Artist of the moment………Street Artist Seen

 

Seen, also known as Richie Mirando, is an internationally renown Street Artist. Richard Mirando was born in Brooklyn, New York in the year 1961.

The artist began to tag when he was 12 years old. Even though he didn’t start the movement, he is considered by many to be a founding father of the graffiti movement. Sometimes he is called the Godfather of Graffiti.

A brother who was named “Mad” was also a renown street artist.

In this clip many works of Seen’s work on the side of subway cars:

He exhibited with many famous contemporary artists including Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, and Basquiat.

 

Below an interview with Seen:

Price range and medium information: Seen works in oils, acrylics, and spray paint. Prices range from $10,000 to $140,000.

His artwork can be found in the video game in which the player is trying to become a graffiti artist or tagger. The game is called Getting Up.

What an artist whose work has stood the test of time. Its great he is able to make some royalties by having his work appear on the video game scene.

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