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Lovett

Since the start of his career, John Lovett has organized more than thirty-five exhibitions Let's explore together the assemblages of this contemporary Australian artist who works in watercolor, oil and mixed techniques and whose works are represented by found in numerous private collections in Australia, but also in Europe, Asia and the United States.

 

John Lovett, an inspiring artist

 

Lovett's travels greatly inspire the art of this contemporary artist. In an interview, this seasoned traveler explained that he enjoyed the contrast between two different subjects such as «The remoteness, dramatic colors and ancient textures of the Australian outback [have it] always attracted» and « Europe's architecture, culture and history trigger an entirely different approach to painting». Lovett's ideas for assemblage always find their origins in the world. through these contrasts.
Furthermore, the artist contemporary is influenced by his work. by the works of other artists that he sees during the galleries, but also through books, magazines and contact with other artists on the Internet.


The contemporary artist is interested in watercolor, around thirty years ago. He used it to create small, quick paintings. It wasn’t until he tried to stop mastering watercolor as this material has been used in many years. interesting for his mixed techniques. This allowed him to work with «unforeseeable accidents». To make his assemblages, Lovett starts with a rough plan and then lets it go, encouraging «accidents» occur on the web. Lovett believes that he does not really have a model to create the assemblages of his paintings However, he greatly appreciates the work carried out by him. by Franz Kline, an abstract expressionist whose calligraphic marks in his works are, according to him, «beautifully executed and perfectly proportioned».
To create his assemblages, Lovett can take a few hours or several days. Generally speaking, he enjoys finishing his painting at a later date. 90%. He then sits down in front of his board and writes a few notes in his notebook. After returning to it after several days, he sees whether the changes he noted on his notepad are wise or not. For him, this approach is an excellent solution to his problem.
Although he enjoyed working in the field, finding small, quick paintings difficult to complete. Created in a studio, this contemporary artist prefers to work in a familiar environment for more complex works. Indeed, it enjoys controlled lighting, a coffee shop and a coffee shop. reliable and less distracted.

 

This contemporary artist’s use of mixed media to paint his landscapes

 

The sketch: a basis that survives in the final work

 

This contemporary artist's use of mixed media begins from the moment he paints the picture. he begins to draw. All his paintings are based on a drawing that he made with direct lines which, very often, are present in the final work. Gradually,Lovett constructs his painting by drawing in detail. using brush, pastel, ink, charcoal then he integrates the painting. Lovett explains that « it is the contrast between this sketch and the detail that makes the work interesting.». This contrast between the sketch and the final version is a assemblage between different drawing tools to create a unique work.

 

The use of paint in Lovett's paintings

 

When Lovett begins a painting, he decides in advance where to paint. place the focal point in your painting to ensure that the most vibrant colors and maximum tonal contrast are located at the center of your painting. this place. The idea is then to use shapes or lines which, by reinforcing this point, draws the viewer's eye to it. Once this point is well defined, the contemporary artist sets about working on it. Create secondary points, being careful that they do not create confusion with the main focal point.

Generally speaking, Lovett explains that he never knows what to expect. advances the parts of the table where it will simplify the shapes. He lets himself go; paint and, when he examines what is happening, he becomes aware of the different places he needs to simplify. For this contemporary artist, this work is decisive in ensuring that the painting is «perfect». The abstract expressionists have a great influence in his paintings.

 

A minimalist palette for impressive mixes

 

To create a assemblage by integrating the painting into the image. his basic drawings,Lovett uses a palette of half a dozen colors, which allow him to obtain any color he wants, such as:

  • blue (French ultramarine blue, phthalo blue);
  • red (permanent Alizarin crimson);
  • yellow (quinacridone gold, Indian yellow);
  • white (white gesso, white gouache).

The contemporary artist specifies that the color yellow is very important in his paintings since the Quinacridone gold or Indian yellow, being very transparent, influence the color of its mixtures. the difference from opaque yellows which creates a sort of mud with dark colors.

