Dimanche 22 mai, 2011

Street Monsters

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Street Monsters ? That’s urban art realised by children under the guidance of the artist CyKlop.

The eye of CyKlop

© StreetLove - CyKlop - Paris 12

The artist CyKlop gave classes to young children from 6 to 10 years old, at Saint-Maur school in Paris, and all directed by Jean François Bouabbas, their visual art teacher.
At the end of the course, the « monsters » created by the children have benn installed in the Morvan Street (Paris 11) on 92 bollards by CyKlop himself, who also painted the eye on each of them.

The monsters imagined by children

This artistic installation will become a “street monsters” realised by a new generation of street artists!

Street Monsters, is not only in the streets!
That’s also an exhibition, imagined by CyKlop at the UNIVER Gallery.

exhibition Street Monsters

The children become real artists exhibiting their pieces of Art with drawings of their monsters, pictures of them, tehir portrait with their monsters once installed in the street.
Others surprises are waiting the visitors…

6 bis UNIVERS Gallery
Cité de l’Ameublement
75011 Paris
Metro line 8 : Faidherbe Chaligny
From the 25th to the 28th of May, 2011

Opening party on the Wednesday the 25th of May, from 3.00pm

About CyKlop
CyKlop is an artist who investigates the public area and who is playing with bollards in the streets. He is painting “his unic eye” on them, called CyKlop.
He is mostly inspired by pop art, comics, manga, Art Toys… He realised a lot of pieces in Paris, Marseille, Le Havre, Angers in France, Berlin in Germany… and he is exhibiting quite often in the streets or in galleries.

For more infos, check out his website: www.lecyklop.com

* Photos by Cécile Gabriel, Gérard Lavalette, Philippe Bonan and Stéphane Santini.

 


2 Comments

  • Stylons dit :

    To be honest with you, I think Street Monsters is the most brilliant idea one street artist had in the last 5 years…and there were many. Love them.

    Best from Berlin!

  • 100driiine dit :

    I’m sure the artist will be pleased to hear that! Thanks for your visit ;)


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