Known to art aficiionados as Mr Brainwash he first shot to fame in 2008 when his LA exhibition, Life is Beautiful, became the most highly attended private exhibition of all time.
The French born, LA based pop artist – real name, Thierry Guetta – is now showing his work in the restored Battersea Power Station as part of the Clarendon fine art show, before it goes on tour across Britain. Expect large scale statement pieces, balloon sculptures, neon mirror artworks and art commemorating the coronation of King Charles.
Credit: Credit: Photo by Allan Warren, used under CC BY-SA 3.0 / Cropped from original and modified with sunglasses and body art on neck
As well as designing the Celebration album cover for Madonna, the artist has collaborated with high profile figures from Michelle Obama – for her Let Girls Learn organisation – to Pope Francis! He’s also closely linked to Banksy and played a leading role in Banksy’s 2010 documentary.
Now – Wed 3rd May: FREE Mr Banksy exhibition
Clarendon Fine Art, Upper Ground Floor, Turbine Hall A, The Power Station, SW11 8BZ