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Antoine Seurot

It is through graffiti, street art and urban cultures that young Antoine Seurot from Franche-Comté, who lives in Vesoul (Haute-Saône), got into painting. Once he had finished high school, he took part in a general training course on web trades in Montbéliard (Doubs) in 2008, in order to specialise in graphic design. With a technology degree from...

It is through graffiti, street art and urban cultures that young Antoine Seurot from Franche-Comté, who lives in Vesoul (Haute-Saône), got into painting. Once he had finished high school, he took part in a general training course on web trades in Montbéliard (Doubs) in 2008, in order to specialise in graphic design. With a technology degree from university in the bag, he got his first job.

His desire for artistic creation, felt throughout adolescence, became more pressing. “A friend with whom I was doing graffiti began to do canvases and it made me want to start. Visiting museums like the Maeght Foundation in Saint-Paul-de Vence influenced me a lot.” He painted his first paintings in 2011, beginning with the art of stencilling before picking up his brushes without any formal training.

He is also self-taught in the way in which he approaches his subjects: “I went to the Belfort library quite a bit to tackle various painting techniques. I started painting animals. I wanted to do something creative and it emerges from these representations as a form of suffering, like mute cries.”

He uses acrylic paint, oil and paint bombs to bring his paintings to life. And everything inspires him: news, society, feelings, nature, which express themselves in bright colours ranging to black and white in order to better denounce “the way in which the world works”.

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