Frame not Included
Edition of 20
50 cm x 65 cm
Blek le Rat’s work, Rat on paper, is a limited edition of 20 pieces and is signed in original by the artist.
This work, measuring 65 x 50 cm, represents the black silhouette of a rat on a white background, an iconic subject that appears in many of his works. Blek le Rat has represented him since the beginning of his career, in the eighties, in fact, the artist Blek le Rat begins to paint rats on the streets of Paris using the stencil technique, rats symbolizing the ability to spread of Street Art.
Many urban artists from later generations were inspired by Blek le Rat: Banksy is one of them. The French artist is considered one of the pioneers of Street Art and father of the stencil technique.
In the lower right corner of Rat on paper, Blek le Rat wrote the year of the work with the red spray can. 2020 in the Chinese calendar was the year of the mouse.
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Born in Paris in 1951, Blek le Rat is considered to be one of the first internationally known street artists and the father of the stencil technique; Banksy and many other artists were inspired by his works. Blek le Rat began his artistic career in 1981 by painting his iconic black rats on the streets of the French capital - subjects to which he pays homage under his stage name.
In his work, the artist Blek le Rat often refers to the great masters of art history, such as Leonardo, Michelangelo and Caravaggio.
The street artist has participated in numerous group exhibitions and has exhibited in important museum institutions such as the Centre George Pompidou and the National Centre of Contemporary Art in France.
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