Miis Tic Mon Corps, 2024

by Jérôme Mesnager

Painting : aerosol paint, collage, poster

30 x 40 x 0.02 cm 11.8 x 15.7 x 0 inch

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Unique work

Signature

Hand-signed by artist

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Medium

Painting: aerosol paint, collage, poster

Dimensions cm inch

30 x 40 x 0.02 cm 11.8 x 15.7 x 0 inch Height x Width x Depth

Framing

Black frame

Artwork dimensions including frame

31 x 41 x 3 cm 12.2 x 16.1 x 1.2 inch


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Artwork location: France

Location of the work: France

A meeting, the meeting between two artists, two universes in which space and time merge to create what they love, art.
A single objective: the victory of their talents.
Creation is at the service of novelty in order to take us on a journey through their Arts.
Work resulting from the collaboration between Jérome Mesnager and Lasveguix and what a success.
Work created using collage, torn posters, paint and aerosol based on torn posters.
Painting of the famous white man by Jérome Mesnager.
In January 1983, Jérôme Mesnager invented the Man in White, “a symbol of light, strength and peace". This white silhouette called the White Body or the White Man, he reproduced throughout the world, from the walls of Paris to the Great Wall of China. A real world tour: from the giants of Ménilmontant to Moscow's Red Square, articulated characters are everywhere! Today, the White Corps is more than thirty years old, and several works already celebrate it.
Unique work signed by the 2 Artsites.

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Jérôme Mesnager, Miis Tic Mon Corps

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Jerôme Mesnager joined the École Boulle in 1974, where he followed the cabinetmaking course, and where he stayed as a teacher. In 1979, he joined Yves Got's and Georges Pichard's comics course. The two were teaching at the Duperré School.

In 1982, he co-founded Zig-Zag, a group of very young artists who decided to take over the streets by drawing graffiti and to occupy abandoned factories through artistic performances.

On January 16, 1983, he invented the man in white, "a symbol of light, strength and peace". Jerôme Mesnager drew this white silhouette in the entire world: from the walls of Paris to theChinese Wall.

In 1990, the artist left his parent's house and moved to Paris. He showed works drawn on wooden fences at the Loft gallery, and published a catalog of these works. In 1995, he produced a large mural painting in the Ménilmontant street in Paris, "C'est nous les gars de Ménilmontant".

Jerôme Mesnager is often associated with Nemo, a character with a black silhouette wearing a raincoat and a hat. He was part of the Paris street art scene, with artists such as Blek le rat, Miss Tic, Jef Aérosol, Némo, etc. and of the Free Figuration movement in the early 80s.

In 2006, he produced a series of paintings inspired by art nouveau and art deco. The same year, hedrew his white characters in the Hôtel des Academies et des Arts in Paris.


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