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Red Arrow

March 13, 2014
Asja Nastasijevic is an Art Historian with the major in Modern Art. She's involved in art writing and criticism for several years now. Art is her passion and writing about it is both work and pleasure. Among modern art movements she loves Fauvism, Abstract Expressionism, and POP ART and her favorite artists are Henri Matisse, Mark Rothko and Andy Warhol. She fell in love with Street Art when she first saw ROA’s Sleepy Pigs in Brussels few years ago. Since then, she devotedly explores this form of artistic expression. She hates when someone asks her whether the street art is a real art. What makes any art a real art? Art is an evolutionary act with constant changes in its performance. In Asja’s opinion, the real art is what you want to hang on the walls of your living room, as simple as that. So she wants to hang the works of Ron English, Gaia and ROA above her TV cabinet or to place the artworks of Mark Jenkins and Isaac Cordal next to her sofa. She enjoys bowling and doodling.

Jean-François Perroy, better known under the pseudonym Jef Aerosol, is one of the pioneers of French street art. He started his stencil art in Tours, France in the early 80s. The artist has left its traces on the walls of many cities around the globe. Jef Aerosol is represented in several galleries around the world including La Galerie 38 in Morocco. The gallery will host Jef’s first exhibition in Morocco from March 20 until April 28, titled “Jef Aerosol share in Arrow”.  Jef Aérosol’s famous and somewhat mysterious red arrow appears on all his works and has become some sort of a trademark, or second signature.

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Jef Aerosol – Woody Allen

Street Musicians

Well-known for his portraits of celebrities such as John Lennon, Dylan, Hendrix, Elvis Presley, Gandhi and others, Jef often paints the anonymous characters of the street. A very important part of his work is dedicated to baggers, street musicians, passers-by, elderly people and kids.

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Jef Aerosol – Musicians in Morocco

Basquiat and Gainsbourg

At Gallery 38, Jef Aerosol unveils his iconic images: Warhol, Gainsbourg, Basquiat or Mandela, his anonymous characters as essential Sitting Kid and those inspired by the Moroccan artist residency during which he revisited the legendary group Nass El Ghiwane, anonymous musicians or the headliners of the classic film Casablanca such as Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman.

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Jef Aerosol – Bob Dylan