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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. The artist began selling vintage clothes in Los Angeles, New York, and Miami.

Mr Brainwash had a ticking in 1999 for street art, during a trip to France to visit his cousin, Space Invader, a Parisian street artist. He 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 in the art industry.


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Sculpture, Life is beautiful (green), Mr Brainwash

Life is beautiful (green)

Mr Brainwash

Sculpture - 14 x 22.5 x 4 cm Sculpture - 5.5 x 8.9 x 1.6 inch

$1,678

Painting, Juxtapose with Mickey, Mr Brainwash

Juxtapose with Mickey

Mr Brainwash

Painting - 96.5 x 127 cm Painting - 38 x 50 inch

$22,369

Print, Love is the Answer (Einstein), Mr Brainwash

Love is the Answer (Einstein)

Mr Brainwash

Print - 76.2 x 56 x 0.1 cm Print - 30 x 22 x 0 inch

$4,474

Photography, YSL X Marylin, Mr Brainwash

YSL X Marylin

Mr Brainwash

Photography - 75 x 50 x 5 cm Photography - 29.5 x 19.7 x 2 inch

$2,796

Sculpture, Je T'aime Splash, Mr Brainwash

Je T'aime Splash

Mr Brainwash

Sculpture - 17 x 22 x 4.5 cm Sculpture - 6.7 x 8.7 x 1.8 inch

$2,237

Sculpture, Love is the answer, Mr Brainwash

Love is the answer

Mr Brainwash

Sculpture - 16.5 x 26 x 4 cm Sculpture - 6.5 x 10.2 x 1.6 inch

$3,020

Painting, Balloon Girl - Life is Beautiful, Mr Brainwash

Balloon Girl - Life is Beautiful

Mr Brainwash

Painting - 76.2 x 55.9 cm Painting - 30 x 22 inch

$13,981

Print, Flowarh$ - II (C) - Flowers - Les fleurs, Mr Brainwash

Flowarh$ - II (C) - Flowers - Les fleurs

Mr Brainwash

Print - 91.4 x 91.4 cm Print - 36 x 36 inch

$5,033

Print, Live Life and Prosper, Mr Brainwash

Live Life and Prosper

Mr Brainwash

Print - 76 x 63 cm Print - 29.9 x 24.8 inch

$2,796

Painting, Balloon Girl, Mr Brainwash

Balloon Girl

Mr Brainwash

Painting - 163.8 x 163.8 x 5 cm Painting - 64.5 x 64.5 x 2 inch

$108,826

Painting, Balloon Girl ?, Mr Brainwash

Balloon Girl ?

Mr Brainwash

Painting - 55.8 x 76.2 cm Painting - 22 x 30 inch

$13,981

Painting, With all my Love, Mr Brainwash

With all my Love

Mr Brainwash

Painting - 76.2 x 55.9 cm Painting - 30 x 22 inch

$13,981

Painting, Work Well Together, Mr Brainwash

Work Well Together

Mr Brainwash

Painting - 55.8 x 76.2 cm Painting - 22 x 30 inch

$13,086

Painting, Never, Never Give Up, Mr Brainwash

Never, Never Give Up

Mr Brainwash

Painting - 76.2 x 55.8 cm Painting - 30 x 22 inch

$13,086

Painting, Chaplin, Mr Brainwash

Chaplin

Mr Brainwash

Painting - 127 x 96.5 cm Painting - 50 x 38 inch

$26,060

Painting, Balloon Girl, Mr Brainwash

Balloon Girl

Mr Brainwash

Painting - 127 x 96.5 cm Painting - 50 x 38 inch

$26,060

Painting, Everyday Life, Mr Brainwash

Everyday Life

Mr Brainwash

Painting - 91.4 x 91.4 x 3 cm Painting - 36 x 36 x 1.2 inch

$23,600

Painting, Banksy Thrower, Mr Brainwash

Banksy Thrower

Mr Brainwash

Painting - 60.9 x 91.4 x 2 cm Painting - 24 x 36 x 0.8 inch

$16,218

Painting, Beautiful Girl, Mr Brainwash

Beautiful Girl

Mr Brainwash

Painting - 91.4 x 91.4 x 3 cm Painting - 36 x 36 x 1.2 inch

$23,600

Painting, With all my Love, Mr Brainwash

With all my Love

Mr Brainwash

Painting - 76.2 x 55.9 cm Painting - 30 x 22 inch

$13,981

Print, Don't Give Up (Black), Mr Brainwash

Don't Give Up (Black)

