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Jef Aérosol

Jef Aérosol

France • Born in: 1957

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Jef Aérosol, in one name, has given us the universe. We can already hear the sound of the ball which resonates against the walls with spray paint and can smell the solvent, freed through the spray.

Born in Nantes in 1957, Jef Aérosol, his real name Jean-François Perroy, is a French graffiti artist. He belongs to the first wave of street artists, who developed their stencil in the 80's. "Blek Le Rat", "Miss Tic" or Epsylon Point, all these names are considered as true icons and the founding fathers of urban art today.

In the whole of France, on can see figures emerge and it is their black silhouette which gives them life. Jef Aérosol began in Tours, Orléans and Lille before attacking London, Rome, Lisbon and Brussels...His passion for street is due to the punk movement, which made a lot of noise in 1980, a cultural mosh which brought along artists from various horizons.

Before beginning his career, Jef Aérosol was an English teacher, but his desire for music and art in general, slowly made him change paths. He draws inspiration from rock iconography, as he was also a member of this group and drew inspiration from icons like Clash or Bob Dylan, as well as vinyl covers.

When the artist embarked on ephemeral art, music is not his only creative motor but also names like Ernest Pignon Ernest and Georges Rousse, legendary names for murals.

Initially, the subjects for his stencil work was his own self, Jef Aérosol. Following this, he used the rock generation personalities like Elvis Presley or Jimmy Hendrix, and froze their portraits between two lanes, whether they were a star or not, each one became a VIP (Very Important Pochoir) for him. This is how he began taking musicians or passers by on the street as models...

His work stands out due to the red arrow in all his graffiti paintings, but which doesn't have a precise explanation. He is mostly famous for « Sitting Kid » a stencil, symbolizing a young child who is alone and withdrawn. This became famous around the world and is now part of the Wall of China.

But distance isn't his only victory. On a wall in Paris, in front of the Stravinsky fountain of Niki de Saint Phalle and Jean Tinguely, a face looks at us, with eyes that clearly hint that it's time to be quiet. "Chuuut " is his biggest work, it measures 350 m2 (22 x 14 m).

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Jef Aérosol, All you need is love, Print

Jef Aérosol

All you need is love, 2022 60 x 60 cm Print

$723

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, A Guitar player, Painting

Jef Aérosol

A Guitar player, 2022 160 x 120 cm Painting

$11,519

Jef Aérosol, Painting kids, Sculpture

Jef Aérosol

Painting kids, 2019 95 x 55 x 4 cm Sculpture

$4,607

Jef Aérosol, Dreams, Print

Jef Aérosol

Dreams, 2022 70 x 50 x 0.1 cm Print

$1,246

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, UAF, Print

Jef Aérosol

UAF, 2022 60 x 45 cm Print

$262

Jef Aérosol, Geisha, Print

Jef Aérosol

Geisha, 2012 59 x 42 cm Print

$1,597

Jef Aérosol, Geisha, Print

Jef Aérosol

Geisha, 2012 58 x 42 cm Print

$890

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Green splash, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Green splash, 2011 80 x 80 x 4 cm Painting

$4,712

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, De la musique avant toute chose, Print

Jef Aérosol

De la musique avant toute chose, 2018 60 x 60 cm Print

$314

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Aretha Franklin, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Aretha Franklin, 2014 100 x 50 x 2 cm Painting

$4,712

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Mappelthorpe et Patti Smith, Painting

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Mappelthorpe et Patti Smith, 2013 50 x 50 x 3 cm Painting

$3,351

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Looking down, Sculpture

Jef Aérosol

Looking down, 2018 150 x 64 x 2.5 cm Sculpture

$4,712

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Ain't no sunshine, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Ain't no sunshine, 2021 81 x 81 cm Painting

$4,817

Jef Aérosol, Where The Time Goes, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Where The Time Goes, 2020 80 x 60 cm Painting

$4,607

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Johnny Thunders, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Johnny Thunders, 2017 110 x 110 x 3 cm Painting

$5,969

Jef Aérosol, Sitting kids sur billet, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Sitting kids sur billet, 2020 10 x 18 x 0.1 cm Painting