 

Color in the assemblages of this contemporary artist

 

Lovett does not hesitate to testing new colors and new tools to enrich your mixed techniques however, although this process is simple, it requires time. To determine the colors he will use for his assemblages, the contemporary artist places a mark of each color approximately 10 mm wide and 50 mm long in the center of a sheet of paper. The latter is cut cut it in half so that half of it is placed on top of it. stuck to a window exposed to sunlight and another half away from light. If the two pieces of paper have changed or faded after six months, Lovett will not use them, considering them not reliable enough. Although he uses his materials in an unorthodox way, the contemporary artist makes sure to use quality pigments. artistic which is at agrave; both resistant to light and neutral pH.
The new gessos find favor with Lovett given their sensitivity to light and neutral pH. that once dry, it is easy to redraw or paint with your own hands. new on top. Indeed, when the paint is dry, it creates a sort of milky mist which will be used to create an assemblage with finer details. This allows him to create more attractive work.

Découvrez quelques oeuvres inspirées de Lovett

Named contemporary work « une autre route 3 », Made by KIZOU DUMAS
450 €
W. 31 x L. 42 x D. 42 cm
kizou dumas
Named contemporary work « Paysage de Loire », Made by EVELYNE BRUNET
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W. 50 x L. 70 x D. 70 cm
evelyne brunet
Named contemporary work « Whispering II », Made by BERTHOLOM LYSA
1 440 €
W. 120 x L. 120 x D. 120 cm
bertholom lysa
Named contemporary work « Famille », Made by MARYSE DAVETTE
300 €
W. 70 x L. 40 x D. 40 cm
maryse davette
Named contemporary work « Rencontre 3ème type /1 », Made by JEAN LUC MONIE
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W. 120 x L. 80 x D. 80 cm
jean luc monie
Named contemporary work « POUR TOI CE PREMIER BOUQUET », Made by MIREILLE MAURY
900 €
W. 60 x L. 80 x D. 80 cm
mireille maury
Named contemporary work « Danseurs Au Musée - 11 », Made by PAT O'BINE
400 €
W. 80 x L. 45 x D. 45 cm
pat o'bine
Named contemporary work « Venus », Made by VIVIANE LESZCZYNSKI
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W. 40 x L. 60 x D. 60 cm
viviane leszczynski
Named contemporary work « Le lac en Suisse », Made by FLEUVE BLUE
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W. 30 x L. 20 x D. 20 cm
fleuve blue
Named contemporary work « La vieille porte », Made by MBO, SABLISTE
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W. 50 x L. 63 x D. 63 cm
mbo, sabliste
Named contemporary work « La Désirade », Made by ADELINE METRO
650 €
W. 60 x L. 60 x D. 60 cm
adeline metro
Named contemporary work « LUNDI BLEU », Made by MIREILLE MAURY
1 930 €
W. 100 x L. 100 x D. 100 cm
mireille maury
Named contemporary work « Aucune peur », Made by ULIANA
100 €
W. 16.5 x L. 30.5 x D. 30.5 cm
uliana
Named contemporary work « domination », Made by D-AV
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W. 48 x L. 40 x D. 40 cm
d-av
Named contemporary work « AMELIA », Made by MIREILLE MAURY
700 €
W. 40 x L. 80 x D. 80 cm
mireille maury
Named contemporary work « S'oublier ensemble », Made by THIERRY FLON
50 €
W. 30 x L. 40 x D. 40 cm
thierry flon
Named contemporary work « Liberté », Made by OMAO
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W. 40 x L. 60 x D. 60 cm
omao
Named contemporary work « BLANCHES FLEURS », Made by MIREILLE MAURY
380 €
W. 50 x L. 50 x D. 50 cm
mireille maury
Named contemporary work « Au delà de l'horizon », Made by PADDY
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W. 92 x L. 72 x D. 72 cm
paddy
Named contemporary work « Promenade le dimanche matin. », Made by VIVIANE LESZCZYNSKI
