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Sophie Varin

Born in 1993, Saint-Doulchard, France

Lives and works in Brussels, Belgium


Sophie Varin creates miniature paintings, dreamlike renderings of encounters within hazy landscapes or sparse houses. The artist’s colour palette is bright and bold, with Varin often employing luscious greens and shades of deep red. The figures in her depictions are faceless and seen from a bird’s eye view, casting the viewer as voyeur, a panoptic presence perceiving everything below. Yet the figures remain enigmatic and curious, as if they have been placed in the landscapes, or found themselves...Read more