Mr Brainwash Obama Superman Poster Obey Limited Edition

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  • Item Category: Fine Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Aug 03, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House
Up for grabs is a Mr Brainwash Obama Superman poster. This is not signed or numbered. The poster is in perfect condition and will be shipped in a hard poster tube that is very safe and protected. Measures 24 x 36 inches. Here is what Shepard Fairey says about Mr. Brainwash: "Mr. Brainwash is an enigma. I want to hug him one second and smack him the next. He is awesome, infuriating, almost impossible to define, but if an artist is defined by relentless, obsessive passion, then MBW is definitely an artist. Which kind of artist though? When I first met MBW he was a film maker. He started documenting me putting art up on the streets and in galleries back in ‘99. He has hundreds of hours of footage and often risked his neck climbing with a camera to very dangerous spots. MBW’s camera was ALWAYS on… Theoretically MBW is coming out with an OBEY documentary eventually. Somewhere along the way I introduced MBW to Banksy, which seemed to lead him to transition from just a voyeur to a participant, and he began making his own street art. MBW told me he used to paint and had actually sold his art to Michael Jackson years ago. Knowing this art background and his obsessive nature, it does not surprise me how quickly MBW rose to prominence with his street art, becoming one of the most “up” people in LA in a short amount of time. Not all of the work ... read more