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Stenciled Cats by C215 Prowl the Streets

June 1, 2016

Christopher Jobson

As he travels the world with spray cans in hand, Parisian street artist C215 (previously) depicts what he describes as “things and people that society aims at keeping hidden.” Homeless people, street kids, smokers, and refugees are all muses for his unique brand of intricate stencil work that reduce his subject’s faces into sinewy outlines. One of his favorite things to depict are the faces of friendly felines that peer out fro…

 

 



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Recent Stencil Graffiti from C215

September 4, 2014

Christopher Jobson

…atter how many times I stop to consider artworks by Parisian street artist C215 (previously) I’m left wondering just how he pulls it off. The texture, the color, the detail, all executed with stencils and spray paint on any available surface. C215 says that he frequently portrays “things and people that society aims at keeping hidden: homeless people, smokers, street kids, bench lovers for example,” though one of his favorite mus…

 

 



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Fifty Street Artists Descend on Condemned Parisian Nightclub ‘Les Bains’

April 24, 2013

Christopher Jobson

Seth Jeanne Susplugas Philippe Baudelocque Philippe Baudelocque C215 Dem189 ZeeR Thomas Canto YZ YZ YZ Sambre (work in progress) Sambre (work in progress) Built as a municipal bathhouse in the late 19th century, Les Bains-Douches would eventually become one of the hottest night clubs in Paris known simply as Les Bains, a destination for the likes of Kate Moss, Mick Jagger, Johnny Depp and even Andy Warhol. Due to some faulty construction in 2010…

 

 



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Stencils by C215

November 9, 2012

Christopher Jobson

…Prolific street artist C215 (previously) has been making new work seemingly all over Europe lately with stops in Lisbon, Barcelona, Dublin, London, and elsewhere. His vibrant stencil works rely on carefully layered fields of color and texture making each piece seem like it’s practically illuminated from behind. You can explore his Flickr page for many more works, and he opens a solo show at Montana Gallery in Barcelona on December 13th….

 

 



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Stencil Works by Street Artist C215

March 5, 2012

Christopher Jobson

…antonia schulz A number of jaw-dropping stencil works from the past few months by French artist Christian Guémy aka C215 seen on the streets of Barcelona and Berlin. C215 has been an active street artist for over 20 years, his first stencils going up around 2006 and according to Street Art London his daughter is now following in his footsteps making her own 2 layer stencils. See much more on Flickr. (via antonia schulz)…