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Paris From 4 October to 4 December 2019

Galerie LOFT

Galerie LOFT

Paris - France

Presentation
Informed by the issues surrounding Western Art, drawing from a literary and poetic tradition, the work of Yazid Oulab is a quest for meaning. In his sculptures, videos, installations and also his drawings, the artist declines an iconography linked to his own experience: everyday objects (jars, scales, crates, carpets) , sometimes with a sacred association (incense sticks, sacrificial knives), or to the building trade which he practises in order to finance his studies (trowel, carpenter’s pencil, scaffolding).

The artist is particularly interested in basic or raw materials and the transformation of them by all possible movements, as what does a craftsman. These materials themselves are important to me because they are artistic work with their own spirits.

The abundant use of nails in Oulab’s works often catches people’s eyes. A nail is a fundamental element for architecture, a perfect symbol of alliance. Oulab has formed it by different mediums such as clay, chalk, crystal, charcoal, precious metal – gold for example - and wood. The inspiration comes also from the cuneiform writing. In the Arabian culture, the first letter “Âlif” have a very similar shape of a nail, thus for Oulab, all modern art seems to be hung on a nail.
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Address

    Details

  • 4, rue des Beaux-Arts
    75006, Paris
    France
    0146331890

    Schedules

    Monday

    closed

    Tuesday

    10:00 AM to 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM to 6:30 PM

    Wednesday

    10:00 AM to 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM to 6:30 PM

    Thursday

    10:00 AM to 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM to 6:30 PM

    Friday

    10:00 AM to 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM to 6:30 PM

    Saturday

    10:00 AM to 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM to 6:30 PM

    Sunday

    closed

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Yazid Oulab, Âlif - Clou, Sculpture

Yazid Oulab

Âlif - Clou, 2012
43.3 x 5.5 x 5.5 inch
Sculpture

$5,391

Yazid Oulab, Brique de gomme - Mur de l'effacement, Sculpture

Yazid Oulab

Brique de gomme - Mur de l'effacement, 2012
1.6 x 11 x 3.5 inch
Sculpture

$120

Yazid Oulab, Mektoub, Sculpture

Yazid Oulab

Mektoub, 2012
11.8 x 43.3 x 1.6 inch
Sculpture

$4,792

Yazid Oulab, Âlif - Clou cristal, Sculpture

Yazid Oulab

Âlif - Clou cristal, 2012
5.9 x 19.7 x 5.9 inch
Sculpture

$8,266

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