Whether in sculpture or painting, Patrick Cornée revisits Pop Art by relying on Andy Warhol as a major figure. He multiplies the techniques and formats to develop his own style, his own very colorful version touch.
A rigid education far from the Fine Arts
Born in 1962 in Toulouse, Patrick Cornée, painter, lives and works in Mougins. At the age of 16, pushed down this path by a military father, Patrick Cornée enlisted in the French Navy. After six years of sailing around the world, his desire to paint resurfaced and became obvious to him. He then enrolled at the Beaux-Arts in Toulon and took lessons in the studio of a painter. He then developed his own style and began to work with national and international galleries.
Patrick Cornée's work has won him numerous exhibitions in France, Mougins and Saint-Tropez, but also abroad, in Shanghai, Hong-Kong, Russia, Sweden and England.
Pop Art from the 1960s as a source of inspiration
Inspired by artists such as Andy Warhol, Patrick Cornée is recognized today for his pop and colorful aesthetic. Through his compositions, the artist wishes to convey a feeling of joy, gaiety and carefreeness, and to share his love for life. He enjoys exploring new media, formats and techniques, and handles oil as well as acrylic, spray can, knife, brush, engraving or collage.