February 19, 2015


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TAVA à Barcelone

Je veux également prendre le temps de découvrir Barcelone à son maximum... c’est une ville magnifique et inspirante!” En plus de mettre des autocollants partout dans de la ville, Tava a récemment terminé une murale extérieure. La murale reflète le style classique de Tava. Un Popeye coulant est au centre du mur, qu’il a créé pour sa "chérie - son université est juste au coin, donc elle peut maintenant voir une de mes œuvres tous les jours quand elle va en classe." Une combinaison de culture populaire, nostalgie d'enfance, et une bonne dose de valeur sentimentale est clairement présente dans cette nouvelle murale.

Photo de Antoine Tavalgione
Travailler au plan international est de plus en plus important pour un artiste, autant pour le développement de leur carrière que pour l’inspiration créative. "Les voyages m’inspirent énormément. J’ai le plaisir de découvrir les talents locaux et de me plonger dans la scène artistique locale ... Je suis toujours à la recherche d’opportunités pour voyager et de laisser ma trace."

Photo de Antoine Tavaglione 

 La Galerie Station 16 continue de présenter de nouvelles œuvres de l'artiste. Les toiles de Homer Simpson et Mickey Mouse sont les plus récentes pièces à la galerie, ainsi que les autocollants, toujours aussi populaires! Découvrez plus de l'artiste ici.

Mickey & Screaming Heart par Antoine Tavaglione

After a recent relocation to Barcelona, the Montreal street artist, Antoine Tavaglione (Tava), is leaving his trademark style of cartoon characters and screaming hearts in the streets of the Spanish city.

People move for one of two reasons: work or love. For Tava, it is a combination of the two. Although the latter may be the more prevalent rationale, several international projects have brought the Montreal native temporarily overseas. With an upcoming solo exhibition in Copenhagen, a clothing-line collaboration with a designer in Dubai, and other illustration projects, Tava has also created art locally. The artist describes Barcelona as “a good middle ground to travel to these destinations and to work closely with the curators and clients. I also want to discover Barcelona at its fullest...it’s a gorgeous and inspiring city!” In addition to paste-ups and stickers around the city, Tava recently finished an outdoor mural as well.

 The mural reflects Tava’s classic style of “melting” childhood characters. A dripping Popeye is the focus of the wall, which he made for his “sweetheart - her university is right around the corner, so she can now see it everyday as she goes to class.” A combination of pop culture, childhood nostalgia, and sentimental value shine through the mural.  

 

Photo de Antoine Tavaglione 
Working on an international level has increasingly become important for artists, both in terms of creative and career development. “Travel is what fuels and inspires me the most. I enjoy discovering local talent and immersing myself in the local art scene...I am always on the lookout for more opportunities to travel and to leave the screaming hearts behind me.
Homer (Colour) par Antoine Tavaglione 
Homer (Black) par Antoine Tavaglione 
Despite being abroad, Station 16 Gallery continues to exhibit new works from the artist. Canvases of Homer Simpson and Mickey Mouse are the most recent pieces to the gallery, as well as the ever-popular sticker packs! Check out more from the artist here!

Alexandra Jagodzinski
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