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Diane Dal-Pra

Born in 1991, Périgueux, France

Lives and works in Paris, France

Overview

Diane Dal-Pra makes large-scale paintings, applying oil on linen to craft hazy still-life compositions. The female figure is often inserted into these tableaux, always partly hidden or obscured by neighbouring objects. Referencing Dal-Pra’s personal experiences of insomnia, her canvases capture moments of "private ceremony" between the artist and her belongings— with these objects functioning as sources of comfort or intrigue during sleepless nights. This personal context brings a nuanced intima...Read more