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Herr Nilsson

Herr Nilsson Street Art for Sale

Working Under the pseudonym Herr Nilsson, after Pippi Longstocking’s pet monkey, the Stockholm based artist began his artistic endeavors by creating graffiti around Sweden.Nilsson is known to incorporate Disney imagery while combining satire, humor, and critique. Of significance, Snow White is the first full length animated Disney film that captures the idealized portrait of innocence while imbuing violence through weaponry such as guns.

His pantings include plenty of cartoon heroes, mostly known for their sweetness and innocence. He reminds us how evil can come from unexpected characters or associations. His works always manage to make us smile and he never looses his element of surprise!

“The Dark Princesses are a comment on violence, but they are also a comment to how we look upon good and bad in the world. Everybody expects a fairytale princess to always look good and behave well. If I was one of them I would revolt after a couple of days. And in my world they do,” says Nilsson

The deftness of his painting reveals his talent while the power of his imagery suggests a moralizing sub-text.

Herr Nilsson received international media attention during 2011 – 2012 and was catapulted into the mainstream media after adorning the streets of Stockholm with his sarcastic wheat pasting and graffiti “Dark Princess” installation series in 2013. The series was met with a flurry of press coverage asking the simple question, “Who is this guy?” Coverage in the Huffington Post, The Daily Mail and other media led to additional speculation as to his identity. Some of his works will also be featured in an upcoming issue of Italian Vogue.

Herr Nilsson made his entrance onto the art world’s stage at an extensive installation in conjunction with Art Miami 2013 and hosted by the Keszler Gallery of Manhattan and Southampton, NY. The artist created a unique graffiti piece on site at the fair and unveiled the first of his fine art canvas works along with a series of smaller edition prints.

Guy Hepner Contemporary Art Gallery In New York City is pleased to present artist Herr Nilsson artwork, painting, graffiti, prints art for sale. Inquire about prices to buy Herr Nilsson art.

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