Daniel Firman

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Art on Sunday 17 April 2011

The figurative sculptures of French artist Daniel Firman, life-size and positioned absurdly amid objects and features of the room, certainly make viewers do a double take.

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French illustrator Antoine Corbineau

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By Thom in New Illustration on Saturday 26 February 2011

I love the new work from Antoine Corbineau, a French illustrator now based in Paris, having spent several years in both London and New York — where he notably designed The Electric Company’s new identity at WeArePlus.

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Deanne Cheuk Reader Find

By Deanne Cheuk in New Design on Thursday 19 August 2010

French artist Mehdi Hercberg, aka Shoboshobo, draws, designs, organizes workshops, puts out zines and sweatshirts, and collaborates with other artists for shows. How’s that for active?

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Antoine Dode

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By Gerry Mak in New Illustration on Friday 6 August 2010

The rough and frantic style of French graphic novelist Antoine Dode gives his panels an expressive and interestingly textured feel. Can’t wait to read hard copies of his work.

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Maldo Nollimerg

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Design on Tuesday 25 May 2010

The heavily political, provocative, and pornographic themes and images in French artist Maldo Nollimerg’s collages remind me of awesome punk album covers from the early 80s, but with a slightly more baroque quality to them.

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Didier Blondeau

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By Ilana Kohn in New Illustration on Wednesday 14 October 2009

There is something almost apocalyptic about the intense black and white decimated, chaotic landscapes that French artist Didier Blondeau lovingly depicts.

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Julia Hennock Reader Find

By Julia Hennock in New Art on Tuesday 4 March 2008

The goldest star goes to Erone, French painter-illustrator extraordinaire. His skewed, stylised portraits are composed of layers of patterns, bold lines, and warm colours. If you’re an investor, I recommend you buy this man.

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