PIERRE BONNEFILLE IS A FRENCH ARTIST, PAINTER, DESIGNER AND
‘MAÎTRE D’ART’ OF A SINGULAR AND POETIC APPROACH.
THE MATERIAL, COLOURS AND LIGHT ARE INSEPARABLE IN HIS WORK. THE ARTIST CREATES HIS OWN MATERIALS AND TEXTURES, MADE FROM MINERAL POWDER, LIMESTONE, LAVA, MARBLE, EARTH, FROM NATURAL PIGMENTS AND METALLIC POWDERS.
PAINTINGS & DRAWINGS
USING PIGMENTS FROM THE FOUR CORNERS OF THE WORLD, PIERRE BONNEFILLE’S POLYCHROME ARTWORKS GIVE THE ILLUSION OF AN UNCTUOUS MATERIAL, OF A MOVING SURFACE WHERE THE LIGHT HIGHLIGHTS THE CONTOURS.
PIERRE BONNEFILLE DESIGNS PAY HOMAGE TO THE GEOMETRY CREATED BY NATURAL PHENOMENON, SUCH AS CRYSTALLIZATION AND MINERALIZATION, OBSERVING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MATERIAL, COLOUR AND LIGHT ON THE SURFACE.
THE INIMITABLE SAVOIR-FAIRE IN PIERRE BONNEFILLE’S WALL COMPOSITIONS AND HOME PIECES HAVE, FOR 30 YEARS, TAKEN THE FORM OF CREATIONS ACROSS THE GLOBE, FROM PRIVATE PROJECTS, TO INSTITUTIONS, TO LUXURY BRANDS.
THE LIVELY AND VIBRANT SURFACES OF PIERRE BONNEFILLE’S ARTWORKS, AN ARTIST OF COLOR AND MATERIAL CREATE A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE THAT PLAYS ON THE SENSES.
BEIRUT DESIGN FAIR
FROM 19 TO 22 SEPTEMBER 2019
HOTEL DE COULANGES, PARIS
FROM 4 TO 22 SEPTEMBER 2019
FROM 20 TO 23 MARCH 2019
FROM 8 TO 12 NOVEMBER 2018
— Pierre Bonnefille is a French artist, painter, designer and “Maître d’Art” (Art Master) with a unique and poetic approach. Born in 1958 in Saint-Quentin in the North of France, he has lived and worked in Paris since 1985.
— Material, colors and light are inseparable in Pierre Bonnefille’s work. The artist creates his own materials and textures, made from mineral powder, limestone, lava, marble, earth, from natural pigments and metallic powders. Pierre Bonnefille is a veritable explorer, drawing his inspiration from the colors of nature with architectural references from Venice, Pompei and Kyoto.
— To make his color palettes Pierre Bonnefille starts with the earth and the materials that he collects, and then goes on to analyze their colorimetric structures. The intensity, color and movements of light propose a ceaseless, new interpretation of color and texture created by Pierre Bonnefille, giving them a unique and particular identity.
— The inimitable savoir-faire in Pierre Bonnefille’s wall compositions and home pieces have, for 30 years, taken the form of creations around the globe, from private projects, to institutions, to luxury brands (such as Cartier, Hermès and Loro Piana, among others). Pierre Bonnefille’s international reputation affirms itself through major projects in Europe (Paris, London, Switzerland, Italy), Asia and the USA, among others.