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LEE YUNSUNG Solo Show Exhibition in Marseille

21 November

From November 23 to 26 in Marseille, the Gallery Jo Yana invites you to discover the solo show "ZODIAC" by Korean artist LEE YUNSUNG.Exhibition to discover at the Espace Jouenne at 41 rue Montgrand, 13006 Marseille. Opening on Wednesday November 23 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. LEE YUNSUNG's works are an abounding remix of forms and cultures and combine in complex, sometimes explosive compositions, all kinds of influences. The most obvious of these is the manga. Born in 1985 in Seoul (Korea), where he still lives, the artist is an offshoot: like all the children of his generation, he was immersed in the pop and vitaminized aesthetic of Japanese cartoons. From this intimate cultural imprint, his female portraits restore the apparent candor, but they purge neither the subdued eroticism nor the violence. During his art studies, LEE YUNSUNG also discovered the history of art. He found plenty of resources to feed his fascination for classical painting and Western mythologies. From Greco-Roman art to Christian iconography, he draws on this pictorial fund to invigorate it in the light of Asian pop cultures. From this are born paintings whose profusion and energy have also been available, since 2021, in NFT. By his admission, they

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Dairo Vargas: an artistic introspection

Dairo Vargas: an artistic introspection

8 November

Dairo Vargas is an artist with a deep and subtle artistic affinity. His pencils flow on the canvas in an area of sublime movements. Everything wears a poetry only a profound artist can create.  Dairo Vargas is a special name in the ...

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John Steinbeck's letter to his teenage son, sold at auction

John Steinbeck's letter to his teenage son, sold at auction

19 October

  The author John Steinbeck, known for his books like "The Grapes of Wrath" wrote a letter to his teenage son who was experiencing his first love. The affectionate letter was sold at the auction, last Tuesday, for 33OOO euros. The handwritten letter wrote in November 10, 1958 ...

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Sabine Marcelis’s unique sculpture has been unveiled in Rome

Sabine Marcelis’s unique sculpture has been unveiled in Rome

17 October

The Eternal City's vibrant colours and iridescent shades of sky have conquered the Dutch artist to the point of becoming the principal elements of her latest sculpture which was unveiled in the courtyard of Hotel de la Ville, a Rocco Forte ...

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Wagokoro Art Exhibition, 20 Japanese Artists in Marseille

Wagokoro Art Exhibition, 20 Japanese Artists in Marseille

8 September

Wagokoro? In the Japanese language, this contraction of the words "wa" (calm) and "gokoro" (heart, mind) designates the Japanese soul. The word also evokes harmony, gentleness and peace. In short, everything that the Gallery Jo Yana has been committed to defending ...

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Festival 2 Valenciennes Cinema

Festival 2 Valenciennes Cinema

8 September

On the occasion of its 12th edition, from Friday September 23 to Wednesday September 28, 2022, the Festival 2 Cinéma de Valenciennes will receive screenwriters, dialogue writers and director Danièle Thompson as Guest of Honor.LA GRANDE VADROUILLE, LE CEREVEAU, L'AS DES ...

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Mougins Monumental 2022 with Giuseppe Carta

Mougins Monumental 2022 with Giuseppe Carta

5 August

For its 7th edition, the open-air exhibition Mougins Monumental 2022 welcomes the Italian sculptor Giuseppe Carta. After the success of the sculpted animals signed Davide Rivalta, more than sixty sculptures will be installed on the sites of the town: Mougins Village, ...

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New Art Exhibition of the painter Jane Gemayel in Rome

New Art Exhibition of the painter Jane Gemayel in Rome

27 May

Jane Gemayel will be exhibiting her works from 9 June at the Bosi Gallery in Rome The painter Jane Gemayel will exhibit several of her works in Rome, starting on 10 June (date of opening to the public) and lasting ...

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New collection DUREN x Adam Handler

New collection DUREN x Adam Handler

4 May

The contemporary New York artist Adam Handler, represented in France by the Cohle Gallery, is joining forces with the Japanese leather goods brand DUREN to present two new bag models. These "bread bags", classic models in organic cotton from DUREN, with black ...

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