Biography of Damien Nicolas Roux – DNR

Damien Nicolas Roux – DNR lives and works in Paris and Southern Burgundy. Self-taught, born of an architect-painter father and a mother trained in the fine arts, Damien Nicolas Roux draws, paints and cuts.

With a taste for line and construction, the use of architectural elements, frequent references to antiquity, the strong influence of decorative arts, a few detours through modern and contemporary art and a major role given to colour in all his compositions, his work is impregnated with his family’s visual heritage.

 

Techniques

The techniques he uses range from graphic design  (fine point pen, alcohol felt pen on bristol card),  an activity he used to practice, through acrylic paint – in pop colours and laid thick on cardboard – to the more traditional use of watercolour on Arche paper, but always with flat areas of colour and a clean rendering. A graphic language reminiscent of the Belgium ‘Ligne Claire’ movement.

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In his “Room portraits” Damien Nicolas Roux invites us into fantasized but possible interiors. Masterpieces imagined in the sublime flats of aesthetic collectors. As a smart scenographer, Damien Nicolas Roux invents an ideal setting, builds a prestigious decor that would sublimate one exceptional painting. A seductive work that mixes references to painting, architecture and decorative arts.

(Photo credit DNR portrait : Lora Barra)

"Henri Matisse & the rabbit" presents us an artist and one of his paintings

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Who loves color, art and design, will undoubtedly love the drawings of Damien Nicolas Roux."Keith Haring & the marathon runner's ritual" from the series "Room portraits" also has the didactic virtue of presenting an artist and one of his paintings

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Who loves color, art and design, will undoubtedly love the drawings of Damien Nicolas Roux."Victor Vasarely & the runaway fish" from the series "Room portraits" also has the didactic virtue of presenting an artist and one of his paintings.

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Who loves color, art and design, will undoubtedly love the drawings of Damien Nicolas Roux."Josef Albers & the Grey Cat" from the series "Room portraits" also has the didactic virtue of presenting an artist and one of his paintings

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Who loves color, art and design, will undoubtedly love the drawings of Damien Nicolas Roux."Mark Rothko & the outstretched hands" from the series "Room portraits" also has the didactic virtue of presenting an artist and one of his paintings

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Who loves color, art and design, will undoubtedly love the drawings of Damien Nicolas Roux."Andy Warhol & the French Bulldog" from the series "Room portraits" also has the didactic virtue of presenting an artist and one of his paintings.

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"Josef Albers & the Dog" introduces us to an artist and one of his paintings.

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"Pablo Picasso & the cat" presents us an artist and one of his paintings...

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Those who love colour, art and design will undoubtedly love Damien Nicolas Roux's designs."Yves Klein & the narcissistic dove" from the "Room portraits" series also has the didactic virtue of presenting an artist and one of his paintings.

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Who loves color, art and design, will undoubtedly love the drawings of Damien Nicolas Roux."Damien Hirst & the Emerging Artist" from the series "Room portraits" also has the didactic virtue of presenting an artist and one of his paintings.

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Who loves color, art and design, will undoubtedly love the drawings of Damien Nicolas Roux."Pierre Soulages & the nurturing hand" from the series "Room portraits" also has the didactic virtue of presenting an artist and one of his paintings.

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Who loves color, art and design, will undoubtedly love the drawings of Damien Nicolas Roux."Mark Rothko & the outstretched hands" from the series "Room portraits" also has the didactic virtue of presenting an artist and one of his paintings

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Who loves color, art and design, will undoubtedly love the drawings of Damien Nicolas Roux."Piet Mondrian & the music-moving dog" from the series "Room portraits" also has the didactic virtue of presenting an artist and one of his paintings.

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Who loves color, art and design, will undoubtedly love the drawings of Damien Nicolas Roux."Jean Cocteau & the legs in the air" from the series "Room portraits" also has the didactic virtue of presenting an artist and one of his paintings.

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Who loves color, art and design, will undoubtedly love the drawings of Damien Nicolas Roux."Basquiat & the red truck" from the series "Room portraits" also has the didactic virtue of presenting an artist and one of his paintings

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"Damien Hirst & the Cat" presents us an artist and one of his paintings.

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Who loves color, art and design, will undoubtedly love the drawings of Damien Nicolas Roux."Lucio Fontana & the Velvet Glove" from the series "Room portraits" also has the didactic virtue of presenting an artist and one of his paintings

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"Andy Warhol & Lalanne Sheep" presents us an artist and one of his paintings...

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"Lucio Fontana & the three dogs", presents us an artist and one of his paintings..

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Who loves color, art and design, will undoubtedly love the drawings of Damien Nicolas Roux."Pablo Picasso & the Parakeet" from the series "Room portraits" also has the didactic virtue of presenting an artist and one of his paintings.

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Who loves color, art and design, will undoubtedly love the drawings of Damien Nicolas Roux."René Magritte & the perched cat" from the series "Room portraits" also has the didactic virtue of presenting an artist and one of his paintings.

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"Kasimir Malevitch & the Dog" presents us an artist and one of his paintings...

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Those who love colour, art and design will undoubtedly love the drawings of Damien Nicolas Roux."Fernand Léger & the absence of the dog sitter" from the "Room portraits" series also has the didactic virtue of introducing us to an artist and one of his paintings.

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"Joan Miró & the canary" presents us an artist and one of his paintings...

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Who loves color, art and design, will undoubtedly love the drawings of Damien Nicolas Roux."Andy Warhol & the confined woman" from the series "Room portraits" also has the didactic virtue of presenting an artist and one of his paintings

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Those who love colour, art and design will undoubtedly love Damien Nicolas Roux's designs."Pablo Picasso & the Contemplative Persian" from the "Room portraits" series also has the didactic virtue of presenting an artist and one of his paintings.

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