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John Matos Crash

John Matos Crash

United States • Born in: 1961

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Famous Street Artists

Abstract Street Art

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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John Matos Crash, Monte Carlo, Painting

John Matos Crash

Monte Carlo, 1989 104.1 x 73.7 x 2.5 cm Painting

€7,249

Our recommendations John Matos Crash, The Revisionist (édition), Print

John Matos Crash

The Revisionist (édition), 2018 65 x 50 x 5 cm Print

€1,600

John Matos Crash, Untitled, Painting

John Matos Crash

Untitled, 2018 61 x 61 x 2.5 cm Painting

€6,573

John Matos Crash, Untitled, Painting

John Matos Crash

Untitled, 2018 61 x 61 x 2.5 cm Painting

€6,573

Our recommendations John Matos Crash, Sans titre, Painting

John Matos Crash

Sans titre, 2012 27 x 20 x 0.1 cm Painting

€1,500

Our recommendations John Matos Crash, Sans titre AQ03, Painting

John Matos Crash

Sans titre AQ03, 2012 30 x 20 x 0.1 cm Painting

€1,500

John Matos Crash, Clock 1, Print

John Matos Crash

Clock 1, 2014 50 x 65 cm Print

€1,500

John Matos Crash, Clock 1, Print

John Matos Crash

Clock 1, 2014 70 x 50 cm Print

€600

Our recommendations John Matos Crash, Craash !, Print

John Matos Crash

Craash !, 2016 100 x 70 cm Print

€800

John Matos Crash, X-men - Magneto, Print

John Matos Crash

X-men - Magneto, 2000 46 x 61 x 0.1 cm Print

€750

John Matos Crash, Clock2, Print

John Matos Crash

Clock2, 2014 50 x 70 cm Print

€600

John Matos Crash, Sans titre, Print

John Matos Crash

Sans titre, 2015 50 x 70 x 1 cm Print

€1,000

John Matos Crash, Popeye, Print

John Matos Crash

Popeye, 2013 65 x 50 cm Print

€1,500

John Matos Crash, Clock 2, Print

John Matos Crash

Clock 2, 2014 50 x 65 cm Print

€1,500

Our recommendations John Matos Crash, Camo Pink, Painting

John Matos Crash

Camo Pink, 2013 30.5 x 30.5 cm Painting

€2,200

John Matos Crash, Life Of Icons, Print

John Matos Crash

Life Of Icons, 2018 50 x 50 cm Print

€550

John Matos Crash, Crash White Set, Print

John Matos Crash

Crash White Set, 2013 76.2 x 55.9 cm Print

€1,160

John Matos Crash, Crash Black Set, Print

John Matos Crash

Crash Black Set, 2013 76.2 x 55.9 cm Print

€1,160

John Matos Crash, Clock 1, Print

John Matos Crash

Clock 1, 2014 50.2 x 64.8 cm Print

€1,740

John Matos Crash, Skate de Crash, Print

John Matos Crash

Skate de Crash, 2019 82 x 22 x 1 cm Print

€350

John Matos Crash, Letters 1 - 2020 - Crash, Painting

John Matos Crash

Letters 1 - 2020 - Crash, 2020 33 x 32 x 4 cm Painting

€1,500

John Matos Crash, Popeye - Monotype, Painting

John Matos Crash

Popeye - Monotype, 2013 60 x 43 x 0.1 cm Painting

€1,400

John Matos Crash, Defiance, Painting

John Matos Crash

Defiance, 2018 51 x 51 x 5 cm Painting

€3,500

John Matos Crash, Silver Spoons, Painting

John Matos Crash

Silver Spoons, 2018 61 x 51 x 5 cm Painting

€4,000

John Matos Crash, Stroke Blue, Painting

John Matos Crash

Stroke Blue, 2018 61 x 51 x 5 cm Painting

€4,000

John Matos Crash, Sans titre, Painting

John Matos Crash

Sans titre, 2018 45 x 45 x 5 cm Painting

€4,500

John Matos Crash, Sans titre, Painting

John Matos Crash

Sans titre, 2018 45 x 45 x 5 cm Painting

€4,500

John Matos Crash, Crash, Print

John Matos Crash

Crash, 2016 25 x 25 cm Print

€180

John Matos Crash, Dick Tracy 3, Painting

John Matos Crash

Dick Tracy 3, 2015 122 x 76 x 5 cm Painting

€13,000

John Matos Crash, Untitled, Painting

John Matos Crash

Untitled, 2014 51 x 51 x 3 cm Painting

€3,800

John Matos Crash, Sans Titre, Painting

John Matos Crash

Sans Titre, 2000 91 x 91 x 3 cm Painting

€11,000

John Matos Crash, Blue too, Painting

John Matos Crash

Blue too, 2012 140 x 120 x 3 cm Painting

€22,000

John Matos Crash, Popeye The Sailor, Painting

John Matos Crash

Popeye The Sailor, 2013 145 x 175 x 5 cm Painting

€19,800

John Matos Crash, Dick Tracy II, Painting

John Matos Crash

Dick Tracy II, 2015 123 x 75.5 cm Painting

€11,000

John Matos Crash, Popeye, Print

John Matos Crash

Popeye, 2013 68 x 53 x 2 cm Print

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John Matos Crash, Brrrr, Painting

John Matos Crash

Brrrr, 1990 72.4 x 123.2 cm Painting

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Who is the artist?

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?.

What are his 3 main works?

What is John Matos Crash’s artistic movement?

The artistic movements of the artists are: Famous Street Artists, Abstract Street Art

When was John Matos Crash born?

The year of birth of the artist is: 1961