"The painter, Victor Gounel, attempts to capture in his paintings the impermanence of movement, the transient nature of dancing bodies and the sea. The constant state of flux is not only the motive of his work but rather, on a meta-level, something to be implemented in the very action of painting."
Victor Gounel is a French figurative painter and architect, living and working in Berlin, Germany. He studied architecture at The National Superior School of Montpellier in France and at the School of Architecture & Visuals Arts of Laval University in Québec, Canada. Victor Gounel typically paints portraits as well as land- and seascapes. His non-conceptual, intuitive style of portraiture evokes a range of emotions and illustrates both the fragility and the importance of intimacy.