The essence of Franck ‚Zest‘ Noto’s artistic practice lies in three main parameters: gesture, movement, and color variation.
The artist established a visual vocabulary that reflects the his mark-making graffiti roots that evolved into gestural abstraction. The hand, respectively with the spray can, drawn lines em- phasize the primal and pure aura of the urban. Without mechanical intervention, the aesthetics appear rough and evoke a trace of humanity and transience.
Painting large walls takes full body effort. Noto translates this movement practice that he ingrained for years onto his canvases, which capture this dynamic. His artworks reminiscent en- during power of graffiti and the transmission of the urban.
This series encloses the artist’s fascination with raw gestural and repetitive writing while capturing a melody of vibrant colors. Franck ‚Zest‘ Noto has developed a language of expression that unites the ritualistic repetition of a calligraphic art form with timeless abstraction that affects the audience’s perception.