Le temps d'un instant, 2023

Print / Edition by Aket

• Dimensions (W x H):
29" x 37" in (73.0 x 92.0 cm)

• Framed: No

• Certificate of authenticity: Included
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"Right now I am in the midst of artistic creation, ideas are merging and swirling like a waltz in Versailles.

A portrait of a high society lady amazes me, a work by Fernando Botero.

At first, I see the chic, the glitter. But for now, I see a red curtain of complex shapes and the desire to escape for an evening in her finest ceremonial dress.

I let this painting come to life to the rhythm of the desires of colors. Yes, it is glittery, but let’s not exaggerate, we must above all be ourselves."


Aket (also known as Aket Kubic) is a French painter who has been a self-taught artist since his early childhood. He was initially influenced by comic books and graffiti, but today his primary inspiration comes from cubism, although he also appreciates the works of artists such as Combas and Basquiat.

From the time he first started creating graffiti, Aket has always signed his art pieces with the name "AKET." It was only ten years later that he began to sign his artwork with this name, which has now become his signature.

Over time, Aket's style has evolved to include deconstructed portraits in which he multiplies elements and shapes of the faces, accentuating the features and lines. His artwork is heavily influenced by cubist painters such as Picasso and Condo, and he shapes faces in a playful, ludic way that can be both abstract and figurative, but always cubic.

In his artwork, Aket likes to draw from everyday life and music, using French jokes and battles of wit to recreate a frozen world from the old days. He enjoys representing life and the many facets of a person, from bistro scenes to musicians. The black lines in his paintings highlight the different and complex shapes of a face.

Today, Aket devotes himself to creating lifestyle scenes both indoors and outdoors. His final step is to give life to the representation of daily scenes and actions, bringing a sense of movement and energy to his artwork.

French Artist Aket was featured in the 2023 Coca-Cola commercial ad "Masterpiece".


Interview of Aket

Coca-Cola commercial "Masterpiece" with Aket's painting "Divine Idyll"