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Seen

United States Born in: 1961 Emergent Artist

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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Seen, Multi Seen, Painting

Seen

Multi Seen, 2020
27.6 x 70.9 inch
Painting

$ 3,686

Seen, Bubble, Painting

Seen

Bubble, 2020
21.7 x 53.9 inch
Painting

$ 1,966

Seen, Multi blue, Painting

Seen

Multi blue, 2020
39.8 x 24 x 0 inch
Painting

$ 1,843

Seen, Multi-blaze, Painting

Seen

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

$ 3,194

Seen, Wild Style, Painting

Seen

Wild Style, 2020
24 x 90.6 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$ 4,865 $ 5,529

Seen, 000, Painting

Seen

000, 2015
48.4 x 37.8 x 2 inch
Painting

$ 5,897

Seen, Wild Style, Painting

Seen

Wild Style, 2020
36 x 27.6 inch
Painting

$ 1,843

Seen, Multi tags (Grey), Painting

Seen

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

$ 2,457

Seen, Wildstyle - Post No Bills, Painting

Seen

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

$ 8,354

Seen, Super Subway "S", Painting

Seen

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

$ 6,020

Seen, Cans & Skull, Drawing

Seen

Cans & Skull, 1995
11 x 8.5 inch
Drawing

$ 860

Seen, Démon, Painting

Seen

Démon, 2017
30 x 90 inch
Painting

$ 6,020

Seen, Googly Eyes, Painting

Seen

Googly Eyes, 2016
60 x 120 inch
Painting

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Seen, Wild Style, Drawing

Seen

Wild Style, 2007
8.5 x 11 inch
Drawing

$ 860

Seen, Wild Style, Drawing

Seen

Wild Style, 2007
8.5 x 11 inch
Drawing

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Seen, Space Station, Painting

Seen

Space Station, 2015
71.7 x 89.8 inch
Painting

$ 14,743

Seen, Frosted Block Buster, Painting

Seen

Frosted Block Buster, 2015
48 x 84 inch
Painting

$ 6,020

Seen, The Hulk (Post No Bills), Painting

Seen

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

$ 18,500

Seen, The Hulk (Post No Bills), Painting

Seen

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

$ 18,500

Seen, Multi tags, Painting

Seen

Multi tags, 2018
50 x 37.4 x 0.8 inch
Painting

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Seen, Multi tags, Painting

Seen

Multi tags, 2018
52 x 36.2 x 0.8 inch
Painting

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Seen, Batman, Painting

Seen

Batman, 2019
40.9 x 40.6 x 0.1 inch
Painting

$ 11,057

Seen, Blaze, Painting

Seen

Blaze, 2019
34.6 x 54.3 x 1.2 inch
Painting

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Seen, Bubble Series, Painting

Seen

Bubble Series, 2020
15.7 x 47.2 x 0 inch
Painting

$ 1,843

Seen, Skulls Background, Painting

Seen

Skulls Background, 2007
45.7 x 35 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$ 9,829

Seen, Mini Skull Pink, Painting

Seen

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

$ 6,143

Seen, Multi-Blaze, Painting

Seen

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

$ 1,984 $ 2,334

Seen, Bubble Blaze Blue, Painting

Seen

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

$ 2,273

Seen, Bubble S, Painting

Seen

Bubble S, 2019
26.4 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch
Painting

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Seen, Bubble Blaze, Painting

Seen

Bubble Blaze, 2019
23.6 x 59.1 x 0.8 inch
Painting

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Seen, Spiderman, Painting

Seen

Spiderman, 2020
40.9 x 40.9 inch
Painting

$ 9,214

Seen, Iron Man, Painting

Seen

Iron Man, 2020
40.9 x 40.9 inch
Painting

$ 9,214

Seen, Raw Bubble Series, Painting

Seen

Raw Bubble Series, 2020
28 x 22 x 0 inch
Painting

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Seen, Raw Bubble Series, Painting

Seen

Raw Bubble Series, 2020
28 x 26 x 0 inch
Painting

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Seen, Studio Paper, Painting

Seen

Studio Paper, 2018
62.2 x 18.7 x 0 inch
Painting

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Seen, NY, Painting

Seen

NY, 2019
24 x 18.1 x 0 inch
Painting

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Seen, Seen wild style, Painting

Seen

Seen wild style, 2019
35 x 20.1 x 0 inch
Painting

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Seen, Popey, Painting

Seen

Popey, 2019
36.2 x 36.2 x 0.1 inch
Painting

$ 9,829

Seen, Skulls & Bones, Painting

Seen

Skulls & Bones, 2007
40 x 28 inch
Painting

$ 1,843

Seen, Hot Stuff, Painting

Seen

Hot Stuff, 2015
42 x 102 inch
Painting

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Seen, Batman, Painting

Seen

Batman, 2016
54 x 54 x 2 inch
Painting

$ 17,200

Seen, The Punisher, Painting

Seen

The Punisher, 2016
54 x 54 x 2 inch
Painting

$ 22,114

Seen, Untitled, Painting

Seen

Untitled, 2019
24 x 59.8 inch
Painting

$ 4,914

Seen, Joker, Painting

Seen

Joker, 2019
40.9 x 40.9 inch
Painting

$ 9,214

Seen, Post No Bills - Psycho, Painting

Seen

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

$ 4,791

Seen, Devil Tail with Ghost Cans, Painting

Seen

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

$ 3,071

Seen, Wildstyle, Painting

Seen

Wildstyle, 2017
41 x 51 inch
Painting

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Seen, MAD, Painting

Seen

MAD, 2009
36 x 46 x 1 inch
Painting

$ 3,440

Seen, Falling Rocks, Painting

Seen

Falling Rocks, 2013
45.7 x 37.8 x 0.8 inch
Painting

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Seen, Untitled, Painting

Seen

Untitled, 2019
22.8 x 22.8 x 1.2 inch
Painting

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Seen, XL Multi Tags, Painting

Seen

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

$ 12,470

Seen, MTA Pink Bubble, Painting

Seen

MTA Pink Bubble, 2017
46.5 x 37 x 0.4 inch
Painting

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Seen, Mad Transit, Painting

Seen

Mad Transit, 2007
50 x 35.8 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$ 4,791

Our recommendations Seen, Multi bubbles, Painting

Seen

Multi bubbles, 2016
51.2 x 41.3 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$ 2,641

Seen, Honey Comb, Painting

Seen

Honey Comb, 2012
39.4 x 28 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$ 2,211

Seen, Multi-tags, Painting

Seen

Multi-tags, 2015
51.2 x 41.3 x 0.8 inch
Painting

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Seen, Red skull #3, Painting

Seen

Red skull #3, 2007
32.3 x 22.8 x 0.1 inch
Painting

$ 2,457

Seen, Blue Red Property Of NYC, Painting

Seen

Blue Red Property Of NYC, 2018
28.3 x 22 inch
Painting

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Seen, Post no Bills, Painting

Seen

Post no Bills, 2008
35.4 x 45.3 x 0.6 inch
Painting

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Our recommendations Seen, Gazoo, Painting

Seen

Gazoo, 2015
43 x 102 inch
Painting

$ 7,986

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