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Bernard Pras

Born in: 1952

France

Famous artist

Biography

Having spent part of his childhood in his grand-mother's grocery store, he has developed a strong and privileged relationship with objects and inventories of all sorts. At the crossing of pop art and performance, in-between figuration and ?dis-figuration?, Bernard Pras?s work doesn't leave any viewer indifferent?

A graduate of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Toulouse in 1974, Bernard Pras is a virtuoso of the anamorphosis and of the juxtaposition of eclectic objects, carefully chosen to be in resonance with his subjects; he creates an image that is comprehensible from a single, pre-defined point of view. this is the art of the secret perspective that Dürer was talking about?

Christian-Louis Eclimont says of the artist:

"An athlete of the optical effect, Pras moves between the infinitely composite and the infinitely composed, using his eye as a camera that captures the patterns while they are being projected.?"

Giving up his paintbrushes and painting for the hand, the object and a camera, he has been appropriating images of art history and contemporary society since 1998. The color and the stroke become object and the composition - an installation punctuated by dozens of images. Without photography, the installations would remain the privilege of a few, unique spectators of this metamorphosis during which the act of recycling becomes art.

Without this final moment that is the last picture taken, marked by a luminous flash, when the artist transforms the three dimensions in only two for the greatest pleasure of our eyes, Bernard Pras?s work could not exist.

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Bernard Pras, 86, Sculpture

Bernard Pras

86, 2019
18.9 x 15.7 x 5.9 inch
Sculpture

$18,744

Bernard Pras, 97. Pita, Photography

Bernard Pras

97. Pita, 2009
49.2 x 49.2 x 2 inch
Photography

$10,544

Bernard Pras, Clown, Print

Bernard Pras

Clown, 2013
31.5 x 23.6 x 0.4 inch
Print

$1,172

Bernard Pras, La grande vague, Photography

Bernard Pras

La grande vague, 2008
23.6 x 31.5 inch
Photography

$1,640

Bernard Pras, 152 - Van Gogh, Photography

Bernard Pras

152 - Van Gogh, 2013
41.7 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch
Photography

$5,858

Our recommendations Bernard Pras, Vertige de l'amour, Photography

Bernard Pras

Vertige de l'amour, 2018
41.7 x 31.5 x 2 inch
Photography

$5,858

Our recommendations Bernard Pras, 174. Bocuse, Photography

Bernard Pras

174. Bocuse, 2015
41.7 x 31.5 x 2 inch
Photography

$5,858

Bernard Pras, 162 - Vénus, Photography

Bernard Pras

162 - Vénus, 2014
41.7 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch
Photography

$5,858

Bernard Pras, 185 - We can do it, Photography

Bernard Pras

185 - We can do it, 2017
41.7 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch
Photography

