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A Neoclassical Girl Towers Over Memphis in a Seven-Story Wheatpaste by Julien de Casabianca

October 10, 2018

Kate Sierzputowski

…Brooks Museum of Art in Tennessee alongside an exhibition and workshop. De Casabianca’s seven-story mural features a melancholic girl pulled from William-Adolphe Bouguereau’s 1886 neoclassical painting “Au pied de la falaise,” which is included in the museum’s collection. Like his previous interventions, de Casabianca wanted to give the subject a new home, while also liberating her from the structure of the painting&#…

 

 



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A Preview of the Second Annual Nuart Aberdeen Street Art Festival

March 30, 2018

Kate Sierzputowski

…amie Reid. You can view a preview of the upcoming festival in the video below. (StreetArtNews) Martin Whatson (2017) Isaac Cordal (2017) Add Fuel (2017) Julien de Casabianca (2017) Herakut (2017) Jaune (2017) Robert Montgomery (2017)…

 

 



Art History

New Anonymous Portraits Liberated From Their Museum Frames by Julien de Casabianca

December 10, 2015

Kate Sierzputowski

…aced. Other works of his are less conspicuous, characters hiding behind drooped plants or crouched on the ground at knee-level, glancing at the viewer from urban streets rather than behind museum quality glass. The project has always been intended to be participatory, de Casabianca inviting anyone to photograph and “free” images from museums in their own city. De Casabianca will show his own work in Belgium next year at the Musée d&#82…

 

 



Art History Photography

Artist Alexey Kondakov Imagines Figures from Classical Paintings as Part of Contemporary Life

May 19, 2015

Christopher Jobson

…7;s Song of the Angels appears to take place on an empty subway car while a pair of men from Holbein’s famous The Ambassadors are transported to the table of a seedy bar. Much like Etienne Lavie’s billboard series and Julien de Casabianca’s recent Outings Project, the series creates an interesting and playful new context for artworks usually only encountered in museums and art history books. You can see more over on Facebook. (vi…

 

 



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A Global Art Project Brings Paintings of Anonymous Figures out of Museums and onto the Streets

April 27, 2015

Christopher Jobson

…em up in public spaces in London, Barcelona, Chicago, Rome, and elsewhere. Casabianca says the global participation was completely unplanned and unexpected but he’s embraced the idea wholeheartedly. When asked about the possibility of an artwork being taken out of context or without attribution he shares via email, “we don’t want to tell you something that you don’t know, and we don’t want people to feel ignorant. You…