Paul Béliveau

"The Vanitas series began in 2001 and has since evolved in both design and subject matter…but the book has always remained constant. Paying tribute to this object of knowledge has provided the opportunity to celebrate many favorite subjects such as art, literature, wine, design, noted luminaries, music, and history. By reinventing the book spine I can thus conceive an infinite dream library, which the painting makes immortal.”

                                                                                                                           - Paul Béliveau, 2021

Arden Gallery  -  Paul Béliveau, "Vanitas 21.09.23 (Wine)," 2021, acrylic on canvas, 44 x 44 inches, $15,000

Paul Béliveau, "Vanitas 21.09.23 (Wine)," 2021, acrylic on canvas, 44 x 44 inches - $15,000

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Arden Gallery   -   Paul Béliveau, "Vanitas 22.06.08 (Pink)," 2022, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 48 inches, $12,500

Paul Béliveau, "Vanitas 22.06.08 (Pink)," 2022, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 48 inches, $12,500

Arden Gallery   -   Paul Béliveau, "Vanitas 22.06.10 (Blue)," 2022, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 48 inches - SOLD

Paul Béliveau, "Vanitas 22.06.10 (Blue)," 2022, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 48 inches - SOLD

Arden Gallery   -   Paul Béliveau, "Vanitas 22.06.09 (Yellow)," 2022, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 48 inches, $12,500

Paul Béliveau, "Vanitas 22.06.09 (Yellow)," 2022, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 48 inches, $12,500

Paul Béliveau at Arden Gallery

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Arden Gallery  -  Paul Béliveau, "Vanitas 16.06.30," 2016, acrylic on canvas, 55 x 66 inches, $23,500

Paul Béliveau, "Vanitas 16.06.30," 2016, acrylic on canvas, 55 x 66 inches, $23,500

Arden Gallery  -  Paul Béliveau, "Vanitas 18.05.07," 2018, acrylic on canvas, 44 x 66 inches, $18,900

Paul Béliveau, "Vanitas 18.05.07," 2018, acrylic on canvas, 44 x 66 inches, $18,900

Arden Gallery  -  Paul Béliveau, "Vanitas 14.07.25," 2014, acrylic on canvas,28 x 50 inches, $13,300

Paul Béliveau, "Vanitas 14.07.25," 2014, acrylic on canvas,28 x 50 inches, $13,300

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Arden Gallery   -   Paul Béliveau, "Vanitas 18.03.01 (Warhol)," 2018, acrylic on canvas, 36 x 48 inches, $14,500

Paul Béliveau, "Vanitas 18.03.01 (Warhol)," 2018, acrylic on canvas, 36 x 48 inches, $14,500

Arden Gallery  -  Paul Béliveau, "Suite Morandi VI," 2021, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 24 inches, $9,000

Paul Béliveau, "Suite Morandi VI," 2021, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 24 inches, $9,000

Arden Gallery  -  Paul Béliveau, "Suite Morandi IV," 2021, acrylic on canvas, 16 x 12 inches - SOLD

Paul Béliveau, "Suite Morandi IV," 2021, acrylic on canvas, 16 x 12 inches - SOLD

Arden Gallery  -  Paul Béliveau, "Les rencontres XXXVIII," 2008, acrylic on canvas, 20 x 20 inches, $6,900

Paul Béliveau, "Les rencontres XXXVIII," 2008, acrylic on canvas, 20 x 20 inches, $6,900

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Arden Gallery   -   Paul Béliveau, "Vanitas 10.06.11," 2010, acrylic on canvas, 20 x 20 inches, $6,900

Paul Béliveau, "Vanitas 10.06.11," 2010, acrylic on canvas, 20 x 20 inches, $6,900

Arden Gallery  -  Paul Béliveau, "Vanitas 12.09.28 (Marilyn)," 2012, acrylic on canvas, 36 x 24 inches, $10,300

Paul Béliveau, "Vanitas 12.09.28 (Marilyn)," 2012, acrylic on canvas, 36 x 24 inches, $10,300

sold works & installation shots

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ARTIST STATEMENT

Paul Béliveau Arden Gallery

"Paul Béliveau’s Vanitas paintings create a lively dynamic between the content of his chosen publications and the designs of their book spines. While his use of vibrant colors and various painting styles are visually stimulating, his thoughtful choices about which books to place together provoke contemplation. The artist leaves collectors to ponder where these tomes might be found: a museum curator’s office, a child’s bedroom, a professor’s study, a musician’s studio. Béliveau invents layered dialogues within each work, sometimes varying books by era and other times by subject matter. Through these juxtapositions, he suggests endless possibilities of historical relationships

and personal narratives."

                                - Zola Solamente, Owner, Arden Gallery

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