Stencil Graffiti Master Blek Le Rat Creates Permanent Collection at the Quin Hotel

Blek le Rat is one of the founding fathers of stencil street art, inspiring modern artists like Banksy, Shepard Fairey and countless others with his street art. The Quin Hotel in Midtown, Manhattan has commissioned Le Rat to create a permanent collection for them, as well as a temporary exhibit called “Escaping Paris”.

…the exhibit features 3 large scale original Blek le Rat paintings, as well as an edition of 25 unique monotypes with lithography that the artist created in collaboration with the New York Academy of Art during his tenure.

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