Patrick Cornillet

Born in: 1968

France

Biography

The recent paintings of French artist PATRICK CORNILLET feature austere constructionsin empty environments. Places in a non-space, fragments of an enigmatic architecture that has been left in suspense by its visitors. Reminding us of a video game, these paintings try to make the spectator follow their complex structures in search of an exit. But there is no exit; in reality there is no more entry either. The spectator is caught in the trap of an illusory space.

Words such as 'severe' and 'naked' come to mind when one sees PATRICK CORNILLET's latest works. As in his previous work, a feeling of movement is perceived in these structures that seem static at a first glance. Their mass contrasts with the immaterial space surrounding them, and as in a dream caused by fever, the viewer can't seem to realize what the proportions of the structures are, and can't make an idea about their dimensions either.

The viewer struggles to give meaning to the concrete structures; some images suggest architectural structures, although it is difficult to imagine what sort of building they might have supported. This sensation, both familiar and strange, strengthens the feeling of alienation one has when confronted to the works. Balancing between the two, these images evoke the ruins of a fallen society or perhaps the threatening vision of a near future. They stand naked, as fragmented skeletons, deprived of their initial content but they keep their special mystique intact.

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  • Painting

  • Painting Still Life

  • Painting Nature

  • Painting African

  • Painting Architecture

  • Painting Oil

  • French Artist

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Patrick Cornillet, GlassSky, Painting

Patrick Cornillet

GlassSky, 2016
53 x 67 x 5 cm
Painting

2 100 €

Patrick Cornillet, E.A. 1962, Painting

Patrick Cornillet

E.A. 1962, 2016
60 x 80 x 5 cm
Painting

2 600 €

Patrick Cornillet, Delta, Painting

Patrick Cornillet

Delta, 2017
75 x 70 x 5 cm
Painting

2 700 €

Patrick Cornillet, Postcard, Painting

Patrick Cornillet

Postcard, 2017
45 x 60 x 5 cm
Painting

1 800 €

Patrick Cornillet, Aberration 2, Painting

Patrick Cornillet

Aberration 2, 2017
48 x 55 x 5 cm
Painting

1 800 €

Patrick Cornillet, Casco d'Oro, Painting

Patrick Cornillet

Casco d'Oro, 2016
95 x 100 x 5 cm
Painting

4 600 €

Patrick Cornillet, Aberration 1, Painting

Patrick Cornillet

Aberration 1, 2017
40 x 60 x 5 cm
Painting

1 600 €

Patrick Cornillet, Offshore, Painting

Patrick Cornillet

Offshore, 2017
100 x 100 x 5 cm
Painting

4 900 €

Patrick Cornillet, Veilleuse, Painting

Patrick Cornillet

Veilleuse, 2016
100 x 75 x 5 cm
Painting

4 000 €

Patrick Cornillet, Décollé, Painting

Patrick Cornillet

Décollé, 2017
75 x 100 x 5 cm
Painting

4 000 €

Patrick Cornillet, W.G. 1950, Painting

Patrick Cornillet

W.G. 1950, 2016
90 x 80 x 5 cm
Painting

3 600 €

Patrick Cornillet, Amarillo, Painting

Patrick Cornillet

Amarillo, 2017
100 x 75 x 5 cm
Painting

4 000 €

Patrick Cornillet, Dans les bois, Painting

Patrick Cornillet

Dans les bois, 2015
123 x 93 x 6 cm
Painting

5 400 €

Patrick Cornillet, Desert house 2, Painting

Patrick Cornillet

Desert house 2, 2015
82 x 120 x 6 cm
Painting

4 800 €

Patrick Cornillet, Pavillon, Painting

Patrick Cornillet

Pavillon, 2015
82 x 120 x 6 cm
Painting

4 800 €

Patrick Cornillet, Jetée 2, Painting

Patrick Cornillet

Jetée 2, 2013
99 x 140 x 5 cm
Painting

5 900 €

Galerie Bertrand Gillig

Let's go West
From October, 14 To October, 29 2017
Strasbourg - France

Galerie Bertrand Gillig

Patrick Cornillet : Faire le mur, faire la lumière.
From July, 2 To August, 12 2014
Strasbourg - France

Galerie Bertrand Gillig

PASSE DE 2
From June, 13 To July, 13 2013
Strasbourg - France

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