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Seen

United States Born in: 1961 Bestsellers Emerging artists

Seen, (whose real name is Richard Mirando), was born in 1961 in the Bronx where he grew up and still lives today. He was a precocious artist. He gets his first spray paint can at the age of 11. Two years later, he was making decorative painting for his uncle, the owner of a car garage. This is when he customises his first cars.

The graffiti movement was at the time in full force. Richard was fascinated by the painted metro trains in the Lexington Avenue depot and on line 6, just behind his uncle's garage. He goes to the depot on a Saturday afternoon in 1973 and makes his first "piece". He chooses the nickname "Seen". He likes the 2 "Es" and the meaning fits his art. Making graffiti becomes for him the means to realise his desire to be seen by the most people possible.

His first painting is a revelation. From a mere spectator, he became a player in the movement. The metro becomes his support. He works a lot and starts painting Whole cars which will mark the spirit of New York forever. His name and his art are carried throughout the city by the trains taken each day by hundreds of thousands of people. His unique style, his creativity and his tenacity make him a leader of the underground graffiti movement in New York during the 1980s.

In 1982, the Style Wars documentary by Tony Silver and Henry Chalfant transforms him into an icon of the movement for the rest of the world. Recognised by his peers as the "Godfather of Graffiti", Seen is today's most famous graffiti artist and his influence is unprecedented.

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In time for Christmas
Seen, Multi Seen, Painting

Seen

Multi Seen, 2020
47.2 x 21.7 x 0 inch
Painting

$ 2,321

In time for Christmas
Seen, Wild Style, Drawing

Seen

Wild Style, 2007
8.5 x 11 inch
Drawing

$ 864

In time for Christmas
Seen, Multi Seen, Painting

Seen

Multi Seen, 2020
47.2 x 21.7 x 0 inch
Painting

$ 2,321

In time for Christmas
Seen, Multi Tags serie, Painting

Seen

Multi Tags serie, 2018
59.1 x 31.5 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$ 1,790

In time for Christmas
Seen, Multi tags (Grey), Painting

Seen

Multi tags (Grey), 2015
40.6 x 41.3 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$ 2,470

In time for Christmas
Seen, Multi Seen, Painting

Seen

Multi Seen, 2020
27.6 x 70.9 inch
Painting

$ 4,297

In time for Christmas
Seen, Multi blue, Painting

Seen

Multi blue, 2020
39.8 x 24 x 0 inch
Painting

$ 2,445

In time for Christmas
Seen, Bubble, Painting

Seen

Bubble, 2020
21.7 x 53.9 inch
Painting

$ 2,445

In time for Christmas
Seen, Wild Style, Painting

Seen

Wild Style, 2020
36 x 27.6 inch
Painting

$ 2,445

In time for Christmas
Seen, Batman, Painting

Seen

Batman, 2019
40.9 x 40.6 x 0.1 inch
Painting

$ 10,002 $ 11,113

In time for Christmas
Seen, Joker, Painting

Seen

Joker, 2019
40.9 x 40.9 inch
Painting

$ 9,261

In time for Christmas
Seen, Spiderman, Painting

Seen

Spiderman, 2020
40.9 x 40.9 inch
Painting

$ 9,261

In time for Christmas
Seen, Iron Man, Painting

Seen

Iron Man, 2020
40.9 x 40.9 inch
Painting

$ 9,261

In time for Christmas
Seen, Popey, Painting

Seen

Popey, 2019
36.2 x 36.2 x 0.1 inch
Painting

$ 9,879

In time for Christmas
Seen, Untitled, Painting

Seen

Untitled, 2012
26 x 13 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$ 1,852

In time for Christmas
Seen, Démon, Painting

Seen

Démon, 2017
30 x 90 inch
Painting

$ 6,051

In time for Christmas
Seen, The Hulk (Post No Bills), Painting

Seen

The Hulk (Post No Bills), 2016
86.6 x 126 inch
Painting

$ 18,500

In time for Christmas
Seen, The Hulk (Post No Bills), Painting

Seen

The Hulk (Post No Bills), 2016
86.6 x 126 inch
Painting

$ 18,500

In time for Christmas
Seen, Skulls & Bones, Painting

Seen

Skulls & Bones, 2007
40 x 28 inch
Painting

$ 1,852

In time for Christmas
Seen, Batman, Painting

Seen

Batman, 2016
54 x 54 x 2 inch
Painting

$ 17,288

In time for Christmas
Seen, The Punisher, Painting

Seen

The Punisher, 2016
54 x 54 x 2 inch
Painting

$ 22,227

In time for Christmas
Seen, Post No Bills - Psycho, Painting

Seen

Post No Bills - Psycho, 2015
60 x 72 inch
Painting

$ 4,816

In time for Christmas
Seen, Devil Tail with Ghost Cans, Painting

Seen

Devil Tail with Ghost Cans, 2017
51 x 41 inch
Painting

$ 3,087

In time for Christmas
Seen, MAD, Painting

Seen

MAD, 2009
36 x 46 x 1 inch
Painting

$ 3,458

In time for Christmas
Seen, Catwoman, Painting

Seen

Catwoman, 2016
86.6 x 126 inch
Painting

$ 18,500

In time for Christmas
Seen, Mix N Match, Painting

Seen

Mix N Match, 2015
59.8 x 59.8 inch
Painting

$ 5,186

In time for Christmas
Seen, Untitled, Painting

Seen

Untitled, 2008
35 x 45.3 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$ 3,581

