As part of the 2018 Nuit Blanche which will be held on October 6, the artist ZEVS will take over the Eiffel Tower, the symbol of Paris “City of Light”, in order to make it a public and monumental art piece: Eiffel Phœnix The show is accessible to everyone from midnight to 7am. When night […]
16 SEPTEMBER 2016 – 29 JANUARY 2017 As part of this monographic exhibition “NOIR ECLAIR” (black lightening), he will feature, for the first time in this monument, an encounter between national heritage and contemporary art and will present works and installations specifically created for some outside areas, the Sainte-Chapelle and different floors of the fortress’s keep. […]
A gimmick is only as worthwhile as what you do with it. It’s hard to fault somebody for using any means necessary to capture our attention when it’s stretched as thin as it is these days. Once they’ve captured our interest though, there has to be something substantive in place to hold it. French artist Zevs […]
De Buck Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition by Zevs, inaugurating our new project space in St. Paul de Vence, France. The exhibition, featuring a retrospective of works from the artist’s Liquidation series, as well as a large-scale outdoor installation, entitled Ferrari Garage. Zevs liquidated two of the murals featured in a performance during […]
Italian magazine Sette recently published a wonderful article about Zevs in celebration of his exhibition at the gallery. Please see below for an English translation. The provocations of Zevs, the artist who manipulates designer labels A former street artist and graffiti artist, Aghirre Schwarz twists icons, myths, and symbols: he serves as a ferocious critic […]
French street artist Zevs (pronounced “Zeus,” like the Greek god) fearlessly appropriates logos of corporate companies for messy, irreverent works that he spray-paints in large scale on public walls and lately also shows in galleries. In some cases, his provocative approach has led to rather extreme consequences. In 2009, Zevs was arrested in Hong Kong […]
The Japan Times by Stuart Munro “I don’t like Graffiti” states French artist Zevs, who is known for his street-art work and is currently showing at The Container in Daikanyama. “Heaven” presents two pieces. The first — a poster depicting a young couple in New York surrounded by electronics, while the Apple logo bears down […]
Zevs’ performance “Liquidation of the Yes Symbols” and our booth at Art Miami 2012 were featured on the first webisode of the series Frames and Fortune.
Last week, Zevs’ role in the conversation between art and fashion was discussed at Fordham University’s Fashion Law Institute. Crain’s New York Business had the following to say: Some street artists, such as the French artist Zevs, have made artistic pieces out of logos, including Louis Vuitton and Chanel marks, that have been altered to […]
We are accustomed to the idea of authorised art, commissioned and sanctioned by Church, state or that private individual with the deep Armani pocket. Such art is entirely within the control of the poker-faced man with the serious purse. This is the story behind the story of the marvels of the Renaissance and after. In […]
De Buck Gallery is pleased to announce Zevs’ upcoming performance during the VIP Preview for Art Miami in collaboration with the fair. The performance, during which Zevs will “liquidate” his YES image, composed of the powerful currency symbols of the Yen, Euro, and Dollar, will take place at 8 PM on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 in […]
De Buck Gallery is pleased to announce gallery artist Zevs’ participation in a group exhibition entitled Down on Mainstream to be held at de Garage, part of the Mechelen Cultural Center, in Mechelen, Belgium. The exhibition will be on view from September 29 through November 25, 2012. Zevs (pronounced “Zeus”) joins Marc Bijl, David Neirings […]
Don’t miss this month’s issue of the French Graffiti Art Magazine featuring an exclusive interview with Zevs. The article includes a number of images from De Buck Gallery’s 2011 exhibition Liquidated Version. For more information about Zevs, please click here.
Zevs recently inaugurated the new W Hotel Paris: Opera with an installation in Suite 112 of the hotel. The project features Zevs’ trademark liquidations in a special blood red pigment visible under UV light. The artist says “This red reminds you of the blood of a crime scene, but it’s also the most visible color, […]
Zevs is featured in the December 2011 issue of the French magazine Palace Costes. The works highlighted include his Electric Shadows and Visual Violations series. For more information on Zevs, please click here.
Zevs’ Liquidated Currency (2009) can be seen throughout Paris this month via Le Monde diplomatique newspaper this month. Don’t miss it if you are in Paris!
By Philip Boroff The lines drip as if the Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. logo were melting or crying. The painting is meant to symbolize the investment bank’s collapse two years ago, the largest corporate bankruptcy in U.S. history and a precursor of the global financial crisis.The 32-inch-by-52-inch work at Manhattan’s Gallery De Buck in Chelsea will […]
By Alice Pfeiffer Since the assimilation of Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring, and now perhaps reaching its pinnacle as Jeffrey Deitch prepares his programming at MoCA, street art has been a part of contemporary art around the world. But the institutionalization of the form still is a novelty for Russia, where there is a small […]
By Alice Pfeiffer MOSCOW — From the Jean-Michel Basquiat show opening on Friday at the Muse?e d’Art Moderne in Paris, to the street art retrospective at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, in April, highbrow institutions in the West are opening their doors to graffiti art. Now Moscow is promoting the urban art form […]
Zevs’ Liquidated McDonald’s was featured in the Fall/Winter 2010 issue of Taschen magazine, accompanying an article by Marc and Sara Schiller entitled City View.