Ash (artist)

Victor Ash
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Victor Ash painting in Berlin, 2008
MovementStreet art, graffiti art


Victor Ash, also called Ash, is a Copenhagen-based designer originally from Paris, France. Ash mainly functions on canvas, lithography, and occasionally installations. He offers exhibited regularly in a variety of museums and galleries all over the world since the past due 1980s.

Early Career

Ash started his artistic tumor being a graffiti article writer in the first 1980s. From 1983 to 1986 he also known as himself Saho and Ash2. He was area of the Parisian graffiti collective BBC or Badbc, and was a modern of Bando, Setting2, and JonOne.In 1989 The French designer Agnès b. asked Ash, JonOne and many other graffiti performers to be a part of the exhibition "Les peintres de la ville" on the Galerie du Jour located in a nearby of Beaubourg in Paris. This is the very first time Ash was displaying his paintings in the gallery.

Recent development

Ash’s newest parts are aesthetically completely different from your graffiti he was painting in the 80s, and so are a departure from the original graffiti varieties of NY. Ash frequently uses the styles of contrast between your urban conditions and character and youthful people's search for identification in subcultures.Ash lives in Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Further reading

Spraycan Artwork, by Henry Chalfant - documents a few of Ash's older work VICTORASH Wall space, Editions Third Space, 2013, ISBN 978-87-996590-0-5 Paris art libre dans la ville, Yvan Tessier, Éditions Hersher, 1991, ISBN 978-2-7335-0195-5 Paris Tonkar, Tarek ben Yakhlef et Sylvain Doriath, Editions Florent Massot et Romain Pillement, 1991, ISBN 978-2-908382-09-9 Spraycan Artwork, Henry Chalfant and Wayne Prigoff, Thames and Hudson, 1987, ISBN 0-500-27469-X La rue aux artistes, MPG Artwork, editions Guillaume Garouste Ategalore, 2004, ISBN 2-9523191-0-3 Mural Artwork, Kiriakos Losifidis, Publikat, 2008, ISBN 978-3-939566-22-9