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

Street art and politics in France highlighted by La CHOOSE Galerie in Paris

For many street art artists in France, politics remains a privileged theme and source of inspiration, especially for those who have chosen pictorial art. Although controversial or banned from the art scene, their works remain popular with connoisseurs. This is why La CHOOSE Galerie, recently opened in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, has chosen to exhibit the works of one of the precursors of the movement, Epsylon Point.

Street art is a means of expression

Street art, urban art or street art, encompasses several disciplines such as sculpture, theater, music or painting. The latter being to this day the best known thanks to many followers who have made it an art in its own right with tags, frescoes, graffiti, mosaics, stencils, etc.

In addition to this, you need to know more about it.

From its beginnings in the 1970s in the United States, graffiti was already used as a means of communication to express feelings of revolt or denounce social or political injustices. Street art in France is no exception to this rule, as evidenced by the works of Epsylon Point exhibited at La CHOOSE Galerie in Paris.

Street art and politics

In addition to this, you need to know more about it.

Street art and politics, in France as elsewhere, are two concepts that are often associated. Indeed, the origins of urban art lie in the fed up with politico-social systems, from which the walls in many cities were quickly inundated with tags and graffiti reflecting the point of view or the ill-being of their authors.

Epsylon Point, politically engaged street art artist in France

Epsylon Point is one of the precursors of urban art, in its pictorial model, in France. Leaving the Beaux-Arts in Dijon at the end of the 1970s. In addition to his specific technique, the political commitment of this street art artist in France in his works is known and is recognized by his peers.

In addition to this, you need to know more about it.

Having moved to Italy in the early 1990s, he returned to France at the end of the decade and discovered the tightening of regulations towards urban art. But he continues to paint in his studio in the Paris region as well as in the streets of the capital.

La CHOOSE Galerie supports political street art in France

La CHOOSE Galerie opened its doors in January 2020 at the initiative of Laurent COQUANT gallery owner / dealer for more than 30 years and Henri TRUMER lawyer and amateur enlightened by art and its history. As fervent defenders of the work of street art artist Epsylon Point in France. The CHOOSE Galerie has become the official gallery of the street artist.