Etienne エティエンヌ

Etienne’s images posses a naïve almost childlike quality.  Filled with intense humor, the mood of Etienne’s art is always joyful and easygoing, albeit portraying issues and reflexions upon life and society. This is the clue in appreciating his works, especially the visualizations of metamorphic creatures that sometimes can appear funny, happy but also can bring out anger. His characters are a mixture of graphics and music of his generation universe, manga, Simpsons, Tim Burton, Gorillaz, South Park, Daft Punk and those of his parents that have rocked his childhood, Keith Haring and Kenny Sharf, Robert Crumb, Marcel Gotlib, the Rolling Stones, the Byrds, Neil Young, the Who…

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Etienne エティエンヌ

Etienne’s images posses a naïve almost childlike quality.  Filled with intense humor, the mood of Etienne’s art is always joyful and easygoing, albeit portraying issues and reflexions upon life and society. This is the clue in appreciating his works, especially the visualizations of metamorphic creatures that sometimes can appear funny, happy but also can bring out anger. His characters are a mixture of graphics and music of his generation universe, manga, Simpsons, Tim Burton, Gorillaz, South Park, Daft Punk and those of his parents that have rocked his childhood, Keith Haring and Kenny Sharf, Robert Crumb, Marcel Gotlib, the Rolling Stones, the Byrds, Neil Young, the Who…

He draws with everything that falls under my hand: paper, cardboard, canvas, walls, objects …

Etienne lives in France. His father is a well-known artist, so he needs to make a name for himself. Fascinated by Japan and fluent in Japanese, he signs エティエンヌ, “Étienne”. He is now a professional artist making through his journey as an international artist.

Exhibitions

- July 2012, Solo exhibition at the Angers Gallery – Montreal
- October 2012, performance in Bordeaux / France.
- In 2013, various exhibitons at the LC Gallery in Paris, Claude de Boysson in Bordeaux, Bartoux Galleries.
- March 2014, Affordable Art Fair Hong Kong with Artemiss Contemporary Gallery
- May 2014, Affordable Art Fair Singapore with Artemiss Contemporary Gallery