Hebru Brantley - Doctor Strange (P/P)

Doctor Strange by Hebru Brantley (Printer’s Proof)

 

  • 2016
  • Regular Edition of 4 Color ways
  • 12 Color Hand-Pulled Screen Print
  • Mohawk Superfine Ultrawhite 160# Cover
  • Deckled Edges
  • 18 x 24 in. (45.72 x 60.96 cm)
  • Edition of 50
  • Signed and Marked PP by the Artist
  • Level P3 Provenance Included with sale

 

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About Hebru Brantley

Hebru Brantley creates narrative driven work revolving around his conceptualized iconic characters which are utilized to address complex ideas around nostalgia, the mental psyche, power, and hope. The color palettes, pop-art motifs, and characters themselves create accessibility around Brantley’s layered and multifaceted beliefs. Majorly influenced by the South Side of Chicago’s Afro Cobra movement in the 1960s and 70s, Brantley uses the lineage of mural and graffiti work as a frame to explore his inquiries. Brantley applies a plethora of mediums from oil, acrylic, watercolor, and spray paint to non-traditional mediums such as coffee and tea. Brantley’s work challenges the traditional view of the hero or protagonist and his work insists on a contemporary and distinct narrative that shapes and impacts the viewer’s gaze.

Recognized internationally, Hebru Brantley has exhibited in Chicago, Hong Kong, London, San Francisco, Atlanta, Miami, Seattle, Los Angeles, and New York including Art Basel Switzerland, Art Basel Miami, Scope NYC, and Frieze London. Brantley has been recognized in publications including the Chicago Tribune, Forbes, WWD, HypeBeast, Complex Magazine, the Chicago Sun-Times, and the New York Post.

Collectors of his work include LeBron James, Jay-Z and Beyonce, Lenny Kravitz, George Lucas, and Rahm Emanuel, among others. Brantley has collaborated with brands like Nike, Hublot, and Adidas.

In October 2019, Brantley opened an experiential fine art installation fueled by the narrative of his characters FLYBOY and LIL MAMA. The 6,000-square-foot installation in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood hosted over 23,000 ticketed guests and offered them limited-edition merchandise. Brantley currently resides in Los Angeles where he is expanding into content creation including the adaptation of the FLYBOY Universe through his media company, Angry Hero.

Brantley earned a B.A. in Film from Clark Atlanta University and has a background in Design and Media Illustration.

Level P3 Provenance

Works with P3 Level Provenance do not have a documented history of ownership and may have passed through the hands of multiple collectors, thus making obtaining the original invoice nearly impossible. These works are sold with a provenance report that includes:

  • A Detailed Description of The Work
  • High-Resolution Photographs
  • Artist Biography
  • Condition Report
  • Gallery Invoice
  • Bill of Sale