The Arludik Gallery, located in Paris France is dedicated to artists lying behind cinema, comics, video games masterpieces and who create, to entertain, the most significant icons of our time. Created in 2004 by Diane and Jean-Jacques Launier on Saint-Louis Island in paris, the Arludik Gallery has been the first in the world to show original artwork coming from animated movies, feature films, comics, mangas and video games in order to design a new narrative and figurative artistic movement in contemporary art : the “Art Ludique”
The Gallery has shown exhibitions from artists coming from all over the world, whose creativity and style richness enchanted art lovers from the entire world :drawings and large watercolours Blueberry portraits series by Moebius, Canvas by John Howe which mystical inspiration call to mind the Lord Of The Rings (was the concept artist for the movie trilogy), Preparatory sketches drawings from “Ice Age” (Blue Sky Studio), Original drawings from Disney, Skecthes from “Star Wars Clone Wars” by Genndy Tartakowsky, Digital paintings from “Lara Croft” by its creator Toby Gard, the amazing backgrounds of Katsuhiro Otomo for “Steamboy”, the delicate lines of Mangaka Taniguchi, Satoshi Kon or Benjamin, the chinese mangaka master, the Goef Darrow energetic lines through his researches for “Matrix”, those of Zack Snyder for “300″ and the “biomecanic” sculptures by Giger, the “Alien” creator but also digital paintings by Arthur de Pins, Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud drawings for “Persepolis”, drawings from Pixar studios for Ratatouille, etc.
This living place, definitely ludic, is probably one the very few Galleries that recieves Art Collectors but also many school kids on Wednesdays !
In 2005, Arludik’s team also set up the huge and very successful “Mitazaki-Moebius” exhibition at the Monnaie de Paris museum which welcomed more than 110 000 visitors in 3 months.
For more information http://www.arludik.com/