Jason Innocent

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Artist

Jason Innocent (Template:IPA-fr; Born January 7, 1995) is an American artist and graffiti writer who's known for writing enigmatic graffiti epigrams in Lower Manhattan.

Early life

He attended and completed his High School education at Murry Bergtraum High School.[1]

Career

Innocent's first solo exhibition took place in August 2016, at the The Living Gallery in Brooklyn. The exhibition was titled Wall 2016 and featured ten small paintings by Jason, written by hand, bringing the practice of tagging into the formalized academic space.[2][3]

In September 2016, Innocent collaborated with Getty Image's photographer Alex Wong to create an "unofficial campaign poster" for Donald Trump with the phrase "Ego Maniac" added. According to Innocent, the work aims to reclaim the importance of every vote.[3][4]

Artistic styles

Innocent works across all mediums displays a childlike fascination with the process of creating. Innocent said that he change his drawing to more abstract and figuration drawing.[3]

Influences

In an interview with Idol Magazine, Innocent stated his influences are Jean-Michel Basquiat, SAMO, Marcel Duchamp and Dada He has also been inspired by classical music, jazz, alternative rock and grunge.[3]

See also

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References

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  2. "Jason Innocent: WALL 2016". Art in Brooklyn. August 16, 2016. http://artinbrooklyn.com/2016/08/jason-innocent-wall-2016/. Retrieved December 15, 2016. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Wong, Jasmine (August 18, 2016). "Wall 2016 By Jason Innocent". Idol Magazine. http://www.idolmag.co.uk/arts/wall-2016-jason-innocent/. 
  4. Cardona, Gloria (September 26, 2016). "The Artists Taking their Anti-Trump Sentiments to the Streets". Sleek. http://www.sleek-mag.com/2016/09/26/anti-trump-art/. Retrieved December 15, 2016. 

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