Shortly after his complex solo show in Tel Aviv (announced), Know Hope flew to Paris to set up his solo show opening on the 11th of April at Openspace Gallery. Water Takes the Shape of its Container will be a French debut for the Israeli artist, where he will be showing a series of his latest poetic works. For this show, Know Hope created mixed media work that feel like memorabilia shadow boxes, capturing stories and emotions. His signature drawings filled with symbolism and sentiment are emphasized with found objects, branches, or other everyday […]
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UK artist Nick Walker (interviewed) is currently showing a new body of work entitled Vicious Beauty at Galerie Brugier-Rigail in Paris. Running until April 4th, the British artist’s first solo exhibition in the French capital features his signature Vandal character and little girls with balaclava in various situations as well as hints of new directions he will be further exploring. Photo credit: TofArt. Discuss Nick Walker here.
According to the photos and info we received from Paris, the opening of Julien Malland aka Seth Globepainter’s solo show Walking on a Dream at Itinerrance Gallery on March 20th was a huge success. Known in his homeland both as an artist but also as a TV host of the popular show Les Nouveaux Explorateurs (The New Explorers), the Paris-based artist has a huge following that wanted to witness his artwork in person especially since he doesn’t do gallery shows that often. For this exhibition, Seth produced around 20 canvases featuring his recognizable imagery […]
Almost precisely one year since his last solo show in his hometown (covered), Itinerrance Gallery in Paris will be opening a solo show by Julien Malland aka Seth Globepainter. After an extensive traveling schedule, the globetrotting muralist is ready to present his new body of work under the title Walking on a Dream. These traveling experiences are not only the French artist’s passion, but also a source of inspiration. Often working with local artists and speaking directly to the people he meets, he tries to create a dialog between […]
Presently at Backslash in Paris (through March 28th) is a show entitled Current from Boris “Delta” Tellegen. The Dutch artist’s second exhibition with the gallery features a collection of work inspired by the movement and unbroken activity the current, whether it be electrical in nature or in the ocean. The geometrical and architecturally inclined pieces on display range from large assemblages to smaller pieces on paper, a good cross section of work from the artist whose roots lie in graffiti. Take a look at more photos from the show […]
Set to land in Paris on March 19th, Nick Walker (interviewed) will be opening a solo show entitled Vicious Beauty at Galerie Brugier-Rigail. Street art fans in the City of Light are certainly no strangers to the work of the Bristol-based artist as the capital city is only a short trip across the Channel, making it easily accessible for the Vandal (examples here & here). Likewise, Walker’s famous character will be making an appearance indoors for the exhibition and no doubt outdoors in the wild as well. Discuss Nick Walker here.
After constantly traveling around the world, Seth Globepainter is currently staying in Paris and working on his upcoming solo show opening on March 20th with Itinerrance Gallery. The artist used this opportunity to finally take his part in the legendary Le Mur project by creating a fresh mural in his hometown last weekend. Le Mur is an ongoing art program where every two week a new artist paints a billboard panel on Oberkampf street in the French capital. Last Saturday, Seth took advantage of the sunny […]
In collaboration with the Whitney Museum of American Art, Centre Pompidou in Paris is currently presenting the first exhaustive retrospective devoted to Jeff Koons in Europe until the 27th of April. Through a chronological itinerary, the retrospective features around 100 sculptures and paintings sourced from all over the world, including all the landmark pieces in the artist’s career spanning the past 35 years. Inspired by Marcel Duchamp “readymade’ objects, Jeff Koons started his first series Inflatables, by displaying coloured inflatable toys on mirrors. He then turned his attention […]
Augustine Kofie is a West Coast artist who has been a pivotal part of the Los Angeles graffiti scene since the mid 90s. But, don’t let the “graffiti moniker” allow you to draw any conclusions, as Kofie is in a class of his own. Widely known for his love for drafting, his work is anything but conventional, bending and blurring the lines between what we think we know of high and lowbrow art, as well as the art of draftsmanship. His latest solo exhibition, titled Taking Shape, is showing […]
Portugese artist Vhils recently opened a new solo show at Galerie Magda Danysz in Paris. Entitled Vestiges, the exhibition showcases his various unique techniques in which he engraves portraits and abstract patterns onto cork, metal, wood and paper. Using these techniques, Vhils continues to explore the ideas of destruction and creation within urban environments and the collective memory of city inhabitants. Check out images from the show below. Photo Credit: Butterfly