Virus Must Die (Sold)

Ioye //
46 x 27 x 2cm - 0.47 kg - Unframed // 2020

Artwork description

Ink and acrylic on canvas

Artist biography

Of Greek origin, Ioye, whose real name is Iorgos Pavlopoulos, was born in 1974 in the western suburbs of Paris, France. He discovers graffiti at the end of the 1980s, marked by the experience of the movement’s pioneers. Therefore, his leitmotiv will be decisive for the continuation of his work: the perpetual research of a harmonious, dynamic letter, with bright and striking color plays. Closer to the world of skateboarding and punk than to the one of hip-hop inspiring the Parisian graffiti artists of the time, Ioye shows this natural inclination in the almost metallic tone of his sharp lettering and whose electric colors brighten the senses.

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