Olivier Morel

Olivier Morel

37 fans

Paris (75), France
133 works

Buddhas, flowers and Mickey Mouse heads… at first glance, they may not seem to have anything in common. And yet… Olivier Morel stages his favourite subjects, sometimes combining them, and most frequently in a square format. The result of these linocut artworks is colourful, pop and fun!

A plastic artist and teacher

Plastic artist Oliver Morel expresses himself primarily through painting, drawing and engraving but also practices photography and video-making. He exhibits his work in France and abroad in art galleries and art centres.

Alongside his career as an artist, he has published a number of albums for young people. He also runs Artkids, a workshop for children, in his own studio, and set up the Iki Artstudio, which offers internships and artistic support. He taught plastic arts at the Atelier de Sèvres in Paris for nineteen years.

Eastern philosophy as a field of experimentation

The themes addressed in Olivier Morel's work are resolutely contemporary and cover a wide spectrum. Looking closely at the world of today (the Nouveau Monde series), he tackles not only a number of current affairs subjects, such as globalisation, terrorism and global warming (the series 1000 Nuits) but also more contemplative subjects (Forêts) inspired by Eastern philosophy.

1994: DNSAP graduate from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris.

2018: Solo Show "Forests" - Maison des Arts (Plessis-Robinson); Solo Show "La rée vers l’or" - 13 rue Réaumur (Paris)
2017: "10|10" Mondapart Gallery (Boulogne-Billancourt) anniversary exhibition
2016 : "Sciences-Fictions" - Espace Saint-Sauveur (Issy-les-Moulineaux) - co-curator and exhibitor; Solo Show, Galerie Jaeschke (Braunschweig, Germany); Market Street - Espace Landowski (Boulogne-Billancourt)

2015: Solo Show "Qui peut démêler ce lacis", Red Zone Gallery (Geneva); Solo Show "Nouveau Monde", Expression d’Aujourd’hui Gallery (Paris); Solo Show Gallery Kruse (Flensburg, Germany); Traces - 7th Biennale de l’Estampe de St-Maur.
2014: Solo Show "1001 nuits", Centre d’Art Contemporain, l’Orangerie (Cachan)
2013: Solo Show "Le peintre-archer", Red Zone Gallery (Geneva); Solo Show "Nouveau Monde", Mondapart Gallery (Boulogne-Billancourt).
2012: Solo Show at the Albert Chanot Centre d’Arts Plastiques (Clamart).
2011: "Female object / Female subject", CAC de Meymac.

