Flore Betty

Flore Betty

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Douarnenez (29), France
74 works

After having devoted herself exclusively to the representation of women, Flore Betty has enriched her palette by painting “the Human” in the broadest sense of the term. This is especially evident in her series “Dualis”. As an artist working both with portraiture and the nude, her work confronts the issue of timelessness and the question of equality between men and women.

It’s always been painting

Flore Betty trained in painting at the Orléans School of Fine Arts. She also spent time in the interior design program at an école in Paris. This enriching experience served her well as she later spent time at a training centre for decorative painters in Tours. Formerly self-employed, she left the work sites and devoted herself entirely to making her own art.

In 2014, she was represented by a Parisian gallery and has also exhibited her work in Seoul and Beijing. She is the winner of the Loir-et-Cher Young Talent Competition and has been awarded numerous prizes since. She often travels within France, specifically along the West coast to participate in exhibitions.

Representing the soul of her subjects

Flore Betty was inspired by the palimpsest technique and wanted to experiment with it by using scores and newspapers from the 1900's-1940’s. She typically glues her clippings on a blank canvas. These fragments are assembled in a thoughtful way, always keeping the desired final product in mind. She is careful to make sure that the inscriptions appear delicately on the skin of her subjects, which symbolically allows her to represent everything that constitutes their souls. Whether it be their knowledge, wealth, or passions, everything that has been bestowed upon her subjects, Flore Betty brings to the surface.

She does not wish for her paintings to be simple representations. Rather, they should be real vectors of emotion. At the same time, the old newspaper trimmings allow for her work to connect with other periods in time as they retain the imprints of their previous purpose. Flore Betty also integrates a marble powder coating into her paintings which she applies with an Agatha stone. This final touch gives her canvases a smooth and brilliant glaze.

As if carved in marble, Flore Betty’s models are frozen in time. And with them they retain their unique story, which through art, is made universal.

Ecole des Beaux-Arts d’Orléans Training as a painter in scenery

2019: Permanent exhibition at Galerie Ty Aven, Pont-Aven, 29. Permanent exhibition at Galerie L’Art en Tête, La Ferté-Imbault, 41. Member Artists for Hope, 85. Permanent exhibition at Galerie Carré d’Artistes de Hambourg and Berlin. Member of the Kazoart Gallery.

2018: Permanent exhibition at the Galerie L’Art en Tête, La Ferté-Imbault, 41. Artists for Hope Member, 85. Permanent exhibition at the Galerie Carré d’Artistes in Cologne and Berlin. Member of the Kazoart Gallery. OPENING OF THE MATHURIN WORKSHOP (Gallery and Workshop in Douarnenez, 29).

2017: Permanent exhibition at Galerie L’Art en Tête, La Ferté Imbault, 41. permanent exhibition at Galerie Le Sous-Marin Jaune, Clisson, 44. Flying artist at the Marché de la création de Montparnasse, Paris, 75. Artist for Hope Member, 85. permanent exhibition in the Carré d’Artistes Galleries in Cologne and Berlin.

2016: Permanent exhibition at the Galerie Le Sous-Marin Jaune, Clisson, 44. Flying artist at the Marché de la Création de Montparnasse, Paris, 75. Artists for Hope Member, 85. permanent exhibition at the Carré d’Artistes Gallery in Cologne. Member of the GemlucArt Monaco community, 99.

2015: Permanent exhibition at the Galerie Le Sous-Marin Jaune, Clisson, 44. Associate Artists for Hope. Permanent exhibition at the Galerie Carré d’Artistes in Cologne.

2014: Exhibition in Cologne, Germany, at bistro 99 with the BDMC Gallery. Solo exhibition in Paris, at Galerie BDMC, Paris, 75. Exhibition in Seoul, South Korea at the National Assembly with the BDMC Gallery.

