'born in the streets   graffiti' exhibition at fondation cartier, paris 'born in the streets   graffiti' exhibition at fondation cartier, paris
aug 05, 2009

'born in the streets graffiti' exhibition at fondation cartier, paris

born in the streets – graffiti fondazione cartier for contemporary art, paris july 7th to november 29th, 2009

henry chalfant, stalingrad, 1985 image © henry chalfant image courtesy of fondation cartier

taking over the gallery space of the fondazione cartier, including the building’s façade and the surrounding garden, ‘born in the streets – graffiti’ brings to light the emergence of the artistic movement born in the streets of new york during the 1970s. graffiti today has become a cultural means of artistic expression, crossing the boundaries of studio art, design and advertising. as popular it might be, this essentially illegal activity has continued to evolve within the contemporary art world, embracing different techniques, ideas and styles. this exhibition follows the origins of the graffiti movement and gives the public a chance to rediscover an art form which is both ubiquitous and continually evolving.

new york, 1973 image © jon naar, 2009 courtesy of fondation cartier

hommage à peter lindebergh, 2009 by jonone collage papier, marqueur et photographies de peter lindebergh, 200 cm x 150 cm photo © peter gosset, image © jononerock / adagp, paris, 2009 courtesy of fondation cartier

the new face of america, 2009 by jonone collage papier, marqueurs et billets de 1 dollar, 90 cm x 200 cm photo © peter gosset, image © jononerock / adagp, paris, 2009 courtesy of fondation cartier

image © part I, 2009 courtesy of fondation cartier

graffiti taxonomy : « E » by evan roth, 2008, new york city, USA image © evan roth courtesy of fondation cartier

evan roth in collaboration with AVONE, graffiti analysis, 2006, new york city, USA logiciel personnalisé image © evan roth courtesy of fondation cartier

evan roth in collaboration with KATSU, graffiti analysis, 2006, new york city, USA logiciel personalise image © evan roth image courtesy of fondation cartier

sans titre by barry mcgee image © barry mcgee courtesy of fondation cartier

sans titre by barry mcgee, collages, 2007 image © barry mcgee image courtesy of fondation cartier

vitche in sao paulo, brazil image © vitche courtesy of fondation cartier

vitche in germany image © vitche courtesy of fondation cartier

image © gérard zlotykamien / adagp, paris, 2009 courtesy of fondation cartier

image © gérard zlotykamien, adagp, paris, 2009 photo by thierry lefébure galerie du jour agnès b. courtesy of fondation cartier

C.I.M.A numbero 31, 2008 by basco-vazko, santiago, chile image © basco-vazko / paloma palomino courtesy of fondation cartier

enjaulado, 2008 by basco-vazko, independencia, santiago, chile image © basco-vazko courtesy of fondation cartier

mural on boarding of the jan cunen museum in oss, the netherlands by boris tellegen, in collaboration with hooghuis lyceum in oss, 2005 courtesy of fondation cartier

silver piece, 2009 by nug, suède image © nug courtesy of fondation cartier

silver piece, 2009 by nug, suède image © nug courtesy of fondation cartier

flip one spraying his name in new york city’s underground subway system, 1974 image © flint gennari courtesy of fondation cartier

joâo wainer in sao paulo, 2009 courtesy of fondation cartier

symphonie (work in progress) – flame lighter on the ceiling, 2006, bruxelles, belgium cook and book galerie image © aline bouvy and olivier kosta-théfaine courtesy of fondation cartier

sans titre (rosaces) – flame lighter on the ceiling, 2008, prague, czech republic trafacka galerie image © olivier kosta-théfaine courtesy of fondation cartier

redbird in the bronx, 1973 image © jon naar, 2009 courtesy of fondation cartier

ii kase (elkay) par kase 2 photo by henry chalfant, 1980 image courtesy martinez gallery and fondation cartier

seen, hand of doom, new york, 1980 photo by henry chalfant courtesy of fondation cartier

P.H.A.S.E. 2, 2009 © P.H.A.S.E. 2 courtesy of fondation cartier

  • Love it… The future of streetart is bright. Vitche in particular looks nice..

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    Milan T says:
  • I love these guys!!
    More than my mom!!

    jonathan says:

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