Discover the work of Epsylon Point, street artist and pioneer of urban art in France.

La CHOOSE Galerie, an ephemeral exhibition space dedicated to the graffiti movement in Paris

The CHOOSE Galerie , an ephemeral exhibition space dedicated to the graffiti movement, in the 8th arrondissement of Paris , was created under the impetus of two enthusiasts: Laurent COQUANT with his 30 years of experience in the sale of works of art. art and gallery management, and Henri TRUMER lawyer and great connoisseur. The two friends decide in 2019 to combine their expertise and their love of art to promote the work of Epsylon Point, a pioneer of French urban art and street artist who has become a true legend in France.

Why ephemeral?

Historically, works of art are pieces that span years, even centuries. But today, we are at a turning point, with a movement that is gaining in intensity and popularity: ephemeral art. With this artistic style, no material object such as a painting, a drawing, a sculpture ... will be produced in order to resist the passage of time, exhibited in a place where enlightened amateurs or neophytes will come to see it.

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Here, it is more of an event of very short duration to be savored, a unique and precious moment which leaves to those who attended only the memory of the exceptional experience they had. In some cases, an item is crafted from a material that decays rapidly, or is expressly destroyed after it has been produced and shown.

Still very young since it only emerged at the beginning of the previous century, ephemeral art is currently categorized as a form of artistic expression rather than as a current as such. This does not prevent it from making a growing number of followers, true creators or by a public of insiders attracted by its contemplation.

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When we talk about ephemeral art, urban art, also called street art, is the representation par excellence. Despite still many detractors, mentalities are evolving and exhibitions dedicated to the graffiti movement are multiplying in Paris and in the big cities. Many actors and patrons, including La CHOOSE Galerie , have largely supported the development of the phenomenon and of artists.

Provide a space for expression at Epsylon Point

In the world of urban art in France, there are essential figures, who stand out as much for their talent and their offbeat positions as for their contribution to the development of the discipline. This is the case of Epsylon Point, one of the precursors of street art and pioneer of color stencils. From the 80s, he refined his technique and even taught it to other artists, in the heart of Paris or in Turin, where he spent nearly a decade.

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After more than 40 years of expressing its art in the street, Epsylon Point is finally launching on canvas, but without losing its trademark. His colorful creations dealing with societal subjects, great human tragedies, convey politically incorrect slogans ... Both for the beauty and originality of his works, impossible to classify, as for the character himself, Epsylon Point n ' has not finished talking about him.