PATRICK RUBINSTEIN

"Amour en pointille"("Dotted Love")

Mixed Media

66x66 in.

In the ethereal realm of Patrick Rubenstein's lenticular masterpiece, the essence of love is immortalized in a symphony of shimmering Silver leaf and the vibrant echoes of pop art's storied past. Through the dance of light and shadow, the letters L, O, V, and E emerge, each imbued with a luminous glow that captivates the soul and ignites the imagination.

In the luminous embrace of Patrick Rubenstein's lenticular creation, love becomes more than a mere sentiment—it transforms into a transcendent force that transcends time and space, weaving a timeless narrative of connection and belonging. As we stand before this captivating masterpiece, we are reminded that love is not just an emotion—it is a symphony of light and shadow, a dance of form and color that binds us together in a tapestry of shared humanity.

Crafted with meticulous care and reverence, the handcrafted Silver leaf lends an air of timeless elegance to the artwork, evoking the opulence of ancient treasures and the enduring allure of artistic mastery. Each delicate stroke of Silver resonates with the echoes of centuries past, weaving a tapestry of richness and refinement that transcends the confines of time.

Yet, amidst the gleaming splendor of Silver, lies a dynamic tableau of pop art's illustrious heritage. Within the layers of lenticular depth, iconic motifs and symbols of the movement emerge, paying homage to the revolutionary spirit of artists who dared to challenge convention and redefine the boundaries of artistic expression. From the vibrant hues of Warhol's iconic Marilyn Monroe to the bold graphics of Roy Lichtenstein's comic-inspired compositions, Rubenstein's work serves as a vibrant tribute to the enduring legacy of pop art's vibrant vision.

As the observer's gaze shifts and wanders across the surface of the artwork, the letters L, O, V, and E shimmer and dance, each unveiling a new facet of their radiant beauty. With each subtle tilt of perspective, the artwork whispers tales of passion and longing, inviting us to delve deeper into the enigmatic depths of the human heart.

BIOGRAPHY

Patrick Rubinstein’s pioneering kinetic artworks pay tribute to the most renowned icons from the second half of the 20th century and offer an extraordinary viewing adventure.

Using aspects of Surrealism, Street, Pop Art and Renaissance, he blends creativity, innovation and science to give each work an animated and perpetually self-renewing aspect.

Born in Paris in 1960, Patrick grew up in the shadow of artists such as Victor Vasarely, Bridget Riley and Yaacov Agam, leading figures in the Op (optical) Art and Kinetic Art movements, whose work was introduced to him by his father.

 

Patrick’s work is held in prestigious collections all over the world, including that of King Mohamed IV of Morocco, a number of fashion designers, French football and tennis heroes Kylian Mbappé and Yannick Noah, as well as several other international sport stars. With its polished and defined composition and interesting, sometimes playful, subject matter, Patrick’s work makes a strong but universally appealing statement in any interior space. His list of high profile collaborators includes world renowned architect and designer Philippe Starck.