"Aubin Pasque (1903-1981). "Wooden frame, gilded. Frame dimensions 68 x 35 cm. Dimensions of the table 65 x 32 cm.
Signed Pasque lower right. Titled, dated on the back.
Aubin Pasque (Cheratte, 1903 - Ixelles, 1981).
Painter, creator of monotypes, Belgian illustrator. Training at the Academy of Liège. Settled in 1921 in Brussels and attended evening classes at the academy. Approaches the fantastic and becomes the standard bearer of magical realism. Approaches post-cubism. Rapidly evolves towards the fantastic with figures, imaginary compositions. His main subjects of inspiration are: nature, mythologies, still lifes, “abandoned cities”, women, cosmogonies, knights. Still very young, he was attracted to esotericism and, in addition to the concern for style, he gave his art an intellectual content, in which his interest in hermeticism, symbolism, occultism and alchemy appeared. Sometimes works on the borderline between figuration and abstraction with allusions to mineral and plant structures. Refined colorist. In 1958, he founded the Group and the magazine "Fantasmagie", a word bringing together the two concepts of "fantastic" and "magic", of which Serge Hutin, Jean-Jacques Gaillard and Max Bucaille were also followers. and "the International Center for Fantastic and Magical News".
Numerous exhibitions. Exhibition at the Musée de Visée as part of the 10th Liège Engraving Biennial.