Biography – MR.BRAINWASH
Mr. Brainwash is the pseudonym of ‘Street Pop Artist’: Thierry Guetta, based in Los Angeles.
During the last decade, he realized a fundamental documentary about Street Art. Inspired by his subject, he began laying his own stencils and posters on the streets of Los Angeles and Paris, becoming rapidly very famous, thanks to his works representing Pop Art Celebrities.
In June 2008, Mr. Brainwash displayed his work in the legendary CBS Studio in Los Angeles for his first solo exhibition: “Life is Beautiful”. Very quickly, his work is recognized and Madonna called him to create the sleeve of her album “Best of Celebration”, also asking him to realize her DVD and record sleeves.
In 2010, with his 1400 m² exhibition « Icons » taking place in the heart of the Meatpacking District in New York, Mr. Brainwash pays tribute to legendary artists. He notably creates musicians’ portraits using broken records, and monumental sculptures made from recycled tires.
Mr. Brainwash is also the main subject of the event documentary by artist Banksy: « Exit Through The Gift Shop » presented at the Sundance Film Festival and in Berlin 2010.