Vincent Lemaitre

Painting

Biography and career

Vincent Lemaitre




I am looking for a primitive painting which would be incantatory, from before or after civilisation, a face to face with bare humanity, something raw and direct which liberates ancient worlds and  refers to its own essence.


This is a long-term approach, for about fifteen years, I have been experimenting with the plastic incidence of paper when it is stuck then torn away, scrubbed, faded and generally altered.


With the support of painting, I have developed this peculiar technique of painting/collage which is typical of my approach, in which I test simple concepts connected to signs, rhythm, repetition and colours.