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John Matos Crash

Born in: 1961

United States

Emergent Artist

Biography

Crash (John Matos) is a graffiti artist born in the Bronx on October 11, 1961. He is one of the major protagonists of the ?spray can (R)evolution?.

He starts to do graffiti while he is still very young, on the New York trains, before passing to canvas.

He joins the Sidney Janis Gallery in 1983. His works are acquired by the most important collections in the world, from the MoMA in New Yorks to the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam.

The public gets to know him when he co-produces, with Keith Haring, the Peter Stuyvesant advertising campaign. In France, he achieves fame after taking part in the 5/5 Figuration Libre exhibition France-USA at the Musée d'art moderne de la Ville de Paris in 1984. This exhibition featured the work of artists such as Basquiat, Boisrond, Combas, Keith Harring, Tseng Kwong Chi, Di Rosa... and John Matos Crash.

His style is close to comics, he uses flamboyant colors that remind us of the world of advertising and his works assert themselves as pure producs of the contemporary world. He is following the Pop Art lineage perfectly and raises again the so-called subculture to the status of ?high art?.

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  • Painting

  • Painting Abstract

  • Painting Portrait

  • Painting Street art

  • Painting Pop Art

  • Painting Landscape

  • Print

  • Print Street art

  • Print Pop Art

  • Drawing

  • Drawing Street art

  • Painting Watercolour

  • Print Screen

  • Drawing Watercolour

  • Painting Acrylic

  • American Artist

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John Matos Crash, Craash !, Print

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Craash !, 2016
39.4 x 27.6 inch
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$923

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John Matos Crash, Overcoming season, Painting

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Overcoming season, 2018
59.1 x 63 x 2 inch
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$21,341

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John Matos Crash, Popeye - Monotype, Painting

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Popeye - Monotype, 2013
23.6 x 16.9 x 0 inch
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$1,615

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Popeye, 2013
25.6 x 19.7 x 0 inch
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$692

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John Matos Crash, X-men - Magneto, Print

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X-men - Magneto, 2000
18.1 x 24 x 0 inch
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$865

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John Matos Crash, X-men Cyclope, Print

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X-men Cyclope, 2000
24 x 18.1 inch
Print

$808

John Matos Crash, Untitled, Painting

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Untitled, 2015
20.1 x 20.1 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$5,191

John Matos Crash, Untitled, Painting

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Untitled, 2015
20.1 x 20.1 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$5,191

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John Matos Crash, Untitled, Painting

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Untitled, 2014
20.1 x 20.1 x 2 inch
Painting

$5,768

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John Matos Crash, The Revisionist (édition), Print

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The Revisionist (édition), 2018
25.6 x 19.7 x 2 inch
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$1,846

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John Matos Crash, Crash, Print

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Crash, 2016
9.8 x 9.8 inch
Print

$208

In time for Christmas
John Matos Crash, Clock2, Print

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Clock2, 2014
19.7 x 27.6 inch
Print

$692

In time for Christmas
John Matos Crash, Clock 1, Print

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Clock 1, 2014
27.6 x 19.7 inch
Print

$692

In time for Christmas
John Matos Crash, X-men Tornade - Storm, Print

John Matos Crash

X-men Tornade - Storm, 2000
24 x 18.1 inch
Print

$808

In time for Christmas
John Matos Crash, X-men Magneto, Print

John Matos Crash

X-men Magneto, 2000
18.1 x 24 inch
Print

$808

In time for Christmas
John Matos Crash, Popeye, Print

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Popeye, 2013
26.8 x 20.9 x 0.8 inch
Print

$577

John Matos Crash, Untitled, Painting

John Matos Crash

Untitled, 2014
20.1 x 20.1 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$5,768

John Matos Crash, Sans titre, Print

John Matos Crash

Sans titre, 2015
19.7 x 27.6 x 0.4 inch
Print

$1,154

John Matos Crash, Untitled, Painting

John Matos Crash

Untitled, 2017
21.7 x 15.7 x 9.1 inch
Painting

$5,768

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John Matos Crash, Monkichi, Print

John Matos Crash

Monkichi, 2010
25 x 15.6 inch
Print

$2,307

John Matos Crash, Boris, Drawing

John Matos Crash

Boris, 1989
41 x 29 inch
Drawing

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John Matos Crash, Untitled, Painting

John Matos Crash

Untitled, 2015
24 x 24 inch
Painting

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John Matos Crash, Vertigo, Painting

John Matos Crash

Vertigo, 1995
49.4 x 52 inch
Painting

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John Matos Crash, El Popeye, Painting

John Matos Crash

El Popeye, 2013
40 x 29.9 x 1.6 inch
Painting

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John Matos Crash, Large S, Painting

John Matos Crash

Large S, 2013
29.5 x 29.5 inch
Painting

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