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galerie Roy Sfeir

galerie Roy Sfeir

Paris - France

Joseph

Paris From 12 April to 15 May 2018

Presentation
Artist, born in Paris in 1974 .

Inspired by popular culture, Joseph’s work is both a playful celebration of its superficial progenitor and a penetrating critique of the age of consumerism. These colourful retro compositions find their origins in comic books, advertisements and even bottle caps, for through his paintings, Joseph celebrates the triumph of pop in all its forms. The glossy resin finish on his paintings evokes the enamelled advertising panels of the first half of the 20th century – a finish ideally suited to this world of larger-than-life perfection. As we look at these excessively beautiful women, these people with their fixed smiles, these comic book characters with their exaggerated expressions and gestures, we perceive in the smooth surface of these paintings, as implacable as the characters they depict, a shadowy reflection of ourselves, a pale imitation of an imitation: life imitating art imitating life.

While Joseph takes clear visual inspiration from consumer society, its influence is no less present in the form of his work: each piece is made up of several wooden panels assembled in such a way that they can be rearranged, taken apart or even added to at will.
Joseph pushes pop art to its logical conclusion: an art form in which the consumer takes his or her place beside the artist in the creative process.
He shows with galleries in NY , London and Paris
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Address

    Details

  • 6 rue de seine
    75006, Paris
    France
    33 01 43 26 08 96

    Schedules

    Monday

    1:59 PM to 1:00 PM - 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Tuesday

    11:00 AM to 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Wednesday

    11:00 AM to 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Thursday

    11:00 AM to 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Friday

    11:00 AM to 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Saturday

    11:00 AM to 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Sunday

    closed

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Joseph, Hope - Lady, Painting

Joseph

Hope - Lady, 2018
55.9 x 21.7 x 2.4 inch
Painting

$3,077

Joseph, Beautiful dreamers, Painting

Joseph

Beautiful dreamers, 2018
45.3 x 37 x 2.4 inch
Painting

$4,733

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