Five questions to Fabrice Janvier

Five questions to Fabrice Janvier

Born in 1964 in Versailles, France, Fabrice Janvier currently resides and works in Moulins. With a background rooted in art, he initially honed their skills as a copist at the Louvre Museum.Tell us your story, why did you become an artist?

My decision to become an artist likely stems from a deep passion for self-expression and creativity. As an abstract painter and photographer, i can fulfillment in exploring the boundless possibilities of form, color, and emotion that abstract art offers. Additionally, the freedom and spontaneity inherent in abstract art is resonate with your desire for exploration and experimentation. Ultimately, your journey as an artist is unique to you, shaped by your experiences, inspirations, and artistic vision.

When you create a new work, how do you go about it? What comes first?

When I embark on a new artistic creation, I start with a clear vision or concept. for example, at the moment the idea is to work with oil paint, strong colors and with the theme between earth and sky”.

With my abstract sensibility, I let ideas flow freely, allowing colors, shapes and forms to emerge organically. The technique of oil painting also allows you to question everything at every moment and movement of the body or mind.What can you tell us about your studio, what makes it special to you and how does it influence the way you work?

My art studio is a deeply personal and integral part of the creative process. Located in a historic building dating from 1870, it has layers of history and character.

The energy that emanates from it suggests to me that it is not only a physical space but also a source of inspiration and creativity.Is there a work of art in your life that has especially impressed you?

Two artists resonate with me. Pierre Soulages, known for his use of black in his paintings Outrenoir” and Mark Rothko for these luminous fields of color. These two artists evoke for me a feeling of transcendence and contemplation.

Reach to the stars: where will you be in 5 years?

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