Matthieu Ronsse

Cheap Imitations


Paris

  • Defrost Cabin, 2008-2009
    Oil on canvas
    305 x 200 cm
  • , Le Fils de Francis, 2012
    Mixed Media
    233 x 155 cm
  • , Le Fils de Francis, 2012
    Mixed Media
    233 x 155 cm
  • , Le Fils de Francis, 2012
    Mixed Media
    233 x 155 cm
  • , Le Fils de Francis, 2012
    Mixed Media
    233 x 155 cm
  • , Saint Hilarious (Sorry), 2012
    Oil on canvas, wood
    222 x 120 cm (framed)
  • , Cosy Fear, 2012
    131 x 97 x 4 cm
  • , Smiley , 2012
    Mixed Media
    184 x 157 x 2,5 cm
  • , Unholy Monk, 2011
    Oil on canvas
    91 x 65 cm
  • , Half Eaten Rennaissance Head, 2012
    Oil on wood
    72 x 53 cm (framed)
  • , Christ with the Masterbathing Dwarf, 2012
    Mixed Media
    300 x 566 cm

Press release

Almine Rech Gallery is pleased to present the second solo exhibition in Paris, of Belgian artist, Matthieu Ronsse. What first strikes the viewer about Matthieu Ronsse’s work is his remarkable mastery of the paintbrush and his almost casual method of selecting his materials and his artworks. Indeed, Ronsse’s technique is reminiscent of those Masters of classical painting such as Van Eyck, Rembrandt, Greco, Cranach, Velazquez, Renoir, etc. However, he doesn’t confine himself to classical materials and seeks to surpass any…