Hebru Brantley

Chicago-born artist Hebru Brantley is one of the brightest stars of the Afro-Futurist Art Movement.

Growing up in the historic Bronzeville neighborhood of Chicago he was influenced by the Chicago Black Arts Movement, Jean Michel Basquiat, and more. His iconic "FlyBoy" character was inspired by the Tuskegee Airmen fighter pilots of World War II.

His work embraces pop culture, and often features exciting new interpretations of iconic characters. The result is optimistic and thought-provoking.

He has been featured in exhibits and painted murals all over the world, and collaborated with brands like Nike and Adidas. His work is in the private collections of of taste-makers and artists like Jay-Z and Beyonce.

 

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