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Veilhan, Xavier

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00189159
Veilhan, Xavier

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French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1963, in Lyons.

Painter, sculptor, installation artist, draughtsman, photographer.

Xavier Veilhan lives and works in Paris. He presents installations which typically feature an oil painting with a lone figure against a white ground or everyday objects in monochrome resin (biker and bike, twelve police officers, animals). His work emerges as a sort of typology, where typical objects are taken out of their habitual context; animals feature frequently - notably in his ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage ; Photography and Photographs ; Sculpture and Carving ; Contemporary Art ; 20th-Century Art

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