odinel pierre junior drawings
Self-taught painter, with all the imaginary, the spontaneity and the simplicity that goes with it, is at the center of his work.
It is not surprising to know that unique style and his personal artistic vision have been approved unanimously. his artwork have been displayed in the most florida art galleries.
he consistently created portraits and abstract forms in various media reliefs, collages, painted cutouts, sculpture in the round,. Often given a humorous touch, his works contain elements of organic form while retaining their essential abstraction , although it is clear that he belonged to a family of talents. His paintings, executed in brilliant colors and with an uncanny mastery of detail, are filled with strangely animated objects, bizarre shapes, and monstrous, amusing, or diabolical figures however, is obscure and has consistently defied unified interpretation. odinel clearly had an interest in the grotesque, the diabolical, the exuberant, and the macabre. He also may have been one of the few caribbean. painter to depict scenes of everyday life, although often with a strong element of the bizarre. influenced by the art of jacob lawrence,Vincent van Gogh,Degas Edgar,Jean-Michel Basquiat
. In 2000 he exhibited his first brightly colored constellations, called urban bombs, consisting of paintings shapes connected by collages on canvas in delray art museum.
He exhibited at the group's show of 2001 but later diverged from the surrealist style and developed a firmer structure in his artworks.
He created vibrating surface effects from the play of flat against one another and from the subtle transitions of tone and color. In all his work he revealed a reverence for the integrity and dignity of simple forms by rendering them with an almost classical structural stability
odinel junior a fierce discipline on the expression of sentiment in his work. This inhibition resulted in a distinct coldness,
"Perhaps that's why I had a hard time paying attention in school: I had heard most of it before. I was a real dreamer, always drawing pictures or staring out the window. I was a 'C' student, giving up the 'A' in favor of fantasy"