Patrick Oudin , Guy de Fontville , Sophie Hove , Francois Olivier and Frederic Berjot are exhibiting at Urban Paradise Gallery as part of the French Connections exhibition opening 10/06/2017 and on show till the 30/07/2017 .
Their art is a various as geographical locations, one lives in Vietnam , two in France and two is Australia .
Their style varies from figurative to surealist to borderline abstract .
Guy de Fondville abstract style, reminiscent of the work of Nicholas de Stael will make you feel uplifted and nostalgic with it colours and small of the South of France .
Sophie Hose is inspired by both Fashion and animals which she assemble in a twisted sort of way by incorporating fashion iconic figures.
Francois Olivier sense of fashion is both very public and very personal in a display of his shoes . This shoes seem down to earth , very real , exhausted of walking or been fixed but beautifully transformed into source of wisdom .
Patrick Oudin’s painting are full of dots , bog one small one , double one but they all combine in a fully orchestrated master piece of colours and shape that will sooth your eyes and should in a way only Picasso knew how to do .
Frederic Berjot and his ‘Laughing museum” body casting sculptures will certainly challenge your vision of the world for their raw aspect can either make you smile or cringe .