Juxtapoz // Monday, September 17, 2012
Backslash is proud to announce Surface, the first solo show by Dutch artist Boris Tellegen—better known by his DELTA tag—to be held at the gallery. His installations, wood and paper collages and photographs take the visitor on a journey into a constructed universe where the intersection between the real and the conceptual is anchored in a geometrical style based on reversed perspectives.
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 // Friday, August 24, 2012
Painted in Paris, this collaborative piece showcases two distinctly different styled artists, MVM and Tomek. While MVM produced the clean design shapes, Tomek painted the loose organic elements complimenting each others work well.
Illustration // Wednesday, August 01, 2012
Obery Nicolas digitally illustrates these wild and striking images. Obery is a French graphic designer and art director who is especially detailed oriented and has done work for clients range from Nestle to Lancome.
Juxtapoz // Friday, July 27, 2012
Versailles has their Hall of Mirrors, and Arnaud Lapierre and the Place Vendôme in Paris, France has their Ring of Mirrors. The various reflections, the viewers placement with in the sculpture, and the construction of The Ring make for a breathtaking experience. This dynamic installation changes the relationships between individuals and the space they are going through.
Tattoo // Thursday, July 26, 2012
Sunny Buick is a very diverse tattoo artist currently living in Paris. Her work ranges from detailed feminine imagery to skulls and even sci-fi themes. Sunny is also a painter and has had her work appear in several art books. She notes that living in Paris serves as great inspiration, and when not making art & tattooing, she likes to sew.
Juxtapoz // Friday, July 06, 2012
Wandering through Christoph Sillem's photographic series A World Around Disney is like wandering through a Disney cartoon. However, SIllem's photographs are not representing any kind of stage set. Sillem has discovered the community of Val d'Europe. This surreal housing complex is the one that surrounds Disneyland, Paris, a large scale neighborhood erected to accommodate the employees of the nearby destination.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Lisbon-based, London-residing artist, Vhils, newest solo exhibition entitled “Entropy” opened last weekend at Magda Danysz Gallery in Paris. Expanding his practice, his new body of work explores portraits in a variety of techniques such as carved Styrofoam and wood, acid etched metal, laser cut posters, and ink and bleach on paper.
Juxtapoz // Monday, June 25, 2012
Juxtapoz collaborator Butterfly was recently involved in organizing Shepard Fairey and the Obey team's new mural on a 14-story building in Paris, working with Galerie Itinerrance, Mairie of 13th district, and the local community on a project called Street Art 13, where they are taking world renowned artists to help regenerate the neighborhood.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Brigitte Zieger’s created this fantastic outdoor installation for the Les Environnementales Biennial of Contemporary Art at Tecomah, an environmental studies school outside of Paris. She created The Shadow, the impression of an aeroplane flying overhead... only in her work, the shadow is permanent.