Falco

Falco

France • 1999

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Falco


                    
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Biography

Falco is 25 years old self-taught artist coming from Annecy and now based in Paris. Committed, he speaks by updating art history and shaking up codes in the public space. He questions how classics of art would be depicted if painted in our time.  Fascinated by conceptual art and Duchamp's ready-mades, he also loves to play with the definition of art:  What makes art? What are its limits? Is it necessary to paint like Caravaggio to be considered an artist?

Between the ages of 15 to 18, he first started to spread his nick, FALCO, through custom stickers or t-shirts and ended up studying art history. Daily confronted to analyze powerful, conceptual and meaningful artworks, he quickly feels the need to create and share his work otherwise than through a screen. In 2019, driven by this need, he came to cut out his first stencil— a tool that initially served as a solution to materialize his illustrations. It is thus that he painted his first wall ignoring that what he was doing was in fact “street art“.

Later on, with the goal of becoming a graphic designer, he enters a fine art school that he left three weeks later. He understood he could not deal with the fact of having someone holding the top of his pen and express himself with filters. Taking the path of the artist's life has been his entry ticket to liberty.

Five years later, painting in the street evolved into a means of providing contextualization to his works. It became the final outcome of the idea, ensuring coherence between what he wishes to express, the location, and the moment in which he chose to share it.

Falco left his mark on walls visible in different cities, notably in Paris, London, Amsterdam, Berlin, Hamburg, Lisbon, Prague, Grenoble, Lyon …

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When was Falco born?
The year of birth of the artist is: 1999