More about Omick
Omick has inscribed his name on the walls of Lyon since 1997. He is meticulous in his approach, conveying both tags and illustrations. Faithful to the street, he's paved the way for a new school that combines the basic codes of writing with varied and surprising influences.
On the wall or on paper, Omick leverages the clear line of Hergé, the obsessions of Robert Crumb, the blackness of the deep sea and exoticism of forgotten bestiary. The artist creates laughter by the unexpected combination of disparate elements, building his drawings as a game.
It's a light tone that allows him to address the most metaphysical thoughts when he writes for example, a rebus: sentences from the legendary philosopher Hermes Trismegistus. A painter and a draftsman, he also uses the practice of etching to give more bite to his images, which are of a graceful and demanding complexity.
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