#BossBasel

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In celebration of the release of his 9th studio album, Rick Ross (newly monikered Ricky Rozay) and longtime friend Mr Brainwash came together in collaboration for #BossBasel, a hybrid party/art event.
 

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Rather You Than Me lists an impressive roster of featured artists, from soul singers Anthony Hamilton and Raphael Saadiq to trap god Gucci Mane and everyone’s most recent favorite Young Thug. The attendance of the party wasn’t lacking in its presence of stars as well!
 

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Mr Brainwash took time to decorate the space before the event, filling it with art installations and works featuring Ricky Rozay.
 

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Warhol x Brainwash Gallery Showing

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Since his first art show in Los Angeles, Mr Brainwash’s style has often been compared to the one of Andy Warhol.

One of the internationally known name in the art world, American Fine Art Gallery, paid homage to both Mr Brainwash and Andy Warhol, in an exhibition titled “Andy Warhol Meets Mr Brainwash”.

Rick Ross, Rather You Than Me

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Mr Brainwash and longtime friend Rick Ross came together in collaboration once more for the artwork of Ross’ ninth album, Rather You Than Me. This would be the second album artwork the two have worked on together.

Last year’s Mass Appeal featured the artistic styling of Mr Brainwash as well.

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He art directed the photoshoot from which the final album cover was picked. For the release of “Rather You Than Me”, which took place in New York a few months later, Mr Brainwash created an art installation in a Soho warehouse followed a special live artistic performance.

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“Life is Beautiful: Under Construction” Pop Up Show At Art Basel Miami

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Mr Brainwash’s Art Basel debut came unannounced to Art Basel: Miami Beach and caused a stir with “Life is Beautiful: Under Construction.”

The pop-up show consisted of Storm Troopers looking out on various floors of the building, housing works from Mr Brainwash on all kinds of mediums.

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Will.I.Am Art Show

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Will.I.Am curated an event that incorporated both pop art and pop music called Worlds on Fire: Grammy-Nominated Artists Exhibition to kick off Grammy Week. The art exhibit portion featured portraits of the 2009 Grammy nominees as created by pop-surrealism artists. The exhibit took place in the Pacific Electric Lofts in Downtown Los Angeles.

All the artworks were up for auctions with the proceeds donated to the Pea Pod Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by Will.I.Am that focuses on giving youth access to multi-media production tools for video, dance, music and art.

For the show, Mr Brainwash created a portrait of Jay-Z with broken vinyls shards.