Mr. Brainwash – a.k.a. Thierry Guetta, a French citizen living in Los Angeles and apparent cousin of famed Parisian street artist Space Invader – first exhibited his work in L.A. in 2008. This show, promoted on the cover of L.A. Weekly and attended by over 7,000 people on its opening night, was filmed for Banksy’s ‘documentary’.
Mr. Brainwash went on to design the cover art for Madonna’s album ‘Celebration’ in 2009 and has sold several works for over $100,000 including a Jim Morrison portrait made of broken LPs.
"Art cannot be criticized because every mistake is a new creation"