Biography – SPEEDY GRAPHITO
Speedy Graphito is one of the pioneers of French Street Art Movement. His work has leaved its mark on the collective memory of a whole generation by bringing an innovative and forceful style at the beginning of the 80s. Since then, his painting has been incessantly evolving, always in harmony with his time, creating pictorial languages, iconoclastic and satiric codex of our society. Speedy Graphito has a very personal look at the world and uses our collective memory so as to create a universal new language. His original and forceful style is his trademark. Speedy Graphito took part in numerous events such as the Jean-Michel Jarre concert in La Defense, the graphic identity of the Halle de Saint-Pierre, or the logo of the Altaïr space mission. Today, his work has become a reference in the world of art. He is like an icon and his influence on the new generations of artists and on the actual cultural landscape doesn’t need to be proved.