Archive for March 1, 2014

Artist of the moment……….JonOne

JonOne also known as John Andrew Perello was born in New York City in the year 1963.

The artist was self taught. He considers himself more an old school graffiti artist.

Price range information: Highest price at auction was $24,000 euros.

JonOne is now based out of Paris, France.

The artist works with acrylics and inks on canvas for most works.

The artist was part of a graffiti group 156 All Starz. The group was formed to keep him and his friends from causing trouble on the streets of New York City. The artist was able to meet another artist named Bando and Bando convinced JonOne to make the career transition to living in Paris, France.

In this clip JonOne makes an appearance on CBS Sunday Morning:

Its great to see an artist who left his home country to achieve his dreams.