Lelièvre introduces The Wall - Jean Cocteau, a sequel assortment of graphic wallpapers that pay tribute to the influential French artist and writer, Jean Cocteau. Cocteau established himself as a leading creative force in Paris and became known as one of the artists to have shaped the French cultural landscape the most in the 20th century. A creative genius and expressive human, Jean Cocteau had many talents but above anything, he considered himself a poet. Beyond poetry, Cocteau was also a gifted writer, artist, and film maker; easily translating his graceful and mysterious talent across various outlets.
While he had a way with words, Cocteau’s unique artistic aesthetic and hand, captivated many. A major figure of the Dada and Surrealism movements, Cocteau made himself right at home amongst the avant-garde, as he maintained long-term friendships with artists such as Pablo Picasso, Tristan Tzara, Francis Picabia, and Man Ray. Self-taught, Cocteau would frequently draw his friends and acquaintances in a very particular, fluid style that was reflective of his interests. His fascination with dreams and figures, as well as influences from other artists and creators he surrounded himself with, all contributed to the development of his particular style.
Conceived from Jean Cocteau’s original works across various mediums, Lelièvre is proud to present this collection of wallpapers that pay tribute to his talent, and through this collection, hope to share his unique and imaginative universe with the interior design community and beyond. Immerse yourself into the creative world of Jean Cocteau.
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