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Invader

PA-689, 2006

Ceramic tile mosaic mounted on four magnetically connectable acrylic panels
173 × 8 in
439.4 × 20.3 cm
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Approximately 173 x 8 in.

Executed by Invader along the public steps at Place de Belleville in the …

Approximately 173 x 8 in.

Executed by Invader along the public steps at Place de Belleville in the 19th district of Paris in 2006. The work is considered to be the longest Space Invader frieze ever made. In regards to the technical process of creating this work the artist said, "I had spotted this long low [wall] …

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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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About the work
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Approximately 173 x 8 in.

Executed by Invader along the public steps at Place de Belleville in the …

Approximately 173 x 8 in.

Executed by Invader along the public steps at Place de Belleville in the 19th district of Paris in 2006. The work is considered to be the longest Space Invader frieze ever made. In regards to the technical process of creating this work the artist said, "I had spotted this long low [wall] …

Medium
Installation
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.

Invader

PA-689, 2006

Ceramic tile mosaic mounted on four magnetically connectable acrylic panels
173 × 8 in
439.4 × 20.3 cm
Bidding closed
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