Doyle+Design® / Street Art - Sale 12DD02 - Lot 2019Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 10am
French/American, b. 1966
Life Is Beautiful - Alfred Hitchcock, 2008
Signed Mr. Brainwash, dated 08 and numbered 1/3 on the reverse
Acrylic on canvas
60 x 36 inches
Private collection, acquired directly from the artist
Los Angeles, CA, Life is Beautiful, June 18, 2008
The unintentional star of Banksy's classic film Exit Through The Gift Shop, Mr. Brainwash (Thierry Guetta) has created legions of obsessed fans and infuriated Street Art purists. While his work may be reminiscent of other Street Art legends, Brainwash has taken Warhol's brand conscious concepts of pop culture and accelerated them for the internet age.
Further viewing: Exit Through The Gift Shop, 2010
Two inch area of frame rubbing at center right. Some minor surface grime. Otherwise overall very good condition.
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