Jean Paul Langlois
ean Paul is a Metis artist from Vancouver Island, recently portray in East Vancouver. His paintings is knowledgeable by means of pop, pulp and junk tradition, specifically Westerns, 70s sci-fi and Saturday morning cartoons. Using extremely saturated colors, references to artwork historical past and well-worn cinema tropes, he seeks to grasp the alienation to his personal cultural backgrounds, each indigenous and settler. His paintings is an exam of his personal lifestyles , in the course of the renterpertation of circle of relatives tales the use of characters and motifs from the tv he used to be weaned on. The result’s a recognizable taste of acquainted figures in their very own international of vivid colors and flattened house.
His display “Return to Spirit River: Or Meeting the In Laws as instructed by means of my Mother” is on the Vancouver Art Gallery-Art Rental and Sales is on till November 9.