'Grenade' by Fake, 2015
16 x 25 Inches (artwork)
25.5 x 33.5 x 1.25 Inches (framed)
Unique, hand-painted spray/stencil on repurposed cardboard.
Original work (#1/1)
Stencil-signed by the artist.
Rare original piece done by hand at Upfest Street Art Festival, Bristol, UK.
Custom float-framed in UV-plexiglass and black hardwood molding.
Artist FAKE from Amsterdam has been a street artist starting in 2005. Using stencils he made his fame early in the street art scene all over the world. FAKE traveled the world making his murals and street art in city's like New York, London, Paris, Berlin, LA, Madrid, Copenhagen Oslo, Bangkok and many more.
FAKE has had solo expositions and show in the USA, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Denmark, Norway and The Netherlands working with the best galleries.
His stencil and graffiti work is highly collectable and wanted, with sold out shows at PAN Amsterdam and instantly sold out releases in collaboration with galleries. Amongst fans and collectors his work is in art collections such as the Rabobank Collection, celebrities, athletes and musicians. Most of his work contains autonomous work, but he also collaborated with brands such as Diesel, Bavaria, Philips, Vans, 55DSL and Stussy.
Fake is often compared to Banksy, Shepard Fairey/OBEY, Dolk, Pejac, Imbue and Mr Brainwash.