Country : France

Jacq Kino

I don't want a painting to look like something that it isn't. I want it to look like what it is. I want it to look like what it is. And I think that a painting looks more like the real world when it is composed of elements of the real world.

Biography

In 1968, Jacq was only 16 years old when he won the first prize of the Artists of Midi-Pyrénées on the theme of the Violet. The door of the Beaux Arts of Toulouse opens to him without entrance exam! He studied from 1970 the sculpture, painting as well as all the great mediums of modern and contemporary art. During the next fifteen years, he devoted his professional life to sports, and took advantage of his numerous trips around the world to visit to visit museums and galleries and to be nourished by all imaginable artistic forms. All his experiences to assemble them later in what will become his identity of Artist Jacq Kino. In 1998, Kino opens up to the problems of space and works on the sets of large hotels and palaces abroad with contemporary and original creations. He then works on the decorations of big hotels and palaces abroad with contemporary and original creations and becomes recognized in the mural design. The revelation did not take long to come.

At the age of 30, while visiting the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the MOMA, it was love at first sight. The student meets his master in front of the phenomenal work of Robert Rauschenberg. Fascinated by the work of this artist, Jacq then perceives the outcome of what haunts him artistically since his childhood: This method consists in the assembly of materials, which for the eye of the artist. This method consists in the assembly of materials, which for the eye of the artist, ‘assembles without necessarily resembling. This mixed technique, very thorough, Jacq then reveals himself: “I must create that, which is at the bottom of me since always!” Thus was born Jacq Kino, in the vein of combine painting assembly to which he adds the inspiration of joyful and bright colors. In his Antibes workshop, the asphalt is his black. Cardboard, old sheets, magazines, fabrics, newspapers, wood, iron. Each object, by its history, brings an indelible soul. Kino composes his works. Kino composes his works as he is inspired on canvas or wood, aluminium and completes them with colors made by him.

Selected Works

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