Jean-Baptiste Bernadet

°1978, Paris (FR) - lives and works in Brussels (BE)

A distinctive colorist, Jean-Baptiste Bernadet creates within each canvas an atmospheric cosmos, in which nature, emotion, and psyche take center stage. They oscillate somewhere between abstraction and landscape painting: incandescent shades of orange, full and honest purples, sulfuric yellows, deep grays, and melancholic pale greens produce worlds in which a landscape, its unique memory, and the imagination interact, directed by the eye and the mind. In Bernadet’s work, the gaze, insistent and fleeting, melancholy and celebratory, fuses with feeling, envisioned as a suite of emotions, a patchwork of romantic reminiscences and introspections, rapturous exhilaration kindled by the passage of time. Bernadet channels the spirit of Proust in his intimate relationship to memory, his deep desire to transcend linear time. If the ultimate aim of his painting is painting itself, it grants viewers an immense freedom, that of projecting their own experiences onto the canvas.

(courtesy of Almine Rech)

Jean-Baptiste Bernadet
Jean-Baptiste Bernadet (Photo by Amanda Hakan. Courtesy of Wmagazine)

Jean-Baptiste Bernadet has had numerous solo exhibitions, including shows at Retrospective Gallery, New York; Rod Barton in London; Karma in New York; and the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas.

His work has been shown in several group exhibitions at venues such as WIELS in Brussels; Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels; White Flag Projects, St. Louis; and Musée des Beaux-Arts de Tourcoing.

Jean-Baptiste Bernadet is represented by the following galleries;
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Almine Rech, Brussels / Paris / London

Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris

You can find more works by Jean-Baptiste Bernadet on his own website.

works by Jean-Baptiste Bernadet

Jean-Baptiste Bernadet - Untitled - 2015
Jean-Baptiste Bernadet - Untitled - 2015
Jean-Baptiste Bernadet - Untitled - 2015
Jean-Baptiste Bernadet - Untitled - 2015
Jean-Baptiste Bernadet - Untitled (Plate 0026) - 2014

Jean-Baptiste Bernadet

Untitled (Plate 0026)

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Jean-Baptiste Bernadet - Untitled (Plate 050) - 2014

Jean-Baptiste Bernadet

Untitled (Plate 050)

1200,00
Jean-Baptiste Bernadet - Untitled (Plate 112) - 2014

Jean-Baptiste Bernadet

Untitled (Plate 112)

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Jean-Baptiste Bernadet - Untitled (Plate 173) - 2014

Jean-Baptiste Bernadet

Untitled (Plate 173)

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Jean-Baptiste Bernadet - Untitled (Plate 161) - 2014

Jean-Baptiste Bernadet

Untitled (Plate 161)

1200,00

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