Olivier Morel's artwork

Forêt 1
Forêt 1
$7,858
Acrylic painting (77 x 51 in)
Forêt 9
Forêt 9
$3,929
Acrylic painting (51 x 38 in)
Forêt 23
Forêt 23
$6,174
Acrylic painting (64 x 51 in)
Forêt 24
Forêt 24
$730
Acrylic painting (22 x 18 in)
Forêt 21
Forêt 21
$3,929
Acrylic painting (51 x 38 in)
Forêt 28
Forêt 28
$6,174
Acrylic painting (64 x 51 in)
Bouddha c023
Bouddha c023
$168
Mixed media (4 x 2 in)
Bouddha c019
Bouddha c019
$225
Mixed media (4 x 2 in)
Bouddha c017
Bouddha c017
$225
Mixed media (4 x 2 in)
7 x 3 bouddhas 1/5
7 x 3 bouddhas 1/5
$2,021
Engraving (25 x 58 in)
Koala noir + flammes oranges 1/10
Koala noir + flammes oranges 1/10
$112
Engraving (6 x 6 in)
Main d'enseignement noire + flammes oranges 1/10
Main d'enseignement noire + flammes oranges 1/10
$112
Linocut (6 x 6 in)
Monstre noir + onde double orange 1/10
Monstre noir + onde double orange 1/10
$135
Linocut (6 x 6 in)
Bouddha d005
Bouddha d005
$135
Mixed media (2 x 4 in)
Bouddha d003
Bouddha d003
$135
Mixed media (2 x 4 in)
Main noire + réglisse rouge 1/20
Main noire + réglisse rouge 1/20
$168
Linocut (8 x 8 in)
Bouddha noir + crânes rouges 1/20
Bouddha noir + crânes rouges 1/20
$168
Linocut (8 x 8 in)
Mickey + main rouge n°1/20
Mickey + main rouge n°1/20
$168
Linocut (8 x 8 in)
Lotus rose + crânes jaunes 1/20
Lotus rose + crânes jaunes 1/20
$168
Linocut (8 x 8 in)
Crânes noirs + nuages rouges 1/20
Crânes noirs + nuages rouges 1/20
$168
Linocut (8 x 8 in)
Bouddha rouge + points noirs 1/20
Bouddha rouge + points noirs 1/20
$168
Engraving (8 x 8 in)
Bouddha électronique - n°1/10
Bouddha électronique - n°1/10
$225
Linocut (8 x 8 in)
Forêt 10
Forêt 10
$3,929
Acrylic painting (51 x 38 in)
Forêt 39
Forêt 39
$674
Acrylic painting (16 x 16 in)
Forêt 38
Forêt 38
$674
Acrylic painting (16 x 16 in)
Forêt 37
Forêt 37
$674
Acrylic painting (16 x 16 in)
Forêt 32
Forêt 32
$730
Acrylic painting (22 x 15 in)
Forêt 33
Forêt 33
$730
Acrylic painting (22 x 15 in)
Forêt 27
Forêt 27
$730
Acrylic painting (22 x 18 in)
Forêt 20
Forêt 20
$3,929
Acrylic painting (51 x 38 in)
Forêt 19
Forêt 19
$730
Acrylic painting (22 x 18 in)
Bouddha c033
Bouddha c033
$135
Resin Sculpture (2 x 4 in)
Bouddha c029
Bouddha c029
$168
Resin Sculpture (2 x 4 in)
Bouddha c041
Bouddha c041
$202
Resin Sculpture (2 x 4 in)
Bouddha c028
Bouddha c028
$112
Resin Sculpture (2 x 4 in)
Bouddha c040
Bouddha c040
$168
Resin Sculpture (2 x 4 in)
Bouddha c037
Bouddha c037
$112
Resin Sculpture (2 x 4 in)
Bouddha c038
Bouddha c038
$168
Resin Sculpture (2 x 4 in)
Bouddha c031
Bouddha c031
$168
Resin Sculpture (2 x 4 in)
Bouddha c021
Bouddha c021
$168
Mixed media (4 x 2 in)
Bouddha 1-011
Bouddha 1-011
$90
Mixed media (2 x 4 in)
Bouddha 1-001
Bouddha 1-001
$90
Mixed media (2 x 4 in)
Camélia bordeaux + roue orange 1/10
Camélia bordeaux + roue orange 1/10
$101
Engraving (6 x 6 in)
Monstre noir + flammes oranges 1/10
Monstre noir + flammes oranges 1/10
$101
Linocut (6 x 6 in)
Camélia bordeaux 1/10
Camélia bordeaux 1/10
$67
Linocut (6 x 6 in)
Monstre bleu + flammes jaunes 1/10
Monstre bleu + flammes jaunes 1/10
$101
Engraving (6 x 6 in)
Portfolio de 9 linogravures kaiju 2/10
Portfolio de 9 linogravures kaiju 2/10
$707
Linocut (6 x 6 in)
Monstre bleu + ondes bleues 1/10
Monstre bleu + ondes bleues 1/10
$101
Linocut (6 x 6 in)
Chien shiba bordeaux + flammes oranges 1/10
Chien shiba bordeaux + flammes oranges 1/10
$101
Linocut (6 x 6 in)
Main de protection noire + onde orange 1/10
Main de protection noire + onde orange 1/10
$101
Engraving (6 x 6 in)
Monstre bleu 1/10
Monstre bleu 1/10
$67
Linocut (6 x 6 in)
Main de protection bleue + flammes roses + roue rose 1/10
Main de protection bleue + flammes roses + roue rose 1/10
$112
Linocut (6 x 6 in)
Koala noir + onde orange
Koala noir + onde orange
$112
Linocut (6 x 6 in)
Shiba noir + camélia bordeaux + roue orange 1/10
Shiba noir + camélia bordeaux + roue orange 1/10
$135
Linocut (6 x 6 in)
Main noire de protection + roue rouge 1/10
Main noire de protection + roue rouge 1/10
$101
Engraving (6 x 6 in)
Bouddha 3-007
Bouddha 3-007
$168
Mixed media (2 x 4 in)
Bouddha 1-021
Bouddha 1-021
$90
Mixed media (2 x 4 in)
Bouddha 2-010
Bouddha 2-010
$112
Mixed media (2 x 4 in)
Bouddha 2-008
Bouddha 2-008
$112
Mixed media (2 x 4 in)
Bouddha 2-007
Bouddha 2-007
$112
Mixed media (2 x 4 in)

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