Happy new year, 2021

by Mike Jacobs

Painting : acrylic, Posca, colored pencil 81.5 x 50.5 x 0.4 cm

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Mike Jacobs, Happy new year

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Painting: acrylic, Posca, colored pencil

Dimensions cm inch

81.5 x 50.5 x 0.4 cm Height x Width x Depth


Not framed

Artwork sold in perfect condition

Origin: France

Born and raised in a port and urban environment, Mike immediately felt in osmosis from New York with the maritime soul of the city of Sète, which he discovered "at a distance", via the Galerie Plurielle where he is represented permanently and exclusively in Europe.
Mike Jacobs' art is both tinged with urban art and a false air of Aboriginal art while fitting very well in line with the Free Figuration movement.
With colored pencils, gel pens and markers of acrylic paint applied on black cotton board, Mike creates luminous contrasts that energize his compositions and that take us from one anecdote to another, in the many stories he knows how to tell us.
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Professional art gallery • France

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Mike Jacobs

Mike Jacobs

United States • Born in: 1950


American artists

Mike JACOBS was born on August 2, 1950 in New York City (USA), where he grew up and currently resides.

Born and raised in an urban environment, he started drawing in his early twentieth year after a friend gave him a Rapidograph pen.

“When I was studying art in high school, it didn't really speak to me, but this Rapidograph opened a door. It felt like an extension of my hand,… and I started to draw, letting the pen guide me. "

Self-taught artist, he then builds his style through his trial and error, drawing inspiration from the artists he appreciates the most: Picasso, Miro, Leger, Stuart Davis, Chagall, Richard Lindner, Kandinsky ;

“I think that I share with these artists a primitive bond, made of enthusiasm, spontaneity, and desire for colors, with, above all, the pleasure of creating; because luckily for me, I have been able to draw like a child since I was 20 years old. "

His style flourishes and asserts itself as his experiments with colors, shapes and composition evolve.

His creative imagination is inspired by current events (scenes from the world of music, sport, nature, personal concerns, international events ...), which his style frees from all academic constraints, first resurfacing a liberated expression. born from his subconscious, before his work was restructured in a perfect balance of chromatic and graphic composition.

His current materials incorporate colored pencils, gel pens and acrylic paint markers on a black cotton board, which brings out the bright contrasts and graphics of the composition.

Perfectly in line with the Free Figuration movement, Mike JACOBS is now represented permanently and exclusively in Europe by the Galerie Plurielle in Sète.

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