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Ecstatic Contact

Jules de Balincourt, the artist known for his figurative paintings, opened his first solo show at the Bowery space of Salon 94. The exhibition centers around six large paintings which illustrate the artist’s attempt to “address the uncertainties of contemporary human life.” The crowded gallery scene at the opening included the likes of new age [...]

Jules de Balincourt at STAGES

The first time I saw Jules de Balincourt’s Not Yet Titled at the Brooklyn Museum, I thought the landscape must be what heaven looked like — a towering turquoise 2-D waterfall, spraying tiny white birds and diminutive boaters in the foreground. The artist, however, sees trouble in paradise: “there’s tension and vulnerability between the little [...]