MANE Manuel

Manuel Mané is a German-born artist. He became sensible to art after watching a documentary on Jean-Michel Basquiat, an artist who strongly influenced his visual language. Manuel Mané became an artist as a way to express himself. He depicts and transcribes his emotions on the

MENDJISKY Serge

Serge Mendjisky is a French painter born in 1929. He became familiar with art at an early age as his father, Maurice Mendjisky, was a painter at the 'Ecole de Paris'. He studied Fine Arts in Paris. He quickly gained recognition and started to exhibit in Europe, Japan, and the USA. His method consists of using photographs for his preliminary studies. He breaks down and recomposes the landscapes of the biggest city capitals in the world. As such, the artist creates new urban landscapes questioning our perception. His work is included in the collections of private collectors and also in public collections, including the Museum of Modern Art in Paris, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow.

SEEN

Richard Mirando, known as Seen, is an American artist born in the Bronx, New York City in 1961. He is currently based in New York. He became familiar with art at a young age. He received his first airbrush at 11 years old. By 13, he started to paint into his uncle's auto garage and customized his first vehicles and on New York's subway in 1973. The graffiti movement became more and more prominent during this time. The artist observed the painted subway trains parked at the Lexington Avenue depot, close to his uncle's garage. He entered the deport for the first time in 1973 and produced his first 'play'. He then chose the name of SEEN. Doing graffiti was a way of making his wish to be seen by a large public true. Seen is one of the most well-known street artists and he continues to influence the new generation. He is considered the Godfather of graffiti. Seen is today the most famous graffiti artist and his legendary creativity continues to influence new generations.

ONEMIZER

L’artiste Onemizer est né en 1987 dans le sud de la France. Il a passé une partie de son enfance en Afrique où il a découvert sa passion pour l’art. Quelques années plus tard, il rentre en France et commence à se familiariser avec le graffiti parisien. Il a vu des graffitis partout, dans la rue, sur l’autoroute et dans le métro. Il affirme que le métro parisien est un musée à ses yeux. Ses rencontres avec de nombreux graffeurs lui ont permis de découvrir la puissance évocatrice du Street Art. Il profite des larges terrains vagues et des murs usés par le temps pour affiner son style et y puiser son inspiration. L’artiste profite de sa collaboration avec la Galerie Montmartre pour s’essayer aux portraits et aux dessins. Renouant avec ses premières amours, Onemizer mélange avec brio le graff et l’image, créant ainsi un univers qui lui est propre.

AL-ASWADI Nasser

Nasser Al Aswadi is an artist born in 1978 in Yemen. He studied architecture and then dedicated his life to be a painter. His first exhibition took place in 2001. The artist has been sharing his life between Yemen and France since 2008. Calligraphy is a way for Al Aswadi to express his inner world without reference to a specific language. He uses Arabic letters, words, and forms from religion and musical sources. The wide variety of styles nourish the artist's creativity.

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