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Papa Mesk

Born in: 1972

France

Biography
Writer, engraver, rapper and beat-maker, Papa Mesk aka Mesk1 (Julien Odic) was born in 1972. He has a bachelors in visual artist from Université de Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne. He has been doing graffiti since 1986 and founded his own group, the UTP Crew. Papa Mesk has left his trace on the palisades of the Louvre, the Stalingrad quarter, in London, Amsterdam and Barcelona. He lives in Fontenay Sous Bois today. Side by side, his graphic designer profession gave him a whole new artistic approach.

The artist draws inspiration from various contemporary artists (Mucha, Klimt, Mondrian, Massoudy...) and graffiti artists (Futura 2000, Dondi, Lee, Rammellzee, Seen, Bando, Mode2, Lokiss).

Enamored by calligraphy, he mixes various inspirations and skills in a prolific and protean manner. The artist explores techniques and colors through an avant-garde style and in the same lines of Urban basics. Once it matured enough, his vehement style began to sway between Old School and New School.

Due to his explorations, he has turned towards new mediums and formats (exaggerated details) with the same rigor and meticulousness. Papa Mesk opted for canvas where several influences echo brilliantly. He builds up and is at the mercy of the moment, these include an accumulation of tags. The artist distills drops of saturated colors and pays a lot of attention to detail. A true demiurge, he manufactures his own inks in order to have complete mastery over his art. Behind each of his textures, pigments and binders, there is an elaborate thought process. In the course of his evolution, his work has multiplied with its abstract and graphic trends. Dynamism, color and evolution are the in-built trio of his career.

The artist exhibits in Paris very often.
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  • Photography

  • Photography Black and white

  • Photography Urban

  • Painting

  • Painting Abstract

  • Painting Street art

  • Photography Street art

  • Sculpture

  • Sculpture Metal

  • Sculpture Paper

  • Painting Acrylic

  • French Artist

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Papa Mesk, Complex_City : Chicago, Painting

Papa Mesk

Complex_City : Chicago, 2014
23.6 x 47.2 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$3,031

Papa Mesk, Mesk / Light Painting, Photography

Papa Mesk

Mesk / Light Painting, 2010
33.1 x 46.9 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$1,865

Papa Mesk, Mesk Double-Decker Bus, Sculpture

Papa Mesk

Mesk Double-Decker Bus, 2018
2 x 6.3 x 1.6 inch
Sculpture

$291

Papa Mesk, Multi Mesk Perfect Drips, Painting

Papa Mesk

Multi Mesk Perfect Drips, 2018
24 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$2,098

Papa Mesk, Drip City, Painting

Papa Mesk

Drip City, 2018
18.1 x 24 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$1,515

Papa Mesk, Black Multi Mesk N°4, Painting

Papa Mesk

Black Multi Mesk N°4, 2019
19.7 x 19.7 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$1,282

Papa Mesk, Black Multi Mesk N°2, Painting

Papa Mesk

Black Multi Mesk N°2, 2019
21.7 x 18.5 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$1,049

Papa Mesk, Multi Mesk N°13, Painting

Papa Mesk

Multi Mesk N°13, 2016
25.6 x 21.3 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$1,515

Papa Mesk, Mesk One, Love Train...!, Sculpture

Papa Mesk

Mesk One, Love Train...!, 2019
2 x 11.8 x 1.6 inch
Sculpture

$525

Papa Mesk, SNCF : Some Natural Colorz First... !, Sculpture

Papa Mesk

SNCF : Some Natural Colorz First... !, 2018
2 x 9.1 x 1.6 inch
Sculpture

$408

Papa Mesk, So Many Colors... So Many People, Painting

Papa Mesk

So Many Colors... So Many People, 2016
39.4 x 63.8 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$5,362

