MIST /   Guillaume Lemarquier

France 1972

Graffiti, Sculpture


Guillaume Lemarquier
October 10, 2014
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Guillaume Lemarquier aka MIST is a French artist born in 1972 in Paris whose paintings in the slightly acid colors and wildstyle leave nobody indifferent. Very fast he is recognized as being a member of writers most talented and respected by the capital.  It is also one of the rarse to excel at the same time at the drawing of characters and at that letters.  In 1998 he develops his work of sculpture and realizes his first character in volume.

It is at the end of the 80’s when Mist discovers the graffiti along the railroads of the RER (REGIONAL EXPRESS RAIL) by going to his school of graphic art to Paris. Captivated by what he saw, he realizes his first graffiti piece in 1988.

In 2001 with his label ” Bonustoys ” he edits his own toys. It becomes then one of the pioneers of what we call ” designer toys “, these small sculptures today in vinyl were produced in edition(publishing) from 100 to 1000 ex. and were sold in toy shops of collection all over the world. The specialists place him in the world top five artists’ side as Kaws and Futura. Today, Mist dedicates himself completely to the sculpture and to the painting in his studio in Montpellier where he lives today. His work is inspired by graphic codes of the graffiti and is even well beyond.

Mist lives and works in Montpellier, France.

YearExhibition TitleGallery/MuseumSolo/Group 
2014Sketch or DieDown At Gallery, Montpellier, FranceSolo
2013 Son of ActarusGalerie Le Feuvre, Paris, FranceSolo
2013MIST - TILT - ALËXONE DizacGallery At Down, Montpellier, FranceTrio
2013Between the LinesFabien Castanier Gallery, Studio City, CAGroup
2012MELTING SPOTGallery Speerstra, Bursins, SwitzerlandSolo
2012DRIPPING SOULSDavid Bloch Gallery, Marrakech, MarocSolo
2012UntitledGalerie Le Feuvre, ParisGroup
2012Contre-CourantDavid Bloch Gallery, MarrakechGroup
2011HYPOTENUSGalerie Le Feuvre, Paris, FranceSolo
2011THRILLA MANILA MIST & TILT Secret Fresh Gallery, ManilleGroup
2010ABSTRACT CALLIGRAPHYDavid Bloch Gallery, Marrakech, MarocSolo
2010NEW PAINTINGS & SCULPTURESGalerie Le Feuvre, Paris, FranceSolo
2010FAUX JUMEAUX (WITH TILT)Speerstra Gallery, Bursins, SwitzerlandGroup
2009GRAFFITI, ETATS DES LIEUXGalerie du Jour – Agnès b, Paris, FranceGroup
2009MIST, SIDNEY, NASTYGalerie Bailly, Paris, FranceGroup
2008CLASS 88Speerstra Gallery, Bursins, SwitzerlandSolo
2008NEW PAINTINGSMontana Gallery, Montpellier, FranceSolo
2007FETILTISM (WITH TILT)Refill Gallery, Sydney, AustraliaGroup
2007TRIUMPHANT MARCHParco Factory, Tokyo, JapanGroup
2006PAINTBALL SHOWPirate space, New York, USAGroup
2006WILD STYLERSCarharrt Gallery, Weil am Rhein, GermanyGroup
2005CHASE M DEBILZDisrupt Gallery, Auckland, New ZealandSolo
2005ROUTE 666Garage Fourcadier, Montpellier, FranceSolo
2005FUTUR FANTASYShowroom Cor-interlubke, Strasbourg, FranceGroup
2004DEBIL INSIDEAlbum Comics, Paris, FranceSolo
2004T-KID’S RETROSPECTIVETaxie Gallery, Paris, FranceGroup
2004TAG THE SYSTEMToy Tokyo Gallery, New York, USAGroup
2004A CHANGE OF DIRECTIONGalerie Saint Ravy, Montpellier, FranceGroup
2004TOYWORLDColette, Paris, FranceGroup
2004WORLD WIDE BEARBRICK TOURParco Factory, Tokyo, JapanGroup
2004DUNNY SHOWVisionnaire Gallery, New York, USAGroup
2004JE M’INSTALLE AUX ABATTOIRSMusee d’art contemporain, Toulouse, FranceGroup
2003ADIDAS MEETS LE CLUBPalais de Tokyo, Paris, FranceGroup
2002TRIIAS SHOWCentre culturel, Tokyo, JapanSolo
2002KOSMOPOLITETaxie Gallery, Bagnolet, FranceGroup
2001GRAFFITI ART EXHIBITIONGalerie du Jour, Paris, FranceGroup
2000MISTISMTriiad, Paris, FranceSolo
1997GRAFFITI ART EXHIBITIONCentre culturel, Berlin, GermanyGroup
1991GRAFFITI ARTMusée des Monuments français, Paris, FranceGroup