For more than thirty years, François Avril (Paris, 1961) has been evolving between the world of comics and contemporary art. From his first collaborations in the 1980s with the magazine press and publishing, to the exhibition of his paintings in galleries, François Avril has developed a unique style and artistic writing. Drawing his inspiration from the observation of cities and landscapes, François Avril delivers through his works a poetic and renewed vision of reality.
On the occasion of Drawing Now, Huberty & Breyne is unveiling a new series of drawings by the artist on noble and antique papers. On these beautiful sheets that bear the colours of time, François Avril gives birth to calm cities and evanescent landscapes. "Observe, look, stylize, remove, before adding and recomposing. "This is his process. Through a subtle play of lines and networks, the artist reveals his impressions, the memory of familiar or imaginary places, conducive to contemplation...