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Mr. Brainwash

Born in: 1966

United States

Famous artist

Biography

Mr. Brainwash, the pseudonym for Thierry Guetta was born near Paris, in Sarcelles in 1966. At the age of 15, he moved to Los Angeles with his father, brothers and sisters after their mother passed away. A video maker and pop art artist, his works are mostly in stencil or graffiti.

He took lessons at Fairfax High school for about a year, but dropped out of high school to organize Hollywood events. He began selling vintage clothes in Los Angeles, New York and Miami.

He had a ticking in 1999 for street art, during a trip to France to visit his cousin, Space Invader, a Parisian street artist. Thierry Guetta has a passion for video and therefore began filming all the breaks, accompanied by other street artists, like Shepard Fairey or Wevs. At this moment, the videos weren't meant to be seen. He began graffiti and became Mr. Brainwash. His universe is made up of Banksy's stencils and images of Andy Warhol.

In 2009, he met the British artist Banksy and helps him launch his exhibition: Barely Legal in Los Angeles, this event attracted celebrities and art dealers. The two artists decided to realize a documentary on the world of street artists, which was a mystery up till now. The images which were shot before were then shown along with Invader, Banksy and Mr. Brainwash.

Due to this collaboration, the doc-fiction “Exit through the Gift Shop" (ou Faites le Mur !) was born, nominated for an Oscar, presented in 2010 at the Sundance Film Festival. The film presents the meteoric rise of Mr. Brainwash on the street art scene, and his works being sold for phenomenal sums, like his Jim Morrison portrait sold for 100 000 $ or Charlie Chaplin for 50 000 $. After the movie's success, Mr. Brainwash's work becomes much more popular.

But the story can be seen the other way around. It was shown that Mr. Brainwash isn't a fictitious character, he did put together the movie. The fiction caught up with reality, making Mr. Brainwash a true actor of the art industry.

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Mr. Brainwash, Aquaman, Print

Mr. Brainwash

Aquaman, 2018
49.2 x 37.4 inch
Print

$2,901

Our recommendations Mr. Brainwash, Milan is beautiful - Tram Gold, Print

Mr. Brainwash

Milan is beautiful - Tram Gold, 2019
29.9 x 22.4 inch
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$3,713

Mr. Brainwash, Milan is beautiful - Tram Silver, Print

Mr. Brainwash

Milan is beautiful - Tram Silver, 2019
29.9 x 22.4 inch
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$3,713

Mr. Brainwash, Milan is beautiful - Tram Pink, Print

Mr. Brainwash

Milan is beautiful - Tram Pink, 2019
29.9 x 22.4 inch
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$3,713

Mr. Brainwash, Milan is beautiful - Tram Bleu, Print

Mr. Brainwash

Milan is beautiful - Tram Bleu, 2019
29.9 x 22.4 inch
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$3,713

Our recommendations Mr. Brainwash, Milan is beautiful - Tram Red, Print

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Milan is beautiful - Tram Red, 2019
29.9 x 22.4 inch
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$3,713

Mr. Brainwash, Happy Birthday Bob Marley - One Love (Red), Print

Mr. Brainwash

Happy Birthday Bob Marley - One Love (Red), 2019
22.4 x 29.9 inch
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$1,856

Mr. Brainwash, Morton's Salt Spray, Print

Mr. Brainwash

Morton's Salt Spray, 2009
29.9 x 21.7 inch
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$2,437

Mr. Brainwash, Happy Birthday Bob Marley - One Love - (Green), Print

Mr. Brainwash

Happy Birthday Bob Marley - One Love - (Green), 2019
22.4 x 29.9 inch
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$1,856

Mr. Brainwash, Follow Your Love, Print

Mr. Brainwash

Follow Your Love, 2019
26 x 35.8 inch
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$2,785

Mr. Brainwash, Queen Product Red, Print

Mr. Brainwash

Queen Product Red, 2018
24.8 x 24.8 inch
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$3,249

