Frank le Pair


    • Male
    • Designer
    • Painter
    • Photographer


    Accesart (online) The Netherlands

    About the artist

    "Walking by lines'
    Frank le Pair

    My work consists of an apparent randomness of lines
    which find their meaning in a larger whole.
    The interplay of all the lines is formed to a own
    text signature, a way a writer forms letters to words
    and sentences.

    When I paint I make walks on canvas, where I am
    guided by thoughts it personalizes. In wich
    it seems a structure of human encounters, which the
    game of interaction, movement and impulses of behavior
    can be seen.

    The lines fix an inner rhythm and express thoughts and
    feelings that arise at that time.
    The searching in abstraction can lead to a figurative image.

    Each work is a unicum in which that line, shape, color, relief
    and contrast are in balance.
    Exploring the relationship of form and line and the tension
    between them ensures my work constantly changes of show
    and appearance.


    Frank le Pair (1965) - artist

    Working as a visualiser of illuminated signs I have a graphic background.
    In 2004 I started painting. It was longer on my program but it was there
    never got, in one way or another.
    At the end of 2003, one discovered with me a rare form of cancer, making
    my life expectancy very uncertain.
    It were the weeks before the birth of our oldest daughter Evi. Painting was
    a cherished dream but became suddenly priority because I thus was able
    to create something that could bridge the time to my daughter.
    Time was a fragile understanding for me, by painting I felt a kind of
    freedom that gave me energy.

    Now many years later, I realize that my paintings have unconsciously have to
    do with my illness period and you can see the patterns as a kind of positive
    life paths.
    From the first moment the line patterns have been typical in my work.
    It symbolizes a series of encounters, feelings, thoughts and experiences
    expressed in line, form and color.
    With the "Walking by lines' paintings I would like to give everybody a positive
    feeling of confidence and energy.

    Our family is complete with the birth of Juliëtte in 2006