Square Enix opens digital art gallery to commemorate 11 years of NieR and the launch of NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139 …
To commemorate the launch of NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139 …, which aligns with the 11th anniversary of the original NieR, Square Enix has opened a digital art gallery of NieR-related pieces, featuring contributions from artists around the world.
The full selection of art can be found below, or with a special section to include on the Nier official website (link not yet online).
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Each piece in the gallery features the unique style of each respective artist and pays homage to the iconic heroes of the NieR series, loved by millions of gamers around the world. The works capture the eclectic atmosphere and melancholy themes of NieR in a contemporary style, and will be on display in a dedicated section of the official NieR website: http://www.niergame.com/artgallery
This online exhibition was produced by SQUARE ENIX in collaboration with the French paper gallery, an online gallery dedicated to screen prints and pop culture, music and street art. The French Paper Art Club works with official licenses and commissions artists from all over the world on major themes of video games, cinema and comics.
Nicolas Come (France)
Nicolas Côme aka Sinpiggyhead is a tattoo artist and illustrator based in Paris, France. Inspired by manga, dinosaurs, video games, superheroes, genre films, music and tattoos, he composes his own alternate universe: dark, but also filled with melancholy and pleasure. It mainly works in blackheads.
Francesca Pusceddu (Scotland)
Francesca is a Spanish artist living in Glasgow, Scotland. As an illustrator, she is animated by traditional forms of illustration applied to contemporary themes. It uses a multi-technical approach for the production of illustrations, such as for example handmade drawings implemented through the use of digital software.
Guy-Pascal Vallez (France)
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Guy-Pascal Vallez (otherwise known as GAX) is a French illustrator and comic artist as well as an RPG enthusiast. Gax has some very elaborate and fully rendered tales in mind when he creates his own worlds, characters and monsters and he is unique for his colorful watercolor finish.
Alex Wezta (Russia)
Alex is a Russian artist living in the small town of Arkhangelsk. Well known for its stunning medieval icons and Roman inspired art. He always creates with special attention to the structures and architecture of his designs, making all the scenes organic.
El Marques (Spain)
Adria Marquès is an illustrator and graphic designer from Barcelona. Most of his work is illustrating books, magazines and working for brands. He also designs record illustrations, posters and merchandising for bands and music labels. Its kind of unique vintage design is now a mark in itself.
Nikita Kaun (Russia)
Nikita Kaun is a Russian artist from Saint Petersburg. His work is almost hypnotic, if only for its surrealism, and his illustrations resemble a dream. He likes to mix black and white textures with minimal pops of color. His works have already been exhibited in international galleries.
Rob Bowyer (UK)
Rob Bowyer (aka MassiveFace) is a UK based artist. He loves skulls, creepy cyber-punk, and fantasy characters. His particular style of hand drawing is popular in the fantasy illustration industry, making him a high-profile modern artist. He is also known to be a hardcore gamer.
Lorenzo De Felici (Italy)
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After a few years in the film industry, Lorenzo moved to Rome (Italy) and became a full-time cartoonist, working with an American publisher. He is currently working on a project called “Oblivion Song” with Robert Kirkman (author of the series “The Walking Dead”).
Guillaume Singelin (France)
Guillaume is one of the leaders of the new wave of French illustrator artists, revisiting the traditional medium of “Comics” (comic strip and graphic novel). The genre of Guillaume is a mixture of Japanese manga and American independent illustrations. His graphic skills go hand in hand with an extremely talented way of creating stripes.
Førtifem is the creative communion between Jesse Daubertes & Adrien Havet. Both previously working as graphic designers, they decided to combine their skills under a common name. Focusing on illustration, mostly on paper and working with four hands, from this union emerged a style halfway between striking tattoo designs and detailed old engravings.
Ammo studied Applied Arts and Fine Arts in France. He lives and works in Brussels, as an illustrator and poster artist. He draws with small lines, small dots, graphite, inks and loud music.