The work of Jean Paul Langlois mix reminiscences of Seventies sci-fi and Westerns of his youth, whereas additionally exploring the artist’s connection to his personal native and non-native roots. Inside his Outdated West scenes, you may additionally see a personality from “Planet of the Apes” or references to Saturday morning cartoons. His “Origin Tales” collection, particularly, re-imagines “mundane household tales and re-interpreting them via a cinematic lens.”
“Utilizing ultra-saturated colors, references to artwork historical past and well-worn cinema tropes, he seeks to know the alienation to his personal cultural backgrounds, each indigenous and settler,” his web site says. “His work is an examination of his personal life, via the reinterpretation of household tales utilizing characters and motifs from the popular culture he was weaned on. The result’s a really recognizable type of acquainted figures in their very own world of brilliant colors and flattened house.”
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