Sophie Hélène RASKOPF
International Portrait Artist, born in Paris and based in Brussels.
Since an early age she has been connected to the world of Art and Beauty.
After working for famous music company as Warner and fashion environment with Anne Fontaine; she chooses Fine Arts by attending to several schools as Beaux-Arts in Paris,Realistic Art school (Florence style) in Stockholm, and Van Der kelen in Brussels, rewarded with a silver medal.
Contemporary realistic language, which explores the domains of human figurethrough huge portraits. Neo-pop art style, with urban influences, remaining elegant with a touch of haute couture. her work is undeniably contemporary, positive and totally of our times.
Her unnervingly realistic black and white oil portraits, are enhanced by energetic flashes of bright colors. To conceptualize her large-format portraits with out of the ordinary framing. Sophie-Hélène Raskopf always searching, focuses her iconographic research on strong faces from diverse cultures, and often daring and inspiring women, like her grandmother Rose-Hélène Vigogne (Lacy), Jean-Gabriel Domergue’s muse in Paris Montmartre. Further to several requests, she loves to work on personalized portrait commissions.