Zoom on the album “Art Money” of Cris Prolific, a french beatmaker working with the USA. On the 45 Scientific label, the disc presents the instrumental work of the artist, joined by major figures of american Hip Hop, as Pharoahe Monch, Large Professor, Guilty Simpson, Cappadonna, Baatin’, or still Ursula Rucker. The french producer (Lunatic, Oxmo, Arsenic, Kery James…) [...]
He shows her naked but accessorized, always alone, prostrate or offered. Cédrix Crespel, multidisciplinary artist, influenced by fashion and Pop Art, tirelessly paints, models and declines the woman. Modern, free of pleasure. Secular, cloistered of humiliations. Object thrown to the most primary male chauvinism or muse of a kitschy teenage fantasy. But more he digs, scrapes, looks [...]
A “no-comment” with New York’s flavours, directed in black and white by Anthony Crespo, to smell the atmosphere of the latino neighborhoods, Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Harlem. Planned in 5 volumes for Creative Control, here are the three first parts of “N.Y.E.B.N.” or “Nueva York en Blanco y Negro”.
He works on the dualities representation-essence and life-death, opening a large filed of questions, while meticulously avoiding any suggestion. Peter Callesen, 43 years old, danish sculptor, is inspired by Casper David Friedrich but also Magritte, for the contrasts. “Sometimes my work is the opposite of Magritte’s. Magritte made this painting of a pipe standing: “This is not [...]
The bass runs, the hi-hat trembles, a first flow settles in and the magic works. A Tribe Called Quest, new-yorker collective founded in 1985, pillar of the “Jazz rap” next to Gangstarr, The Roots or De La Soul will shine during the ’90 thanks to its precise musical sense as much as for its straight [...]
You can see him everywhere (in this moment and until the 23 of december in Paris, Perrotin Gallery)! Figurines, cups or glasses, in the middle of a clip or in an exhibition, Kaws is everywhere. Lets come back on the “itinéraire d’un artiste gâté”.
First steps in the graffiti, hired after school by Disney Studios from which he [...]
In the bottom of this cruel winter, a few minutes of warmth.