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Othmane Taleb

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Architect and visual artist. Othman Taleb was born in 1977, studied architecture at the Tunis School of Architecture (ENAU). Be looking for a type of contemporary architecture of the face. Othmane tends both to a visual paint passage through beings. Prepare for travel by a set of shapes, colors, flesh tones, freshly "démoulue" and "virgins". This work on each canvas around the tension between getting the sensory quality and be constructive in terms of form. The more he does this, the gap between abstraction and figuration becomes interesting. Using different classical mediums (graphite, charcoal and oil paint), he fight for a new reading of figurative art and always pushing further the limits of the representative, his representation of the body and portraits is not less deeply modern and is a reflection of the great socio-cultural issues of our time. It painted / not draw in front of a live model, but from photographs taken beforehand and associated with many other iconographic sources, serve as a starting point. In the creative process, bodies and faces, he tries to extract a story like open books, anatomy deeply chart. On the sides, sometimes we read boredom, sadness, provocation, loneliness, pride. A process of exploring the limits of mediums, complex process whose sources are constantly changing in response to the act of painting. Thus they seize a state in the making.



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