Ludovic Boulard Le Fur

Updated — 22/02/2016

Born in 1981

Lives and works in La Tranche-sur-Mer (Vendée)


“Ludovic Boulard Le Fur invents the fetishes of a nameless myth. His drawings and installations suggest an ever-changing work/world. By constantly questioning the mediums he uses to bring this world to life (painting, drawing on paper, engraved wood, rubbing, bas-relief, sculpture, construction…), he becomes the archaeologist of a mysterious past, the roots of which could be found in his fascination for the devastated ruins of ancient civilisations, whether in American comics from the 70s or in the ancestral traditions of rural France.
Piles of rubble, abandoned titans, scarecrows, fragments of statues, warriors, hikers, street performers, rogues… All these outlandish figures are born and die in the intense landscapes that the artist continuously draws. To him, the state of ruin is not an end but a beginning.” […]

Sammy Stein, excerpt of an interview published in the online magazine Collection, 2010-2015
Translated by Lucy Pons