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Seen (Richard Mirando)
Seen (Richard Mirando) is the Godfather of Graffiti. He started graffiti at age 12. In 1981, he took his place alongsideAndy Warhol, Keith Haring and Basquiat, at the “New York, New Wave” exhibition au PS1 from New York. Art Toys are available in our shop.
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Seen, (Richard Mirando) was born in 1961. The graffiti movement was at that time in full emergence, it appeared in Philadelphia.
Richard Mirando was at that time fascinated by the graffiti on the painted subway trains running along line 6 or parked in the Lexington Avenue depot. His uncle had a garage close to this warehouse and he will realize his first work. He chooses the nickname “Seen”.
The documentary filmStyle Warsby Tony Silver and Henry Chalfant from 1982 made SEEN an icon of the movement in the rest of the world.
In 1981, he took his place alongsideAndy Warhol, Keith Haring et Basquiat, at the “New York, New Wave” exhibition au PS1 from New York.
Seen continues to exhibit alone or in groups with artists such as Banksy, Obey Giant. You can find many works in your gallery.
Seen breaks the world record for the most expensive graffiti canvas, Superman Who, 2009 at $96,000, since other artists have broken this record including Kaws, Banksy etc....