Thinking of giving art for Christmas? Explore our gift guide
  • $ (USD)
  • Need some help ?
Christophe Hohler

Christophe Hohler

Switzerland • Born in: 1961

​New & remarkable Artists

Painters

Printmakers Artists

Draughtsmen Artists

Swiss artists

Christophe Hohler lives and works in France, but it is in Switzerland that he was born in 1961 in the municipality of Basel. He has dual French and Swiss nationality. He began his apprenticeship as an offset printer in the evening course at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Basel, then went to the School of Decorative Arts in Strasbourg. The first reading of a painting by Christophe Hohler immediately reveals his preoccupation; the representation of the body. "Christophe Hohler's painting today testifies to his personal development, it is now located in the frontality of the painting and in a shortcut. Shortcut of painting, he leaves anatomical reality aside, evoking nudity more than it does. the watch. He suggests the attitudes represented: waiting, meditation, observation, walking, reading ... he thus recedes the figure in favor of the mere pictorial fact. His purpose is now to present a concise painting, one where colors and materials almost lead to the erasure of the subject. "

This content has been translated by Google Translate.

Read more

Discover our selections of works by artists

Need help finding your favorite? Consult our selection pages made for you.
Need to know more?

Who is the artist?

Christophe Hohler lives and works in France, but it is in Switzerland that he was born in 1961 in the municipality of Basel. He has dual French and Swiss nationality. He began his apprenticeship as an offset printer in the evening course at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Basel, then went to the School of Decorative Arts in Strasbourg. The first reading of a painting by Christophe Hohler immediately reveals his preoccupation; the representation of the body. "Christophe Hohler's painting today testifies to his personal development, it is now located in the frontality of the painting and in a shortcut. Shortcut of painting, he leaves anatomical reality aside, evoking nudity more than it does. the watch. He suggests the attitudes represented: waiting, meditation, observation, walking, reading ... he thus recedes the figure in favor of the mere pictorial fact. His purpose is now to present a concise painting, one where colors and materials almost lead to the erasure of the subject. "

When was Christophe Hohler born?

The year of birth of the artist is: 1961