Pierre Richir

Pierre Richir

43 fans

Sainville (28), France
34 works

Pierre Richir was born in 1959 in Paris and began painting in 1977 during his studies at the Boulle School wherein he received an Applied Arts degree with a specialisation in furniture trade. 

After thirty years of a non-figurative approach, he came back to a form of figuration mixed with abstract elements.  His influences are mainly musical (Brain Eno, Robert Fripp, Laurie Anderson, David Sylvian), and literary (Jean Ray, Hermann Hesse, H.P. Lovecraft, Philip K. Dick). While his techniques range from acrylic to oil painting. 

In the works of Pierre Richir, the characters are often placed in unlikely environments, which puts the viewer in a universe full of questions about time, the precariousness of life, the human condition and the contemporary world.

Graduated from Boulle School.

Student of the painter Guy-Rachel Grataloup.

Training as a mosaicist at the Maurice Baucher workshop in Epinay sur Seine.

Student of guitarist Robert Fripp via Guitar Craft.

Student of the Indian singer Pandit Pran Nath.

Paris, Lyon, Chartres, Dourdan....

Pierre Richir's artwork

City 1
City 1
$2,586
Oil painting (80 x 80 cm)
Altered states 31
Altered states 31
$1,348
Oil painting (65 x 50 cm)
Promenade 4
Promenade 4
$1,348
Oil painting (65 x 50 cm)
Dancers in the dark 2
Dancers in the dark 2
$1,348
Oil painting (65 x 50 cm)
Garden recalled 3
Garden recalled 3
$986
Oil painting (65 x 50 cm)
Sunny day
Sunny day
$1,348
Ink drawing (65 x 50 cm)
Plusieurs chemins
Plusieurs chemins
$1,085
Ink drawing (65 x 50 cm)
La ville sans nom
La ville sans nom
$1,348
Ink drawing (65 x 50 cm)
Synthetic seasons 1
Synthetic seasons 1
$986
Mixed media (40 x 20 cm)
Strange light
Strange light
$986
Mixed media (40 x 20 cm)
A l'ouest d'Arkham 2
A l'ouest d'Arkham 2
$1,315
Mixed media (65 x 50 cm)
City 6
City 6
$1,643
Oil painting (81 x 60 cm)
By the river
By the river
$986
Oil painting (65 x 50 cm)
The art of conversation
The art of conversation
$986
Oil painting (65 x 50 cm)
Altered states 27
Altered states 27
$1,643
Oil painting (65 x 50 cm)
Garden recalled 2
Garden recalled 2
$1,643
Oil painting (65 x 50 cm)
Strange ritual
Strange ritual
$1,643
Oil painting (65 x 50 cm)
Not yet remembered
Not yet remembered
$986
Oil painting (65 x 50 cm)
Dancers in the dark
Dancers in the dark
$1,315
Oil painting (65 x 50 cm)
City 5
City 5
$2,586
Oil painting (80 x 80 cm)
A certain slant of light 1
A certain slant of light 1
$2,147
Oil painting (100 x 50 cm)
City 3
City 3
$2,586
Oil painting (80 x 80 cm)
City 2
City 2
$2,586
Oil painting (80 x 80 cm)
Une drôle de journée
Une drôle de journée
$986
Oil painting (65 x 50 cm)
Wind in my heart
Wind in my heart
$986
Oil painting (65 x 50 cm)
Promenade 3
Promenade 3
$986
Oil painting (65 x 50 cm)
Promenade 2
Promenade 2
$986
Oil painting (65 x 50 cm)
After the heat 1
After the heat 1
$1,315
Oil painting (65 x 50 cm)
Someone somewhere
Someone somewhere
$767
Oil painting (28 x 20 cm)
Altered states 12
Altered states 12
$876
Oil painting (42 x 24 cm)
Across the river
Across the river
$548
Oil painting (33 x 24 cm)
A higher place
A higher place
$986
Oil painting (65 x 50 cm)
Promenade
Promenade
$1,643
Oil painting (65 x 50 cm)
Altered states 25
Altered states 25
Sold
Oil painting (65 x 50 cm)

What they're saying: KAZoART Customers