Art Hamptons Edition

How Artist Jules de Balincourt Is Preparing for His First New York Solo Show in a Decade

Jules de Balincourt sits in front of his East Hampton studio. Portrait by Axel Dupeux.

On September 15, Paris-born Jules de Balincourt will unveil his first New York solo exhibition in a decade—and his second with Pace, following an impressive debut with the gallery in Hong Kong last spring. Known for an arrestingly post-Pop sentiment of acid-bright figuration, land, and leisure-scape, de Balincourt’s scenes develop within themselves as he visually synthesizes personal experiences, political realities, and social media. He describes his language as pointedly accessible, working from imagination and memory to digest 21st-century culture through pigment and paintbrush. CULTURED caught up with the artist for a sneak peek at his new show.

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