JP Malot 2012 – Self Portrait

Born in 1973, JP Malot aka Shoot the Bank attended a school of artistic and technical drawing for two years. 

Finding school too academic for his taste, he left it and returned to his passion for spray painting and worked in the decoration of parades, fashion storefronts, palisade during a grafitti expo of the gallery of Agnes B, in addition to frequenting wastelands, which was sort of a cult of the time.

He is a Cryptocurrency-Friendly artist interested in Bitcoin and its values.


Urban collage – 2014, Paris 14th Arrondissement


JP Malot was influenced by the biggest graffitti artits during his teenage years in Paris (Steph, Jonone, Futura 2000) and by the books «Subway Art» and «Spray Can Art» .
By the end of the 80s and beginning of 90s, he became attracted to the drawings and sketches of the great masters as well.

Fondation Cartier “Palissade”, Born in the Street exhibition 2009, Paris.

He became increasingly interested also in the abstract work of Paul Jerkins and its colors, and claims today completely being part of the underground culture.
His current influences range from pop art, graphism, fashion to his jouneys from which he brings posters from the streets to incorporate in his artworks.

 

Armand Van Helden Portrait 90’s Nervous Records NYC 


His techniques are mixed, combining collage, aerosol, painting, stencil, serigraphy, markers, acrylics, drawings and sculpted objects like his grenades in pop colors which he posts in the streets or sticks to other objects, visual and pseudonyms that serve as diverse tags or signatures in order to mislead his followers, and to meet his need to hide while creating new concepts and sometimes enigmas for the fans of street art.

Barcelona, Spain.

His work can be found in cities like Berlin, Barcelona, Madrid, Palma, Malaga, Marbella, Ibiza, Rome, Naples, London, Galsgow, Edinbourgh, Beijing, as well as among amateurs and collectors of urban art like in Beverly Hills, London, Berlin, NYC and Tokyo.


Urban Collage Feat Pow Street Art. 2014/2015 Paris Le Marais.

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