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Invader

L'Invasion de Paris 2.0 / Proliferation and New Mosaics of Ravenna

Two hardcover books
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R
Rago

2012 / 2017

12" x 9.25" (measurements are of L'Invasion de Paris 2.0)

2012 / 2017

12" x 9.25" (measurements are of L'Invasion de Paris 2.0)

Medium
Books and Portfolios
Publisher
Control P Editions
Invader
French, b. 1969
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“Going into a city with tiles and cement and invading it,” says anonymous French street artist Invader of his craft. “This is the most addictive game I have ever played.” Invader began his signature practice in the late 1990s, plastering mosaic Space Invaders, a character from a 1978 Atari game, on the streets of Paris. Joined by Pac-Man ghosts and other popular 8-bit characters, the works soon became a familiar sight in cities around the world, from Los Angeles to Kathmandu. “Each time I put a new piece in the street, it is like a memorable exhibit,” he says. Invader’s signature use of mosaic tiles is a reference to the ubiquitous pixels of digital imaging and information.

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Rago

2012 / 2017

12" x 9.25" (measurements are of L'Invasion de Paris 2.0)

2012 / 2017

12" x 9.25" (measurements are of L'Invasion de Paris 2.0)

Medium
Books and Portfolios
Publisher
Control P Editions
Invader
French, b. 1969
Follow

“Going into a city with tiles and cement and invading it,” says anonymous French street artist Invader of his craft. “This is the most addictive game I have ever played.” Invader began his signature practice in the late 1990s, plastering mosaic Space Invaders, a character from a 1978 Atari game, on the streets of Paris. Joined by Pac-Man ghosts and other popular 8-bit characters, the works soon became a familiar sight in cities around the world, from Los Angeles to Kathmandu. “Each time I put a new piece in the street, it is like a memorable exhibit,” he says. Invader’s signature use of mosaic tiles is a reference to the ubiquitous pixels of digital imaging and information.

Invader

L'Invasion de Paris 2.0 / Proliferation and New Mosaics of Ravenna

Two hardcover books
This is ephemera, an artifact related to the artist.
Bidding closed
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