MR. BRAINWASH (Thierry Guetta) 洗腦先生(泰瑞.庫塔)
French 1966
The French contemporary artist Mr. Brainwash, also known as Thierry Guetta or short for BMW, is based in Los Angeles. Guetta is currently in his early 50s, a well-known street artist, he come to be fascinated with the representation of street art after seeing his cousin, Invader installing mosaics in Paris. Besides that, Guetta is also one of the biggest fans of Banksy, prior to becoming an artist, Guetta was obsessed with video-taping wherever he goes. Later on, he was intrigued by the LA graffiti artists and decided to make video of them in the hope of making a documentary. Among the notorious street artist, he met and worked with Banksy on the documentary film “Exit through the Gift Shop”. Banksy encouraged Guetta to be an artist himself, in no time, Guetta‘s works are exhibited in Los Angeles and made himself known as “Mr. Brainwash”. Nowadays, Guetta encourage everyone to create art, and believe that everyone can be an artist.
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MR. BRAINWASH (Thierry Guetta) 洗腦先生(泰瑞.庫塔)