms...

This dynamism proves the real quality of this work, whose forms (the content, the subject) do not preexist, but emerge from the void in the surface effects : « Look for beings in painting through painting ». Juxtaposed, isolated, intermingled forms that are difficult to make out (rock-like bodies, horizon-line bodies, landscape bodies) emerge from a « material of light », worked with the impressions of brushstrokes and blades (a series entitled Paysages humains, human landscapes). More-detailed hands form landmarks, while the bodies juxtapose their solitudes and their secrets-neither united nor separated.

Bruno Dufourmantelle occupies this place in which the distinction between realism and abstraction dissolves or becomes blurred, the form and the figure meld in the exploration of pictorial practice. His paintings therefore represents a memory and it refers to the emotional turbulence that a gesture can produce. The artist makes references to what we can’t say, in its capacity to create an analogy with the invisible and the unintelligible: « Paintings are interior places. I am, above all, seeking the interiority of beings and the invisible ». He thus demonstrates, here in a musical mode, that painting is a valid substitute for the depth of emotion or expression.

Upcoming exhibitions

Anouk Albertini & Charlotte Culot

From november 4th to 17th 2021

Past exhibitions

SYNAESTHESIA

From 9 to 18th september

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La beauté du geste

From june 9 to july 9 2021

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LES CHARMES DU PAPIER

From April 27th to May 12th

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LIVING LINES

From 19 to May 29th

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Jean Duruisseau et Catherine Dix Ceramics

November 5th to November 28th, 2020

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IN DETAILS

September 17th to October 10th, 2020

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INSTALLATION DE GARANCE VALLEE & F. PELLEGRINO

September 7th to September 20th, 2020

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Conran Shop x Amelie

From January 16 to February 16

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Au Naturel

May 14th to June 6th, 2020

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Imaginez

March 19th to April 11th, 2020

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Identité

January 23rd to February 15th, 2020

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Tisser la couleur

16th January to 20th January, 2020

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Christmas wall 2019

December 2019

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Le Bon Marché - Rive Gauche

November 1 to January 10, 2020

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En perspective

November 7 to November 30, 2019

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Mind Road

September 26 to October 12, 2019

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Amelie x Artorama - Marseille

1st September until November 2019

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Ladies' Room & Mineral

June 12 to June 30, 2019

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Dansez !

April 11 to April 30, 2019

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Du temps

February 14 to March 2, 2019

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Dans le vif

January 2019

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Christmas wall 2018

December 2018

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Cheminements

November 12 to November 30, 2018

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En forme

September 10 to October 5, 2018

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Livrez-vous

June 23 to July 20, 2018

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Floraison

May 28 to June 15, 2018

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En mouvement

April 2 to May 11, 2018

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Noir matière

February 5 to March 16, 2018

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Christmas wall 2017

December 7 to December 11, 2017

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Supports studieux

September 4 to October 31, 2017

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Hypernature

May 1st to June 30, 2017

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Rythmes

March 2017

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La texture du temps

March 1 to March 31, 2018

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Possible

January 18 to February 20, 2016

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