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Benoit Thiel

Born in: 1964

France

Biography

Born in Marseilles in 1964, Benoit Thiel has been living and working since 1978 in Carnaux, in the Tarn. 

This self-taught artist worked as an industrial designer for the first 15 years of his career. He then decided to devote himself to his artistic creation and his art has encountered great success for nearly thirty years now. Benoit Thiel shows his work in many galleries and his paintings can be seen in exhibitions throughout France. 

Often compared to Pierre Soulages’s abstract art, Benoit Thiel's paintings have a base of white, black or grey. The artist then applies three or four other colours and composes a unique work.

The French artist has his own artistic universe informed by his experience; he aspires to describe past, present and future indistinctly. For each theme on which he works, Benoit Thiel paints on five or six canvases at a time. For example, there is an electric blue series called "Keep Me", another bright red series on the theme of "Hope". 

He insists that the viewer appropriate the painting. If the works are situated beyond any figurative representation, everyone is free to interpret them however they feel like, to love them or hate them. 

Benoit Thiel has developed a very personal pictorial technique in terms of colour codes, shapes and textures to convey his emotions. He also distinguishes himself from his peers by the tools he uses to create his paintings. 

On the one hand, acrylic paint became his trademark, but it is the application that may seem somewhat unusual. Brushes and easel are not part of his creative process. Benoit Thiel prefers by far everyday objects and the tools that remind him of his past design work: he uses spatulas, scrapers, sponges, teaspoons or even forks to apply and work the paint...

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Benoit Thiel, Mar..., Painting

Benoit Thiel

Mar..., 2019
7.9 x 7.9 inch
Painting

$252

Benoit Thiel, Cure 2, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Cure 2, 2018
7.9 x 7.9 inch
Painting

$252

Benoit Thiel, Rod..., Painting

Benoit Thiel

Rod..., 2019
7.9 x 7.9 inch
Painting

$252

Benoit Thiel, Oyo........, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Oyo........, 2019
7.9 x 7.9 inch
Painting

$252

Benoit Thiel, Memory 3, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Memory 3, 2018
15.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$424

Benoit Thiel, Soleil Levant, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Soleil Levant, 2016
28.7 x 23.6 inch
Painting

$917

Benoit Thiel, Of is, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Of is, 2019
35.4 x 11.8 inch
Painting

$642

Benoit Thiel, The red after, Painting

Benoit Thiel

The red after, 2018
47.2 x 23.6 inch
Painting

$1,330

Benoit Thiel, Soleil couchant, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Soleil couchant, 2016
31.5 x 15.7 inch
Painting

$619

Benoit Thiel, Every Ness, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Every Ness, 2019
51.2 x 31.9 inch
Painting

$1,926

Benoit Thiel, Hesitation, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Hesitation, 2017
21.7 x 18.1 inch
Painting

$550

Benoit Thiel, Avec le Temps, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Avec le Temps, 2019
35.8 x 24 inch
Painting

$688

Benoit Thiel, New Day, Painting

Benoit Thiel

New Day, 2019
35.8 x 24 inch
Painting

$688

Benoit Thiel, Life, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Life, 2018
19.7 x 15.7 inch
Painting

$344

Benoit Thiel, Free, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Free, 2018
19.7 x 15.7 inch
Painting

$344

Benoit Thiel, Voir plus loin, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Voir plus loin, 2016
51.2 x 35.8 inch
Painting

$1,926

Benoit Thiel, Be Zone, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Be Zone, 2017
24 x 19.7 inch
Painting

$630

Benoit Thiel, Free together, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Free together, 2019
28.7 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$917

Benoit Thiel, The old port, Painting

Benoit Thiel

The old port, 2018
24 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$630

Benoit Thiel, My Beauty, Painting

Benoit Thiel

My Beauty, 2018
28.7 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$917

Benoit Thiel, Memory 2, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Memory 2, 2018
15.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$424

Benoit Thiel, Of Do, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Of Do, 2019
35.4 x 11.8 inch
Painting

$642

Benoit Thiel, Of The, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Of The, 2019
35.4 x 11.8 inch
Painting

$642

Benoit Thiel, Moon Love, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Moon Love, 2016
21.7 x 18.1 inch
Painting

$550

Benoit Thiel, Nor Blue, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Nor Blue, 2016
19.7 x 24 inch
Painting

$665

Benoit Thiel, Hello, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Hello, 2012
21.7 x 18.1 inch
Painting

$550

Benoit Thiel, Sans titre II, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Sans titre II, 2019
35.8 x 24 inch
Painting

$688

Benoit Thiel, Anomalie, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Anomalie, 2019
35.8 x 24 inch
Painting

$688

Benoit Thiel, Sans titre I, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Sans titre I, 2019
35.8 x 24 inch
Painting

$688

Benoit Thiel, The Way, Painting

Benoit Thiel

The Way, 2018
19.7 x 15.7 inch
Painting

$344

Benoit Thiel, Steal, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Steal, 2018
19.7 x 15.7 inch
Painting

$344

Benoit Thiel, Great, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Great, 2018
19.7 x 15.7 inch
Painting

$344

Benoit Thiel, Black, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Black, 2018
19.7 x 15.7 inch
Painting

$344

Benoit Thiel, Thirteen, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Thirteen, 2018
19.7 x 15.7 inch
Painting

$344

Benoit Thiel, I am moi, Painting

Benoit Thiel

I am moi, 2018
51.2 x 31.9 inch
Painting

$1,834

Benoit Thiel, Salsa, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Salsa, 2015
39.4 x 39.4 inch
Painting

$1,891

Benoit Thiel, Cosmopolitan, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Cosmopolitan, 2018
47.2 x 47.2 inch
Painting

$2,178

Benoit Thiel, Blue to Black, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Blue to Black, 2016
28.7 x 23.6 inch
Painting

$917

Benoit Thiel, Blue Jasmine, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Blue Jasmine, 2016
24 x 19.7 inch
Painting

$630

Benoit Thiel, Blue Notte, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Blue Notte, 2017
28.7 x 23.6 inch
Painting

$917

Benoit Thiel, Aguaplano, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Aguaplano, 2017
28.7 x 23.6 inch
Painting

$917

Benoit Thiel, Memory 1, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Memory 1, 2018
15.7 x 15.7 inch
Painting

$424

Benoit Thiel, Twenty on P, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Twenty on P, 2018
27.6 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$745

Benoit Thiel, Cure 4, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Cure 4, 2018
7.9 x 7.9 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$206

Benoit Thiel, Cure 5, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Cure 5, 2018
7.9 x 7.9 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$206

Benoit Thiel, Grand large, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Grand large, 2018
21.7 x 18.1 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$516

Benoit Thiel, L'espoir, Painting

Benoit Thiel

L'espoir, 2018
24 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$630

Benoit Thiel, Les codes, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Les codes, 2018
24 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$630

Benoit Thiel, Not Today, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Not Today, 2017
51.2 x 31.9 inch
Painting

Sold out

Benoit Thiel, Contraste, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Contraste, 2017
7.9 x 7.9 x 0.8 inch
Painting

Sold out

Benoit Thiel, Marqua Pi, Painting

Benoit Thiel

Marqua Pi, 2012
24 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

Sold out

July exhibition in Anywhere Creation gallery

Anywhere Creation

July exhibition in Anywhere Creation gallery
From June, 28 To July, 28 2018

June Exhibition 2018

Anywhere Creation

June Exhibition 2018
From June, 6 To June, 23 2018

Spring exhibition 2018

Anywhere Creation

Spring exhibition 2018
From April, 12 To August, 12 2018