Georges DUMAS

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For the past ten years now, Georges Dumas has created "paintographs", a mixture of painting and photography. From photography, it retains the initial, essential, essential basis, of the work to come. He also keeps it, despite all the successive manipulations then carried out on the computer, the precision, the finesse and the plastic quality which distinguish it for sure from the nomician than hyperrealist painting. However, a paintography is not a photograph, it is a plastic construction that makes the look doubt, which raises the question of the nature of the image which is offered in the eyes of the spectators. What part of the work was captured by the objective, what part recreated by software work? Layers, layers, stacks: despite its extreme readability, a paintography is a complex construction, based on a succession of screens. The fabric or the skin never appears to be bare, they are always covered by a material that makes as much screen as it is body with them. This material is itself hidden by squares which seem to be detached from it or to widen in it; By evoking pixels at the base of any digital image, these squares recall that this material is a lure, that it is virtual ...

Selected Works

Immortalité by Georges DUMAS

Immortalité

Paintings - 54x81 cm
Encre-Forte by Georges DUMAS

Encre-Forte

Paintings - 60x75 cm
Défense d'afficher by Georges DUMAS

Défense d'afficher

Prints - 31x23 cm
Another Ring by Georges DUMAS

Another Ring

Paintings - 92x92 cm
Les Sœurs de Gabrielle by Georges DUMAS

Les Sœurs de Gabrielle

Paintings - 44x66 cm
Notte by Georges DUMAS

Notte

Paintings - 80x80 cm
La Marche du Progrès by Georges DUMAS

La Marche du Progrès

Paintings - 75x55 cm
Monolithe I by Georges DUMAS

Monolithe I

Paintings - 30x20 cm
Happy Together by Georges DUMAS

Happy Together

Paintings - 50x50 cm
Inked Stone II by Georges DUMAS

Inked Stone II

Paintings - 50x30 cm

Voyage Intérieur

Paintings - 46x33 cm

Miroir, mon beau Miroir

Paintings - 120x70 cm

Le Défi

Paintings - 120x80 cm

Le Secret

Paintings - 67x40 cm

Grande Caryatide

Paintings - 120x40 cm

Pudeur

Paintings - 90x55 cm

Milano Dummy 2

Paintings - 30x22 cm

Caméléon

Paintings - 78x48 cm

L'Attente

Paintings - 75x60 cm

Caryatide bleue

Paintings - 45x15 cm

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