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Yves Hayat

France Born in: 1946

Originally from Egypt, Yves Hayat first developed his aesthetic sensibilities living in a country enriched with history and cultural diversity. Art was his first love. In 1956, after the Egyptian Revolution, Hayat left for France. For five years, he studied Art at the Ecole Nationale des Arts Décoratifs of Nice.

In 1973, Hayat chooses to go into advertising and marketing, which led him to open his own agency. The creative trade captivated Hayat. His experience in the field also enabled him to discover and learn to use new forms of technology, and master his techniques. In the 1990s, equipped with those skills, he decided to return to art, rediscovering the old masters, photographing people, the streets, society products, museum paintings and recuperating magazine and web images, which are carefully classified. Hayat is a perfect example of his time: an open mind on society, its streets, its media, its internet. While running his successful advertising business, he starts to show his artwork in galleries. Soon, his art practice took precedence over his profession, which he ended in 2002.

Although Yves Hayat does not consider himself a painter, photographer, or designer, he is widely known as a “plasticien," an untranslatable French term that refers to an artist who puts the meaning of his work to the fore and uses all the various media and techniques to express it.

As François Birembaux wrote, Yves Hayat belongs to that category of remarkable artists who have something to say, and who say it with such talent that they stamp their impression on the art of our time. His works, modern and contemporary, are however, the product of a deeply classical culture. Thanks to all the techniques which belong to our time: photography, superimposition of images, etc., he creates an original work rooted in the human cultural heritage but which, through the strength of its subjects, conveys every dimension of our era.

Through a strictly artistic approach, Yves Hayat expresses a philosophical thought, not in complicated words but by speaking to our senses, in a clear, untortured way. He presents the essence of our human condition and of our time, bringing out its distinctive characteristics and its violence (…)

The originality of Yves Hayat's works lies in the amalgam of artistic perception with images from a communication and information-based society. The titles he gives to his works (Business must go on, Parfum de Révolte, The Icons are Tired, Femmes au bord de la crise de guerre, The Shadow of your smile…) from utterly highjacked advertising slogans, have the effect of giving a meaning to the pollution of our everyday lives. They reveal our identity and display our own brand. Not a celebration of barbarity, but rather the fascination created by human ambivalence (…).

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Yves Hayat, Je t'aime rouge blessé, Sculpture

