High Artist Spotlight: Lescot Nakamichi

Lescot Nakamichi is an award-winning Franco-German artist and ghost-designer who has been working all over the world for many global design, movie, and entertainment companies. This included Pixar and Disney as well as many automotive and fashion brands. He never lost his love for painting and drawing and started in his teens to design stickers and paste-ups in Paris. Being in love with the oceans and free diving since childhood, his art often reflects a special variety of transparent layers, mixed with bold shapes and clear lines.
We recently caught up with Lescot after High Art 2023 to learn more about his most recent inspirations:
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Where do you find your creative inspiration?
Everywhere around me - in the clouds, under water, walking the streets.

Why do you do what you do?
Because I have to. My mind will create constantly, with or without my consent.

What art/artist do you most identify with?
Albrecht Duerer, Antonio Lopez, many more.

What themes do you pursue the most?
Very often something I call mystical streetart or mystic realism.

What role does an artist have in society?
Artists should always find new ways and walk new paths, ahead of others if possible.

What is your artistic outlook on life?
Always curious and ready to try something new. Artists are the natural-born researchers.

What advice would you give to your younger self?
Like I said before: Don’t believe in others, believe in your own strength and never give up on your vision.

Do you listen to music while you are creating? If yes, share the song and artist that you listen to while creating art.
Apart from recent stuff I like some cool classics: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, Miles Davis, John Coltrane.

What's the best thing about being an artist?
There is always something exciting ahead

What is your dream project?
To paint a mural stretching over 2 houses and also go underground.

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