Flore Betty's artwork

Esquisse sur stuc 53 (nu masculin)
Esquisse sur stuc 53 (nu masculin)
$223
Mixed media (8 x 8 in)
Esquisse sur stuc 52 (nu masculin)
Esquisse sur stuc 52 (nu masculin)
$223
Mixed media (8 x 8 in)
Esquisse sur stuc 50 (nu masculin)
Esquisse sur stuc 50 (nu masculin)
$223
Mixed media (8 x 8 in)
Esquisse sur stuc 51.
Esquisse sur stuc 51.
$335
Mixed media (8 x 12 in)
Esquisse sur stuc 49 (nu masculin).
Esquisse sur stuc 49 (nu masculin).
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Mixed media (8 x 8 in)
Esquisse sur stuc 13.
Esquisse sur stuc 13.
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Mixed media (8 x 8 in)
Frida
Frida
$2,883
Mixed media (29 x 36 in)
Sarah
Sarah
$4,357
Mixed media (39 x 39 in)
Katell
Katell
$3,128
Mixed media (29 x 39 in)
Femme à la perle.
Femme à la perle.
$2,078
Mixed media (24 x 31 in)
Sauvage
Sauvage
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Nu 18 série encre.
Nu 18 série encre.
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Nu 17 série encre.
Nu 17 série encre.
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Mixed media (10 x 12 in)
Diane.
Diane.
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Portrait 27 série encre
Portrait 27 série encre
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Portrait 26 série encre.
Portrait 26 série encre.
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Carmen
Carmen
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Nu 7 série encre.
Nu 7 série encre.
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Zora.
Zora.
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Nu 14 série encre.
Nu 14 série encre.
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Nu 13 série encre.
Nu 13 série encre.
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Nu 12 série encre.
Nu 12 série encre.
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Nu 11 série encre.
Nu 11 série encre.
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Nu 10 série encre.
Nu 10 série encre.
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Mixed media (8 x 12 in)
Nu aux mésanges noires.
Nu aux mésanges noires.
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Mixed media (47 x 59 in)
L'ecole du sentiment.
L'ecole du sentiment.
$2,771
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Rosalbins
Rosalbins
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La femme à l'hermine.
La femme à l'hermine.
$7,821
Mixed media (47 x 59 in)
Alter ego
Alter ego
$2,771
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Portrait 459.
Portrait 459.
$1,095
Mixed media (18 x 22 in)
Portrait 457.
Portrait 457.
$760
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Portrait 458.
Portrait 458.
$1,006
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Orange.
Orange.
$1,531
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Rouge 2.
Rouge 2.
$1,006
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Verte.
Verte.
$1,285
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Jaune
Jaune
$1,285
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Anis.
Anis.
$1,520
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Rouge
Rouge
$2,771
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Amélie.
Amélie.
$1,520
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A l'horizon.
A l'horizon.
$3,039
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Jade
Jade
$3,039
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L’Éprise.
L’Éprise.
$1,285
Oil painting (20 x 24 in)
Monochrome 6.
Monochrome 6.
$425
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Monochrome 5.
Monochrome 5.
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Esquisse sur stuc 34.
Esquisse sur stuc 34.
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Esquisse sur stuc 47.
Esquisse sur stuc 47.
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Esquisse sur stuc 24.
Esquisse sur stuc 24.
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Mixed media (8 x 12 in)
Monochrome 1.
Monochrome 1.
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Esquisse sur stuc 4.
Esquisse sur stuc 4.
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Pencil drawing (8 x 8 in)
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Esquisse sur stuc 8.
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Esquisse sur stuc 7.
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Esquisse sur stuc 9.
Esquisse sur stuc 9.
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Pencil drawing (8 x 8 in)
Mademoiselle
Mademoiselle
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Mixed media (24 x 24 in)
Portrait 87.
Portrait 87.
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Roza
Roza
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Nu 15 série encre.
Nu 15 série encre.
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Mixed media (8 x 12 in)
La tentation
La tentation
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Oil painting (47 x 59 in)
Un souvenir 2
Un souvenir 2
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Mixed media (20 x 39 in)
Un souvenir 1
Un souvenir 1
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Mixed media (20 x 39 in)
Le silence
Le silence
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Mixed media (31 x 47 in)

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