The San Francisco gallery Spoke Art presents an original art show tribute to two French film-makers: Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Marc Caro. “La Couleur de l’Etrangeté” is a collective exhibition in which over 70 international artists were invited to create new original paintings and limited edition prints in tribute Jeunet and Caro’s films such as Amelie, The City of Lost Children or Delicatessen.
Each participating artist was totally free to choose their own subject matter from across Jeunet and Caro’s filmographies, resulting in a varied display of character portraits, elaborate environments, iconic themes, and motifs.
Jeunet and Caro met in the mid 1980s and have collaborated on a lot of different projects and films since. with a common penchant for fantasy and science fiction.
Participating artists: Adam Ziskie, Lauren YS, Helice Wen, Thomas Walker, Justin Van Genderen, Chris Valkov, Delphyne V, Mandy Tsung, Jess Suttner, Tatiana Suarez, Dean Stuart, Meghan Stratman, Conrad Roset, Michelle Romo, Matt Ritchie, Fernando Reza, Michael Ramstead, Audrey Pongracz, Rich Pellegrino, Van Orton, Chelsea O’Byrne, Rueben Negron, David Moscati, Tessa Morrison, Guillaume Morellec, Joesph Martinez, Michael Marsicano, Kemi Mai, Adam Lister, Nan Lawson, Conor Langton, Bartosz Kosowski, Caia Koopman, Tim Jordan, Sarah Joncas, Aaron Jasinski, Primary Hughes, Greg Gossel, Godmachine, Sam Gilbey, Serge Gay Jr., Monica Garwood, Jayde Fish, Valentin Fischer, Jessica Deahl, Joseph Crone, Jonathan Bergeron, Charles Clary, Dan Christofersson, Matt Chase, Keith Carter, Sandi Calistro, Ivonna Buenestro, Ryan Berkley, Jill Bencsits, Kelsey Beckett, Derek Ballard, Christine Aria, Ana Aranda, Oriol Angrill Jorda, Brianna Angelakis, Rebecca Adams, Epyon5.
When: until May, 30th
Where: Spoke Art Gallery – 816 Sutter Street – San Francisco, CA 94109