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Jef Aérosol

Jef Aérosol

Born in: 1957

France

Famous artist

Biography

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 drawings, 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 He is mostly famous for « Sitting Kid » a stencil, symbolizing a young child who is alone and withdrawn.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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Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Bob Dylan, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Bob Dylan, 2018
23.6 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$4,091

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Butterfly Cowboy, Print

Jef Aérosol

Butterfly Cowboy, 2017
27.6 x 45.3 x 0.4 inch
Print

$1,403

Jef Aérosol, Teenager, Sculpture

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Teenager, 2018
33.5 x 33.5 x 3 inch
Sculpture

$5,260

Jef Aérosol, Vieille femme, Painting

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Vieille femme, 2014
22.4 x 34.3 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$4,676

Jef Aérosol, Jeune fille asiatique, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Jeune fille asiatique, 2014
22.4 x 34.3 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$4,676

Jef Aérosol, Lou Reed, Painting

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Lou Reed, 2018
23.6 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$4,091

Jef Aérosol, Kate Moss et Pete Doherty, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Kate Moss et Pete Doherty, 2018
23.6 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$4,091

Jef Aérosol, Stromae, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Stromae, 2018
23.6 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$4,091

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Jay Z, Painting

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Jay Z, 2014
23.6 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$4,091

Jef Aérosol, Tom Waits, Painting

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Tom Waits, 2018
23.6 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$4,091

Jef Aérosol, Nina Simone, Painting

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Nina Simone, 2016
78.7 x 59.1 x 2.4 inch
Painting

$18,702

Jef Aérosol, Hug, Painting

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Hug, 2018
59.1 x 29.5 inch
Painting

$6,546

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Sans titre, Painting

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Sans titre, 2016
39.4 x 39.4 inch
Painting

$4,208

Jef Aérosol, Butterfly Cowboy, Print

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Butterfly Cowboy, 2017
27.6 x 45.3 x 0.4 inch
Print

$1,403

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Black smile, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Black smile, 2015
19.7 x 19.7 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$3,507

Jef Aérosol, Chuuuttt !!!, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Chuuuttt !!!, 2017
23.6 x 22.4 x 0.2 inch
Painting

$5,844

Jef Aérosol, Aretha Franklin, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Aretha Franklin, 2018
23.6 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$4,091

Jef Aérosol, Amy Winehouse, Painting

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Amy Winehouse, 2018
23.6 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$4,091

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Black boy, Painting

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Black boy, 2014
15.7 x 15.7 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$2,922

Jef Aérosol, Two black kids, Painting

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Two black kids, 2015
27.6 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$5,844

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Aretha Franklin, Painting

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Aretha Franklin, 2014
39.4 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$5,611

Jef Aérosol, Black boy, Painting

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Black boy, 2018
50.4 x 25.2 x 1 inch
Painting

$5,844

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Looking down, Painting

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Looking down, 2018
59.1 x 25.2 x 1 inch
Painting

$5,844

Jef Aérosol, Sans titre, Painting

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Sans titre, 2016
34.3 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$3,390

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

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De la musique avant toute chose, 2018
23.6 x 23.6 inch
Print

$351

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

Jef Aérosol

Break it up (Patti Smith), 2018
49.2 x 29.5 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$5,728

Jef Aérosol, Keith Richards, Painting

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Keith Richards, 2018
57.5 x 44.5 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$11,689

Jef Aérosol, Selah Sue, Painting

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Selah Sue, 2018
43.3 x 43.3 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$6,663

Jef Aérosol, Teenager, Painting

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Teenager, 2014
39.4 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$7,364

Jef Aérosol, NYC Guy, Painting

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NYC Guy, 2015
63 x 47.2 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$13,442

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Petite fille assise, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Petite fille assise, 2014
31.5 x 31.5 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$5,260

Jef Aérosol, Angela Davis, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Angela Davis, 2012
47.2 x 47.2 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$9,935

Jef Aérosol, The crowd, Painting

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The crowd, 2012
23.6 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$5,143

Jef Aérosol, Tango, Print

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Tango, 2014
31.5 x 23.6 inch
Print

$643

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Mappelthorpe et Patti Smith, Painting

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Mappelthorpe et Patti Smith, 2013
19.7 x 19.7 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$3,740

Jef Aérosol, Arno, Painting

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Arno, 2014
78.7 x 19.7 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$5,260

Jef Aérosol, Femme couchée, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Femme couchée, 2018
17.7 x 61 x 1 inch
Painting

$5,844

Jef Aérosol, Fiddlin'boy, Painting

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Fiddlin'boy, 2018
43.9 x 25.8 x 1 inch
Painting

$5,260

Jef Aérosol, Long haired girl, Painting

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Long haired girl, 2016
16.5 x 26 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$2,805

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Jeune berbère, Painting

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Jeune berbère, 2017
24.8 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$4,442

Jef Aérosol, Sitting Kid, Painting

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Sitting Kid, 2008
39.4 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$9,117

Jef Aérosol, The Kid, Painting

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The Kid, 2017
25.6 x 27.2 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$5,844

Jef Aérosol, La Mandoline, Painting

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La Mandoline, 2017
37.8 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$5,844

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Chevalier, Painting

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Chevalier, 2016
31.5 x 28.3 inch
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$4,886

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, South London Tattoo, Painting

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South London Tattoo, 2017
39.4 x 27.6 inch
Painting

$6,347

Jef Aérosol, Twiggy, Painting

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Twiggy, 2017
74.8 x 47.2 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$14,027

Jef Aérosol, My world is yours, Painting

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My world is yours, 2012
118.1 x 78.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$35,066

Jef Aérosol, Sitting kid & butterflies, Painting

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Sitting kid & butterflies, 2014
43.3 x 66.9 x 2 inch
Painting

$14,027

Jef Aérosol, Marc et le poisson, Painting

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Marc et le poisson, 2016
78.7 x 66.9 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$21,040

Jef Aérosol, I love Brussels, Painting

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I love Brussels, 2016
63 x 47.2 x 2 inch
Painting

$12,858

Jef Aérosol, Dylan Smoking, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Dylan Smoking, 2014
39.4 x 63 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$11,806

Jef Aérosol, Kerouac, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Kerouac, 2010
47.2 x 47.2 inch
Painting

$10,578

Jef Aérosol, Kerouac, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Kerouac, 2010
47.2 x 47.2 inch
Painting

$10,578

Jef Aérosol, Morgan avenue Subway station, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Morgan avenue Subway station, 2018
44.9 x 57.5 inch
Painting

$13,442

Jef Aérosol, Patti Smith, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Patti Smith, 2018
23.6 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch
Painting

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Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Dali & Picasso, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Dali & Picasso, 2015
19.7 x 19.7 x 1.6 inch
Painting

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Jef Aérosol, Geisha, Print

Jef Aérosol

Geisha, 2012
27.2 x 16.5 x 0.8 inch
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Jef Aérosol, Le Flûtiste, Print

Jef Aérosol

Le Flûtiste, 2012
26 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch
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Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Bandana, Painting

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Bandana, 2017
66.9 x 39.4 inch
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Jef Aérosol, Nirvana, Painting

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Nirvana, 2016
53.1 x 86.6 x 1.6 inch
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