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Jef Aérosol

France Born in: 1957 Famous 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 He is mostly famous for « Sitting Kid » a stencil, symbolizing a young child who is alone and withdrawn.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).

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Jef Aérosol, Chuuuttt !!!, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Chuuuttt !!!, 2020
23.6 x 23.6 x 0.2 inch
Painting

$5,857

Jef Aérosol, Hug, Sculpture

Jef Aérosol

Hug, 2019
53.1 x 21.7 x 1.2 inch
Sculpture

$5,505

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

Jef Aérosol

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

$351

Jef Aérosol, Sans-Titre 1 (d'après une photo de Lee Jeffries), Painting

Jef Aérosol

Sans-Titre 1 (d'après une photo de Lee Jeffries), 2015
19.7 x 19.7 x 1.8 inch
Painting

$4,451

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
19.7 x 19.7 x 1.8 inch
Painting

$4,451

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

$6,208

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Sitting kid & butterflies, Painting

Jef Aérosol

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

$12,885

Jef Aérosol, The crowd, Painting

Jef Aérosol

The crowd, 2012
23.6 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$5,154

Jef Aérosol, I love Brussels, Painting

Jef Aérosol

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

$12,885

Jef Aérosol, Bruce Springsteen, Print

Jef Aérosol

Bruce Springsteen, 2012
25.6 x 19.7 inch
Print

$656 $820

Jef Aérosol, My Generation, Painting

Jef Aérosol

My Generation, 2016
33.9 x 47.2 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$11,128

Jef Aérosol, Sitting Kid, Sculpture

Jef Aérosol

Sitting Kid, 2019
27.6 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch
Sculpture

$5,037

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Looking down, Sculpture

Jef Aérosol

Looking down, 2018
27.6 x 25.2 x 1 inch
Sculpture

$3,748

Jef Aérosol, Jeune fille, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Jeune fille, 2019
39.4 x 25.6 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$6,442

Jef Aérosol, Angels, Sculpture

Jef Aérosol

Angels, 2019
23.6 x 19.7 x 1.6 inch
Sculpture

$3,514

Jef Aérosol, 4 jeunes filles, Painting

Jef Aérosol

4 jeunes filles, 2016
63 x 47.2 x 1.6 inch
Painting

10,000 - $15,000

Jef Aérosol, R L Burnside, Painting

Jef Aérosol

R L Burnside, 2019
73.6 x 57.9 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$17,570

Jef Aérosol, Asian baby, Sculpture

Jef Aérosol

Asian baby, 2019
23.6 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch
Sculpture

$3,514

Jef Aérosol, Selfportrait, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Selfportrait, 2008
39.4 x 39.4 x 2 inch
Painting

$7,614

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Green splash, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Green splash, 2011
31.5 x 31.5 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$5,271

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Johnny Sanders, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Johnny Sanders, 2017
43.3 x 43.3 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$6,677

Jef Aérosol, Nina Hagen, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Nina Hagen, 2017
43.3 x 43.3 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$6,677

Jef Aérosol, The Clash, Painting

Jef Aérosol

The Clash, 2018
43.3 x 43.3 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$6,677

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Jay Z, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Jay Z, 2014
23.6 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$4,100

Jef Aérosol, Teenager, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Teenager, 2014
39.4 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$7,380

Jef Aérosol, Two black kids, Painting

Jef Aérosol

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

$5,857

Jef Aérosol, NYC Guy, Painting

Jef Aérosol

NYC Guy, 2015
63 x 47.2 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$13,471

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Aretha Franklin, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Aretha Franklin, 2014
39.4 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$5,622

Jef Aérosol, Angela Davis, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Angela Davis, 2012
47.2 x 47.2 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$9,956

Jef Aérosol, My world is yours, Painting

Jef Aérosol

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

$32,798

Jef Aérosol, Michelle, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Michelle, 2016
21.7 x 37.4 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$4,451

Jef Aérosol, Elvis, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Elvis, 2014
24.8 x 21.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$3,280

Jef Aérosol, Painting kids, Sculpture

Jef Aérosol

Painting kids, 2019
37.4 x 21.7 x 1.6 inch
Sculpture

$5,037

Jef Aérosol, Toots Thielemans, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Toots Thielemans, 2018
23.6 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$4,100

Jef Aérosol, Dick Annegarn, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Dick Annegarn, 2018
49.2 x 29.5 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$6,208

Jef Aérosol, Iggy Pop, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Iggy Pop, 2018
43.3 x 43.3 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$6,677

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Mappelthorpe et Patti Smith, Painting

Jef Aérosol

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

$3,748

Jef Aérosol, Arno, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Arno, 2014
78.7 x 19.7 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$5,271

Jef Aérosol, Femme couchée, Sculpture

Jef Aérosol

Femme couchée, 2018
17.7 x 61 x 1 inch
Sculpture

$5,622

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Looking down, Sculpture

Jef Aérosol

Looking down, 2018
59.1 x 25.2 x 1 inch
Sculpture

$5,271

Jef Aérosol, Fiddlin'boy, Sculpture

Jef Aérosol

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

$4,920

Jef Aérosol, Dylan Smoking, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Dylan Smoking, 2014
39.4 x 63 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$11,831

Jef Aérosol, The Kid, Painting

Jef Aérosol

The Kid, 2017
16.1 x 30.7 x 0.1 inch
Painting

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Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Portrait, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Portrait, 2009
39.4 x 39.4 x 2 inch
Painting

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Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Young, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Young, 2015
39.4 x 39.4 x 2.4 inch
Painting

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Jef Aérosol, Jumping man, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Jumping man, 2019
63 x 47.2 x 1.6 inch
Painting

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Jef Aérosol, Little black, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Little black, 2019
29.5 x 27.6 x 1.6 inch
Painting

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Jef Aérosol, Nina Simone, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Nina Simone, 2013
78.7 x 59.1 x 2.4 inch
Painting

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Jef Aérosol, Panda & Sitting Kid, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Panda & Sitting Kid, 2013
23.6 x 36.2 x 1.6 inch
Painting

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Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Psychedelic Cowboy, Print

Jef Aérosol

Psychedelic Cowboy, 2020
27.6 x 45.3 x 0.4 inch
Print

$2,108

Jef Aérosol, Geisha, Print

Jef Aérosol

Geisha, 2012
27.2 x 16.5 x 0.8 inch
Print

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Jef Aérosol, Elsa Triolet, Print

Jef Aérosol

Elsa Triolet, 2016
19.7 x 19.7 inch
Print

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Jef Aérosol, Bob Dylan, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Bob Dylan, 2018
43.3 x 43.3 x 1.2 inch
Painting

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Jef Aérosol, Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix, 2018
43.3 x 43.3 x 1.2 inch
Painting

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Jef Aérosol, Lou Reed, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Lou Reed, 2018
23.6 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch
Painting

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Jef Aérosol, Aretha Franklin, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Aretha Franklin, 2018
23.6 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch
Painting

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Jef Aérosol, Twiggy, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Twiggy, 2017
74.8 x 47.2 x 0.8 inch
Painting

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Jef Aérosol, The Kid, Painting

Jef Aérosol

The Kid, 2017
25.6 x 27.2 x 0.8 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, Le Flûtiste, Print

Jef Aérosol

Le Flûtiste, 2012
26 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch
Print

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