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W. 60 x L. 80 x D. 80 cm
viviane leszczynski
Named contemporary work « BLACK HOLE », Made by STEF'ART
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W. 60 x L. 50 x D. 50 cm
stef'art
Named contemporary work « Falium », Made by THEB
250 €
W. 20 x L. 60 x D. 60 cm
theb
Named contemporary work « Rebelle », Made by KANOUKI
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W. 40 x L. 80 x D. 80 cm
kanouki
Named contemporary work « Symphonie des Arbres », Made by GUELY
1 500 €
W. 180 x L. 100 x D. 100 cm
guely
Named contemporary work « éclair dans le monde des 3 lunes », Made by CAS
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W. 80 x L. 80 x D. 80 cm
cas
Named contemporary work « Iodum », Made by THEB
250 €
W. 38 x L. 56 x D. 56 cm
theb
Named contemporary work « La nature », Made by ALENA ART
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W. 50 x L. 50 x D. 50 cm
alena art
Named contemporary work « RENAISSANCE », Made by MIREILLE MAURY
1 500 €
W. 116 x L. 89 x D. 89 cm
mireille maury
Named contemporary work « Iris Enchantés », Made by L'ATELIER DE SOPHIE D.
270 €
W. 41 x L. 33 x D. 33 cm
l'atelier de sophie d.
Named contemporary work « Mémoires d'ocres II », Made by TANIA CAGGINI
870 €
W. 60 x L. 60 x D. 60 cm
tania caggini
Named contemporary work « Venezia », Made by OLEKSANDRA HORSCROFT
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W. 55 x L. 2 x D. 2 cm
oleksandra horscroft
Named contemporary work « sans titre », Made by BERTHOLOM LYSA
840 €
W. 100 x L. 100 x D. 100 cm
bertholom lysa
Named contemporary work « Rochers dans la mer », Made by GUELY
500 €
W. 65 x L. 81 x D. 81 cm
guely
Named contemporary work « FLEUR BLANCHE », Made by MIREILLE MAURY
630 €
W. 40 x L. 40 x D. 40 cm
mireille maury
Named contemporary work « Crépuscule de la nature », Made by CHANTAL BLANDENIER
800 €
W. 80 x L. 60 x D. 60 cm
chantal blandenier
Named contemporary work « EVANESCENCE », Made by NELL
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W. 40 x L. 40 x D. 40 cm
nell
Named contemporary work « Le bouquet aux coquelicots et pavots jaune. », Made by SELO
500 €
W. 82 x L. 65 x D. 65 cm
selo
Named contemporary work « Voyage », Made by NJLAMBERT
500 €
W. 50 x L. 40 x D. 40 cm
njlambert
Named contemporary work « Vestiges », Made by FRANçOISE DUGOURD-CAPUT
900 €
W. 60 x L. 60 x D. 60 cm
françoise dugourd-caput
Named contemporary work « RETOUR DE JACHERE 1 », Made by MIREILLE MAURY
380 €
W. 50 x L. 50 x D. 50 cm
mireille maury
Named contemporary work « Légèreté », Made by DEVIGNOT
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W. 30 x L. 60 x D. 60 cm
devignot
Named contemporary work « Abstraction. », Made by LIILY
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W. 13 x L. 13 x D. 13 cm
liily
Named contemporary work « PETIT BOUQUET », Made by MIREILLE MAURY
400 €
W. 30 x L. 30 x D. 30 cm
mireille maury
Named contemporary work « Côte sauvage », Made by GUELY
200 €
W. 33 x L. 41 x D. 41 cm
guely
Named contemporary work « Gondoles de Venise », Made by BOULAY
650 €
W. 65 x L. 54 x D. 54 cm
boulay
Named contemporary work « L’Indienne », Made by JMR
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W. 80 x L. 80 x D. 80 cm
jmr
Named contemporary work « Mystère », Made by NJLAMBERT
400 €
W. 40 x L. 38 x D. 38 cm
njlambert
Named contemporary work « AMPLE ETENDUE », Made by DENIS MIAU
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W. 80 x L. 80 x D. 80 cm
denis miau
Named contemporary work « Brume matinale », Made by ANY
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W. 50 x L. 50 x D. 50 cm
any
Named contemporary work « Abstrait urbain », Made by MBO, SABLISTE
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W. 54 x L. 73 x D. 73 cm
mbo, sabliste