During London Design Festival 2013 visit 'La Plage' exhibition by illustrator Jean Jullien

by Valentina Ieva
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Beach London Gallery presents until September 29th 'La Plage' exhibition, a series of limited-edition prints designed by the French artist and illustrator Jean Jullien, during the London Design Festival 2013.

 

The work in La Plage draws inevitable comparison to the infamous British seaside postcards from the early twentieth century by the likes of Donald McGill; eschewing the overt suggestiveness, and replacing it with a more subtle, intelligent humour - made possible by Jullien’s outstanding understanding of composition.

La Plage builds upon Jullien’s recent London exhibitions 'Allo?' at Kemistry Gallery and at Pick Me Up, Somerset House, in presenting sharp-witted visual puns that explore human interaction and social behaviours - in this case, at the Beach. 
 
Jean Jullien is an artist and illustrator living and working in London. A Royal College of Art MA graduate, Jullien has quickly established himself as one of the most exciting artists working in London today, producing a coherent body of work full of bold graphics and clever wordplay.

 

 

jeanjullien.com

www.beachlondon.co.uk

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    • Valentina Ieva

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      Bari / Italy

      Laureata in Ingegneria edile-architettura, giornalista per professione, web writer per diletto. Amante di architettura, design, fotografia e libri di carta. Dipendente dai social, Instagram e InstaStories su tutti. Affamata di vita, viaggi e storie da scoprire. Qualunque forma d'arte mi affascina da sempre e non posso pensare una vita senza: emozioni forti, immaginazione, buona musica, cucina pugliese, sole e gatti. Per dirla con le parole di Battiato, non potrei vivere senza: ‘un soffio al cuore di natura elettrica’!)

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