Le Voyage à Nantes Public Art Festival

Artworks interact with the French city itself—and some stay in place forever

If you arrive by boat to Nantes in western France, you’ll quickly understand what makes the city (the country’s sixth largest) such an unusual and thrilling place. Scattered all along the Loire river on the way into the city are massive public artworks, including a skeletal sea-snake and a typical French stone house that’s sat in the middle of the river and looks like it …

John Lennon’s “Imagine” Illustrated by Jean Jullien

Over 40 years ago, John Lennon released “Imagine” and now, as French artist Jean Jullien says, the song is as important as ever. Jullien has illustrated the lyrics for the first ever picture book set to Lennon’s words in order to “inspire a new generation to imagine a world at peace.” With a foreword by Yoko Ono, the book was created in collaboration with Amnesty …

IKEA’s Art Event 2017

Diverse, bold and colorful limited edition prints by 12 different artists will be available as part of IKEA’s Art Event 2017. The likes of Amandine Urruty, Jean Jullien, Yasuto Sasada, Steve Harrington and more have contributed artworks—making it an international project; from Japan to Sweden, the States, France and elsewhere. The furniture giant’s aim for Art Event is to make wonderful art more accessible and …