Patrice Murciano, French painter and sculptor was born in Belfast in 1969. He moved to Montpellier from an early age. Passion for art early on, it starts reproducing the characters of comics from the age of 6 years, he then goes on to paint his early muses, who at the time of fashion magazine models, to the age of 8 with the makeup of his mother that rests on the rollers to the attic abandoned to tapestry.
He will present his first painting at the age of 12 years in a group exhibition. Inspired by the romantic nude photographer David Hamilton, he shall cease to paint these naked veiled himself to get into the picture at the age of 16. At eighteen he took part in an exhibition organized by “Arts and Letters in France” where he received the medal hopes of the young. It leaves out the paint for a few years to devote himself to do the photo, portraits, nude, fashion…Patrice is primarily interested in women and eroticism. This woman “muse” he resumed painting in 1996 with a style he calls “Courbisme” - nod to Cubism of Picasso, who is part of the great masters of painting, with Basquiat and Pollock, inspire Patrice, but mostly a tribute to the curves of women, female colorful shapes which he exaggerates. Patrice destroyed and recompose the woman he wants to “perfect” in this balance of lines, curves and colors. In 2010 he exhibited for the first time his paintings “Courbisme” in galleries, 2011 will follow in other galleries in the provinces but also a museum in Bahia, Brazil MA C, where he will make a donation in June 2011. Follow in 2012 a gallery in Brussels and another in Shanghai.