Born in 1977, French artist Auguste hails from the famed Bordeaux . Though he studied disciplines other than fine arts. Auguste always felt compelled and drawn to the art world. Ultimately he followed his passion for the visual arts, finding his unique artistic vision and voice and is now known for his colorful contemporary Pop Art-inspired and nostalgia-evoking works.
Auguste terms his oeuvre “Generation” as his works revolve around a central theme of pop culture icons from the past. Conjuring memories of previous eras, his pieces depict celebrities, super heroes, and other iconic figures in conjunction with Iconic marks to provide the viewer with a reminiscent glimpse of past epochs.
Working with a variety of materials, Auguste uses an unusual medium of aluminum along with digital collage, collage and acrylic paint and uses automotive varnish to give his works a modern glossy finish. He places importance on form and shape to create the puzzle piece contours and embraces the use of color to create captivating pieces that captivate not only due to the content but fascinating aesthetic.
Auguste has exhibited his works throughout the U.S., Europe, Africa and Asia.
Many celebrities own his works : Leonardo Di Caprio, Jean-Claude Vandamme, karl Lagarfeld, Jean Dujardin, Jonathan Cheban, Kim Kardashian, Paris Jackson, Rafael Nadal, Stan Wawrinka, Amare Stoudemire, Tony Parker, Nicolas Sarkozy …
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