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2005 chameau cheval 15x35 1

Rajasthan

“The idea matured to go and explore this beautiful part of India, an opportunity to test on canvas reactive mixtures of ‘desert sand’ and laterite on this theme.”

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Published on: 5 February 2023  -  Filed under: Paintings

 
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Nepalese wood carrier at the monkey bridge

“We are approaching Phakding in the Everest Valley on our way back. Our trek of over 200kms is coming to an end and ahead of us, to cross that last monkey bridge, a porter loaded with a ‘mountain’ of wood waits patiently for the yaks crossing in his direction to reach our side. He is […]

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Published on: 5 February 2023  -  Filed under: Paintings

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The Flying Squirrel

Il manquait à la maison “Les Écureuils” une petite note de peinture, j’ai donc choisi ce petit animal volant pour décorer un peu différemment l’entrée dans ce petit nid douillet(Acrylique sur toile : Ecureuil Volant 75×100). Fabien @FRaveton The flying squirrel (or Pteromyini) is a family of rodents. They are known for their ability to […]

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Published on: 15 January 2023  -  Filed under: Paintings

 
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Young seated monk

“We leave Ta Prohm, its sprawling kapok trees swallowing up the temples, to cross paths with some villagers in the heart of remote locations. Perched in his hut on stilts, a young monk in a toga lets the time and the burning sun of this dry season escape. The golden hour turns orange. The rays […]

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Published on: 19 July 2022  -  Filed under: Paintings

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Smile of the Angel II

“Angkor Wat Temple, Cambodia. The sun disappears behind the sprawling cheese trees. An exchange of glances, a smile, the woman bowed by the weight of years absorbs me in the orange hour. The lens captures the memory of this unique moment. Back in my makeshift studio, with my feverish brush I caress the canvas on […]

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Published on: 12 May 2022  -  Filed under: Paintings

 
2005 petit coin de bonheur 15x35 1

A little corner of happiness

“In the interstice of a distended leather corner, a forgotten project of an old grimoire with leather corners whose title in gilded letters would have been erased by time and mould, slipped the four-leaf clover of joyful superstition.”

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Published on: 21 February 2005  -  Filed under: Paintings

Peinture Fabien Raveton 2004 A la chandelle 30x40 1

A la chandelle

“Under the soft glow of the candle, the muse reveals her lines and her modesty

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Published on: 1 August 2004  -  Filed under: Paintings

 
Peinture Fabien Raveton 2004 Sourire de lange 60x60 1

Angel’s smile I

“Angkor Wat temple, Cambodia. The sun disappears behind the sprawling cheese trees. An exchange of glances, a smile, the woman bowed by the weight of years absorbs me in the orange hour. The lens captures the memory of this unique moment. Back in my makeshift studio, with my brush feverishly brushing the canvas on a […]

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Published on: 1 June 2004  -  Filed under: Paintings

Peinture Fabien Raveton 2003 Limites 60x90 1 scaled

Pushing my limits

“Since childhood, we have sought to push back, timidly or violently, the boundaries of our upbringing, to defy the forbidden, to question these bridles of self-righteousness.”

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Published on: 4 June 2003  -  Filed under: Paintings

 
Peinture Fabien Raveton 2003 Moine statue 60x60 1

Monk statue

“Serene, silent and stone, it welcomes our guests at nightfall.”

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Published on: 2 June 2003  -  Filed under: Paintings

Peinture Fabien Raveton 2003 Fatigue 60x60 1

Pause

“Sinking into the ground, meditating without posture”

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Published on: 1 June 2003  -  Filed under: Paintings

 
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Muse in daybed

“The tropical heat of a torrid South-East Asian afternoon, geckos skimming the walls, cicadas cymbalising, a light breeze lightening the soothing hours of heavy air. My muse relaxes and I sketch her.”

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Published on: 21 February 2003  -  Filed under: Paintings

Peinture Fabien Raveton 2001 Muse au livre 65x25 1

The e-reader

“The eyelids become heavy, the hand falters, the words fade, the reader falls asleep on her book and strolls into the world of the novel.”

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Published on: 1 January 2001  -  Filed under: Paintings

 
Peinture Fabien Raveton 2001 Muse allongee 90x60b scaled

Extended Muse

“Back from my travels, needing peace and quiet, far from airports and the frenzy of my trans-Asian-Pacific job, I throw my brush into a handful of simple strokes.”

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Published on: 1 September 2000  -  Filed under: Paintings

1999 piece de ferme 100x100 1

The naive genesis of a giddy scribbler

“One day, while we were having dinner at the home of some wealthy friends overjoyed to have acquired a canvas by a renowned master. This very large oil on canvas sat in the middle of a vast white wall. No oil pigments, just white, white on white. A low-angled white light highlights some discreet dark […]

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Published on: 13 July 1999  -  Filed under: Paintings