Hebru Brantley, ‘Hebru Brantley Flyboy 2018’, 2018, Lot 180
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Hebru Brantley

Hebru Brantley Flyboy 2018, 2018

Cast Resin Vinyl Figure
18 × 7 in
45.7 × 17.8 cm
This is a non-editioned multiple.
$1,295
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Hebru Brantley’s spunky FlyBoy, with his signature dark skin, pilot goggles, and a red handkerchief …

Lot 180

Hebru Brantley 18 inch Flyboy, 2018. New with its original box.

Medium: Painted Cast Vinyl.
Year: …

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Hebru Brantley Flyboy
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Hebru Brantley
American, b. 1981
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Expressing his active imagination and fantasies, Hebru Brantley’s comic book-style compositions address his own experiences of African American and urban life in America. Having grown up tagging trains, walls, and other city surfaces as part of the 1990s graffiti scene, Brantley now creates mixed-media paintings and sculptures that aptly reflect the street’s energy and aesthetic. He credits the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat with sparking his realization that street art was viable and valuable. Speaking of his youth, he says: “We’d scratch-bomb on trains, tag freight cars…do throw-ups across the city. It was all about getting your name up wherever you could.” Defining himself as an Afro-futurist, Brantley draws from a range of influences—including Keith Haring, African American history, hip-hop, anime, and manga.

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Hebru Brantley’s spunky FlyBoy, with his signature dark skin, pilot goggles, and a red handkerchief around his neck, tows the line between kid next door and symbol of political empowerment. In Brantley’s paintings and sculptures, FlyBoy is just as likely to appear fighting crime as he is having fun—jamming with his …

Lot 180

Hebru Brantley 18 inch Flyboy, 2018. New with its original box.

Medium: Painted Cast Vinyl.
Year: 2018.
Dimensions: 18 x 7 x 5 inches.
New in its original packaging.
From a sold out un-numbered edition.
Authenticity guaranteed. Stamped on underside of feet.

Artist Statement
"Flyboy came out of characters of colour …

Medium
Sculpture
Condition
New
Signature
Stamped on underside of foot
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Not included
Series
Hebru Brantley Flyboy
Manufacturer
Mindstyle
Image rights
Listing photographs copyright Lot 180 LLC
Price ranges of small sculptures by Hebru Brantley
Learn more
More info
Browse works in this category
$1,250–$1,300
This work
$0
$1,350+
Hebru Brantley
American, b. 1981
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Expressing his active imagination and fantasies, Hebru Brantley’s comic book-style compositions address his own experiences of African American and urban life in America. Having grown up tagging trains, walls, and other city surfaces as part of the 1990s graffiti scene, Brantley now creates mixed-media paintings and sculptures that aptly reflect the street’s energy and aesthetic. He credits the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat with sparking his realization that street art was viable and valuable. Speaking of his youth, he says: “We’d scratch-bomb on trains, tag freight cars…do throw-ups across the city. It was all about getting your name up wherever you could.” Defining himself as an Afro-futurist, Brantley draws from a range of influences—including Keith Haring, African American history, hip-hop, anime, and manga.

Hebru Brantley

Hebru Brantley Flyboy 2018, 2018

Cast Resin Vinyl Figure
18 × 7 in
45.7 × 17.8 cm
This is a non-editioned multiple.
$1,295
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