Yane Lépinay was born in 1964 into a family of creators. Since childhood, she has developed a strong taste for drawing and painting.
After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts and Art History, and the Ecole des Beaux Arts, she decided to pursue her artistic development further and then began studying in Paris.
She joined the Ecole Supérieure de Design Industriel, then became a computer graphics designer and worked on the design and production of images for various television shows.
His universe is graphic, vintage and colourful. The iconography of his paintings is clearly situated in the filiation of pop art, but calls for a more distanced universe with a frank and direct humor.
The acronym “Approved by the Comics Code Authority”, created in 1954 in the USA to censor cartoons deemed pernicious, as well as the barcode placed at the bottom of certain canvases, completes the societal process it explores.
The subject often goes beyond decency and one feels the affection she has for her characters.
In some works of fine droplets or sharp drips disturb the clearly circumscribed forms and the solid colours.
The pictorial representation incorporates a discontinuity that contradicts stereotypes and infuses another energy.
She has exhibited in Paris, London, Brussels, Miami and New York.