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Mr. Brainwash, ‘Tomato Soup’, 2008, 3 Punts Galeria
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Tomato Soup, 2008

Mixed on cardboard
40 1/5 × 23 3/5 in
102 × 60 cm
This is a unique work.
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Location
Barcelona
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Medium
Mixed Media
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Hand-signed by artist, Back
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Mr. Brainwash
French, b. 1966
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A provocative figure in the world of street art, Mr. Brainwash practices an irreverent brand of appropriation characterized by the use of copyrighted images from history, popular culture, and art history. The artist subtly alters the picture or its context, mischievously undermining the tone of the source material. Brainwash, a pseudonym for Thierry Guetta, is known for producing massive spectacles to display his art. He came to prominence through mounting large-scale public projects in his current home of Los Angeles and as the main figure in the Banksy-directed film Exit Through the Gift Shop. His work hinges on the idea that anything is possible in his practice. “Art has no walls. Anybody can be an artist,” he says. “Art has no rules. There’s no manual.”

Mr. Brainwash, ‘Tomato Soup’, 2008, 3 Punts Galeria
Mr. Brainwash, ‘Tomato Soup’, 2008, 3 Punts Galeria
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About the work
Medium
Mixed Media
Condition
Perfect condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Back
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Included
Mr. Brainwash
French, b. 1966
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A provocative figure in the world of street art, Mr. Brainwash practices an irreverent brand of appropriation characterized by the use of copyrighted images from history, popular culture, and art history. The artist subtly alters the picture or its context, mischievously undermining the tone of the source material. Brainwash, a pseudonym for Thierry Guetta, is known for producing massive spectacles to display his art. He came to prominence through mounting large-scale public projects in his current home of Los Angeles and as the main figure in the Banksy-directed film Exit Through the Gift Shop. His work hinges on the idea that anything is possible in his practice. “Art has no walls. Anybody can be an artist,” he says. “Art has no rules. There’s no manual.”

Tomato Soup, 2008

Mixed on cardboard
40 1/5 × 23 3/5 in
102 × 60 cm
This is a unique work.
Sold
Location
Barcelona
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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