Papa Mesk, Spray 2 Multi Mesk, Sculpture

Papa Mesk

Spray 2 Multi Mesk, 2018
7.9 x 2.8 x 2.8 inch
Sculpture

$303

Papa Mesk, Multi Mesk N°20, Painting

Papa Mesk

Multi Mesk N°20, 2018
23.6 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,399

Papa Mesk, Complex-City by Night N°2, Painting

Papa Mesk

Complex-City by Night N°2, 2014
23.6 x 23.6 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$1,282

Papa Mesk, Complex-City N° 14 "yellow Flow", Painting

Papa Mesk

Complex-City N° 14 "yellow Flow", 2014
39.4 x 19.7 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$2,215

Papa Mesk, Complex city, Painting

Papa Mesk

Complex city, 2017
39.4 x 31.1 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$3,381

Papa Mesk, FreeStyler, Painting

Papa Mesk

FreeStyler, 2016
45.7 x 35 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$2,565

Papa Mesk, Golden Drips, Painting

Papa Mesk

Golden Drips, 2011
11.8 x 11.8 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$466

Papa Mesk, Feng Shui N°3, Painting

Papa Mesk

Feng Shui N°3, 2006
28.7 x 45.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,982

Papa Mesk, Family Affair...!, Sculpture

Papa Mesk

Family Affair...!, 2019
2 x 11.8 x 1.6 inch
Sculpture

$525

Papa Mesk, Underground !, Sculpture

Papa Mesk

Underground !, 2019
2 x 11.8 x 1.6 inch
Sculpture

$525

Our recommendations Papa Mesk, Paris 13 ème "Olympiades Vibes N°2" (XL), Photography

Papa Mesk

Paris 13 ème "Olympiades Vibes N°2" (XL), 2018
63 x 35.4 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$1,865

Papa Mesk, Paris 13 ème "Olympiades Vibes N°1", Photography

Papa Mesk

Paris 13 ème "Olympiades Vibes N°1", 2018
31.5 x 17.7 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$933

Papa Mesk, Paris 13 ème Olympiades Vibes N°3, Photography

Papa Mesk

Paris 13 ème Olympiades Vibes N°3, 2018
31.5 x 17.7 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$933

Papa Mesk, Empire State of Mind... !, Painting

Papa Mesk

Empire State of Mind... !, 2017
31.5 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$2,215

Papa Mesk, Complex-City Purple, Painting

Papa Mesk

Complex-City Purple, 2011
15.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$758

Papa Mesk, Complex-City N° 13, Painting

Papa Mesk

Complex-City N° 13, 2013
51.2 x 35.4 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$4,663

Papa Mesk, Gold & Terra Cota WildStyle N°2, Painting

Papa Mesk

Gold & Terra Cota WildStyle N°2, 2013
31.5 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,632

Papa Mesk, Black is beautiful... !, Painting

Papa Mesk

Black is beautiful... !, 2014
35.4 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$3,264

Papa Mesk, 30 Yearz ina di Business... N°1 !, Painting

Papa Mesk

30 Yearz ina di Business... N°1 !, 2016
23.6 x 17.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$991

Papa Mesk, Love Unlimited !, Painting

Papa Mesk

Love Unlimited !, 2017
24 x 18.1 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,457

Papa Mesk, Triptyque Complex-City N° 1, Painting

Papa Mesk

Triptyque Complex-City N° 1, 2011
23.6 x 76.8 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$7,577

Papa Mesk, 'Calling all carz... !' Die Cast, Sculpture

Papa Mesk

'Calling all carz... !' Die Cast, 2016
2.4 x 4.7 x 1.6 inch
Sculpture

$233

Papa Mesk, We Bring Colorz, Sculpture

Papa Mesk

We Bring Colorz, 2018
2.4 x 9.1 x 1.6 inch
Sculpture

$466

Papa Mesk, Black Multi Mesk, Painting

Papa Mesk

Black Multi Mesk, 2018
23.6 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,399

