February 17, 2010

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Rafael Esquer

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The Mr. Brainwash Show in New York

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This weekend, we attended the opening in NYC, of filmmaker-turned-street artist, Mr. Brainwash’s newest exhibition “Icons.” His style and subject matter brings to mind Andy Warhol’s portraits of famous designers, musicians, politicians and other pop icons. The hundred-plus large-scale paint-splattered portraits are displayed in an over the top 15,000-square-foot warehouse …

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This weekend, we attended the opening in NYC, of filmmaker-turned-street artist, Mr. Brainwash‘s newest exhibition “Icons.” His style and subject matter brings to mind Andy Warhol’s portraits of famous designers, musicians, politicians and other pop icons. The hundred-plus large-scale paint-splattered portraits are displayed in an over the top 15,000-square-foot warehouse in New York’s Meat Packing District.
Is this history repeating itself? You be the judge.

Known formally as Thierry Guetta, the French provocateur claims to use Krazy Glue to attach his art to public walls, in an act that he says is about forcing people who don’t like art to view it anyway.

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Mr. Brainwash attempted to keep the location of the show a secret until its opening on 14 February 2010 (where he handed out signed prints to the first 300 people), but word leaked. For more visit his website.

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new york branding sports graphic design studio

new york branding sports graphic design studio

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