DE POPLAVSKYIt is thanks to a childhood far removed from the televised hubbub and video games that Alexander's imagination and creativity have sprouted to give birth to his first artistic creations.
And it is by integrating Penninghen that Alexandre really blooms in what he does and 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
F&GA daring duo that makes ART its outlet! Borrowed from a strong graphic culture and endowed with a sense of perfectionism at the limit of the compulsive, F & G compose their works of illustrations and symbolic cults symbolizing the genesis of an omnipresent and invasive consumerism.
< br /> Plexiglas, alu & neon structure both paintings and sculptures and become the flagship of their creation. Hand drawings, collages and montages, all under the influence of an overflowing imagination come to pay homage in a subtle or committed way to the icons of Contemporary Art in general. Plexiglas, alu & neon structure both paintings and sculptures and become the flagship of their creation.
FRANSES BEAN DEBRAARTBAG are beautiful sculptures in resin handbags by British artist Debra Franses Bean, who studied sculpture at Central Saint Martins in London. They are a fusion of haute couture, design, pop and desire. They contain an assortment of personal items, such as those found in the intimate bag of different women.
The work is expressive and full of colors, feelings, beauty, danger and glamor. It is strongly influenced by its natural and urban environment. The content reflects the intimate aspects of how we represent ourselves to the world around us.
GREGOSBorn in 1972, Gregos grew up in the northern suburbs of Paris (Gonesse, Villiers Le Bel). He made his debut in Tag and Graffiti in the late 80s, early 90s. After a 2 years stay in Athens, Greece, from 1995 to 1997, he began to sculpture and then to molding. Back in France he continues to experiment, to learn and to create.
In 2003 he decided to leave for Boston in the United States, where he began to paint acrylic and oil. In 2006, he returns to Paris and returns to his first love: street art. It is in Montmartre in the 18th where he lives now that he decides to take part in this street art present in this district.
JOHANNE 8"Johanne 8", a name that resonates like a lucky charm when you know the symbolic meaning of the figure attached to the name of this young artist Lyonnaise. Stewardess for several years, it is towards her passion of always that she decides to return.
In her paintings, there are many references to the memories of her childhood, to the characters who accompanied her like the super heroes, the pulps and American comics of the 50s, Hello Kitty, Walt Disney or the Simpsons, but also many winks in the United States, logos, pubs, and all its inspirations from the street ... Johanne 8 was born in Lyon in 1974. She lives and works in Paris today.
KOONS JeffJeff KOONS gets into the art "as a privileged vector of merchandising". His works are made in a workshop, located in Chelsea, near New York, with more than 100 assistants. He appropriates objects and tries to understand "why and how consumer products can be glorified".
Throughout his career, he has used all kinds of popular items, from vacuum cleaners and household appliances enclosed in Plexiglas cases to neon lights, to basketballs suspended in aquariums, then rococo trinkets, memories of bazaar finally and especially toys and objects closely related to childhood. Jeff Koons uses several artistic techniques: installation, photography, painting, sculpture ..
NICOLAS AlexandreBorn in 1970 in Toulouse, France. Lives in Toulouse and works between Paris, Limoges and Toulouse. Known for his inclusions in synthetic crystal, Alexandre is a sculptor in direct relationship with pop culture.
Alexander found in the inclusion resin a special material, the synthetic crystal, which allows to create a kind of suspension of time. He interprets myths, distracts them and presents them, frozen in inclusion. Thus the object, floating in the resin and at the same time imprisoned by technology, is delivered to our critical view calling us as a mirror of our consumer society. Between humor, sarcasm and a critical approach, he uses symbols to challenge the observer on his own imagination, his fantasies and his values.
THIRSTY BSTRDThirsty Bstrd is a visual artist from Paris who uses spray paint, stencils, stickers and videos. His works consist mainly in the satire of society, politics and consumption, "using powerful symbols and popular images and making them funny or funny. The goal is to provoke and generate emotion ", through attractive images and provocative words, creating fascinating and thought-provoking works.
After having been artistic director of his own creative agency in Paris, he worked as curator and organizer of many urban art exhibitions in Paris and Los Angeles, showing his own art at every opportunity. In addition to his inventive work for companies, his work is presented in exhibitions and many solo or collective collections in Paris, London, Singapore and the United States.