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New York ... or "the big apple" represented in a barrel of oil infested by worms as disturbing as those found in Marvel comics having for super hero "The Thinkin'hand" (the hand that thinks).
The artist gives us his vision of the world and its faults by staging this mark of recognition with the effigy of a voodoo statuette making peace.
Because New York is "the free world" where the vindication of a universal UN democracy, the economic stakes of Wall Street and a Europe that struggles to be. Brussels ... the occlusion in this apple from beyond the atlantic open to a blue sky, next to which a representation of Manneken-Pis urinates on a somewhat uncertain world.
This suggests that, in the short term, European children will rise up against this motherland, which will not have been able to define the contours of a future for them. Nevertheless, the choice of "Pop" and acidulated colors remains at the service of a discourse that is both optimistic and lucid.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Chris Tiboise is a Pop artist born in 1974 in Paris.
He spent much of his childhood pacing the Paris subway between Stalingrad and Saint Germain des Prés where he forged an artistic culture inpired by the Hip Hop movement and what would later be called the Bobo Chic culture of the Latin quarter. It was on arriving in Nice in 1989 that he embrased the idea that "Everything is Art" as claimed by a certain School in Nice. From that point, his interest in art heavily influenced all choices of orientation... He started a training course in a graphic art school, before moving on to cinematographic studies, a professional experience of assistant operator that will last 10 years which will mark an imprint often inspired by the 7th Art in his artistic work. His passion quickly brought him to address all types of supports, steel, resin, concrete, wood, and incidentally photography. All these medias now allow him to express himself on everything that touches him, politics at half-mast, the human being in perdition in a world badly designed by and for himself, people and the unique thought. He claims and protests without a word other than those he puts on his works, and always in English which translates a fascination for the USA that he hardly dissimilates against the background of I love you neither ...