In time for Christmas
Seen, Super S, Painting

Seen

Super S, 2015
44.1 x 85 inch
Painting

$ 5,557

In time for Christmas
Seen, Mix N Match, Painting

Seen

Mix N Match, 2016
48 x 78 inch
Painting

$ 3,704

In time for Christmas
Seen, Multi-blaze, Painting

Seen

Multi-blaze, 2020
24.4 x 61 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$ 2,665 $ 3,211

In time for Christmas
Seen, Wild Style, Painting

Seen

Wild Style, 2020
24 x 90.6 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$ 4,445 $ 5,557

In time for Christmas
Seen, Bubble Blaze Blue, Painting

Seen

Bubble Blaze Blue, 2019
23.6 x 59.4 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$ 2,284

In time for Christmas
Seen, Wildstyle - Post No Bills, Painting

Seen

Wildstyle - Post No Bills, 2017
60 x 108 inch
Painting

$ 8,397

In time for Christmas
Seen, Super Subway "S", Painting

Seen

Super Subway "S", 2017
36 x 90 inch
Painting

$ 6,051

In time for Christmas
Seen, Cans & Skull, Drawing

Seen

Cans & Skull, 1995
11 x 8.5 inch
Drawing

$ 864

In time for Christmas
Seen, Frosted Block Buster, Painting

Seen

Frosted Block Buster, 2015
48 x 84 inch
Painting

$ 6,051

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In time for Christmas
Seen, Gazoo, Painting

Seen

Gazoo, 2015
43 x 102 inch
Painting

$ 8,026

In time for Christmas
Seen, Hulk, Painting

Seen

Hulk, 2016
84.6 x 120.1 inch
Painting

$ 22,227

In time for Christmas
Seen, Fallen Cans, Painting

Seen

Fallen Cans, 2015
72 x 59.8 inch
Painting

$ 7,409

In time for Christmas
Seen, Multi-Blaze, Painting

Seen

Multi-Blaze, 2019
53.9 x 23.6 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$ 2,112 $ 2,346

In time for Christmas
Seen, Untitled, Painting

Seen

Untitled, 2018
26 x 79.9 inch
Painting

$ 4,322

In time for Christmas
Seen, Untitled, Painting

Seen

Untitled, 2019
24 x 59.8 inch
Painting

$ 4,939

In time for Christmas
Seen, Untitled, Painting

Seen

Untitled, 2018
29.9 x 67.7 inch
Painting

$ 2,717

In time for Christmas
Seen, Untitled, Painting

Seen

Untitled, 2018
48 x 26 inch
Painting

$ 1,729

In time for Christmas
Seen, Untitled, Painting

Seen

Untitled, 2018
53.9 x 24 inch
Painting

$ 1,852

In time for Christmas
Seen, Untitled, Painting

Seen

Untitled, 2018
36.2 x 24 inch
Painting

$ 1,235

In time for Christmas
Seen, Untitled, Painting

Seen

Untitled, 2018
48.4 x 24.4 inch
Painting

$ 1,482

In time for Christmas
Seen, Untitled, Painting

Seen

Untitled, 2017
48.4 x 24.4 inch
Painting

$ 1,482

In time for Christmas
Seen, Untitled, Painting

Seen

Untitled, 2018
26 x 79.9 inch
Painting

$ 4,322

In time for Christmas
Seen, Untitled, Painting

Seen

Untitled, 2017
48.4 x 24.4 inch
Painting

$ 1,482

In time for Christmas
Seen, Untitled, Painting

Seen

Untitled, 2017
48.4 x 24.4 inch
Painting

$ 1,482

In time for Christmas
Seen, Untitled, Painting

Seen

Untitled, 2017
48.4 x 24.4 inch
Painting

$ 1,482

In time for Christmas
Seen, Skulls Background, Painting

Seen

Skulls Background, 2007
45.7 x 35 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$ 9,879

In time for Christmas
Seen, Mini Skull Pink, Painting

Seen

Mini Skull Pink, 1998
24 x 18.1 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$ 6,174

In time for Christmas
Seen, 000, Painting

Seen

000, 2015
48.4 x 37.8 x 2 inch
Painting

$ 5,927

In time for Christmas
Seen, XL Multi Tags, Painting

Seen

XL Multi Tags, 2017
66.9 x 66.9 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$ 12,533

Our recommendations
In time for Christmas
Seen, Multi bubbles, Painting

Seen

Multi bubbles, 2016
51.2 x 41.3 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$ 2,655

In time for Christmas
Seen, Pink Multi-Tags, Painting

Seen

Pink Multi-Tags, 2015
53.9 x 29.5 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$ 2,223

In time for Christmas
Seen, Bubble Series, Painting

Seen

Bubble Series, 2018
30 x 72 x 0 inch
Painting

$ 2,346

In time for Christmas
Seen, Bubble Series, Painting

Seen

Bubble Series, 2020
15.7 x 47.2 x 0 inch
Painting

$ 1,852

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