Posts Tagged ‘spray paint’

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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Artist of the momemt….Street Artist Bambi

Bambi is a great female street artist sometimes called the Female “Banksy!” Bambi, whose identity is kept a secret, was born in 1972. Bambi does most of her street work around London. Some of her subject are well known celebrities including Dita Von Tease, Rihanna, Liz Taylor, and Daniel Craig.

The artist works in mixed mediums including stencils, spray paint, gold leaf, and diamond dust.

Bambi was commissioned for one her signature “Warhol” like portraits by the British model Kate Moss. Reportedly she earned 50,000 euros for her efforts! Her work is high demand from international collectors.

For her artistic education the artist attended Saint Martin’s School of Art located in London, England.

In this clip we view a show featuring the works of Bambi:

In this clip Bambi appears on a hit English show titled “Four Rooms.”

Price range information: Sorry, none available.

What a great artist! Its great to see more and more women on the street artist front!

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