Anish Kapoor was born in 1954 in Bombay, India. He decided to become an artist in 1973 and then moved to Great Britain. Today, he is one of the most influential sculptors of his generation. His monumental artworks are accessible to everyone in public places but also exhibited in the greatest museums in the world such as the Tate Gallery in London, the San Diego Museum in the United States and the Tel Aviv Museum in Israel.
Artwise is a London based curatorial collective. Described as an “ideas studio”, Artwise offers unique exhibitions, commissions, consultancy and original creative projects since 1996. Run by Susie Allen and Laura Calpan, the studio works internationally today.
Christian Guémy, aka C215, is born in 1973 in Bondy. Becoming orphan at the age of 6, he grew up with his grandparents in the french countryside. He started taking his art to the streets when he moved to Vitry-sur-Seine in 2006. His works - which he wishes to always remain accessible and unifying - are now also exhibited in museums, both in France and abroad.
Carmen Herrera is a cuban-american painter born in 1915 in Havana, now living in New-York since the 1950s. Specializing in abstract and minimalist art, she receives international recognition late in life and sells her first painting at the age of 89.
Born in 1960, Chris Levine lives and works in the United Kingdom. As a light artist, he created one of the most famous portraits of Queen Elizabeth II, "Lightness of Being". Over the years, he has collaborated with big names such as Kate Moss, Massive Attack and Hussein Chalayan as well as major brands like Chanel or BMW.
Born in 1978 in London, Dean Stockton, aka D*Face, is an English street artist. Initially trained as a designer, he quickly decided to work in the street where he displays his stickers, posters, stencils and graffiti. D*Face is also a gallery owner. First to offer urban art in London, he now exhibits different artists in the StolenSpace, his Shoreditch gallery.
Born in 1983 near of Nantes in France, Jean Jullien currently lives and works in London. Illustrator and graphic designer, he works around many techniques from photography and video to costumes and clothing creation. He has collaborated with the New York Times, National Geographic or Amnesty International and his protean work is currently exhibited in galleries worldwide.
Born in 1963 in New York, John Andrew Perello, aka JonOne, lives and works in Paris. A self-taught artist, JonOne creates abstract works influenced by movement, color and energy, calling himself an "abstract expressionist graffiti painter". Since his first exhibition in Berlin in 1990, his work is now presented all over the world (Tokyo, Monaco, Paris, Geneva, New York, Hong Kong, Brussels ...).
Julian Schnabel is a neo-expressionist painter and American filmmaker born in 1951 in New York. He began his career as a director with "Basquiat", a biographical film about African-American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. His paintings are exhibited in major American museums such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art or the Museum of Modern Art in New York, but also internationally, including Madrid, London and Paris.
Marc Quinn, born in London in 1964, is a contemporary British artist. Through his sculptures, paintings and installations, he questions the place of the human being in the world of today. His creations especially explore the relationship between art and science, man and nature, the human body and the perception of beauty.
Markus Klinko is an international award-winning photographer. Born in Switzerland with French, Italian, Jewish and Hungarian origin, he first becomes a classical musician but a hand injury drives him to reconvert as a fashion photographer. Nowadays, he takes pictures of the most iconic stars of the film, music and fashion industries such as David Bowie, Kate Winslet or Naomi Campbell.
Photographer and songwriter, Nicolas Comment lives and works in Paris. He began a musical career in the 2000s and he has released two solo albums hailed by the press: We were God and Rose Planet. He has also published several photography books published by Filigranes Editions. His artistic work is represented by Parisian gallery Polka and by the 127 gallery in Marrakech.
Born in Spain in 1977, Pejac has quickly established himself as a major figure of the trompe l'oeil. He enjoys playing with the elements surrounding him to create poetic works that invites passersby to think. His varied artistic work, from spray-paint to collage, often solely made in black and white, has already covered the walls of Moscow, Paris, London, Istanbul, Barcelona, Madrid, Hong Kong, Seoul or Tokyo.
Born in 1989, Saype currently lives and works in Moutier (Switzerland). Pioneer in the field of painting on grass, an artistic movement halfway between land art and graffiti, he has been producing gigantic ephemeral faces in landscapes since 2013. He explores the nature of human kind in every art piece, which are all performed with a 100% biodegradable paint, prepared by Saype himself.
Founded in 2012, the Secret 7” collective mixes art, music and charity. Every year, they choose 7 titles of world famous musicians and press each one 100 times to 7” vinyl, later customized by international artists. All profits are later donated to causes previously curated by Secret 7”. Since its creation, the collective has produced 3,500 one-of-a-kind records and raised over £175,000.
Born in 1970 in Charleston, South Carolina, Frank Shepard Fairey is one of the most famous street artists in the world. He became largely popularized during the 2008 U.S. presidential election thanks to his Barack Obama “Hope” poster. Before that, he had already made his mark with his viral campaign stickers "Andre The Giant has a Posse", which later inspired the logo of his Obey Clothing brand.
Sonny is a British born street-artist based in Johannesburg, South Africa. His art combines elements of nature with colorful geometric patterns inspired by African culture. His spectacular murals are now present all over the world.
Théo Lopez was born on April 7, 1989. A graphic designer by training, Théo Lopez invested himself very young in art. In 2008, his meeting with the collective 9ème Concept helped him to find his own artistic style. Surrounded by established artists and driven by growing curiosity through his many travels to Russia, Israel or the United States, he extends his vision beyond his original aspirations.
Born in 1975 in Châteauroux, YZ (pronounced "eyes") is a French-English artist who currently lives and works in Abidjan (Ivory Coast). Street-artist, visual artist, videographer and documentary maker all together, she places people at the centre of each of her works. With the utmost personal rigour, YZ paint, glues and sprays impactful portraits that highlight civic rights and the fight against slavery.
Born in 1982 in South Natick, MA (USA), Zaria Forman currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Capturing the beauty of vulnerable landscapes, she documents climate change with hyperrealist pastel drawings. She travels to remote regions of the world to collect images and inspiration for her work, which is exhibited worldwide.