André Saraiva is a graffiti artist but also a French entrepreneur. He was born in 1971 in Uppsala, Sweden.At the age of 10, he moved to Paris with his family. He discovered graffiti and in 1989, which is when he invented his famous character, called Mr A. He worked in an unbridled pace, around 20 tags per night. He drew over 300 000 Mr.
A's on all mediums at the beginning of his career. He devoted many years to graffiti, without actually being acknowledged, his character Mr. André Saraiva became famous worldwide for his work as an artist but was also dispraised by some as a "vandal" and even more so by environmental activists who defended the Joshua Tree National Park in California where André created a graffiti on a rock, in the parking lot of the park.
In 2011, his works were exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, at Grand Palais in Paris and during the 54th Venice Biennial. Street Sign is André's latest artwork and it consist's of the infamous Mr.
A painted with enamel luminescent paint on a metal plate in the style of an actual street sign. This is a stunning piece in the flesh. NOTE: Listing uses stock photos-the actual edition number of the work is different. We try to respond as soon as we receive a message (but keep in mind of the potential time difference). Don't miss any offers!
The item "André Saraiva, Mr. A, Street Sign Andre, enamel paint on metal sign. RARE" is in sale since Friday, August 7, 2020.
This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "artsnemesis" and is located in Athens. This item can be shipped worldwide.