Bernard Marie COLLET

Bernard Marie COLLET

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Paris (75), France
21 works

Bernard Marie Collet makes a joyful painting, in love with life. Painting is for him a way to appropriate a fragment of reality and make it possible for him to vibrate flat and otherwise on the limited surface of the canvas. Between figuration and abstraction he tries to transmit his emotion by playing with shapes, lights and colours to approach a purely plastic form of harmony. "We can look at a landscape, a face, a sky as a sum of coloured shapes with no other meaning than those of their own vibrations, their respective "weights", their location on the map. My painting is a representation of reality at the same time as a simple presentation of an abstract coloured plan. Abstraction and figuration are like my two painter’s legs. And limping is inevitable, I sometimes rely more on one leg than the other. But for me, it is a source of diversity, adventure, renewal and even discovery. In recent years he has created works inspired by the landscapes and vegetation of the Tropics.

Bernard Marie Collet is a French painter living and working in Paris. He followed a classical education at the Julian Academy and the Beaux-Arts de Paris.

In the 60s he frequented the painters of the Salon de Mai, Alfred Manessier, Franz Krajberg, Edouard Pignon... and in particular ORAZI, painter of the Nouvelle École de Paris of which he was the assistant in his workshop in Montparnasse.

Last personal exhibitions:

2018 Gallery Ère du Large, Locquirec (29) : "Tropics"

2018 Galerie Saint-Roch. Paris: "Images of Egypt"

2016 Galerie Saint-Roch, Paris: "Venice along the water"

2015 Galerie La Différence, Carantec (29) : "Tropics"

2014 Galerie Plurielle, Sète (34) : "Tropics"

2013/2014 Galerie Saint-Roch, Paris: "Itineraries, from Brittany to Egypt"

2012 Galerie Saint-Roch, Paris: "Mediterranean Pastels"

2011 Galerie Saint-Roch, Paris: "Tropics"

2011 Beatrice Mayard’s Cellar, Châteauneuf du Pape: "Mediterranean"

2011 Le Cadre d’Olivier, Paris "Collages et papiers découpés"

2009 Galerie Saint-Roch, Paris: "Voyages"

Bernard Marie COLLET's artwork

Tropiques, bleu entre les palmes
Tropiques, bleu entre les palmes
$2,849
Oil painting (31 x 47 in)
Tropiques ,cercle dans le jardin bleu
Tropiques ,cercle dans le jardin bleu
$816
Oil painting (16 x 16 in)
Tropiques, forêt bleue
Tropiques, forêt bleue
$1,262
Oil painting (20 x 20 in)
Tropiques, fruit rouge sur soleil
Tropiques, fruit rouge sur soleil
$1,709
Oil painting (21 x 26 in)
Tropiques, feuille longue
Tropiques, feuille longue
$1,709
Oil painting (21 x 26 in)
Ombre dans la forêt bleue
Ombre dans la forêt bleue
$391
Pastel drawing (9 x 9 in)
À l'angle du rocher
À l'angle du rocher
$614
Pastel drawing (10 x 14 in)
Le rocher noir
Le rocher noir
$391
Pastel drawing (8 x 8 in)
Tropique rose
Tropique rose
$525
Pastel drawing (12 x 16 in)
Feuilles et palmes dans la nuit tropicale
Feuilles et palmes dans la nuit tropicale
$391
Pastel drawing (8 x 8 in)
Feuilles fond brun
Feuilles fond brun
$525
Pastel drawing (12 x 16 in)
Dans la bananeraie
Dans la bananeraie
$391
Pastel drawing (9 x 9 in)
Matin vert
Matin vert
$391
Pastel drawing (8 x 8 in)
Feuilles et fruits
Feuilles et fruits
$391
Pastel drawing (9 x 9 in)
Feuille rouge
Feuille rouge
$391
Pastel drawing (9 x 9 in)
Mangrove
Mangrove
$391
Pastel drawing (9 x 9 in)
Fleurs rouges et jaunes
Fleurs rouges et jaunes
$391
Pastel drawing (9 x 9 in)
Palme-soleil
Palme-soleil
$391
Pastel drawing (8 x 8 in)
Dans l'arbre à pain
Dans l'arbre à pain
$391
Pastel drawing (9 x 9 in)
Petite liane rouge
Petite liane rouge
$391
Pastel drawing (8 x 8 in)
Traits de palmes
Traits de palmes
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Pastel drawing (9 x 9 in)