Julien Colombier (b. 1972) is a french artist living and painting in Paris, France as an artist as well as a student pursuing an advanced degree in textile design. His youth was influenced by with “pop” culture, reality TV, Manga, graffiti, music and sports. His interest always followed design and art. The autodidact art is researches the interplay of strong contrasts, textures, color harmonies, patterns and abstracted shapes. He paints from large sheets of paper to wall and installation – the more invasive, the better. The predominance of black in this paintings makes them appear mystic, which is often perceived as dreamlike or hypnotic. Like an alchemist, he draws from the darkness a scintillant glow, that manifests itself in organic and vegetal shapes and colors.
Colombier’s artistic oeuvre reaches from screen print edition to large-scale canvases to full-scale installation from Diptique to Cartier and Chanel, who commissioned him to customize their boutiques. His unique style takes over the fashion and design world. His artworks have been represented in several exhibitions at key galleries and museums in Europe and Asia, including Le Feuvre & Roze (Paris), Kolly Gallery (Zurich), Bookmarc Gallery (Tokyo).
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