Tribute Mural for 9/11

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Mr Brainwash returned to New York to paint a mural commemorating the 14-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks that changed the course of American history.

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Click on the links below for more information:
http://www.villagevoice.com/news/mr-brainwash-tries-again-with-second-9-11-memorial-mural-at-century-21-7634242

http://www.fox5ny.com/news/18795770-story

Guests on Good Day New York

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Mr Brainwash was invited to be a guest on Good Day New York to talk about his latest pop up show “Life is Beautiful” and engaged in an impromptu live painting performance.

The show had thousands of visitors a day, tourists and locals alike, who were delighted to discover the unannounced art show hidden under New York City’s famous High Line.

The 9,000 square foot space was packed with sculptures, screen prints, and installations, all which showcase his signature take on pop culture’s most recognizable icons and images and signified his glorious return to The Big Apple.

The video of the segment is available here:
https://www.facebook.com/FOX5NY/videos/10153577679726320

“Life Is Beautiful” Pop-Up Show (NY)

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Mr Brainwash returned to New York for a pop-up art show, “Life is Beautiful” in June 2015.

The show had thousands of visitors a day, tourists and locals alike, who were delighted to discover the unannounced art show hidden under New York City’s famous High Line.

The 9,000 square foot space was packed with sculptures, screen prints, and installations, all which showcase his signature take on pop culture’s most recognizable icons and images and signified his glorious return to The Big Apple.

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Tribute 9/11 Mural In NY

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In honor of September 11, Mr Brainwash wanted to show New York the love he had for this special city by creating the biggest mural installation he’s ever attempted.

A tribute to the victims of 9/11, the mural covered a full city block, facing the new One World Trade Center.

The art piece provided native New Yorkers and tourists the chance to reflect on this tragedy and take pride in the people that make New York such a unique place.

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Mural In Brooklyn

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Mr Brainwash commemorated Brooklyn’s past by creating a mural that pays tribute to John Augustus Roebling, who was an architectural pioneer and designer of the Brooklyn Bridge. His son, Charles Roebling, also completed one of the US’ oldest suspension bridges.

The mural is composed of sepia toned photographs and newspaper clippings and upon closer view you can see portraits of John and Charles Roebling.

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Click on the links below for more information:
https://grafftours.com/2014/08/05/mr-brainwash-mural-pays-tribute-to-brooklyns-past/

http://blogs.wsj.com/metropolis/2014/07/16/mural-by-mr-brainwash-will-adorn-williamsburg-rental-building/

Live Painting Performance on Jimmy Fallon’s Late Night Show

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Mr Brainwash continued to make his mark on the diverse art and music scenes in 2014, including a colorful, viral performance with pop sensation Rita Ora.

The artist was invited over to Jimmy Fallon’s “Late Night Show in New York” to do a live painting performance piece while Rita Ora sang on stage.

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“Printemps Loves NY” Collaboration

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Printemps, a department store in France, teamed up with Mr Brainwash for Paris Fashion Week.

Printemps was designed by architects Jules and Paul Sedille in 1865 and is noted for its historic significance in the city.

New York-themed large scale works from Mr Brainwash and other artists who have contributed to the installation adorned Printemps’ window display, works that portrayed the cliches of American lifestyle and celebrated beloved American designers.

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Mr Brainwash even installed a 20-ft high statue of King Kong, made out of rubber tires, to greet customers as they made their way into the store’s entrance.

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Madonna’s “Celebration” Album Cover

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Madonna, being highly attuned to the growing trends in art and contemporary culture, assigned the task of creating the cover art for her third greatest hits album, “Celebration”, to Mr Brainwash.

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As a nod to New York’s graffiti culture, since at a point in time Madonna was an active witness of, because of her relationship with Jean-Michel Basquiat while she was working on her eponymous debut album and origins, the collaborative likeness of Queen Madge were found wheat-pasted on walls of the Meatpacking District in Manhattan.

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In addition to the album cover, Mr Brainwash produced works for the cover of the “Celebration” DVD cover for the video collection as well as the jacket for its vinyl release.

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Mr Brainwash’s likeness of Madonna was also in full view of Times Square.

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