ARTBAGARTBAG are the sculpture handbags of the 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 different women’s intimate bags.
These superb sculptures in resin are expressives and full of colors, feelings, beauty, danger and glamour. She 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.
AVELLA FredericBorn in 1975, Fred Avella learnt how to sculpt stone and marble thanks to his father. The municipality of Sanary chose him to renovate public fontains and statues. His work is influenced by pop culture and from French design industries.
Chloé B“It'ss very clearly the Pop Art that speaks to me most” confided French artist Chloé Bolloré.
Best known for her mosaics, made by the assembly of photos, she also designs original collages and writings. She likes to personalize her works by conveying a message, an emotion. For Paris Match, she created for the magazine’s 70th anniversary a poster composed of some 3000 covers.
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.
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.
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.
ODKOlivier David de Kerten well known as “ODK”, is a French contemporary painter who lives both in Asia and Europe. His numerous trips are taking part of his source of inspiration. Cultures from faraway countries have taught him that beauty resides in simplicity and that nothing is left to chance. Time, traditions and the peoples are the very essence of that astounding mosaic of cultures; art entirely remains our common denominator.
Self-taught artist, he has been passionated about drawing since his early childhood. As an art history student, he immersed himself in a fascinating world that enabled him to understand the force of each artistic movement and its artists over time. But he has a predilection for the Bauhaus period and the Russian painters like Wassily Kandinsky or Kazimir Malevich, who were among the first to express themselves through a purely abstract language.
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.