Papa Mesk, Mesk Uchiwa, Sculpture

Papa Mesk

Mesk Uchiwa, 2016
14.6 x 9.4 x 0.4 inch
Sculpture

$233

Papa Mesk, Multi-Mesk n°4, Painting

Papa Mesk

Multi-Mesk n°4, 2016
39.4 x 31.9 x 0.6 inch
Painting

$2,681

Papa Mesk, Complex City n°17, Painting

Papa Mesk

Complex City n°17, 2016
45.7 x 35 x 0.6 inch
Painting

$3,264

Papa Mesk, Golden Spray, Sculpture

Papa Mesk

Golden Spray, 2018
7.9 x 2.8 x 2.8 inch
Sculpture

$303

Papa Mesk, Complex - City Revisited, Painting

Papa Mesk

Complex - City Revisited, 2018
14.2 x 9.4 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$291

Papa Mesk, Digital Hand Style, Painting

Papa Mesk

Digital Hand Style, 2018
23.6 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$933

Papa Mesk, The Big Bad K, Painting

Papa Mesk

The Big Bad K, 2018
59.1 x 59.1 x 2 inch
Painting

$4,546

Papa Mesk, Spring Break 3, Painting

Papa Mesk

Spring Break 3, 2011
24.8 x 17.7 inch
Painting

$1,515

Papa Mesk, Spring Break 1, Painting

Papa Mesk

Spring Break 1, 2011
45.7 x 28.7 inch
Painting

$2,448

Papa Mesk, Colorz Lover, Painting

Papa Mesk

Colorz Lover, 2017
39.4 x 39.4 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$4,080

Papa Mesk, 30 years n2, Painting

Papa Mesk

30 years n2, 2016
23.6 x 17.7 inch
Painting

$1,072

Papa Mesk, Kingz Rules...!, Sculpture

Papa Mesk

Kingz Rules...!, 2019
2 x 11.8 x 1.6 inch
Sculpture

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Papa Mesk, Complex-City N° 10, Painting

Papa Mesk

Complex-City N° 10, 2011
31.5 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch
Painting

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Papa Mesk, 'S.N.C.F' N°2 : Some Natural Colorz First... !, Sculpture

Papa Mesk

'S.N.C.F' N°2 : Some Natural Colorz First... !, 2018
2 x 11.8 x 1.6 inch
Sculpture

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Papa Mesk, RATP : Respect All True Painterz !, Sculpture

Papa Mesk

RATP : Respect All True Painterz !, 2018
1.2 x 7.5 x 1.2 inch
Sculpture

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Papa Mesk, Multi Mesk N°21, Painting

Papa Mesk

Multi Mesk N°21, 2018
15.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

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Papa Mesk, Black Multi Mesk N°3, Painting

Papa Mesk

Black Multi Mesk N°3, 2018
15.7 x 5.9 x 0.4 inch
Painting

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Papa Mesk, Shower Colorz, Painting

Papa Mesk

Shower Colorz, 2016
45.7 x 35 x 1.2 inch
Painting

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Papa Mesk, Spray 3 Multi Mesk, Sculpture

Papa Mesk

Spray 3 Multi Mesk, 2018
7.9 x 2.8 x 2.8 inch
Sculpture

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Papa Mesk, Love Train Collector, Sculpture

Papa Mesk

Love Train Collector, 2018
2 x 9.8 x 1.6 inch
Sculpture

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Papa Mesk, Train Collector - Free !, Sculpture

Papa Mesk

Train Collector - Free !, 2018
2 x 9.8 x 1.6 inch
Sculpture

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Papa Mesk, Multi Mesk N°22, Painting

Papa Mesk

Multi Mesk N°22, 2018
15.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

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Papa Mesk, Enjoy your Life !, Sculpture

Papa Mesk

Enjoy your Life !, 2018
2.4 x 9.1 x 1.6 inch
Sculpture

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Papa Mesk, Shower Colorz N°6, Painting

Papa Mesk

Shower Colorz N°6, 2018
45.7 x 28.7 x 1.6 inch
Painting

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