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ODOS (65), France
Jean-Pierre Bru’s attention is naturally drawn to architectural heritage and, more generally, the representation of humankind in a manufactured environment. As a child of the 60s, Pop Art, new figuration and new realism have all influenced his pictorial practice.
Jean-Pierre Bru began drawing and painting at a very young age, at the instigation of his father, an amateur painter. Then, in a professional setting, he reproduced numerous architectural projects, which also strongly influenced his pictorial practice.
He began his artistic practice with watercolour, before tackling acrylic, which became his preferred medium. From 2010, he began exhibition at a local, regional and national level, notably taking part in the Salon National des Beaux-Arts in 2015 and 2016 and the Salon d’Automne 2017 in Paris.
Jean-Pierre Bru’s artistic practice is constantly evolving. His colourful and structured perspective on the world allows us to escape to his unique urban landscapes.
He also draws inspiration from the works of Jacques Monory and Gérard Fromanger, as well as the world of graphic novels, through Hugo Pratt, Moebius and, more recently, Enki Bilal. Working as an art editor for over ten years has led him to work with a number of artists, including Mengelatte, Cénac, Castell, Schmidt and Blend.
From 7 to 10 December 2017 Salon des Beaux-Arts, Carrousel du Louvre PARIS
From October 12 to 15, Salon d’Automne Paris Grand Palais.
From September 30 to October 8, 45th Colomiers Autumn Exhibition (31)
From December 8 to 11: SNBA Carrousel du Louvre. Paris
From 16 September to 6 November 2016 - 3rd European Exhibition in Cantanhède PORTUGAL. From 1st to 16th October 2016 - 52nd Salon d’Automne de Séméac (65) From 11th to 23rd August 2016 : ART QUERCY - CAUSSADE (82)
From June 27 to July 18, 2016: MONOD Gallery Paris 15ème.
From 4 to 30 April 2016: VALERA Tarbes Gallery.
December 2015: SNBA Carrousel du Louvre. Paris
From 1st to 11th October 2015: Salon d’Automne Colomiers.
From 1st to 30th September 2015: Tourist Office Tarbes.