August 14, 2017
Auville works with construction cement. Applying techniques used in the construction and ship building industries, he spreads the cement over Ursalite (high-density foam panels), creating pieces ranging in size from one to eight square meters.
Whites is part of a body of work where the artist explores the notion of whiteness.
White is pure light (and conversely); It is the optical combination of all colours; But if you combine all the pigments colours, you will get a grey-beige, never a pure white. White is someting else.
When walking in a snow storm, when snow melts into light, nothing else exist than white.
In his explorations, Auville works with white cements, a deeply matte (and very white) material.
With Whites, two juxtaposed rectangles, although made in the same material, will look sligtly different because of their different size and texture.
About The Artist
Pierre Auville is a French artist, born in La Havre, known for using cement and other construction materials in his artwork. Read More
About The Gallery
IdeelArt is an online only art gallery dedicated to contemporary abstract art, offering a representative selection of qualitative ....Read More
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