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Stéphane Gautier

Born in: 1973

France

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Biography

A designer and graphic artist, both by training and trade, Stéphane Gautier designs interiors that have a strong personality; original concepts that are born of his ideas and intuitions; he is like an orchestra conductor, coordinating the various trades until completion. From this practice, which has earned him recognition in the design world, he draws on a unique talent for deciphering symbols and images in his art, and for transforming them into a universal alphabet that everyone can perceive, in a direct and immediate link to the work.

Stéphane created his first picture at the age of 13, deciding to stick and paint his toys on a canvas. This first provocative gesture and artistic genesis, which, rediscovered years later, arouses emotion and recognition in all those who see the emotional objects that marked their past.

After this founding impulse, Stéphane would never abandon his interest in childhood, the moment in which he believes one’s primary needs are expressed universally. There is no point in searching further for the reason behind the attachment that everyone brings to these works: they touch instinctively.

And yet, if Stéphane’s rooms arouse immediate empathy by their symbolic nature and the way in which they appeal to memory, this attraction also brings with it a more ambitious program. Make no mistake, if this visual artist charms us, it is to make us think more profoundly and feel the power of the image: a misappropriation of contexts such as “Happy Bears” forming flags, a manipulation of childhood through medicines in the shape of sweets, a troubling gap between form and substance when a group of small plastic soldiers comes together in a heart shape on the canvas.…

His creations are undoubtedly jubilant and display his expertise as much as his enthusiasm, moving from one medium to another, using all the possibilities of ready-made art to turn them into pictures, sculptures, surrealist or valuable objects… Everything, or almost everything, is shown here.

Understanding only comes as a second phase, however: the art of Stéphane Gautier is permanently shifting. By moving an object from one context to another, re-injecting the stereotypical symbols of childhood into an adult setting, he turns away from all traditional codes of art (pictures, paintings, sculptures, drawings) only to reappropriate them. And it is by way of this ironic distance that this intuitive creator invites us to a deeper consideration of the means of representation, of the effectiveness of advertising and propaganda, and finally of the sacralisation and misappropriation of childhood nostalgia.

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Stéphane Gautier, Happy Bears Girly 2, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Happy Bears Girly 2, 2015
50.8 x 50.8 x 2.5 cm
Painting

€3 219

Stéphane Gautier, Happy Bears Silver, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Happy Bears Silver, 2015
50.8 x 50.8 x 2.5 cm
Painting

€3 219

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Twins, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Twins, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Viens, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Viens, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Dis le renard, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Dis le renard, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Birth, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Birth, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Dali, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Dali, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Marchand de ballons, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Marchand de ballons, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector View, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector View, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Sucré, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Sucré, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Smiley, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Smiley, 2017
13 x 13 cm
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€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Secret, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Secret, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Wonderland Blue, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Wonderland Blue, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Théroies Bears, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Théroies Bears, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Street Love, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Street Love, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Maps, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Maps, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Wish, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Wish, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector I am thinking, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector I am thinking, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Fxxx, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Fxxx, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Quelle Chance, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Quelle Chance, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Pop Bear, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Pop Bear, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Star Wars, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Star Wars, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Kill Bill, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Kill Bill, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Dirty Dancing, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Dirty Dancing, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Jaws, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Jaws, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector The invisible, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector The invisible, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Hulk, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Hulk, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Grease, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Grease, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Lichtenstein, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Lichtenstein, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Forrest Gump, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Forrest Gump, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Alice, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Alice, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Titanic, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Titanic, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Jackson, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Jackson, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Hariki, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Hariki, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Frida, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Frida, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Campbell, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Campbell, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Yayoi, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Yayoi, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Retweet, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Retweet, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Basquiat Bang, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Basquiat Bang, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Ceci n'est pas un soulier, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Ceci n'est pas un soulier, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Be Copied, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Be Copied, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Au Plafond, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Au Plafond, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Des bulles, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Des bulles, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Love, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Love, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Art couture, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Art couture, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector American Dream, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector American Dream, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Dior, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Dior, 2017
13 x 13 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Différence, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Différence, 2017
13 x 13 x 4 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Banksy, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Banksy, 2017
13 x 13 x 4 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector B612, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector B612, 2017
13 x 13 x 4 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Jean Michel, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Jean Michel, 2017
13 x 13 x 4 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Marcel, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Marcel, 2017
13 x 13 x 4 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector René, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector René, 2017
13 x 13 x 4 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Vincent, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Vincent, 2017
13 x 13 x 4 cm
Painting

€500

Stéphane Gautier, Mini Collector Theorie Bears, Painting

Stéphane Gautier

Mini Collector Theorie Bears, 2017
13 x 13 x 4 cm
Painting

€500

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From April, 16 To April, 30 2017
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Happy Bears # Mini Collectors
From November, 19 To December, 31 2016
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From November, 1 To November, 15 2015
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