Jules de Balincourt

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Jules de Balincourt
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Ambitious New Plans, oil on board, 102x152cm, 2005
Born 1972
Paris, France
Nationality France, United States
Education California College of Arts and Crafts, Hunter College
Known for painting, sculpture
Website http://www.julesdebalincourt.com/

Jules de Balincourt (born 1972) is a French painter based in Brooklyn, New York.


He was educated at the California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco receiving a BFA in ceramics in 1998 and went on to study at the Hunter College, New York graduating in 2005 with an MFA. He uses stencils, tape, knives and spray paint in the style of Outsider art.[1]

Balincourt was born in Paris. His work has been exhibited at prominent international galleries and museums including Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris and Palais de Tokyo in Paris, Mori Museum in Tokyo (solo) and has been featured in high profile exhibitions including, “Greater New York” at the P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center and MOMA in New York, and “USA Today” at the Royal Academy in London. His work is in prominent collections, including the Oppenheimer – JCCC Collection for the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Saatchi Gallery, Brooklyn museum, LACMA. He was represented by Zach Feuer Gallery in New York until 2010 and did the second to last show at Deitch projects in 2010.[citation needed]

In 2006, de Balincourt founded the alternative art space Starr Space (formerly known as Starr Street Projects) in Brooklyn, NY. Starr Space operated for three years and was used for diverse community programming, art events, yoga, weekly farmers market, rock shows, church parties and fundraisers, notable performances and performers such as Ryan Trecartin, Terence Koh, Rita Ackermann, Mirror Mirror, the Slits, Lucky Dragons and Harmony Korine.[2]

Carol Lee called de Balincourt the "mayor of Bushwick" in an article for Paper Magazine.[3]


  1. ^ "Jules de Balincourt". artnet.com. Retrieved 2016-04-06. 
  2. ^ "Jules de Balincourt". Artinfo. 2010-02-04. Retrieved 2016-04-06. 
  3. ^ http://www.papermag.com/arts_and_style/2009/11/the-next-irascibles-jules-de-balincourt.php

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