Artists Eric Bourdon and Chimère at the Schèmes gallery
Eric Bourdon and Chimère at the Schèmes gallery
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"The clash of genres with Eric Bourdon and Chimère at the Schèmes gallery". Exhibition in Lille reviewed by La Voix du Nord. The light, the colors, the language, everything opposes the two self-taught artists, apart from the passion that stimulates them. A rather unusual meeting with the two Lillois at Didier Dewulf’s.
Article in La Voix du Nord (Oct 30, 2009) - Lille, France
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THE CLASH OF GENRES WITH ERIC BOURDON
AND CHIMÈRE AT THE SCHÈMES GALLERY
The light, the colors, the language, everything opposes the two self-taught artists, apart from the passion that stimulates them. A rather unusual meeting with the two Lillois at Didier Dewulf’s.
Eric Bourdon knew he would paint since he was 5 years old. A scientific baccalaureate, a philosophy degree and thirty-six jobs later, he realizes his dream. “ When I know something, that doesn't interest me anymore, he explains. With painting, I can evolve inside the frame. ” His style ? “ Undefinable : it's me ! ” He performs a spontaneous creation work on the line. The Barbapapa are not so far ! His bright colored improvised characters chatter and renew themselves unceasingly, but there are the key figures : the potato guy and the penguin ! “ His canvas are a great success with children ”, tells the galerist, who sells a lot of them to the speech therapists and pediatricians for their waiting room. His works have already crossed some borders.
Chimère : a very evocative pseudonym for this painter whose dreamlike and fantastic, or even Gothic universe does not leave anybody indifferent ! It's his first exhibition in a gallery. Fabien Revoy has been devoting himself to his art for twenty years and demonstrates an astonishing mastery. The books, the cinema, the role-playing games feed his inspiration. Fascinating fallen angels (his main theme) haunt dark kingdoms. “ But the finality is positive ”, assures the artist [...]