Blek le Rat, ‘THE MAN WHO WALKS THROUGH WALLS’, 2008, Silverback Gallery
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Blek le Rat

THE MAN WHO WALKS THROUGH WALLS, 2008

Screenprint with 3 colors on 300 GSM Archival Lennox Art Paper
13 2/5 × 10 1/5 in
34 × 26 cm
Edition of 300
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Self portait by Blek Le Rat carrying bag of stencils.
Hand signed by artist on bottom right of print …

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Excellent condition as issued
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Hand signed by Blek Le Rat on bottom right of print and numbered on bottom left
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Blek le Rat
French, b. 1951
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Pioneering French graffiti artist Blek Le Rat counts the infamous Banksy among his many admirers. Using stencils instead of stylized lettering for graffiti, Blek was one of the first true street artists. Originally known for stenciling a giant graphic image of a rat all over Paris, which to him symbolized both freedom and the dissemination of art through the city as if it were the plague, in recent years Blek’s work has become more political, focusing on the homeless, the environment, and other social causes. His posters of kidnapped French journalist Florence Aubenas helped raised public awareness of her situation, pressuring politicians and journalists to work harder for her release.

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Self portait by Blek Le Rat carrying bag of stencils.
Hand signed by artist on bottom right of print and numbered on bottom left.
Hand pulled 3 color screenprint on 300 GSM Archival Lennox Art Paper.

Medium
Condition
Excellent condition as issued
Signature
Hand signed by Blek Le Rat on bottom right of print and numbered on bottom left
Frame
Not included
Blek le Rat
French, b. 1951
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Pioneering French graffiti artist Blek Le Rat counts the infamous Banksy among his many admirers. Using stencils instead of stylized lettering for graffiti, Blek was one of the first true street artists. Originally known for stenciling a giant graphic image of a rat all over Paris, which to him symbolized both freedom and the dissemination of art through the city as if it were the plague, in recent years Blek’s work has become more political, focusing on the homeless, the environment, and other social causes. His posters of kidnapped French journalist Florence Aubenas helped raised public awareness of her situation, pressuring politicians and journalists to work harder for her release.

Blek le Rat

THE MAN WHO WALKS THROUGH WALLS, 2008

Screenprint with 3 colors on 300 GSM Archival Lennox Art Paper
13 2/5 × 10 1/5 in
34 × 26 cm
Edition of 300
.
Sold
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