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Stephane Villafane

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Stephane Villafane

Born: 1969

Hometown: Montpellier (France)

Based in: Barcelona (Spain)

 

Visual artist & Architect
Born in France, 1969
Lives and works in Barcelona and South of France

2000:  Degree in architecture – School of Architecture of Lyon (France)
1995-1998:  Specialization in Visual Arts – School of Architecture of Lyon (France)
1988-1994:  School of Architecture of Lyon (France) / Technical School of Architecture of Barcelona (Spain)
1988:  Scientific bachelor degree

Currently represented by galleries

Gallery // Esther Montoriol // Barcelona // Spain 
Gallery // Lisa Norris // London // United Kingdom 
Gallery // MMB // Avignon // France


" Stephane Villafane trained as an architect and as a result his primary interest when it comes to painting is space and its relationship to time. How one can formulate different types of space; empty space, constructed space, natural space, meditative space and so on. In order to explore and discover new space, he sees it vital to empty his paintings of a narrative or a subject. He describes his process more of observing things from a distance, which involves working across different media including photos, sketches, and models before he arrives at a painting on a large scale.

He travelled a lot when he was younger and was heavily influenced by American literature, particularly the Beat Generation. This influence is reflected in his conceptual approach to painting, concerning himself with the emptiness and absence of travelling on a journey. His palette is subtle but fresh and full of light, mainly blues, whites, greys and green, which are tranquil and quietly recede as the shifting planes of space come to the fore.
His profession as an architect and his profession as an artist remain inextricably entwined." Lisa Norris Gallery, London

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20.11.2018

Stephane Villafane, France

Painting

US$ 1,450

05.12.2018

Stephane Villafane, France

Painting

US$ 1,150

31.10.2018

Stephane Villafane, France

Painting

US$ 7,540

27.10.2018

Stephane Villafane, France

Painting

US$ 900

25.10.2018

Stephane Villafane, France

Painting

US$ 1,450

21.07.2018

Stephane Villafane, France

Painting

US$ 2,750

20.10.2018

Stephane Villafane, France

Painting

US$ 1,150

19.10.2018

Stephane Villafane, France

Painting

US$ 1,150

18.10.2018

Stephane Villafane, France

Painting

US$ 1,150

16.10.2018

Stephane Villafane, France

Painting

US$ 5,250

15.12.2018

Stephane Villafane, France

Painting

US$ 900

15.05.2018

Stephane Villafane, France

Painting

US$ 5,250

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About Stephane Villafane


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What inspires you?

architecture / landscape / road


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Describe your creative process.

abstract things without narration, without illustration, without description / meditative perspective


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What are 3 words that best describe your work?

composition / space / meditation


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What is the most important tool when creating your work?

silence / light


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Where do you go for inspiration?

on the road

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