Mr Brainwash

Print - 76 x 57 x 0.1 cm Print - 29.9 x 22.4 x 0 inch

$2,774

Print, I love you, Mr Brainwash

I love you

Mr Brainwash

Print - 56 x 56 x 0.2 cm Print - 22 x 22 x 0.1 inch

$4,026

Print, Keep it unreal, Mr Brainwash

Keep it unreal

Mr Brainwash

Print - 56 x 56 x 1 cm Print - 22 x 22 x 0.4 inch

$8,388

Painting, Beautiful Girl, Mr Brainwash

Beautiful Girl

Mr Brainwash

Painting - 127 x 96.5 cm Painting - 50 x 38 inch

$26,843

Sculpture, Life Is Beautiful Dipped Bubblegum, Mr Brainwash

Life Is Beautiful Dipped Bubblegum

Mr Brainwash

Sculpture - 26.7 x 19.1 x 4 cm Sculpture - 10.5 x 7.5 x 1.6 inch

$3,020

Painting, Einstein - Brick Wall - Mur de briques, Mr Brainwash

Einstein - Brick Wall - Mur de briques

Mr Brainwash

Painting - 91.5 x 61 x 5 cm Painting - 36 x 24 x 2 inch

$50,331

Painting, Mickey & Minnie, Mr Brainwash

Mickey & Minnie

Mr Brainwash

Painting - 106.68 x 106.68 x 2 cm Painting - 42 x 42 x 0.8 inch

$45,000

Print, Balloon girl, Mr Brainwash

Balloon girl

Mr Brainwash

Print - 56 x 56 x 1 cm Print - 22 x 22 x 0.4 inch

$8,388

Painting, Work Well Together, Mr Brainwash

Work Well Together

Mr Brainwash

Painting - 56 x 76 x 1 cm Painting - 22 x 29.9 x 0.4 inch

$13,422

Painting, The One and Only, BB, Mr Brainwash

The One and Only, BB

Mr Brainwash

Painting - 76 x 56 x 1 cm Painting - 29.9 x 22 x 0.4 inch

$13,422

Print, Love Is In The Air - New York, Mr Brainwash

Love Is In The Air - New York

Mr Brainwash

Print - 76 x 56 cm Print - 29.9 x 22 inch

$5,369

Print, Banksy Thrower, Mr Brainwash

Banksy Thrower

Mr Brainwash

Print - 76 x 56 x 1 cm Print - 29.9 x 22 x 0.4 inch

$8,948

Print, Muhammad Ali, Mr Brainwash

Muhammad Ali

Mr Brainwash

Print - 127 x 97 x 1 cm Print - 50 x 38.2 x 0.4 inch

$24,000

Painting, Banksy Thrower, Mr Brainwash

Banksy Thrower

Mr Brainwash

Painting - 76 x 56 x 1 cm Painting - 29.9 x 22 x 0.4 inch

$13,422

Print, Love is in the Air, Mr Brainwash

Love is in the Air

Mr Brainwash

Print - 91.5 x 91.5 x 1 cm Print - 36 x 36 x 0.4 inch

$20,000

Print, Einstein, Mr Brainwash

Einstein

Mr Brainwash

Print - 76 x 53 x 1 cm Print - 29.9 x 20.9 x 0.4 inch

$13,000

Print, Einstein, Mr Brainwash

Einstein

Mr Brainwash

Print - 127 x 97 x 1 cm Print - 50 x 38.2 x 0.4 inch

$23,950

Sculpture, Je t'aime Splash Blue, Mr Brainwash

Je t'aime Splash Blue

Mr Brainwash

Sculpture - 22 x 17 x 4.5 cm Sculpture - 8.7 x 6.7 x 1.8 inch

$2,796

Print, Stay Strong Swiss, Mr Brainwash

Stay Strong Swiss

Mr Brainwash

Print - 76 x 56 cm Print - 29.9 x 22 inch

$2,013

Painting, Justice League, 2017, Mr Brainwash

Justice League, 2017

Mr Brainwash

Painting - 127 x 96 cm Painting - 50 x 37.8 inch

$21,251

Print, Flowarh$ - II (A) - Flowers - Les fleurs - Fleur, Mr Brainwash

Flowarh$ - II (A) - Flowers - Les fleurs - Fleur

Mr Brainwash

Print - 91.4 x 91.4 cm Print - 36 x 36 inch

