Bernard Pras

Bernard Pras

France • Born in: 1952

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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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Inventaire 65 - Bruce Lee, Bernard Pras

Inventaire 65 - Bruce Lee

Bernard Pras

Photography - 63 x 47.2 x 2 inch

£2,689

Inventaire 101 - Éléphant, Bernard Pras

Inventaire 101 - Éléphant

Bernard Pras

Photography - 47.2 x 63 inch

£2,689

Inventaire 100 - Cat Carnaval, Bernard Pras

Inventaire 100 - Cat Carnaval

Bernard Pras

Photography - 63 x 47.2 inch

£2,689

90. Le Bon (Clint Eastwood), Bernard Pras

90. Le Bon (Clint Eastwood)

Bernard Pras

Photography - 63 x 47.2 x 2 inch

£8,068

210 . BASHUNG (Vertige de l'amour), Bernard Pras

210 . BASHUNG (Vertige de l'amour)

Bernard Pras

Photography - 41.7 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch

£4,482

Sotigui Kouyaté, Bernard Pras

Sotigui Kouyaté

Bernard Pras

Photography - 41.7 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch

£4,482

185 - We can do it, Bernard Pras

185 - We can do it

Bernard Pras

Sculpture - 19.3 x 25.2 x 22 inch

£19,722

96. Christ de Loudun, Bernard Pras

96. Christ de Loudun

Bernard Pras

Photography - 41.7 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch

£4,482

169. Sergent Pepper, Bernard Pras

169. Sergent Pepper

Bernard Pras

Photography - 35.4 x 35.4 x 1.2 inch

£4,482

185 - We can do it, Bernard Pras

185 - We can do it

Bernard Pras

Photography - 41.7 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch

£4,482

Inventaire 86 - La Source, Bernard Pras

Inventaire 86 - La Source

Bernard Pras

Photography - 63 x 47.2 inch

£2,689

Inventaire 78 - Nu Bonbon, Bernard Pras

Inventaire 78 - Nu Bonbon

Bernard Pras

Photography - 63 x 47.2 inch

£2,689

Inventaire 103 - Oncle Sam, Bernard Pras

Inventaire 103 - Oncle Sam

Bernard Pras

Photography - 37.4 x 31.5 inch

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Inventaire 74 - Le Cri, Bernard Pras

Inventaire 74 - Le Cri

Bernard Pras

Photography - 63 x 47.2 x 2 inch

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Inventaire 50 - Le Bouquet, Bernard Pras

Inventaire 50 - Le Bouquet

Bernard Pras

Photography - 47.2 x 47.2 inch

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Installation, Inventaire 106 - Vanité, Bernard Pras

Installation, Inventaire 106 - Vanité

Bernard Pras

Sculpture - 19.9 x 16.1 x 8.9 inch

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Who is the artist?

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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What is Bernard Pras’s artistic movement?

The artistic movements of the artists are: Optical Illusions Photographers

When was Bernard Pras born?

The year of birth of the artist is: 1952