Collection: Paco Raphael

ABOUT PACO RAPHAEL

Paco Raphael (The Hague, 1975) graduated from The Hague University with a degree in Applied Sciences in Communication & Multimedia Design. As a creative in advertising, he never stopped exploring ways to improve his work and its impact on the world around him. Working for big brand names like Philips, Renault, G-Star, Bol.com and MTV Networks, he evolved into a senior graphic designer. Still ambitious to explore more and better, he restated himself as artist, combining conventional art with digital media.

Since devoting himself to his personal fine art practice, Paco Raphael has accomplished worldwide exposure with Art Basel in Miami and solo shows in New York as a highlight. His work has received praise by art collectors and has been collected by a number of international leading galleries. Pushing his limits and the limit that separates art from design, he now puts his ambition and abilities to work as an industrial designer, uniting his artwork with innovative materials and products. Paco Raphael shows a new approach to all that surrounds us in life, from a painting to furniture or fashion. And we doubt he’ll stop here.

ARTIST STATEMENT

"I take pictures of urban scenes all over the world. These contemporary cityscapes are mixed with urban industrial life in the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s, by adding images of themes like old cinema, music, typography, erotica and architecture taken from posters. By uniting the then and now, I creates a contemporary picture caught on canvas. The digitally mixed print is finished by hand with paint, pen and stencils. The result is a versatile, vibrant, mixed media painting. I love my style signature, but I treasure freedom in form. Why should art not be functional? In creating products for everyday life, I don’t stop at the print, but redesign the whole object from the core. I question the form of known objects and take them to a new level. A level where a table has legs that are an art piece in themselves, and even the construction is redesigned to fit our style and quality. By eliminating the line between art and design, I now bring art into our everyday lives. I will express my passion in many unexpected forms, but always in high quality."

 

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  • Oh Dear (Various Colours) | Paco Raphael | Sculpture

    Oh Dear (Various Colours)

    Paco Raphael / Sculpture

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  • I'm Thinking of You | Paco Raphael | Sculpture

    I'm Thinking of You

    Paco Raphael / Sculpture

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  • Balloon Bambi (Various Colours) I Paco Raphael | Sculpture

    Balloon Bambi (Various Colours) I Paco Raphael

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  • Who's Making Love | Paco Raphael | Sculpture

    Who's Making Love

    Paco Raphael / Sculpture

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  • Bunch of Balloons Bambi (Silver) | Paco Raphael | Sculpture

    Bunch of Balloons Bambi (Silver)

    Paco Raphael / Sculpture

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  • Let the Music Play | Paco Raphael | Lightbox

    Let the Music Play

    Paco Raphael / Lightbox

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  • Electric Boogaloo (White) I Paco Raphael | Sculpture

    Electric Boogaloo (White) I Paco Raphael

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  • Third Street | Paco Raphael | Painting & Digital Collage

    Third Street

    Paco Raphael / Painting & Digital Collage

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  • Electric Boogaloo (Black) I Paco Raphael | Sculpture

    Electric Boogaloo (Black) I Paco Raphael

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  • Bambi (Yellow) I Paco Raphael | Sculpture

    Bambi (Yellow) I Paco Raphael

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  • Blue Eyes | Paco Raphael | Painting & Digital Collage

    Blue Eyes

    Paco Raphael / Painting & Digital Collage

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  • Bambi (Pink) I Paco Raphael | Sculpture

    Bambi (Pink) I Paco Raphael

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  • Distant Lover | Paco Raphael | Lightbox

    Distant Lover

    Paco Raphael / Lightbox

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  • Sunset Boulevard | Paco Raphael | Painting & Digital Collage

    Sunset Boulevard

    Paco Raphael / Painting & Digital Collage

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  • Back in Love Again | Paco Raphael | Lightbox

    Back in Love Again

    Paco Raphael / Lightbox

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  • Kong (Silver) I Paco Raphael | Sculpture

    Kong (Silver) I Paco Raphael

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  • Rae | Paco Raphael | Painting & Digital Collage

    Rae

    Paco Raphael / Painting & Digital Collage

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  • Kong (Gold) I Paco Raphael | Sculpture

    Kong (Gold) I Paco Raphael

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  • Sixth Street | Paco Raphael | Painting & Digital Collage

    Sixth Street

    Paco Raphael / Painting & Digital Collage

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  • Westcoast Blues | Paco Raphael | Painting & Digital Collage

    Westcoast Blues

    Paco Raphael / Painting & Digital Collage

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  • Melrose Avenue | Paco Raphael | Painting & Digital Collage

    Melrose Avenue

    Paco Raphael / Painting & Digital Collage

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  • Chateau Marmont | Paco Raphael | Painting & Digital Collage

    Chateau Marmont

    Paco Raphael / Painting & Digital Collage

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  • Broadway | Paco Raphael | Painting & Digital Collage

    Broadway

    Paco Raphael / Painting & Digital Collage

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  • Under the Bridge | Paco Raphael | Painting & Digital Collage

    Under the Bridge

    Paco Raphael / Painting & Digital Collage

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