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Jef Aérosol

Born in: 1957

France

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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 He is mostly famous for « Sitting Kid » a stencil, symbolizing a young child who is alone and withdrawn.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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Jef Aérosol, David Bowie, Painting

Jef Aérosol

David Bowie, 2018
23.6 x 23.6 x 2 inch
Painting

$4,260

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Butterfly Cowboy, Print

Jef Aérosol

Butterfly Cowboy, 2017
27.6 x 45.3 x 0.4 inch
Print

$1,461

Jef Aérosol, Teenager, Sculpture

Jef Aérosol

Teenager, 2018
33.5 x 33.5 x 3 inch
Sculpture

$5,477

Jef Aérosol, Aretha Franklin, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Aretha Franklin, 2018
23.6 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$4,260

Jef Aérosol, Amy Winehouse, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Amy Winehouse, 2018
23.6 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$4,260

Jef Aérosol, Jacques Brel, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Jacques Brel, 2018
23.6 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$4,260

Jef Aérosol, Patti Smith, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Patti Smith, 2018
23.6 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$4,260

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

$5,964

Jef Aérosol, Keith Richards, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Keith Richards, 2018
57.5 x 44.5 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$12,171

Jef Aérosol, Hug, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Hug, 2018
59.1 x 29.5 inch
Painting

$6,938

Jef Aérosol, Two black kids, Painting

Jef Aérosol

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

$6,086

Jef Aérosol, Selah Sue, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Selah Sue, 2018
43.3 x 43.3 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$6,938

Jef Aérosol, Back in the night, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Back in the night, 2018
19.7 x 19.7 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$730

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Black smile, Painting

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Black smile, 2015
19.7 x 19.7 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$3,773

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Black boy, Painting

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Black boy, 2014
15.7 x 15.7 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$3,043

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Aretha Franklin, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Aretha Franklin, 2014
39.4 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$6,086

Jef Aérosol, Teenager, Painting

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Teenager, 2014
39.4 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$7,668

Jef Aérosol, Angela Davis, Painting

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Angela Davis, 2012
47.2 x 47.2 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$10,346

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Petite fille assise, Painting

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

$5,477

Jef Aérosol, The crowd, Painting

Jef Aérosol

The crowd, 2012
23.6 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$5,355

Jef Aérosol, Chuuuttt !!!, Painting

Jef Aérosol

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

$6,086

Jef Aérosol, Sitting Kid, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Sitting Kid, 2008
39.4 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$9,494

Jef Aérosol, NYC Guy, Painting

Jef Aérosol

NYC Guy, 2015
63 x 47.2 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$13,997

Jef Aérosol, Twiggy, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Twiggy, 2017
74.8 x 47.2 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$15,214

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Sans titre, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Sans titre, 2016
39.4 x 39.4 inch
Painting

$4,382

Jef Aérosol, Butterfly Cowboy, Print

Jef Aérosol

Butterfly Cowboy, 2017
27.6 x 45.3 x 0.4 inch
Print

$1,461

Jef Aérosol, Arno, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Arno, 2014
78.7 x 19.7 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$5,477

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Jeune berbère, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Jeune berbère, 2017
24.8 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$4,625

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

$3,895

Jef Aérosol, Black boy, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Black boy, 2018
50.4 x 25.2 x 1 inch
Painting

$6,086

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Looking down, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Looking down, 2018
59.1 x 25.2 x 1 inch
Painting

$6,086

Jef Aérosol, Fiddlin'boy, Painting

Jef Aérosol

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

$5,477

Jef Aérosol, Long haired girl, Painting

Jef Aérosol

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

$2,921

Jef Aérosol, The Kid, Painting

Jef Aérosol

The Kid, 2017
25.6 x 27.2 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$6,086

Jef Aérosol, La Mandoline, Painting

Jef Aérosol

La Mandoline, 2017
37.8 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$6,086

Jef Aérosol, Chevalier, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Chevalier, 2016
31.5 x 28.3 inch
Painting

$5,088

Jef Aérosol, Femme couchée, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Femme couchée, 2018
17.7 x 61 x 1 inch
Painting

$6,086

Jef Aérosol, Sans titre, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Sans titre, 2016
34.3 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$4,503

Jef Aérosol, My world is yours, Painting

Jef Aérosol

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

$36,514

Jef Aérosol, Kerouac, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Kerouac, 2010
47.2 x 47.2 inch
Painting

$11,015

Jef Aérosol, Kerouac, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Kerouac, 2010
47.2 x 47.2 inch
Painting

$11,015

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, South London Tattoo, Painting

Jef Aérosol

South London Tattoo, 2017
39.4 x 27.6 inch
Painting

$6,609

Jef Aérosol, Tango, Print

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Tango, 2014
31.5 x 23.6 inch
Print

$669

Jef Aérosol, Sitting kid & butterflies, Painting

Jef Aérosol

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

$14,727

Jef Aérosol, Marc et le poisson, Painting

Jef Aérosol

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

$21,909

Jef Aérosol, I love Brussels, Painting

Jef Aérosol

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

$13,389

Jef Aérosol, Dylan Smoking, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Dylan Smoking, 2014
39.4 x 63 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$12,293

Jef Aérosol, Morgan avenue Subway station, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Morgan avenue Subway station, 2018
44.9 x 57.5 inch
Painting

$13,997

Our recommendations Jef Aérosol, Dali & Picasso, Painting

Jef Aérosol

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

Jef Aérosol

The Geisha, 2010
78.7 x 37 x 0.4 inch
Painting

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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

Jef Aérosol

Bandana, 2017
66.9 x 39.4 inch
Painting

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Jef Aérosol, Nirvana, Painting

Jef Aérosol

Nirvana, 2016
53.1 x 86.6 x 1.6 inch
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Jef Aérosol, Stan, Print

Jef Aérosol

Stan, 2016
23.2 x 16.1 inch
Print

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