Supakitch & Koralie are a French urban art power duo with polished painting skills. Their work is heavily influenced by Japanese art, and while most of their art is found on urban streets, their work has also migrated inside to serene gallery walls. Here we share a video of the two painting a wall at the Museum of World Culture in Göteborg, Sweden. The piece is part of their Metroplastique project. The catchy musical track was provided by Dick Laurent is Dead.
“Honey, I’m taking the Bubble Mobile to the disco!” This wacky concept car from 1970s France was called l’Automodule. Designed by engineer Jean Pierre Ponthieu, the vehicle was equipped with a small two-stroke engine, a hydraulic transmission and electronic controls. It was capable of turning on a single point and changing its ground clearance… perfect for dodging kids in the parking lot! [Read more...]
Illustrating moody, somber and sometimes angry comic art, Belgian-born artist Hermann Huppen has had a long career of story telling. Born in 1938, he is most famous for his post-apocalyptic comic book series, Jeremiah, which he both illustrated and wrote. Here is a sampling of the high quality art from his career.
For more on Hermann, see his website hermannhuppen.be.
Combine one part pop music, with one part paper arts and crafts, mix with extremely good editing and you have the work of SoLab. A French production company who has worked with the likes of Pony Pony Run Run and Wax Tailor, SoLab writes, shoots and produces short films and music videos.
As H. Jackson Brown said, “Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day.” With music by Norman Langolff, Gaby Concato and Sylvie Arditi, this first music video from the French album “Dr Tom ou La Liberté en cavale,” reminds us of the power our faces have every day.