Portrait – Meet NY Artist David Schroeter

I meet David Schroeter last summer at the Lychee One Gallery during the group exhibition “Summer Blue”, where he was presenting few of his paintings right after graduating from the Royal College of Art. When looking at his work you can straight away perceive an influence from comic books, there is a strong feeling of motion and…

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Nothing is original. Steal from anywhere that resonates with inspiration or fuels your imagination. Devour old films, new films, music, books, paintings, photographs, poems, dreams, random conversations, architecture, bridges, street signs, trees, clouds, bodies of water, light and shadows. Select only things to steal from that speak directly to your soul. If you do this, your work (and theft) will be authentic. Authenticity is invaluable; originality is non-existent. And don’t bother concealing your thievery – celebrate it if you feel like it. In any case, always remember what Jean-Luc Godard said: “It’s not where you take things from – it’s where you take them to. – Jim Jarmusch

La Carte Rose – “Not Afraid of Love” de Maurizio Cattelan à la Monnaie de Paris

Par Antonio Malerba Un mot pour résumer l’expo et l’artiste : “provocation”. D’après moi, c’est un peu le leitmotiv de l’incroyable artiste italien, Maurizio Cattelan. Son œuvre allie à la fois humour, ironie et parfois une forme de mélancolie. Les sujets principalement abordés sont l’enfance, la religion et la mort. La peur ou la faiblesse…

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