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Philippe Phebus Dubois - "Museum"
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Thursday 29th January 2009: the Belgian painter Phebus becomes a graphic artist and upsets the painting standards by launching the movement Backside.
Backside is a nonconformist way of painting. The material is turned literally upside down: the artist is painting on the backside of the canvas. Released from rigid standards, the painter is able to give free play to its enthusiasm and its creativity. Against the current and marginal in its kind, Backside wants to upset the conventional painting and expressits innovative and provocative spirit.
Phebus: I am grateful to all the painters that have preceded me, from the caves of Lascaux to Kandinsky.



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Philippe Phebus Dubois


Philippe Phebus Dubois Philippe Dubois (born in Lobbes on 4 November 1958) is a Belgian painter. He signs his work under the pseudonym PHEBUS.
He started painting at the age of 30. In October 1989 he exposed his first paintings in the National Saloon of the SNCB, the Belgian railway company, where he won the first price of the public with a marine (sailboat).
During several years... More