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Until 31st October 2015 at La Lanterne gallery
For his second exhibition since the opening of La Lanterne gallery, young gallery owner Alexandre Fialho presents the recent works of (equally) young artist Youssef Boubekeur. The exhibition “Dandy; portraits of modern life “presents a series fully realized with BIC pen drawings.
The visitor is invited to walk through a gallery of portraits representing intellectual figures from the nineteenth and twentieth century, embedded in a delicate and monochrome atmosphere. Yet Boubekeur conveys his personal contemporary twist. Marcel Proust, in his iconic thinker posture, wears a shirt with polka dots and trendy Mao collar, while Jules Verne, looking to the horizon, is represented with beard and checked shirt, recalling the preferred uniform of the hipster movement. Thus, several periods of time superimpose for a visually attractive and humorous result.
An exhibition to see and a gallery to follow.
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