philippe shangti

Philippe SHANGTI
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Philippe Shangti was born and raised in Toulouse, France. From an early age, he showed great interest in aesthetics and fashion and quickly developed a passion for art and photography.?After starting off as a model, the shy young man soon took his place behind the camera and began to capture the elements of the environment that surrounded him through his remarkable eye and a perception all of his own.?In 2006 a great adventure began, decisive for this ambitious artist, when he left his home town for Saint-Tropez, the shrine of beauty and extravagance.

One meeting with was enough to put him on the right path. Philippe Shangti conceived and took the leadership of a new restaurant and lounge, le Quai, which is ideally located in Saint-Tropez, the most legendary port in the world.?Allowing his instinct and creative energy to guide him, the venue soon became the essential meeting place for nights in Saint-Tropez, frequented by the elite and the international jet set.?Philippe observed all the various facets to those nights. His fresh and immersed eye awoke and inspired the photographer. He draws on this universe and its exuberance in creating colourful and offbeat works, with a hint of provocation.

Since 2008, the work « No Cocaine Here » and its immediate success gave the artist the opportunity to engage with the controversial world of drugs and sex.?Philippe Shangti then exhibited his art in 2009 and sold his first work to Eva Longoria and Tony Parker, who were charmed by his showmanship and crazy vision.?The colours cling, and details – thoughtful and meticulous – call to mind. The potency of the photographer is revealed by the messages that run through his work.?From 2011 to 2013, for his series « Art vs. Drugs », « Plastic Doll », or again « Botox Suicide », he highlights the taboos of our society in a colourful, psychedelic and fun way – committed and deliciously crazy.

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Zoom Exploded Can, 2017

Exploded Can, 2017

C-print, diasec mounting - Original edition 7ex

35" x 35" (90cm x 90cm) available 45" x 47" (114cm x 120cm) available
Zoom Topless bourgeoisie

Topless bourgeoisie

C-print, diasec mounting - Original edition 7ex

33" x 79" (85cm x 200cm) available 25" x 39" (63cm x 100cm) available 25" x 59" (63cm x 150cm) available
Zoom Welcome On Board Flight Version, 2018

Welcome On Board Flight Version, 2018

C-print, diasec mounting - Original edition 7ex

59" x 59" (150cm x 150cm) available
Zoom DON'T TOUCH MY OCEAN

DON'T TOUCH MY OCEAN

C-print, diasec mounting - Original edition 7ex

45" x 47" (114cm x 120cm) available
Zoom Beauté Sauvage - "Luxury Playboy Dinner, 2020"

Beauté Sauvage - "Luxury Playboy Dinner, 2020"

Printed on a glossy paper with plexiglas and alu dibond - Original edition 7ex

48" x 118" (123cm x 300cm) available 32" x 79" (82cm x 200cm) available
Zoom Beauté Sauvage - "Luxury Playboy Dinner Black Edition, 2020"

Beauté Sauvage - "Luxury Playboy Dinner Black Edition, 2020"

Printed on a glossy paper with plexiglas and alu dibond - Original edition 7ex

32" x 79" (82cm x 200cm) available
Zoom Beauté Sauvage - "Le Café de Paris, 2020"

Beauté Sauvage - "Le Café de Paris, 2020"

Printed on a glossy paper with plexiglas and alu dibond - Original edition 7ex

39" x 79" (98cm x 200cm) available
Zoom Beauté Sauvage - "No Smoke Here, 2020"

Beauté Sauvage - "No Smoke Here, 2020"

Printed on a glossy paper with plexiglas and alu dibond - Original edition 7ex

35" x 35" (90cm x 90cm) available
Zoom Beauté Sauvage - "The 3 Gangsters, 2020"

Beauté Sauvage - "The 3 Gangsters, 2020"

Printed on a glossy paper with plexiglas and alu dibond - Original edition 7ex

59" x 59" (150cm x 150cm) available
Zoom Beauté Sauvage - "Gendarmette, 2020"

Beauté Sauvage - "Gendarmette, 2020"

Printed on a glossy paper with plexiglas and alu dibond - Original edition 7ex

35" x 35" (90cm x 90cm) available
Zoom Beauté Sauvage - "Read Press, 2020"

Beauté Sauvage - "Read Press, 2020"

Printed on a glossy paper with plexiglas and alu dibond - Original edition 7ex

35" x 35" (90cm x 90cm) available
Zoom Beauté Sauvage - "Beauté Sauvage Deluxe, 2020"

Beauté Sauvage - "Beauté Sauvage Deluxe, 2020"

Printed on a glossy paper with plexiglas and alu dibond - Original edition 7ex

35" x 35" (90cm x 90cm) available

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