Prints by Mr.Brainwash

The King Pelé: Brushes Potrait by Mr. Brainwash

The work of Mr. Brainwash is rooted in pop art. As Warhol looked to icons of consumer culture and celebrity, Mr. Brainwash looks to art and entertainment as the subjects of his work. Mr. Brainwash uses pop art that is departed from art’s tradition in favor of images of popular culture. Mr. Brainwash includes artistic tradition and even prior pop art as the subject of his work.

Mr. Brainwash (MBW) is the pseudonym for the graffiti street artist Thierry Guetta. Mr. Brainwash was born in France in 1966.Rising to prominence due to a heavily hyped exhibition and a Banksy-directed documentary entitled, “Exit Through the Gift Shop,” the French artist Mr. Brainwash was once a clothing store owner named Thierry Guetta. He came to the United States with his family years before he would become one of contemporary art’s largest and most confusing personalities.

Originally a videographer, Mr. Brainwash began his career in 1999 documenting the lives and artwork of various graffiti street artists such as Banksy and Shepard Fairey. Mr. Brainwash has collected hours of footage often risking his own neck. Mr. Brainwash’s uniformly subversive style fuses historic pop imagery and contemporary cultural iconography to create a unique pop art – graffiti hybrid. The development of Mr.Brainwash’s style has catapulted Brainwash to international stardom. Mr. Brainwash’s graffiti -styled art has continued to garner recognition from art collectors and street art enthusiasts alike.

During his life in the United States, Guetta filmed absolutely everything. He had several cameras set up inside his house to document his family’s life and always carried his personal camcorder with him, logging thousands of hours of eventless footage that he kept in large plastic tubs.

On a visit to France, Guetta filmed his cousin, the street artist Space Invader. The experience changed Guetta’s life. He was drawn to the immediacy, impermanence and the danger of street art, and as he watched Invader install video game mosaics in Paris, he became fascinated with the role of street art in modern culture.

After dabbling in street art, Mr. Brainwash started planning a show, pouring his life savings into the venture. He hired local artists and contractors to create elaborate pieces under his direction. His first show, “Life is Beautiful,” received positive reviews, although Guetta’s team ended up making key gallery decisions while Guetta played the role of the hype man by calling in favors from Fairey, Banksy and other artists.

Guetta’s restlessness translated into an enormous art show with hundreds of pieces, created by a team of graphic designers under Guetta’s guidance. His work is a cavalcade of styles, themes and subjects, many of them borrowed from other artists.

Prints by Mr.Brainwash are now available at Guy Hepner.

ARTWORK

Diamond Girl (Red on White) by Mr.Brainwash
Diamond Girl (Red on White) by Mr.Brainwash
Diamond Girl (Red on White) by Mr.Brainwash
2016
Diamond Girl (Silver) by Mr.Brainwash
Diamond Girl (Silver) by Mr.Brainwash
Diamond Girl (Silver) by Mr.Brainwash
2016
Diamond Girl (Pink on White) by Mr.Brainwash
Diamond Girl (Pink on White) by Mr.Brainwash
Diamond Girl (Pink on White) by Mr.Brainwash
2016
Samo is Alive by Mr.Brainwash
Samo is Alive by Mr.Brainwash
Samo is Alive by Mr.Brainwash
2016
The King Pelé by Mr. Brainwash
The King Pelé by Mr. Brainwash
2016
Tomato Spray Can Red by Mr. Brainwash
Tomato Spray Can Red by Mr. Brainwash
2012
The King Pele: Flag Portrait by Mr. Brainwash
The King Pele: Flag Portrait by Mr. Brainwash
The King Pele: Flag Portrait by Mr. Brainwash
2016
The King Pelé: Brushes Potrait by Mr. Brainwash
The King Pelé: Brushes Potrait by Mr. Brainwash
The King Pelé: Brushes Potrait by Mr. Brainwash
2016
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Fame Moss by Mr. Brainwash
Fame Moss by Mr. Brainwash

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Tomato Spray Can Red by Mr. Brainwash
Tomato Spray Can Red by Mr. Brainwash
2016
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Kate Moss Pink by Mr. Brainwash
Kate Moss Pink by Mr. Brainwash
2011
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Kate Moss by Mr. Brainwash
Kate Moss by Mr. Brainwash
2010
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Kate Moss Blue and White by Mr. Brainwash
Kate Moss Blue and White by Mr. Brainwash
2010
Kate Moss Print by Mr.Brainwash (Purple)
Kate Moss Print by Mr.Brainwash (Purple)
Kate Moss Print by Mr.Brainwash (Purple)
2000-Present
Kate Moss Print by Mr.Brainwash (Black) ,Mr.Brainwash, KateMoss
Kate Moss Print by Mr.Brainwash (Black)
Kate Moss Print by Mr.Brainwash (Black)
2000-Present
Kate Moss Print by Mr.Brainwash (Blue), KATEMOSS, MRBRAINWASH
Kate Moss Print by Mr.Brainwash (Blue)
Kate Moss Print by Mr.Brainwash (Blue)
2000-Present
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Kate Moss Print by Mr.Brainwash (Red)
Kate Moss Print by Mr.Brainwash (Red)
2000-Present
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Warhol by Mr. Brainwash
Warhol by Mr. Brainwash
2009
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Tomato Spray Can Orange by Mr. Brainwash
Tomato Spray Can Orange by Mr. Brainwash
2012
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Tomato Spray Can Pink by Mr. Brainwash
Tomato Spray Can Pink by Mr. Brainwash
2012
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Tomato Spray Can Green by Mr. Brainwash
Tomato Spray Can Green by Mr. Brainwash
2012
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Tomato Spray Pink by Mr. Brainwash
Tomato Spray Pink by Mr. Brainwash
2012
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Madonna by Mr. Brainwash
Madonna by Mr. Brainwash
2010
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Punk by Mr. Brainwash
Punk by Mr. Brainwash
2008
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Don’t Be Cruel Blue by Mr. Brainwash
Don’t Be Cruel Blue by Mr. Brainwash
2005
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Marilyn Monroe by Mr. Brainwash
Marilyn Monroe by Mr. Brainwash
2008