Frederic Leglise /   Frédéric Léglise

France 1972


Frederic Leglise
Frédéric Léglise
September 22, 2015
Alias of Jasmina Sevic, a researcher and author for Widewalls. She graduated from the Faculty of Political Science (Department for Journalism) in Belgrade in 2013.

Frédéric Léglise is a French painter, born in Nantes in 1972. He studied painting at the École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts (ENSBA) in Paris and graduated in 1998. Léglise is represented by Zooart in London, UK.

He belongs to the contemporary group of artists who have shifted their focus to painting. Frédéric Léglise is dedicated to capturing the beauty of female body. He starts the process of painting by photographing his models, sometimes barely naked, and as he paints, he removes superfluous details, leaving the bodies painted in pink and pastel colors emerge from the background. Apart from erotic art, his works also include self-portraits.

He has participated in numerous group shows in Europe (France, Greece, Croatia, Belgium and Italy) and had his works exhibited on several solo exhibitions.

Léglise married the artist JoJo Wang in 2010.

Frédéric Léglise lives and works in Paris, France.

Featured image: Frederic Leglise – Maria and Ioanna (detail), 2006
All images copyright © Frédéric Léglise

YearExhibition Title Museum/GallerySolo/Group
2014Dessinez ErosGalerie Odile Ouizeman, Paris, FranceGroup
2013ExtravaganzaPhantom Projects Contemporary, Marigny le ChatelGroup
2013FIAC 2013Grand Palais, Paris, FranceGroup
2013Art ParisParis, FranceGroup
201318th International Exhibition of DrawingRijeka, CroatieGroup
2012Family and FriendsGalerie Backsslash, Paris, FranceGroup
201221 x 29,7Galerie de Roussan,Paris, FranceGroup
2012Works peeked at and picked out by Jean-Jacques LebelGalerie Medhi Chouakri, Berlin, GermanyGroup
2012Art BaselStand Galerie, Bale, SwitzerlandGroup
2012GoldBelevedere Museum, Vienne, AustriaGroup
2012Face to Face : The artists and the collectorFrissiras Museum, Athens, GreeceGroup
2012China Dolls Are Not Afraid of PinkGalerie Backsslash, Paris, FranceSolo
2011Black & WhiteFrissiras Museum, Athens, GreeceGroup
2010The naked truthFrissiras Museum, Athens, GreeceGroup
2009Frederic LegliseGalerie Dieda artbug, Bassano Del Grappa, ItalySolo
2008Girls don’t cryGalerie 1900-2000, Paris, FranceSolo
2006SlickStand Galerie Deborah Zafman, Paris, FranceGroup
2006Who’s Afraid of PinkGalerie Deborah Zafman, Paris, FranceGroup
2005Hanky PankyGalerie Deborah Zafman, Paris, FranceGroup
2004TapinGalerie Deborah Zafman, Paris et Montreuil, FranceGroup
2003Frederic LegliseGalerie 1900-2000, Paris, FranceSolo
2003Pink MemoryGalerie 14, Paris, FranceGroup