Nicolas Lefeuvre

Nicolas Lefeuvre had lived in Singapore and Tokyo, settling in Hong Kong and mainland China since 2013, which is a new playground for his metamorphosis.
Following and based on the idea of his previous series The State I am in, he created Land(e)scapes a few years later.
Inventing an art language of his own, he constantly reflects on himself and discovers new sensations and soars in the float of body and mind.

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Nicolas Lefeuvre

Nicolas Lefeuvre had lived in Singapore and Tokyo, settling in Hong Kong and mainland China since 2013, which is a new playground for his metamorphosis.
Following and based on the idea of his previous series The State I am in, he created Land(e)scapes a few years later.
Inventing an art language of his own, he constantly reflects on himself and discovers new sensations and soars in the float of body and mind.

LAND(E)SCAPE SERIE

I am travelling two to three times a month. I went to China for the first time in 2004.
The feeling I have during each of my stays is the same succession of animated images creating my own road movie.
Skies, clouds, mist, lights, buildings, trains, electrical lines, people, lettering, numbers, sounds…

I mentally record everything with this obsession of going forward.

This constant motion in air, the ground, seas, through immensity, plans, depths, , have an hypnotic effect on me,
giving me visions and sensations like weightlessness, floating body and mind, with a willingness for a “great escape”, loophole.

To where?

An escape from the world, from over-connectivity, from reality…… ?
Or a way to know myself ?

Land(e)scapes are those daydreams but also an invitation to discover new territories which could be Yours.

— Nicolas Lefeuvre

MORE ABOUT NICOLAS

Born in France, after studying at Beaux-Arts in Rennes (France) and architecture/ product design at Camondo in Paris, Nicolas left to travel for almost a year all around Asia.
2001, Nicolas stopped in Singapore where he opened a creative studio/showroom, doing art direction for brands and hosting exhibitions (such as ChinArt town, where he had his first solo show).
He becames afterwards creative director for a French luxury house which sent him to Tokyo, Japan, in 2008.
His second solo exhibition “the state I am in” was hosted in the Chanel building in Tokyo, in 2012.
After 5 years in Japan, he moved to Hong Kong, still as a creative director, and own an independent music label in China.
In 2016, he teamed up with photographer Vanessa Franklin to present a collaborative project “Lives & works in Hong Kong”, a series of portraits mixing photography and ink.
2017. Shanghai. ArtCN gallery welcomes his first solo show in China: “Land(e)scapes”, an invitation through blue ink sceneries of mental travels.
2018. Tokyo. The French Chamber of commerce invites him to show his work through a live performance with the French singer Juliette Armanet.
Nicolas works mostly with ink, on paper, using objects (kimono, Japanese wooden shoes, mahjong dices, stamps, ink rollers, wood blocks…)

EXHIBITIONS:

TOKYO NOVEMBER 2019 PERFORMANCE AND EXHIBITION FOR POMMERY LISBON NOVEMBER 2019 HOMA ARTISTS GROUP SHOW
LISBON DECEMBER 2019 RESIDENCE & EXHIBITION @LE CONSULAT, in collaboration with Art Curator Grid
PARIS DECEMBER 2019 @GALERIE JEAN-FRANCOIS CAZEAU “LANDSCAPES” SHANGHAI MARCH 2020 SOLO SHOW @GALLERY ART CN
He is now fully dedicated to art and creative direction, has exhibited his work from
Singapore, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Taipei and Paris. Living in Lisbon.

PREVIOUS EXHIBITIONS
TOKYO DECEMBER 2012 SOLO SHOW “THE STATE 1 AM IN” @BEIGE DUCASSE/CHANEL
HONG KONG MAY 2015 COLLABORATION AND EXHIBITION WITH VANESSA FRANKLIN @SPACE 27
SHANGHAI SEPTEMBER 2017 SOLO SHOW “LANDSCAPES” @GALLERY ART CN TOKYO APRIL 2018 PERFORMANCE WITH JULIETTE ARMANET FOR BONJOUR
FRANCE @PIERRE GAGNAIRE
PARIS SEPTEMBER 2018 SOLO SHOW “LANDSCAPES” @BY CHATEL GALLERY
PARIS OCTOBER 2018 @YOUNG INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR WITH BY CHATEL GALLERY
HONG KONG NOVEMBER 2018 SOLO SHOW “LANDSCAPES” @LA GALERIE TAIPEI JANUARY 2019 @INK NOW FAIR WITH LA GALERIE
HONG KONG MAY 2019 @GALLERY MABILLE & CHAUMETTE / CHARITY EXHIBITION FOR ENFANTS DU MEKONG
SAN REMO JUNE-SEPT 2019 @GALERIE JEAN-FRANCOIS CAZEAU “LANDSCAPES” PARIS SEPTEMBER 2019 PERFORMANCE @MERCI
SHANGHAI SEPTEMBER 2019 @PHOTO ART FAIR WITH GALLERY ART CN