$5,033

Print, John Lennon, Mr Brainwash

John Lennon

Mr Brainwash

Print - 76.2 x 56.5 cm Print - 30 x 22.25 inch

$10,178

Painting, Chaplin, Mr Brainwash

Chaplin

Mr Brainwash

Painting - 51 x 41 x 1 cm Painting - 20.1 x 16.1 x 0.4 inch

$12,862

Painting, Spider-Man, Mr Brainwash

Spider-Man

Mr Brainwash

Painting - 96 x 127 x 1 cm Painting - 37.8 x 50 x 0.4 inch

$32,435

Print, Stay Strong, Mr Brainwash

Stay Strong

Mr Brainwash

Print - 76.2 x 55.9 cm Print - 30 x 22 inch

$1,790

Sculpture, Splash Paint Bucket, Mr Brainwash

Splash Paint Bucket

Mr Brainwash

Sculpture - 27 x 11 x 38 cm Sculpture - 10.6 x 4.3 x 15 inch

$1,957

Print, Recovery Plan, Mr Brainwash

Recovery Plan

Mr Brainwash

Print - 55.88 x 76.2 x 1 cm Print - 22 x 30 x 0.4 inch

$1,566

Print, Bowie, Mr Brainwash

Bowie

Mr Brainwash

Print - 57 x 57 x 0.2 cm Print - 22.4 x 22.4 x 0.1 inch

$2,908 $2,617

Sculpture, Je t'aime Splash Blue, Mr Brainwash

Je t'aime Splash Blue

Mr Brainwash

Sculpture - 17 x 22 x 4.5 cm Sculpture - 6.7 x 8.7 x 1.8 inch

$2,796

Print, All You Need is He(Art), Mr Brainwash

All You Need is He(Art)

Mr Brainwash

Print - 45.7 x 45.7 cm Print - 18 x 18 inch

$1,995

Painting, Cover Girl - Kate Moss, Mr Brainwash

Cover Girl - Kate Moss

Mr Brainwash

Painting - 91.4 x 91.4 cm Painting - 36 x 36 inch

$13,422

Sculpture, MBW collage, Mr Brainwash

MBW collage

Mr Brainwash

Sculpture - 25 x 25 x 25 cm Sculpture - 9.8 x 9.8 x 9.8 inch

$2,349

Print, Flowarh$ (II) Portfolio of 6 Prints, Mr Brainwash

Flowarh$ (II) Portfolio of 6 Prints

Mr Brainwash

Print - 91.4 x 91.4 cm Print - 36 x 36 inch

$21,251

Print, The Black Keys, Mr Brainwash

The Black Keys

Mr Brainwash

Print - 55.9 x 76.2 x 5.1 cm Print - 22 x 30 x 2 inch

$3,400

Print, My first concert, Mr Brainwash

My first concert

Mr Brainwash

Print - 56 x 76 cm Print - 22 x 29.9 inch

$2,237

Print, Street connoisseur - Keep it real (Red), Mr Brainwash

Street connoisseur - Keep it real (Red)

Mr Brainwash

Print - 50.8 x 40.6 x 5.1 cm Print - 20 x 16 x 2 inch

$3,600

Print, Now is the time (Blue), Mr Brainwash

Now is the time (Blue)

Mr Brainwash

Print - 85.1 x 76.2 x 5.1 cm Print - 33.5 x 30 x 2 inch

$3,800

Print, Flowarh$, Mr Brainwash

Flowarh$

Mr Brainwash

Print - 61 x 61 x 5.1 cm Print - 24 x 24 x 2 inch

$3,800

Print, March for love (Silver), Mr Brainwash

March for love (Silver)

Mr Brainwash

Print - 82.6 x 119.4 x 5.1 cm Print - 32.5 x 47 x 2 inch

$4,200

Sculpture, Je t'aime Splash Multicolor, Mr Brainwash

Je t'aime Splash Multicolor

Mr Brainwash

Sculpture - 22 x 17 x 4.5 cm Sculpture - 8.7 x 6.7 x 1.8 inch

$2,684

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What is Mr Brainwash’s artistic movement?
The artistic movements of the artists are: Pop Culture Street Artists, Satirical street artists
When was Mr Brainwash born?
The year of birth of the artist is: 1966