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Philippe Torrecilla

Born in: 1960

France

Biography
When asked about the message in his work and his technique, the artist replied: "there is nothing to say, I would like to awaken an emotion in the heart of the beholder". From the trace left by the charcoal on paper, to the intensity of the lines that thicken until they become pitch black, Philippe Torrecilla dresses the nude body in shadows and reliefs. He does not make the models disappear under their flesh, he draws them in their movements and postures. There is something in the treatment of these bodies, which are fighting alone, or against each other, that brings the artist closer to being a sculptor than a draughtsman or a painter. We spectators of their struggle, have the impression that they are expecting us to look so that they can set themselves free and start moving.
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Philippe Torrecilla, Nu, homme 1, Drawing

Philippe Torrecilla

Nu, homme 1, 2014
75.6 x 61.8 x 2 inch
Drawing

$4,589

Philippe Torrecilla, Nu, homme 3, Drawing

Philippe Torrecilla

Nu, homme 3, 2014
48.4 x 32.7 x 1.2 inch
Drawing

$2,415

Philippe Torrecilla, Nu, homme 4, Drawing

Philippe Torrecilla

Nu, homme 4, 2014
32.7 x 48.4 x 1.2 inch
Drawing

$2,415

Philippe Torrecilla, Corps emmelés #3, Drawing

Philippe Torrecilla

Corps emmelés #3, 2014
40.2 x 50.8 x 2 inch
Drawing

$3,502

Philippe Torrecilla, Nu, Drawing

Philippe Torrecilla

Nu, 2015
17.3 x 13 x 1.2 inch
Drawing

$1,449

Philippe Torrecilla, Nu, homme 2, Drawing

Philippe Torrecilla

Nu, homme 2, 2014
78.7 x 59.1 x 2 inch
Drawing

$4,589

Philippe Torrecilla, Corps emmêlés 1, Drawing

Philippe Torrecilla

Corps emmêlés 1, 2014
51.2 x 51.2 x 2 inch
Drawing

$4,227

Philippe Torrecilla, Corps emmêlés #2, Drawing

Philippe Torrecilla

Corps emmêlés #2, 2014
40.6 x 36.6 x 2 inch
Drawing

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Galerie Couteron

Collective - summer 2015
From June, 30 To September, 2 2015

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