Mr. Brainwash, I find Beauty Everywhere, Print

Mr. Brainwash

I find Beauty Everywhere, 2010
8.7 x 11.8 inch
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$2,553

Mr. Brainwash, Chelsea Express, Print

Mr. Brainwash

Chelsea Express, 2016
18 x 30 inch
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$5,221

Mr. Brainwash, Harley Quinn, Print

Mr. Brainwash

Harley Quinn, 2016
29.9 x 22.4 inch
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$2,901

Mr. Brainwash, Star Wars Reunion, Print

Mr. Brainwash

Star Wars Reunion, 2009
8.7 x 11.8 inch
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$4,500

Mr. Brainwash, I find beauty everywhere, Print

Mr. Brainwash

I find beauty everywhere, 2010
22 x 30 inch
Print

$3,730

Mr. Brainwash, The Greatest ( Muhammad Ali ), Print

Mr. Brainwash

The Greatest ( Muhammad Ali ), 2014
37.4 x 70.5 inch
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$4,641

Mr. Brainwash, A good days flight, Print

Mr. Brainwash

A good days flight, 2009
22 x 30 inch
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$3,800

Mr. Brainwash, Anarchy in the UK, Print

Mr. Brainwash

Anarchy in the UK, 2009
22 x 30 inch
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$3,730

Mr. Brainwash, A Thousand Wishes, Painting

Mr. Brainwash

A Thousand Wishes, 2017
26 x 26 x 1 inch
Painting

$55,000

Mr. Brainwash, Fame Moss (Kate Moss), Print

Mr. Brainwash

Fame Moss (Kate Moss), 2015
34.5 x 35 inch
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$7,500

Mr. Brainwash, Life is beautiful, Sculpture

Mr. Brainwash

Life is beautiful, 2015
5.5 x 8.7 x 1.2 inch
Sculpture

$6,962

Mr. Brainwash, Obama Superman - Silver Edition, Print

Mr. Brainwash

Obama Superman - Silver Edition, 2008
43.7 x 31.9 inch
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Mr. Brainwash, Love On, Print

Mr. Brainwash

Love On, 2018
31.9 x 31.9 x 0.4 inch
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Mr. Brainwash, Can I love you !, Sculpture

Mr. Brainwash

Can I love you !, 2017
7.9 x 2.4 x 2.4 inch
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Mr. Brainwash, Life is beautiful, Sculpture

Mr. Brainwash

Life is beautiful, 2016
5.5 x 8.7 x 1.2 inch
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Mr. Brainwash, Mickey & Minnie dans un cœur rose - Life is Beautiful, Painting

Mr. Brainwash

Mickey & Minnie dans un cœur rose - Life is Beautiful, 2017
23.6 x 23.6 x 1.2 inch
Painting

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Mr. Brainwash, All you need is blue, Print

Mr. Brainwash

All you need is blue, 2018
21.7 x 29.5 inch
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Our recommendations Mr. Brainwash, Einstein, Painting

Mr. Brainwash

Einstein, 2018
50 x 37.8 inch
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Mr. Brainwash, Marilyn Monroe, Painting

Mr. Brainwash

Marilyn Monroe, 2018
29.9 x 22.4 inch
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Our recommendations Mr. Brainwash, Ballon Girl, Painting

Mr. Brainwash

Ballon Girl, 2018
29.9 x 22.4 inch
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Mr. Brainwash, Can Spray Green, Sculpture

Mr. Brainwash

Can Spray Green, 2013
5.9 x 3.1 x 3.1 inch
Sculpture

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Mr. Brainwash, Can Spray Cyan, Sculpture

Mr. Brainwash

Can Spray Cyan, 2013
5.9 x 3.1 x 3.1 inch
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Mr. Brainwash, Can Spray Yellow, Sculpture

Mr. Brainwash

Can Spray Yellow, 2013
5.9 x 3.1 x 3.1 inch
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