Street art has been around since the 1960s and is considered an independent art form. Street art by artists like Bansky and Mr. Brainwash are sought-after at many auctions for their Pop art appeal. Mr. Brainwash art for sale is often available at auctions on leading auction platforms like Bidsquare.
French artist Thierry Guetta working under the pseudonym Mr. Brainwash is a videographer and Pop artist. He is well-known for his Contemporary art and large-scale graffiti art installations. The artist was born November 11, 1966, in France and moved to America when he was 15. The artist-owned a vintage clothing business in Los Angeles. He was introduced to graffiti art by his cousin, a famous street art artist in France. Intrigued by the art form, Guetta started filming the adventures of multiple street artists like Shepard Fairey.
Mr. Brainwash gained popularity from the documentary by Banksy- ‘Exit Through the Gift Shop.’
The 2010 documentary by Banksy features Guetta’s journey and success in the graffiti art scene. The artist claims he is Banksy’s greatest artwork. Mr. Brainwash prints is yet another artwork of the artist which is available for online auction.
As per critics, Mr. Brainwash's vintage street art mirrors concepts and styles of graffiti artist Banksy.
Some critics also claim Mr. Brainwash is a unique prank by Banksy, and the street art is created by Banksy as well.
Banksy, however, claims on his website that his documentary is based on Guetta’s life and is not a joke.
His art features a subversive technique combining vintage pop art and cultural iconography creating his signature pop–graffiti artwork.
The artist playfully juxtaposed cultural icons like Charlie Chaplin, Albert Einstein, and Marilyn Monroe and personalities like Madonna and Kate Moss.
Mr. Brainwash's street art at auction was also part of many exhibitions. Collectors can also find Mr. Brainwash's street art for sale online on leading auction platforms.