48 x 47.75 inches. This original painting is reflective of Hebru's early work in 2011 and features an athlete and sneaker culture in the city of Chicago.Using acrylic paints on tri-ply, this painting is an. Impressive size and a magnificent example of an amazing artist work. Original pieces from this early in Brantley's career do not often come up for sale, please do not hesitate to leave a message with any questions. Painting surface: wood, try ply, framed with wood and ready to hang. Provenance: Guaranteed authentic for the duration of ownership. Will include letter of provenance/authenticity guarantee. Hebru Brantley creates narrative driven work revolving around his conceptualized iconic characters. Brantley utilizes these iconic characters to address complex ideas around nostalgia, the mental psyche, power and hope. The color palettes, pop-art motifs and characters themselves create accessibility around Brantleys layered and multifaceted ideas.
Majorly influenced by the South Side of Chicagos Afro Cobra movement in the 1960s and 70s, Brantley uses the lineage of mural and graffiti work as a frame to explore his inquiries. Brantley applies a plethora of mediums from oil, acrylic, watercolor and spray paint to non-traditional mediums such as coffee and tea. Brantleys work challenges the traditional view of the hero or protagonist.
His work insists on a contemporary and distinct narrative that shapes and impacts the viewers gaze. Recognized nationally for public works and solo shows in Chicago, Hebru Brantley has exhibited in London, San Francisco, Atlanta, Miami, Seattle, Los Angeles and New York including Art Basel Switzerland, Art Basel Miami, Scope NYC and Frieze London.Brantley has been recognized in publications including the Chicago Tribune, Complex Magazine and NY Post. His work has been collected by Chicagos Mayor Rahm Emmanuel, The Pritzker Family and power couple Jay-Z and Beyonce. Brantley has collaborated with brands like Nike, Hublot and Adidas. In Film from Clark Atlanta University, and has a background in design and Media Illustration. Item is an original Hebru Brantley mixed media acrylic spray-paint and charcoal on wood.
The item "Hebru Brantley Always New" is in sale since Sunday, June 9, 2019. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "soulfytr" and is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.