AUGUSTEAuguste is a self-taught artist who lives and works in Bordeaux today. Auguste is a pseudonym who refers to his years of study and his first abstract works decorate the walls of his student apartment. His technique is centered on color and shapes. In his works, he likes to tell stories in a tone, both popular and iconoclastic. His paintings are charged with a positive energy always associated with a touch of elegance "glamor pop" which characterizes so well his works.
Auguste is represented in several galleries in France and abroad and regularly exhibits in prestigious places and many celebrities have the fruit
CAPDEVIELLE BenjaminSelf-taught, Benjamin Capdevielle has been noticed in recent years by his large format paintings, always alive, very colorful and modern. He has developed a personal aesthetic, nourished mainly by folk art. His painting, an explosive mixture of collages and intense colors of color and cut out of black, takes us to another world populated by icons, superheroes and fantastic creatures.
Influenced by the culture of American comics, Japanese manga and Street Art, his work feeds on the collective memory of an entire generation. His work immediately projects us into action, in the heart of a universe imbued with an amazing and humorous energy
DE POPLAVSKYIt is by integrating Penninghen, the School of Design, Graphic Art and Interior Architecture that Alexander really flourishes in what he does and thus confirms his strong taste for art and creation. He then took the direction of interior design through his training, but he soon discovered his talent for drawing on canvas marker.
He likes to express himself through the symbolism of his creations, and it is by drawing from his environment that he nourishes his imagination and creates his universe. His attention is particularly drawn to his surroundings, wisdom, vice, death and other elements that arouse his curiosity and intrigue him.
EZKEZK is a 35 years old French artist. His project Art Against Poverty brings him a notoriety highlighting the inequality of wealth giving him the idea of his first stencil "In which world Vuitton? ".
For four years, the artist has been shocking and, above all, transforming the street into a space for reflection. His urban and creative art seeks to create astonishment, laughter or emotion among passers-by.
IOYEIoye, from the western suburbs of Paris, discovered graffiti in the late 80s. In the region, the technical level is indisputable. The tone is thus given, and its leitmotif will be decisive for the rest of his work: the perpetual search for a harmonious, dynamic letter and with percussive color schemes.
In 1998, after obtaining a Diploma of Crafts at Boulle School, he went to work in Athens for a year, taking this opportunity to leave his mark by covering the walls of the Greek capital. The imposing size of its pieces creates an immediate visual impact in the space of the city. His abundant production will also allow him to assert his style, and to influence against all odds, a whole generation of 'writers'.
Johanne 8Born in 1974 in Lyon, Johanne 8 lives and works in Paris now. After her first exhibition in an art gallery in Paris, Marais, her art works are exhibited nowadays in France and all over the world.
Her source of inspiration is from her childhood memories, such as super-heros, pulps and American comics from the 50's. She is also inspired by Hello Kitty, Walt Disney, the Simpsons, and by many elements from American culture, including logos, advertisements and street art.
JONS FrankBorn in 1964 in France in Boulogne-Billancourt, Frank Jons lives and works in Luxembourg since 2001. A diploma of accounting and financial studies in his pocket but a passion for painting since his childhood, it is in 1996 that he decides to devote oneself fully to it. The first click is the Estève exhibition at the Grand Palais in 1986.
Matisse, Van Gogh, Debré, Alechinsky, Rothko or Soulages, Frank Jons devours art but it is the color that grabs him. In 2000, he undertakes an 8-month trip to the United States and Canada to the Arctic Circle, in a motorhome with a woman and a child, who will change his way of working because, as a practical matter, he will move from acrylic oil during his journey.
Mark TEMLETTBorn in Helsinki, Mark Temlett is a self-taught Anglo-Finnish artist who grew up in France. Passionate about drawing and painting, he spent a lot of times in his childhood and adolescence to caricature his professors and illustrate stories in oder to amuse people.
MR. BRAINWASHThierry Guetta, known as street artist "Mr Brainwash", is living in Los Angeles. He begon to make his own stencils and posters in the streets of Paris and acquired a great notoriety with his portaits of famous Pop art artists.
NYNE FACTORYNyne Factory was born in 1984 in Clermont-Ferrand. She is currently working in the south of France After training in applied arts, computer graphics and visual communication, she sets out with determination in painting to offer personal works and to address themes that are dear to her.
She likes to deal with social issues. The human being, the animals and their emotions occupy a preponderant place in his work. Drawing inspiration from everyday life, she seeks to share her melancholy and hopeful vision of our human condition. His artistic influences are numerous: Pop Art, Street Art, Contemporary Art.
ONEMIZERMizer discovers painting in the 90s in Africa where he spent his childhood. When he arrived in Paris in 2006, he began studying art at the MJM Graphic Design School but chose to pursue his self-taught training. By meeting many graffiti artists, he understands the evocative power of Street Art and begins to express himself in vacant lots hidden from view.
Today his canvases revisit portraits of personalities who have made history: the visual impact and the shock of colors make each of his works more original than the others.
SEATYSeaty is an artist born in 1983, originally from the south of France. His personal quest for identity and his thirst for freedom led him, at the end of the 90s, to discover the Hip Hop movement. This cultural, musical and artistic movement brings him to know the graffiti which becomes, over time, its only center of interest.
Coming from the Toulouse graffiti scene in the early 2000s, he started his first tags in the street and appropriated the walls from an early age, where he made his first "wild creations". With a group of friends he feels the impetuous need to go out every night, out of sight, to paint in the street, abandoned factories, along railroad tracks or highways.
SPEEDY GRAPHITOOne of the first street artist in France, Speedy Graphito is known today as one of the most famous artist of his generation. Inspired by the "Figuration libre" in the beginning of the 80's, the "Graphito Style", became famous by his colouring graphical style, which describe a part from the memory of Parisian walls.
He uses all kind of forms of expressions, paintings, sculpture and installation to translate an universal language during periods of time through history.
SUN7Sun7 is a child of intersections and overlaps between word and image, poetry and color, art and street. In the 1990s, he discovered the universe of New York tags. Aerosol bomb in hand, it attacks the skin of the walls, from Paris to New York. He multiplies performances and interventions in Paris, Lyon and Marseille, then in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Jakarta. He then uses the canvas, the panel, the metal plates ...
His register is mixed with multiple influences: action painting, Arabic calligraphy, Latin tattoos. But that's the word that dominates. A mesh of words, most often indecipherable and which, assembled, compose portraits and self-portraits. Obvious portraits but coded texts, his work is a subtle game between appearances and disappearances.
TRISTAMFrom 1980 to 1990, Tristam had sevi in the collective of painter "The smoking Muslims", with Francky Boy, Waty, Fabrice Langlade, Gangloff & Cesar Maurel. After an aside musical "public", he resumed in 1992 his activity as a painter. Tristam says with humor that his work is "the subject of an underground cult on the whole planet".
If one only asks to believe it, one will come to discover by oneself his large colored canvases, cheeky, shameless, history, as Alphonse Allais would say "to get an idea by oneself even if it's wrong "...