$5,858

Our recommendations Bernard Pras, Ernesto, Photography

Bernard Pras

Ernesto, 2014
41.3 x 33.9 x 2 inch
Photography

$5,858

Bernard Pras, Cat Africa, Photography

Bernard Pras

Cat Africa, 2012
31.5 x 23.6 x 0.2 inch
Photography

$703

Bernard Pras, 98. Le clown, Photography

Bernard Pras

98. Le clown, 2009
41.7 x 31.5 x 2 inch
Photography

$5,858

Bernard Pras, 169. Sergent Pepper, Photography

Bernard Pras

169. Sergent Pepper, 2015
35.4 x 35.4 x 2 inch
Photography

$5,858

Bernard Pras, Inventaire 103 - Oncle Sam, Photography

Bernard Pras

Inventaire 103 - Oncle Sam, 2010
37.4 x 31.5 inch
Photography

$4,686

Bernard Pras, 189 - James, Photography

Bernard Pras

189 - James, 2017
41.7 x 31.5 x 2 inch
Photography

$5,858

Our recommendations Bernard Pras, Inventaire 74 - Le Cri, Photography

Bernard Pras

Inventaire 74 - Le Cri, 2008
63 x 47.2 x 2 inch
Photography

$7,029

Bernard Pras, Inventaire 66 - Cat caddy, Print

Bernard Pras

Inventaire 66 - Cat caddy, 2006
31.5 x 23.6 inch
Print

$644

Bernard Pras, Inventaire 50 - Le Bouquet, Photography

Bernard Pras

Inventaire 50 - Le Bouquet, 2004
47.2 x 47.2 inch
Photography

$5,272

Bernard Pras, Courbet, Photography

Bernard Pras

Courbet, 2014
40.9 x 33.9 x 2 inch
Photography

$5,858

Bernard Pras, Sotigui Kouyaté, Photography

Bernard Pras

Sotigui Kouyaté, 2013
41.7 x 31.5 x 2 inch
Photography

$5,858

Our recommendations Bernard Pras, Banania, Photography

Bernard Pras

Banania, 2014
38.2 x 31.9 x 2 inch
Photography

$5,858

Our recommendations Bernard Pras, Pierrot le fou, Sculpture

Bernard Pras

Pierrot le fou, 2016
18.9 x 15.7 x 5.9 inch
Sculpture

$18,744

Bernard Pras, 96. Christ de Loudun, Photography

Bernard Pras

96. Christ de Loudun, 2009
63 x 47.2 x 2 inch
Photography

$10,544

Our recommendations Bernard Pras, 151. Pape, Photography

Bernard Pras

151. Pape, 2013
60.6 x 47.2 x 2 inch
Photography

$10,544

Our recommendations Bernard Pras, 164. Gauguin, Photography

Bernard Pras

164. Gauguin, 2013
58.3 x 47.2 x 2 inch
Photography

$10,544

Our recommendations Bernard Pras, Inventaire 65 - Bruce Lee, Photography

Bernard Pras

Inventaire 65 - Bruce Lee, 2006
63 x 47.2 x 2 inch
Photography

$7,029

Bernard Pras, Inventaire 95 - Incroyable, Photography

Bernard Pras

Inventaire 95 - Incroyable, 2009
47.2 x 63 inch
Photography

$7,029

Bernard Pras, Inventaire 100 - Cat Carnaval, Photography

Bernard Pras

Inventaire 100 - Cat Carnaval, 2010
63 x 47.2 inch
Photography

$7,029

Bernard Pras, Inventaire 101 - Éléphant, Photography

Bernard Pras

Inventaire 101 - Éléphant, 2009
47.2 x 63 inch
Photography

$7,029

Bernard Pras, Inventaire 78 - Nu Bonbon, Photography

Bernard Pras

Inventaire 78 - Nu Bonbon, 2009
63 x 47.2 inch
Photography

$7,029

Bernard Pras, 185 - We can do it, Sculpture

Bernard Pras

185 - We can do it, 2017
19.3 x 25.2 x 22 inch
Sculpture

$25,773

Bernard Pras, Le cri, Photography

Bernard Pras

Le cri, 2012
35 x 25.2 x 0.2 inch
Photography

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Bernard Pras, Inventaire 76 - La baigneuse, Print

Bernard Pras

Inventaire 76 - La baigneuse, 2007
31.5 x 23.6 inch
Print

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Bernard Pras, Inventaire 60 - Cat woman, Print

Bernard Pras

Inventaire 60 - Cat woman, 2005
31.5 x 23.6 inch
Print

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Bernard Pras, Inventaire 77 - Arcimboldo, Print

Bernard Pras

Inventaire 77 - Arcimboldo, 2007
31.5 x 23.6 inch
Print

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Our recommendations Bernard Pras, Basquiat, Photography

Bernard Pras

Basquiat, 2014
41.7 x 31.5 x 2 inch
Photography

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Bernard Pras, Dali, Photography

Bernard Pras

Dali, 2012
31.5 x 23.6 x 0.2 inch
Photography

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Bernard Pras, Installation, Inventaire 106 - Vanité, Sculpture

Bernard Pras

Installation, Inventaire 106 - Vanité, 2010
19.9 x 16.1 x 8.9 inch
Sculpture

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Our recommendations Bernard Pras, Gainsbourg, Photography

Bernard Pras

Gainsbourg, 2014
63 x 47.2 x 2 inch
Photography

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Bernard Pras, Amy, Sculpture

Bernard Pras

Amy, 2018
19.7 x 19.7 x 7.5 inch
Sculpture

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Bernard Pras - Illusion

Galerie BAYART

Bernard Pras - Illusion
From September, 23 To October, 6 2018

Bernard Pras - Illusion

Galerie BAYART

Bernard Pras - Illusion
From July, 28 To July, 28 2018

Bernard Pras

Galerie Gilbert Dufois

Bernard Pras
From September, 15 To October, 21 2017

Construction

Galerie Gilbert Dufois

Construction
From May, 20 To July, 15 2017