Invader, ‘Warning (Grey)’, 2011, Print, Three color silkscreen on 300gsm somerset velvet white, Julien's Auctions
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Invader

Warning (Grey), 2011

Three color silkscreen on 300gsm somerset velvet white
21 1/4 × 21 1/4 in
54 × 54 cm
Edition 96/125
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Ditching spray paint for tile and grout, Space Invader is known internationally for his pixelated …

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Signed in pencil to lower right by Space Invader
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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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Ditching spray paint for tile and grout, Space Invader is known internationally for his pixelated aesthetic, with his figures gracing the facades of buildings in major cities across the globe. In 2000, Invader made his foray into the world of contemporary art—creating and exhibiting his pieces to sell in traditional …

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Signed in pencil to lower right by Space Invader
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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.

Invader

Warning (Grey), 2011

Three color silkscreen on 300gsm somerset velvet white
21 1/4 × 21 1/4 in
54 × 54 cm
Edition 96/125
.
Bidding closed
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