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Philippe Perrot

Born in 1967, Paris, France

Died in 2015

Overview

Philippe Perrot’s paintings are always about family. But he constantly interrupts the narrative function of the image, with each canvas suggesting various skits without reality divulging any family secrets. Nevertheless, his singular way of painting the signs and images suggests something of their weight and their influence on the organisation of pictorial space. The varying effects of scale contribute to altering the latter’s homogeneity. The point is to disconcert the viewer’s gaze and make th...Read more