$1,979

Jef Aérosol, Urban Art, Print

Jef Aérosol

Urban Art, 2022 60 x 45 x 0.1 cm Print

$481

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Seu Jorge, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Seu Jorge, 2014 55 x 89 x 2 cm Painting

$3,560

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, L'accordéoniste, Sculpture

Jef Aérosol

L'accordéoniste, 2019 70 x 64 x 2.5 cm Sculpture

$3,456

Jef Aérosol, Sans Titre 2 (d'après une photo de Lee Jeffries), Painting

Jef Aérosol

Sans Titre 2 (d'après une photo de Lee Jeffries), 2015 50 x 50 x 4.5 cm Painting

$4,503

Jef Aérosol, Green Child, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Green Child, 2021 40 x 40 x 3 cm Painting

$2,827

Jef Aérosol, Pink Child, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Pink Child, 2021 40 x 40 x 3 cm Painting

$2,827

Jef Aérosol, Purple Child, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Purple Child, 2021 40 x 40 x 3 cm Painting

$2,827

Jef Aérosol, Binoculars, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Binoculars, 2020 80 x 60 x 5 cm Painting

$4,817

Jef Aérosol, Jef Aérosol - Father and kid, Print

Jef Aérosol

Jef Aérosol - Father and kid, 2021 50 x 70 x 1 cm Print

$366

Jef Aérosol, Ear jewel, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Ear jewel, 2020 80 x 60 x 5 cm Painting

$4,607

Jef Aérosol, Shell, Print

Jef Aérosol

Shell, 2020 50 x 50 x 1 cm Print

$691

Jef Aérosol, Asian baby, Sculpture

Jef Aérosol

Asian baby, 2019 60 x 60 x 4 cm Sculpture

$3,141

Jef Aérosol, Toots Thielemans, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Toots Thielemans, 2018 60 x 60 x 4 cm Painting

$3,665

Jef Aérosol, Arno, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Arno, 2014 200 x 50 x 1 cm Painting

$5,236

Jef Aérosol, Innocence, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Innocence, 2016 219 x 132 x 1 cm Painting

$12,566

Jef Aérosol, Heart and soul, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Heart and soul, 2021 120 x 100 x 4 cm Painting

$9,320

Jef Aérosol, Black is beautiful, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Black is beautiful, 2021 120 x 100 x 4 cm Painting

$9,320

Jef Aérosol, Big Eyes, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Big Eyes, 2021 80 x 80 x 3 cm Painting

$5,759

Jef Aérosol, Young Traveller, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Young Traveller, 2021 130 x 90 x 3 cm Painting

$8,377

Jef Aérosol, This world is (y)our world, Print

Jef Aérosol

This world is (y)our world, 2019 60 x 40 cm Print

$712

Jef Aérosol, Faster, Print

Jef Aérosol

Faster, 2020 50 x 70 cm Print

$712

Jef Aérosol, Beethoven, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Beethoven, 2016 37 x 57 cm Painting

$2,827

Jef Aérosol, Jeune Fille, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Jeune Fille, 2021 124 x 57 cm Painting

$4,712

Jef Aérosol, Blue Child, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Blue Child, 2021 40 x 40 x 3 cm Painting

$2,827

Jef Aérosol, Yellow Child, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Yellow Child, 2021 40 x 40 x 3 cm Painting

$2,827

Jef Aérosol, Grey Child, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Grey Child, 2021 40 x 40 x 3 cm Painting

$2,827

Jef Aérosol, Interstice, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Interstice, 2020 80 x 40 cm Painting

$4,084

Jef Aérosol, Two black kids, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Two black kids, 2015 70 x 100 x 3 cm Painting

$5,236

Jef Aérosol, Pas de bras, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Pas de bras, 2016 133 x 218 x 1 cm Painting

$12,566

Jef Aérosol, Rude Boy, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Rude Boy, 2020 130 x 100 x 4 cm Painting

$7,958

Jef Aérosol, Surfin' USA, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Surfin' USA, 2021 92 x 92 cm Painting

