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Ill Studio - Neapolis

Founded in 2007, Ill-Studio is a multidisciplinary platform based in Paris, headed by Léonard Vernhet and Thomas Subreville, it also brings together Nicolas Malinowsky, Thierry Audurand and Pierre Dixsaut. Neapolis is one of their publication and present a "poetic look at the world trough the prism...

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Raymond Depardon - Grand Palais, Paris, Fr

Raymond Depardon is a French self-taugh photographer indeed he began taking pictures when he was 12 and living in his family's farm. At a young age, he left to live in Paris and debuted as a photo-journalist reporter. Since then, Raymond Depardon has been traveling the world  aiming at capturing the beauty and despair of life’s sweet moments.Here are some pictures from his current "Grand Palais"...

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¿ A Donde Esta la Fiesta ?

Ocean, bulls, Same Strong nature hard to tame.Corrida is an ancestral art coming from Spain. All about putting one's life at stake against the bull like putting one's life at stake confronting a huge wave.There is a huge debate on corrida with numerous anti-corridas and we don't really want to be a part of it. But actually, the planet will not die because of this traditional & ancestral game. It's...

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100 Years Of Light

Notions of space, vision and light run through the abstract art of the 20th century and interest many world renowned contemporary artists such as Ann Veronica Janssens, Anish Kapoor, John Armleder, Carsten Höller, Philippe Decrauzat, Jeppe Hein, Felice Varini and Xavier Veilhan. The current exhibition at le Grand Palais, Paris, Dynamo, is about that and it's really inspiring.

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Still Life By Jimbo Barbu

Jimbo is a french dude based in Paris, he is into illustration wich means drawings, sculptures, pictures etc. He is really good at Tumblr (Gravity Law, Panspermiaa, Zisisphisix) and he's always really enthusiastic for any project. Here is a serie of pictures he did called "still life". More on jimbobarbu.com

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MoMA, New York City.

The Museum Of Modern Art aka MoMa is situated Downtown Manhattan in NYC. With the Metropolitan Museum and the Guggenheim, it is one of the most known museum in the city. We went there and here are some works that we liked. None is related to another but all are inspirational.Keith Haring - Untitled, 1982  Jackson Pollock - One : Number 31, 1950 Hobie Surfboard - Dana Point, 1958Christopher Wool -...

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MOCA, Under The Big Black Sun

Bas Jan Ader, In search of the miraculous, 1975In search of the miraculousbegan in 1973 when Dutch-born sailor Bas Jan Ader documented a nighttime walk through Los Angeles, from the Hollywood Hills to the ocean. On the resulting eighteen black-and-white photographs, he wrote out the lyrics to the Coasters’ song Searchin’. Wishing to continue his journey, he decided he would next make a...

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FIAC 2011 - Grand Palais & Hors-Les-Murs

Fiac is a panorama of modern, contemporary and emerging art. It took place at "Le Grand Palais" in Paris last week. Richard Jackson - Duck In BucketPilar Albarracin - L’Âne Qui Lit  Andro Wekua - Should Be TitledCredit : SurfinEstate

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Public Domaine - Skateboard Culture at La Gaité Lyrique

La Gaite Lyrique in Paris is the new place dedicated to digital cultures and contemporary music. For its major summer theme, La Gaité Lyrique invites skate culture. Public Domaine - Skateboard Culture exhibitions gather views on skate culture mixing creations, restrospectives and setups spread throughout the building. Until August, 7th.

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Jimbo Phillips

Jimbo Phillips is the son of Jim Phillips wich design all the artwork for Santa Cruz and Powell Peraltaduring the 70's and the 80's including the famous "screaming hand" logo of Santa Cruz Skateboard. Jimbo keep the spirit of his father and in 1990 he started his own graphic art business for skateboard companies. He designs logos for local surf shops, and silk-screening t-shirts and posters for...

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Art In The Streets - MOCA - Los Angeles

Art in the streets is the biggest street art exhibition ever, organised by Aaron Rose and Roger Gastman at the museum of Contemporary Art of Los Angeles, MOCA. Here's a list of some artists : Futura, Os Gemeos, Banksy, Neck Face, Roa, Barry McGee, Swoon, Steve Powers, Shepard Fairey, Phil Frost, Retna, Ed Templeton, Obey etc. From 17 of April to the 8 of August. - BANKSY -- BLU -  - OBEY - - Ed...

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General Idea - A restrospective 1964-1994

From Museum of Modern Art of Paris. Founded in Toronto in 1969 by AA Bronson, Felix Partz and Jorge Zontal, the trio opted for a generic name that "freed them from the tyranny of the myth of the individual genius." Paintings, installations, sculptures and photographs, videos, magazines and TV programmes : looking back, the General Ideaoeuvre seems to have subtly anticipated certain trends in the...

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We Are Nothing.

The latest event in Japan, reminds us that nature is big, strong and unpredictable. Hokusaï's famous painting, dated from 1831, is more than ever true about Japan nature.Draw : Plantu, is a famous french illustrator for Le Monde.

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Piet Mondrian & De Stijl at Centre Pompidou.

Piet Mondrian (7 March 1872 - 1 Feb 1944) is considered with Kasimir Malevitch and Vassily Kandinsky as a pionneer of the abstraction. He was an important contributor to the De Stijl art movement and group, which was founded by Theo van Doesburg. He evolved a non-representational form which he termed Neo-Plasticism. This consisted of white ground, upon which was painted a grid of vertical and...

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Jean Michel Basquiat

Basquiat is one of the most influential painters... He was born in 1960 and died in 1988 due to his heroin addiction. Known as Samo at his beginnings, he's the precursor of graffiti art. Basquiat incorporates words into his paintings and this way tries to express his thoughts about society. There is a huge retrospective at the Museum Of Mordern Art of Paris wich ends on 30th of January.More...

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FIAC 2010

Théo Mercier is a french self made man. He was exposed at the FIAC of Paris this year with this huge sculpture, Le Solitaire.

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