Yves Krief

Born in 1965 - France

BIOGRAPHY

Through the language of the unconscious, its symbolism and pictorial representations, the density of meanings and color choices that operate, Yves Krief tells universal stories with multiple readings, that is why all his pictures have the same name: "Cent Titres” - because In French the word "sans" means without and the word "cent" means one hundred in phonétic“cent titres” means without title and also hundred titles.

Each of Yves Krief's compositions' mission to cross the barrier of delayed memory in order to converse directly with the unconscious of his observer. Initially the graphic balance, harmony of color and aesthetics of the composition draws the eye or disturbs it. When close enough, is the diversity of elements or "symbols" that challenge the viewer. This density function is to misplace it. Each scene has its own reason for being all melted in a package that appears to be clearly structured and coherent.

At this stage the mind is overwhelmed by a mass of information impossible to synthesize, aided by the natural desire we have to give meaning to what escapes us, entangled in the maze of signifier, only emotional intelligence can find its way. It follows a form of letting go that allows the unconscious to drag its own reading and observer finally select, albeit unconsciously, only the different symbols that speak to him and make its own resonance history. The picture becomes mirror.

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EXHIBITIONS

2015
Envie d'Art Gallery, Paris
2014
Urban Renewal, Hong Kong
2013
New Art Fair, Paris
Art Club, Paris
Salon Athéna, Paris
2012
Envie d'Art gallery, London
London Art Fair
Affordable Art Fair, Los Angeles
2011
Artclub Gallery, Paris
Art London
Affordable Art Fair, London, Singapore
2010
Renoma Café Gallery
Art Club gallery, Paris
La Cinquième gallery
2009
Affordable Art Fair Paris, New York, Brussels
ARTCLUB gallery, Paris 1e
Exposition Hôtel Carlton - Festival de Cannes
La Galerie du Show Room, Paris
Événementiel Monumentoiles - Grandes Villes de France
Envie d'art gallery, Paris 7
5ème gallery, Paris 8
2008
Affordable Art Fair Paris, London, Amsterdam
St'Art, Strasbourg
Art London
Envie d'Art gallery, Paris, London
La 5ème gallery, Paris

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