else { ", Does he consider himself a political artist? This requires explanation. } He has also taken his lettering to the streets of Paris, Stockholm, Hastings and Newcastle upon Tyne. And he did get caught. After which "media extravaganza! Ben who? Which is weird": Ben Eine in front of his work on Middlesex Street, A-Z of street art: Eine has decorated shutters along Middlesex St with the alphabet, His print Twenty First Century City was given to President Barack Obama by PM David Cameron, {{#singleComment}}{{value}} Comment{{/singleComment}}{{^singleComment}}{{value}} Comments{{/singleComment}}, {{#singleComment}}{{value}} comment{{/singleComment}}{{^singleComment}}{{value}} comments{{/singleComment}}, Show{{#moreThan3}} {{value_total}}{{/moreThan3}} comments, You may not agree with our views, or other users’, but please respond to them respectfully, Swearing, personal abuse, racism, sexism, homophobia and other discriminatory or inciteful language is not acceptable, Do not impersonate other users or reveal private information about third parties, We reserve the right to delete inappropriate posts and ban offending users without notification.

Ben Eine est un célèbre artiste du street art connu pour ses grandes lettres colorées qu’il peint dans les rues des villes, à travers le monde entier.

He says he can't put his prices up, post-Obama, because he might have to drop them again, and the art market wouldn't stand that. Eine’s partnership with the, then emerging, London graffiti artist Banksy was hugely influential to the commercial success of both artists. But I'm guessing that, as an edgy street artist, you're not a Tory voter, I venture. txtMail.focus(); removeErr(); De Hiroshige à Kuniyoshi sera la première exposition proposée par le musée Cernuschi après sa réouverture à l’issue d’un chantier de rénovation de 9 mois. WIRRAL RESTAURANT TO GIVE 25% OF SALES TO CHARITY! And because the more graffitied examples of your real name the British Transport Police recorded, the more offences they could charge you with.

Ben Eine is currently in Germany where he was invited by VNA Magazine to paint for PM5 and Urban Nation on the streets of Berlin.. We paid the British artist a quick visit while he was working on this massive signature piece which reads “Revolution”. Tel: 04 227 4774 SEAFOOD & WINE OFFER AT TANSKEY’S (WITH £5 TO….

His anti-art parents are "very proud and pleased" that his work is hanging in the White House. His work is now held in the permanent collections of the V&A Museum London, The Museum of Modern Art Los Angeles, San Francisco’s Museum of Contemporary Art, Berlin’s Urban Nation Street Art Museum, Los Angeles ‘Beyond The Streets’ and The Dean Collection as well as the private collection of Louis Vuitton and numerous other commercial institutions. Some waspish media troublemakers have taken delight in the fact that the Tory PM gave the American President an artwork by a man with "about seven" convictions for criminal damage. Ben Eine maîtrise l’art de délivrer des messages. "I knew Banksy when he first came to London and worked with him for five years," he says. errDiv.className = "errph"; Eine is diffident and balding, with a soft estuary accent and a lazy right eye, which he's had since he was a child. Thanks to the underground fraternity of taggers, he ended up scrawling his signature all over London, and bits of Amsterdam, Germany and America. "I suppose it might have been a different ball game if I was giving it to Cameron and that was the end of it. Eine’s partnership with the then emerging London graffiti artist Banksy was hugely influential to the commercial success of both artists, and in 2003 the pair set up the famous Pictures on Walls gallery.

"It was a really boring job, it paid well and was easy but I hated it. "But throughout this process I got arrested about 15 times, and prosecuted and fined six or seven times," he says cheerfully. if (document.getElementById("errph") == null) {

THE LATEST NEW BRIGHTON STREET ART FROM INSA! "My picture’s hanging in the White House. Au-delà de ce record, il a fallu adapter les techniques de travail et le processus créatif, en préparant chaque étape : « La surface à peindre était astronomique, nous avons utilisé des baignoires pour transporter la peinture. “Missing You” is Ben Eine’s addition to The Cullen Hotel’s Street Art Suite series. errDiv.id = "errph";

I got a message from Downing Street that my picture's hanging in the White House. The prolific street artist Ben Eine, (née Ben Flynn), is best known his series of spray-painted letter murals on storefront shutters along London’s Middlesex Street, or “Alphabet Street”, as it has become known. "He's one person. In 2003 The pair set up the famous Pictures on Walls gallery, with a loose collective of other artists, in order to print and sell street art. Until then, the 39-year-old Londoner was little-known outside the rarefied — albeit decreasingly so — world of street art. I had a mortgage and was in a long-term relationship and I really didn't want to go to prison for graffiti.". He continues to use street art to engage and surprise the public. One of the most successful letterform artists and friend of Banksy, Ben Eine, has just completed his latest work in the Victoria Quarter — New Brighton’s emerging independent district. Iconic street artist Ben Eine, is best known for his series of spray-painted letter murals on storefront shutters along London’s Middlesex Street, or “Alphabet Street”, as it has become known. Maybe try one of the links below or a search?

Il tire son inspiration du Pop art, notamment d’Andy Warhol, ainsi que l’univers du graffiti (Banksy, Shephard and D-Face). Le street art n’est pas exclusif, mais peut être apprécié par tous, en espérant que mon art, et ce mot ” create “, inspirent les passants », explique-t-il. Ici, l’aspect monumental lui a conféré un exceptionnel pouvoir d’attraction, mais comme toute œuvre de street art, son caractère éphémère décuple sa valeur. In his election campaign he used a poster [the famous Hope' image] created by the street artist Shepard Fairey, so I hope he knows a bit about street art and maybe likes it. Silverback Gallery Shop Street Art and Urban Art Limited Edtion Prints, Posters, Stickers & Sculptures by Banksy, Invader, Mr Brainwash, Kaws, Obey & more.

var errSpan = document.getElementById("errph"); I couldn't breakdance to save my life, I liked art, and I was a cheeky kid who enjoyed doing things, running away, and not getting caught.". Ben Eine a accepté de relever le challenge en créant l’œuvre de street art la plus grande au monde, sur une gigantesque friche : « Le projet a mis des mois à être planifié et la réalisation de l’œuvre a pris plus de 500 heures, avec l’aide d’une équipe de 6 artistes et de 30 volontaires. Tous les jours, des photos prises par un drone nous permettaient heureusement de voir notre progression.

function Validate() { So he has people working for him, especially when he makes big sculptures. "Yes," he concedes, "maybe it's inevitable that the underground becomes the mainstream. return false; So graffiti it was. Mais il était difficile de suivre précisément l’avancée, par manque de recul. } Do you know his real identity? var errDiv = document.createElement('DIV'); Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate? SEAFOOD & WINE OFFER AT TANSKEY’S (WITH £5 TO RNLI).