Artist Profile: Charles Le Hyaric
Charles Le Hyaric was born in Paris in 1987. He began sculpture at the age of 5 after discovering the Bronzes by Antoine Louis Bary at the Louvre Museum in Paris.
Shortly after, Charles Le Hyaric decided to fully devote himself to painting and has been doing so ever since. In parallel, he studied Aplied Arts in High School and Graphics Arts at ESAG Penninghen from where he graduated in 2010.
Between 2007 and 2012, he worked with various artists, went on an university
exchange to Montréal (Canada) and took part to several exhibitions.
In 2011, he moved to New York City, participating to a collective exhibition and came back a few months later to settle back in Paris, TO TAKE PART TO A COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION IN SEPTEMBER and continue his work as an Artist Painter.
Life as a way in, first impressions, a dazling scene.
Subsequently, it’s much more than that. It is a celebration of life, vivid scenes of still lives.
Charles Le Hyaric painting is part of a permanent duality in both its conception and its realisation. What interest him above all else , beyond to the subject of still life, is the space : the distance between two points, present both in
physical space and through the eyes of the viewer. From a technical point
of view the medium of painting is used in maximum states.
Washes cover the impasto , the abstract shapes emerge to become hyper realism, the images seem to appear to better desappear after all.
Matter has an essential role in this conception of the space. It is material but also gives the illusion that the subject represented itself is nothing else but matter. A sublte game is created and leaves arise feathers and fur, beaks and legs, landscapes and atmospheres…
In the definition of a still life, the subject is fixed in space and time, here it seems to be moving. The abundance of dead bodies, this game of images and layered materials accumulation tend to make the subject live, as an erupted world in constant agitation. From this universe, emanates elegance and an idea of lightness of death. Bodies are not subject to the law of gravity anymore, they wander soothed by the breath of the painting.
The audience also plays a role/a part in the painting, he recreates his own reading through hierarchical plans, another dimension to the canvas.
The viewer is confronted with a subject he/she already know, still life painting
is characteristic of the so-called classic plainting, and its rereading forced to rethink a new perception.
Charles Le Hyaric’s painting reveals a world rich in matters, complex in its
realisation and obvious in its subject. Based on shared knowledge and reality, it plays to better exist between insurance and confusion.