Valérie Le Meur

Valérie Le Meur

20 fans

gif sur yvette (91), France
29 works

His first paintings already represented factories, characters from everyday life. Already, she painted her first scenes by highlighting the light, the colours and by framing these scenes in a very personal way.

Valérie Le Meur works with acrylic and inks. Acrylic is a material that suits her because she works by quick touches, she is impatient and this technique allows her to give her painting a speed, a raw aspect, sometimes violent, she is in the urgency of the moment.

His paintings are representations of contemporary, urban reality. She works from photos she takes, chooses and frames. The work of composing the painting is almost entirely done at that time. What she is looking for above all is an atmosphere. Characters that you can guess from behind the windows of a building, the conversations you hear in a pub.

She will gladly ignore the reality of a shape or colour, or perspective. She wants to get the spectators into her paintings, she has set the scene and invites them to imagine their own scenario. Valérie Le Meur is a humanist painter, the human being is at the heart of her paintings; whether it is represented or underlying. We see them or we guess them. Behind a building facade, in a crane, behind the theatre curtains. She is not looking for the conceptual or the pleasant.

His paintings are a mark of our contemporary world: a theatre, a factory or a building under construction, a museum that drowns under the effect of rising water. A testimony of our daily life in our urban environment that it wants to keep for future generations. With a part of a dream....

Nourished by theatre, her first artistic passion, dance and music during her high school years, she will however make a more prosaic choice and put her artistic passions aside for many years for the benefit of food professions.

By settling in Gif-sur-Yvette and resuming painting in 2008 with painters, including some former students of the Beaux-Arts, Paris, she discovered acrylic, deepened her learning and glimpsed her style; worked to master this medium to bring out her feelings on the canvas.

Personal exhibitions

- 17 to 26 May 2019: Gif-sur-Yvette (91) : Galerie Métamorphose-Beaux-arts
- 6-8 April 2018 : Gif-sur-Yvette (91) : Château de Belleville
- 29 May-4 June 2017 : Le Cabaret du Lys, Chevreuse (78)

Group exhibitions

- From March 14 to 24: Verrières-le-Buisson (92): 41st Spring
Fair - From April 17 to 28: Sceaux (92): Spring Fair for Performing
Artists - From June 3 to 16: Paris, Eglise de la Madeleine (salle Royale)
- From February 24 to March 31 : Forbach (57) : Tête de l'Art
Gallery - From July 20-22 : London : Parallax Art Fair
- From September 26-30 : Senlis (60) : Senlis Art Fair
- From December 4-16 : Versailles (78) : 153rd Salon de VERSAILLES (Flour Square)

Sept 2017

- SAM 2017 in GIVERNY (27) : Demaret
Gallery - From 7 to 14 October 2017 : ADAC Châtillon (92) : Salon des artistes châtillonnais

Valérie Le Meur's artwork

Sous les pavés...
Sous les pavés...
$2,971
Acrylic painting (116 x 89 cm)
Roma rosa
Roma rosa
$759
Acrylic painting (65 x 46 cm)
Sur un banc, à paris
Sur un banc, à paris
$660
Acrylic painting (65 x 54 cm)
Déjeuner d'été à passy
Déjeuner d'été à passy
$1,541
Acrylic painting (80 x 80 cm)
White New York
White New York
$583
Acrylic painting (50 x 61 cm)
New York west 33rd
New York west 33rd
$583
Acrylic painting (61 x 50 cm)
London street night -londres
London street night -londres
$638
Acrylic painting (65 x 54 cm)
Funky london
Funky london
$638
Acrylic painting (65 x 54 cm)
Mac the knife
Mac the knife
$297
Acrylic painting (20 x 20 cm)
Et la flèche s'écroula
Et la flèche s'écroula
$297
Mixed media (20 x 20 cm)
L'incendie de notre-dame de paris
L'incendie de notre-dame de paris
$297
Mixed media (20 x 20 cm)
Douceur vénitienne
Douceur vénitienne
$583
Acrylic painting (61 x 50 cm)
New-york - manhattan
New-york - manhattan
$2,971
Acrylic painting (116 x 89 cm)
La madeleine café
La madeleine café
$528
Acrylic painting (38 x 46 cm)
Le manège enchanté
Le manège enchanté
$660
Acrylic painting (60 x 60 cm)
Roma furiosa
Roma furiosa
$990
Acrylic painting (81 x 54 cm)
Les invisibles 2
Les invisibles 2
$660
Acrylic painting (50 x 50 cm)
Les invisibles 1
Les invisibles 1
$2,531
Acrylic painting (81 x 100 cm)
Marianne à la plage
Marianne à la plage
$842
Acrylic painting (65 x 54 cm)
Splash!
Splash!
$842
Mixed media (65 x 50 cm)
South kensington
South kensington
$594
Acrylic painting (50 x 40 cm)
Dans les coulisses de la comedia dell'arte
Dans les coulisses de la comedia dell'arte
$1,871
Acrylic painting (60 x 73 cm)
The greenhouse: exuberance
The greenhouse: exuberance
$660
Acrylic painting (54 x 65 cm)
The greenhouse: symphonie
The greenhouse: symphonie
$660
Acrylic painting (54 x 65 cm)
Noël au printemps
Noël au printemps
$605
Acrylic painting (40 x 50 cm)
Les fauteuils de théâtre
Les fauteuils de théâtre
$660
Acrylic painting (65 x 50 cm)
Brexit
Brexit
$1,431
Acrylic painting (60 x 92 cm)
London pub night
London pub night
$660
Acrylic painting (65 x 54 cm)
Jardin d'hiver
Jardin d'hiver
Sold
Acrylic painting (50 x 65 cm)

What they're saying: KAZoART Customers