La Galerie Paris 1839 is proud to present REVELATION , a dual solo exhibition by French artists: Antoine Rameauand Valérie Winckler . Their works are on view until June 7 at La Galerie Paris 1839.,   G/F, 74 Hollywood Road, Central.

For this exhibition, Antoine Rameau  presents his new series of ink painted collage on old books, magazines and newspapers dated back to 1920s – 1950s, entitled Empreintes , which can simultaneously be translated into English as “prints” and “tracks”. His passion for empreintes was nurtured in the wild forest from his childhood, where he would find tracks of the wild animals in the mud and snow that blossoms his imaginations.

Antoine applies a similar process in his works: starting from an ink print of a hardwood piece, and combined with finger painting of dots, a technique that was inspired by aboriginal art, to spiritually represent dreams and Mother Nature. “The old publication materials that I used as background in these collages are all prints and tracks in their own ways. They are the testimony of the author, the journalist, and their antique textures is another “print “of passing time.”  says Antoine.

Antoine’s works speak not only to his childhood memories of his home forest, but also pays tribute to Mother Nature and allows the audience to follow his prints and tracks in our daily life.

Black Holes, by Antoine Rameau, 2020, 122x113cm (framed size), 2020 collage painted with black Chinese ink. (Courtesy of the artist and La Galerie.)

In Valérie Winckler ’s Atlantide and Phosphène  series, she guides us to a mysterious adventure on a beach. In the footprints of waves, sand and pebbles, she found nebulae, galaxies and new territories. Inspired by experimenting with photography techniques, Valérie reveals her discoveries in the nature and in everyday life with shapes, transparencies and colors to create a dreamy tranquility.

Valérie captures all kinds of elements in nature with its own distinctive contour and makes them visible. Her works allows the viewers to travel freely within the images, following her imaginations and to travel the universe that she has invited us to share.

From the beautiful forest to the sea, these delicate images by the two artists take the audience on a spiritual journey sketching the traces of nature and reconnect with our sensuality in our daily life.

Valérie Winckler, Atlantide 2, 2017, pigment prints on Canson Rag photographic paper 310gr./m2, 19.5 x 29.5 cm, printed by Anne-Marie Msili-Jézéquel, 6 editions + 2AP. Image courtsey La Galerie.


Located at 74 Hollywood Road in Central, La Galerie Paris 1839 is one of Hong Kong’s first art spaces specializing in high-standard art photography and prints. Coming to Hong Kong, the 2 founders Marie Florence Gros and Cyril Delettre have been “totally seduced by the energy that drives the city”, and decided to share with the public their passion and expertise by opening a new gallery, right in the heart of the Asian art scene. La Galerie covers and shares all aspects of photography, from fine art photography to selected press photographs. The gallery also presents internationally recognized masterpieces as well as a collection of works of growing artists.

La Galerie Paris 1839 has extended the exhibition ending date to the 7th of June 2020. Do not miss this opportunity to glimpse the works of Revelations!



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