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Tarek

1971
France

18 Works exhibited on Kooness

Current location

Rennes (France)

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Works by Tarek

Blue Skull

2018

61 x 46cm

800,00 €

Brown Geometrik

2020

60 x 60cm

1400,00 €

EA Geometrik

2019

50 x 70cm

1700,00 €

King

2016

40 x 30cm

SOLD

Mecanik

2020

50 x 70cm

1700,00 €

My Name is Taurus

2018

60 x 60cm

1400,00 €

Sky Geometrik

2019

46 x 55cm

750,00 €

Taurus Geometrik

2020

38 x 46cm

550,00 €

Roquefort

2018

21 x 29.7cm

Sky

2019

21 x 29cm

Mask 2

2020

29.7 x 21cm

Mask

2020

21 x 29.7cm

Abstract 1

2022

21 x 29.7cm

Abstract 2

2020

21 x 29.7cm

Poutine

2022

38 x 46cm

550,00 €

The Mask

2022

20 x 20cm

150,00 €

Tarek Ben Yakhlef - Tarek - a multidisciplinary artist (b. 1971) lives and works in his workshop in Rennes (France).

He is a member of the Maison des artistes, La Charte des Auteurs, the professional authors' league, and the ADAGP (Association for the diffusion of graphics and fine arts).

At 19 years old, he barely graduated from the Sorbonne in medieval history and art history, and while he has been working in the world of graffiti for some time, Tarek releases Paris Tonkar, the first art book dedicated to graffiti published in Europe. He exhibited his first paintings one year later, in 1992 during the Paris Graffiti exhibition. He is also recognized in the world of comics, he has written numerous scenarios for several French publishers.

For more than 20 years, Tarek has been exploring and working on several mediums, from painting to comics, including photography, video, and calligraphy. Concerning his paintings, the artist draws his inspiration from his surroundings, his readings, and his encounters with other artists, his travels, or simply the streets where he walks. Tribal masks, advertising posters, or even spray paint sometimes are used as supports in his pictorial experiments. He has also shown his talent in urban performances at festivals dedicated to this culture and in residences where he has produced in-situ murals.

Tarek's paintings have been exhibited worldwide, in France, Belgium, Canada, the United States of America, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Greece, Cameroon, and many other countries. His artworks can be found in several private and public collections. He even created his magazine dedicated to urban art: “Paris Tonkar Magazine”. As for his work in comics, he has won numerous awards.

He has been listed on Artprice since 2014 and his paintings have integrated the collections of several art lovers around the world and the collections of museums, cities, and societies.