Exploration rationnelle des fonds sous-marins: la carte, 2006

by Philippe Ramette

Photography : C-print 39.4 x 31.5 inch

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Numbered and limited to 8 copies

1 copy available

Signature

Signed artwork

Authenticity

Sold with certificate of Authenticity from the artist

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Dimensions cm inch

39.4 x 31.5 inch Height x Width x Depth

Framing

Brown wood frame with plexiglass

Artwork dimensions including frame

41.3 x 33.5 inch


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Surrealism

Artwork sold in perfect condition

Artwork location: France

The edition of this photograph includes 5 copies and 3 artist proofs.
It also exists in the format 150 x 120 cm (image) / 155 x 125 x 5 cm (framed) and its price is 19.000 euros
The image of the work in situation, presented here, corresponds to the large format.

Explorer of physical and especially mental limitations, inventor of a fantastical universe, Philippe Ramette in his series of photography called "Rational Explorations Of The Undersea Grounds", represents himself as a solitary underwater stroller who totally ignores the constraints of the depth.
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Philippe Ramette, Exploration rationnelle des fonds sous-marins: la carte
Philippe Ramette

Philippe Ramette

France  • 1961

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Philippe Ramette was born in 1961 in Auxerre. He currently lives and works in Paris.

Sculpture was the starting point of his career and lead him to a reflection that allowed him to project himself beyond reality as we conceive it. His sculptures also play an essential role in the conception of his photographs. Without any editing and retouching, only with the help of sculptural props, he puts himself in improbable and absurd situations. In these images, he defies gravity and even reason in order to correct human inadequacies and limitations.

Philippe Ramette challenges our imagination and invites us to envision new possibilities through his works that are both dreamlike and funny. He explores the memory of a past familiar to us, a common memory, in a sweet melancholic state.

His works are held in major public collections: the collection of the Maison Européenne de la Photographie, the Georges Pompidou Centre in Paris, the Musée d'Art Contemporain de Marseille, several FRACs and the MAC/VAL in Vitry-sur-Seine (close to Paris).


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