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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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Our recommendations Seen, Raw bubble, Painting

Seen

Raw bubble, 2020
28 x 28 inch
Painting

$1,882

Seen, Raw bubble, Painting

Seen

Raw bubble, 2020
27.8 x 27.8 inch
Painting

$1,882

Seen, Multi Seen, Painting

Seen

Multi Seen, 2020
28 x 23.8 inch
Painting

$1,631

Seen, Multi tags (Grey), Painting

Seen

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

$2,509

Seen, Multi blue, Painting

Seen

Multi blue, 2020
39.8 x 24 x 0 inch
Painting

$2,236 $2,484

Seen, Multiblaze, Painting

Seen

Multiblaze, 2021
31.5 x 23.6 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$1,656 $1,882

Seen, Multi Seen, Painting

Seen

Multi Seen, 2020
41.9 x 28 inch
Painting

$2,359

Seen, Multi blaze, Painting

Seen

Multi blaze, 2020
23.6 x 23.6 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$1,528 $1,756

Seen, Multi Seen, Painting

Seen

Multi Seen, 2020
33.8 x 28 inch
Painting

$2,133

Seen, PNB RAW Wild Style, Painting

Seen

PNB RAW Wild Style, 2020
24 x 59.8 inch
Painting

$2,860

Seen, Multi Seen, Painting

Seen

Multi Seen, 2020
27.6 x 70.9 inch
Painting

$4,366

Seen, Wild Style, Painting

Seen

Wild Style, 2020
36 x 27.6 inch
Painting

$2,484

Seen, Batman, Painting

Seen

Batman, 2019
40.9 x 40.6 x 0.1 inch
Painting

$11,291

Seen, Popey, Painting

Seen

Popey, 2019
36.2 x 36.2 x 0.1 inch
Painting

$11,291

Seen, Mutli blaze, Painting

Seen

Mutli blaze, 2020
23.6 x 17.7 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$1,380 $1,568

Seen, Spiderman, Painting

Seen

Spiderman, 2020
40.9 x 40.9 inch
Painting

$9,409

Seen, Joker, Painting

Seen

Joker, 2019
40.9 x 40.9 inch
Painting

$9,409

Seen, Super Subway "S", Painting

Seen

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

$6,147

Seen, Démon, Painting

Seen

Démon, 2017
30 x 90 inch
Painting

$6,147

Seen, Frosted Block Buster, Painting

Seen

Frosted Block Buster, 2015
48 x 84 inch
Painting

$6,147

Seen, The Hulk (Post No Bills), Painting

Seen

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

$18,500

Seen, Batman, Painting

Seen

Batman, 2016
54 x 54 x 2 inch
Painting

$17,564

Seen, Catwoman, Painting

Seen

Catwoman, 2016
86.6 x 126 inch
Painting

$18,500

Seen, Mix N Match, Painting

Seen

Mix N Match, 2015
59.8 x 59.8 inch
Painting

$5,269

Seen, Untitled, Painting

Seen

Untitled, 2008
35 x 45.3 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$3,638

Seen, Bubble Djumbo, Painting

Seen

Bubble Djumbo, 2020
28 x 71.7 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$3,262

Seen, Bubble, Painting

Seen

Bubble, 2020
20.1 x 55.9 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$3,011

Seen, Multi-blaze, Painting

Seen

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

$2,707 $3,262

Seen, Multi-Blaze, Painting

Seen

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

$2,145 $2,384

Seen, Iron Man, Painting

Seen

Iron Man, 2020
40.9 x 40.9 inch
Painting

$9,409

Seen, The Hulk (Post No Bills), Painting

Seen

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

$18,500

Seen, Skulls Background, Painting

Seen

Skulls Background, 2007
45.7 x 35 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$10,037

Seen, Mini Skull Pink, Painting

Seen

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

$6,273

Seen, Skulls & Bones, Painting

Seen

Skulls & Bones, 2007
40 x 28 inch
Painting

$1,882

Seen, The Punisher, Painting

Seen

The Punisher, 2016
54 x 54 x 2 inch
Painting

$22,582

Seen, Post No Bills - Psycho, Painting

Seen

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

$4,893

Seen, MAD, Painting

Seen

MAD, 2009
36 x 46 x 1 inch
Painting

$3,513

Seen, Gazoo, Painting

Seen

Gazoo, 2015
43 x 102 inch
Painting

$8,155

Seen, Hulk, Painting

Seen

Hulk, 2016
84.6 x 120.1 inch
Painting

$22,582

Seen, Super S, Painting

Seen

Super S, 2015
44.1 x 85 inch
Painting

$5,646

Seen, Fallen Cans, Painting

Seen

Fallen Cans, 2015
72 x 59.8 inch
Painting

$11,291

Seen, Mix N Match, Painting

Seen

Mix N Match, 2016
48 x 78 inch
Painting

$6,273

Seen, Untitled, Painting

Seen

Untitled, 2018
29.9 x 67.7 inch
Painting

$2,760

Seen, Untitled, Painting

Seen

Untitled, 2018
48 x 26 inch
Painting

$1,756

Seen, Untitled, Painting

Seen

Untitled, 2018
26 x 79.9 inch
Painting

$4,391

Seen, Untitled, Painting

Seen

Untitled, 2018
53.9 x 24 inch
Painting

$1,882

Seen, Untitled, Painting

Seen

Untitled, 2018
48.4 x 24.4 inch
Painting

$1,505

Seen, Untitled, Painting

Seen

Untitled, 2017
48.4 x 24.4 inch
Painting

$1,505

Seen, Untitled, Painting

Seen

Untitled, 2017
48.4 x 24.4 inch
Painting

$1,505

Our recommendations Seen, Multi bubbles, Painting

Seen

Multi bubbles, 2016
51.2 x 41.3 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$2,697

Seen, Honey Comb, Painting

Seen

Honey Comb, 2012
39.4 x 28 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$2,258

Seen, Untitled, Painting

Seen

Untitled, 2017
48.4 x 24.4 inch
Painting

$1,505

Seen, Post No Bills, Painting

Seen

Post No Bills, 2017
28.1 x 73.6 x 1.8 inch
Painting

$4,893

Seen, 000, Painting

Seen

000, 2015
48.4 x 37.8 x 2 inch
Painting

$6,022

Seen, Mad Transit, Painting

Seen

Mad Transit, 2007
50 x 35.8 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$4,893

Seen, Graffiti Vandal, Painting

Seen

Graffiti Vandal, 2009
35 x 45.3 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$3,136

Seen, Seen, Painting

Seen

Seen, 2017
64 x 37 inch
Painting

$4,705

Seen, Classic Bubble, Painting

Seen

Classic Bubble, 2015
35.8 x 89 inch
Painting

$3,450

Seen, Classic Bubble, Painting

Seen

Classic Bubble, 2014
35.8 x 89 inch
Painting

$3,450

Seen, Multi Seen, Painting

Seen

Multi Seen, 2020
47.2 x 21.7 x 0 inch
Painting

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