$5,445

Jef Aérosol, In the summertime, Painting

Jef Aérosol

In the summertime, 2021 180 x 88 cm Painting

$11,519

Jef Aérosol, Summer Nights, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Summer Nights, 2021 160 x 78 cm Painting

$8,168

Jef Aérosol, Sunny Afternoon, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Sunny Afternoon, 2021 101 x 101 cm Painting

$6,283

Jef Aérosol, Dick Annegarn, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Dick Annegarn, 2018 125 x 75 x 1 cm Painting

$5,550

Jef Aérosol, Iggy Pop, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Iggy Pop, 2018 110 x 110 x 3 cm Painting

$5,969

Jef Aérosol, Break it up (Patti Smith), Painting

Jef Aérosol

Break it up (Patti Smith), 2018 125 x 75 x 1 cm Painting

$5,340

Jef Aérosol, NYC Guy, Painting

Jef Aérosol

NYC Guy, 2015 160 x 120 x 3 cm Painting

$11,519

Jef Aérosol, My Generation, Painting

Jef Aérosol

My Generation, 2016 86 x 120 x 1 cm Painting

$9,948

Jef Aérosol, Dylan Smoking, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Dylan Smoking, 2014 100 x 160 x 2 cm Painting

$12,566

Jef Aérosol, Happy girl, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Happy girl, 2021 120 x 120 x 4 cm Painting

$10,471

Jef Aérosol, Kitch Costello, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Kitch Costello, 1991 123 x 150 x 12 cm Painting

$9,424

Jef Aérosol, Sitting Kids, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Sitting Kids, 2020 60 x 60 x 0.5 cm Painting

Price upon request

Jef Aérosol, Father and Kid, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Father and Kid, 2021 130 x 162 x 5 cm Painting

Price upon request

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Who is the artist?

Jef Aérosol, in one name, has given us the universe. We can already hear the sound of the ball which resonates against the walls with spray paint and can smell the solvent, freed through the spray.

Born in Nantes in 1957, Jef Aérosol, his real name Jean-François Perroy, is a French graffiti artist. He belongs to the first wave of street artists, who developed their stencil in the 80's. "Blek Le Rat", "Miss Tic" or Epsylon Point, all these names are considered as true icons and the founding fathers of urban art today.

In the whole of France, on can see figures emerge and it is their black silhouette which gives them life. Jef Aérosol began in Tours, Orléans and Lille before attacking London, Rome, Lisbon and Brussels...His passion for street is due to the punk movement, which made a lot of noise in 1980, a cultural mosh which brought along artists from various horizons.

Before beginning his career, Jef Aérosol was an English teacher, but his desire for music and art in general, slowly made him change paths. He draws inspiration from rock iconography, as he was also a member of this group and drew inspiration from icons like Clash or Bob Dylan, as well as vinyl covers.

When the artist embarked on ephemeral art, music is not his only creative motor but also names like Ernest Pignon Ernest and Georges Rousse, legendary names for murals.

Initially, the subjects for his stencil work was his own self, Jef Aérosol. Following this, he used the rock generation personalities like Elvis Presley or Jimmy Hendrix, and froze their portraits between two lanes, whether they were a star or not, each one became a VIP (Very Important Pochoir) for him. This is how he began taking musicians or passers by on the street as models...

His work stands out due to the red arrow in all his graffiti paintings, but which doesn't have a precise explanation. He is mostly famous for « Sitting Kid » a stencil, symbolizing a young child who is alone and withdrawn. This became famous around the world and is now part of the Wall of China.

But distance isn't his only victory. On a wall in Paris, in front of the Stravinsky fountain of Niki de Saint Phalle and Jean Tinguely, a face looks at us, with eyes that clearly hint that it's time to be quiet. "Chuuut " is his biggest work, it measures 350 m2 (22 x 14 m).

What are his 3 main works?

What is Jef Aérosol’s artistic movement?

The artistic movements of the artists are: Figurative Street Artists

When was Jef Aérosol born?

The year of birth of the artist is: 1957