"Fewocious, Year 5 Age 18"
Mondoir Art Gallery in Dubai is proud to present an extraordinary exhibition of artwork by Fewocious, one of the most talented and innovative young artists of our time. Titled "Fewocious, Year 5 Age 18," this collection showcases the evolution and growth of Fewocious's artistry over the years, from the precocious talent he demonstrated at the age of five to the mature and accomplished artist he has become today.
During the NFT boom of last year, Fewocious rose to prominence in the art world with his distinctive style and captivating compositions. Mondoir, recognizing the young artist's immense talent early on, purchased the collection of 18 drawings, one painting, and three large sketches showcased in this exhibition.
Fewocious's signature style, featured in this exhibition, is characterized by bold colors, intricate details, and a sense of surrealism that transports viewers into his vivid imagination and personal journey. The 18 drawings are a testament to Fewocious's skillful use of different mediums, from pen and ink to graphite and pastels, to create mesmerizing illustrations that capture the essence of his subjects. The painting, on the other hand, showcases Fewocious's ability to use vibrant colors and sweeping brushstrokes to create a dynamic and captivating composition that demands attention.
The three large sketches on display offer a glimpse into Fewocious's creative process, showcasing how he transforms his initial concepts into fully-realized pieces that captivate and inspire viewers. Amir notes that Fewocious's art serves as a documentary of his personal journey, struggles, and search for answers to life's questions, as well as his efforts to break free from societal constraints, including those imposed by his own family. Amir believes that Fewocious is playing a significant role in shaping the art world, as evidenced by his distinction as the youngest artist to have a sale on Christie's. Overall, Amir suggests that Fewocious's art can serve as a tool for liberation and inspire viewers to fight injustice.
Fewocious, whose real name is Victor Langlois, is a self-taught artist who began painting and drawing at the age of five. Since then, he has been honing his craft and developing a unique style that is instantly recognisable for its bold colors, intricate details, and dynamic energy. Fewocious's art is a testament to his creativity, his passion for self-expression, and his ability to capture the essence of the human experience in his work.
In addition to his success as an artist, Fewocious made headlines in October 2021 when he was represented by Christie's, one of the world's most prestigious auction houses.