Juxtapoz // Monday, October 15, 2012
Philippe Berthet is a French comic book and pinup artist with a signiature, traditional, vintage style. In 1994, Berthet launched the retro series 'Pin-Up' with writer Yann at Dargaud. The series, about 1940's and 1950's model Betty Page, was an homage to Milton Caniff and his comic 'Male Call'.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, October 14, 2012
Escif’s newest mural in Niort, France for the Le 4 Eme MUR Festival is a powerful image commenting on Spain’s current economic crisis. The artist painted a large piece depicting a well-dressed person picking up a Euro. Great use of space on this wall.
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 08, 2012
The artwork of Paris based Jeanti is almost as elusive and mysterious as the artist them self. Digitally illustrated, bizarre, futuristic compositions and profiles comprise a large portion of the artist's portfolio. As if set somewhere in the future, Jeanti's work is minimally abstracted, sometimes full of chaos and occasionally touched with elements of technology.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 03, 2012
This strange building looking similar to something out of a Dr. Seuss novel is the result of covering the structure in huge blocks of polystyrene with resin and adding a heavy coat of white paint on top. Used as a contemporary arts space, the idea for the building was created by French artists, Christophe Berdaguer and Marie Péjus.
Graffiti // Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Several members of the DFW crew held an exhibition in France at the Musée Maritime et Portuaire. The show included work from members Barry Mcgee, Jesse Geller, Andrew Jeffrey Wright, Isaac T. Lin. Jacob Ciocci, Dan Murphy, Ken Kagami & Julien Couic. Here are some photos from the exhibition that runs until October 26, 2012.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Juxtapoz favorite, Iacurci Agostino, just recently painted the campus at the University of Bezanzón in France during the 2012 edition of the festival Bien Urbain. As always, he can make a character multiple stories high seem so effortless.
Illustration // Friday, September 21, 2012
'Jean Jean Henri Gaston Giraud (May 1938 – March 2012) was a French comics artist, working in the French tradition of bandes dessinées. Giraud earned worldwide fame, predominantly under the pseudonym Mœbius, and to a lesser extent Gir.Under the pseudonym Moebius he created a wide range of science fiction and fantasy comics in a highly imaginative and surreal almost abstract style.'
Juxtapoz // Monday, September 17, 2012
'For years, the French artist Baptiste Debombourg has been gradually perfecting his unique technique taking to a level where he’s now able to create detailed re-interpretations of famous classic paintings. Instead of relying on the usual art mediums, like acrylic or oil paints, he takes these simple objects we use in our every day lives and creates thought-provoking works that blend classic and contemporary art...'
Illustration // Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Sophie Varela is a french illustrator and painter based in Paris. She works as freelancer in a range of fields including fashion illustration, publishing, editorial, luxury or music industries. Her decorative, decadent, personal art is translated into paintings for international exhibitions.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 30, 2012
The different talents of French artist, Sebastien Feraut aka Niark1 are as multiple as are the eyes of the weird, wolfish creatures that inhabit his work. His trippy imagery, which manages a sense of darkness despite its beaming colours, fills illustrations and graphics as well as his own large paintings.