Yves Hayat

Je t'aime rouge blessé, 2018
100 x 25 x 12 cm
Sculpture

€ 6,000

Yves Hayat, Parfums de révolte, Print

Yves Hayat

Parfums de révolte, 2017
20 x 15 x 6 cm
Print

€ 9,500

Yves Hayat, Mask 9 - Voile, Photography

Yves Hayat

Mask 9 - Voile, 2008
40 x 30 cm
Photography

€ 1,100

Yves Hayat, Manhattan, Print

Yves Hayat

Manhattan, 2018
20 x 15 x 6 cm
Print

€ 1,100

Yves Hayat, Havana, Print

Yves Hayat

Havana, 2015
20 x 15 x 6 cm
Print

€ 1,100

Yves Hayat, Caracas, Print

Yves Hayat

Caracas, 2017
20 x 15 x 6 cm
Print

€ 1,100

Yves Hayat, Brexit, Print

Yves Hayat

Brexit, 2016
20 x 15 x 6 cm
Print

€ 1,100

Yves Hayat, Barcelona, Print

Yves Hayat

Barcelona, 2017
20 x 15 x 6 cm
Print

€ 1,100

Yves Hayat, Scarf bag, Print

Yves Hayat

Scarf bag, 2020
50 x 50 x 3 cm
Print

€ 5,000

Yves Hayat, Lame de fond Freud, Print

Yves Hayat

Lame de fond Freud, 2019
150 x 75 cm
Print

€ 6,000

Yves Hayat, Lame de fond Amy Winehouse, Print

Yves Hayat

Lame de fond Amy Winehouse, 2019
150 x 75 cm
Print

€ 6,000

Yves Hayat, Lame de fond Mishima, Print

Yves Hayat

Lame de fond Mishima, 2019
150 x 75 cm
Print

€ 6,000

Yves Hayat, Lame de fond Marilyn, Print

Yves Hayat

Lame de fond Marilyn, 2019
150 x 75 cm
Print

€ 6,000

Yves Hayat, Lame de fond Kurt Cobain, Print

Yves Hayat

Lame de fond Kurt Cobain, 2019
150 x 75 cm
Print

€ 6,000

Yves Hayat, Mask 19 -  Auschwitz, Photography

Yves Hayat

Mask 19 - Auschwitz, 2008
40 x 30 cm
Photography

€ 1,100

Yves Hayat, Mask 15 -  Armes, Photography

Yves Hayat

Mask 15 - Armes, 2008
40 x 30 cm
Photography

€ 1,100

Yves Hayat, Mask 12 - Meurtrières, Photography

Yves Hayat

Mask 12 - Meurtrières, 2008
40 x 30 cm
Photography

€ 1,100

Yves Hayat, Mask 10 -  Tank, Photography

Yves Hayat

Mask 10 - Tank, 2008
40 x 30 cm
Photography

€ 1,100

Yves Hayat, Babel II, Sculpture

Yves Hayat

Babel II, 2018
38 x 50 x 30 cm
Sculpture

€ 7,500

Yves Hayat, Memento mortem - All you need is love, Print

Yves Hayat

Memento mortem - All you need is love, 2010
70 x 100 cm
Print

€ 3,500

Yves Hayat, Memento mortem - Fashion victims, Print

Yves Hayat

Memento mortem - Fashion victims, 2010
70 x 100 cm
Print

€ 3,500

Yves Hayat, Memento mortem - Art Fight, Print

Yves Hayat

Memento mortem - Art Fight, 2010
70 x 100 cm
Print

€ 3,500

Yves Hayat, Memento mortem - Baiser, Print

Yves Hayat

Memento mortem - Baiser, 2010
70 x 100 cm
Print

€ 3,500

Yves Hayat, Concerto facciale I, Print

Yves Hayat

Concerto facciale I, 2016
120 x 60 cm
Print

€ 5,000

Yves Hayat, N°1 Vogue Tchador, Print

Yves Hayat

N°1 Vogue Tchador, 2015
70 x 50 cm
Print

€ 5,000

Yves Hayat, Je t'aime rouge séquestré, Sculpture

Yves Hayat

Je t'aime rouge séquestré, 2018
100 x 25 x 12 cm
Sculpture

€ 6,000

Yves Hayat, Fleurs blessées - Iris, Print

Yves Hayat

Fleurs blessées - Iris, 2017
150 x 75 cm
Print

€ 6,600

Our recommendations Yves Hayat, N°2 Time Fillette, Print

Yves Hayat

N°2 Time Fillette, 2015
70 x 50 cm
Print

€ 5,000

Yves Hayat, Fleurs blessées - Tulipe, Print

Yves Hayat

Fleurs blessées - Tulipe, 2017
150 x 75 cm
Print

€ 6,600

Yves Hayat, Fleurs blessées - Rose, Print

Yves Hayat

Fleurs blessées - Rose, 2017
150 x 75 cm
Print

€ 6,600

Yves Hayat, Idées noires, Print

Yves Hayat

Idées noires, 2014
20 x 15 x 6 cm
Print

€ 1,100

Yves Hayat, Little girl with revolver, Print

Yves Hayat

Little girl with revolver, 2016
145 x 65 cm
Print

€ 6,000

Yves Hayat, Revolver bag, Print

Yves Hayat

Revolver bag, 2015
50 x 50 cm
Print

€ 5,000

Yves Hayat, Bloody bag, Print

Yves Hayat

Bloody bag, 2015
50 x 50 cm
Print

€ 5,000

Yves Hayat, Je t"aime - Rouge écrasé, Print

Yves Hayat

Je t"aime - Rouge écrasé, 2017
100 x 25 x 12 cm
Print

€ 6,000

Yves Hayat, Je t'aime - Rouge shooté, Print

Yves Hayat

Je t'aime - Rouge shooté, 2017
100 x 25 x 12 cm
Print

€ 6,000

Yves Hayat, Je t'aime - Rouge brisé, Print

Yves Hayat

Je t'aime - Rouge brisé, 2017
100 x 25 x 12 cm
Print

€ 6,000

Yves Hayat, Parfums de révolte installation, Print

Yves Hayat

Parfums de révolte installation, 2017
20 x 15 x 6 cm
Print

€ 9,500

Yves Hayat, La petite robe noire, "The Shadow of your Smile", Sculpture

Yves Hayat

La petite robe noire, "The Shadow of your Smile", 2015
150 x 120 x 2 cm
Sculpture

€ 8,500

Yves Hayat, Abandon, "Idées noires" series, Sculpture

Yves Hayat

Abandon, "Idées noires" series, 2014
30 x 40 x 10 cm
Sculpture

€ 4,000

Yves Hayat, Dolce Vita, 'The Shadow of your Smile', Sculpture

Yves Hayat

Dolce Vita, 'The Shadow of your Smile', 2015
150 x 120 x 2 cm
Sculpture

€ 8,500

Yves Hayat, Rouge séquestré, "Je t'aime" séries, Sculpture

Yves Hayat

Rouge séquestré, "Je t'aime" séries, 2018
100 x 25 x 12 cm
Sculpture

€ 6,000

Yves Hayat, Larmes de Coco, 'Coco Chanel pleurant', Photography

Yves Hayat

Larmes de Coco, 'Coco Chanel pleurant', 2017
60 x 110 x 2 cm
Photography

€ 6,000

Femmes au bord de la crise de guerre by Yves Hayat

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Femmes au bord de la crise de guerre by Yves Hayat
From April 27, 2018 To May 17, 2018

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