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Mr Brainwash Meets the Dalai Lama

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Mr Brainwash Meets the Dalai Lama

July 4, 2015

Peak Mind Foundation hosted a talk with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama at Rancho Las Lomas in Silverado Canyon, California. The Dalai Lama gave a public talk on wisdom, love and compassion and the event was a celebration of a lifetime devited to spreading the message of the value of peace, kindness and universal compassion throughout the world.

Mr Brainwash attended the event and had a chance to meet with His Holiness, presenting the Dalai Lama with an artwork that he created.

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“Life Is Beautiful” Pop-Up Show (NY)

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“Life Is Beautiful” Pop-Up Show (NY)

June 18, 2015

Mr Brainwash returned to New York for a pop-up art show, “Life is Beautiful” in June 2015.

The show had thousands of visitors a day, tourists and locals alike, who were delighted to discover the unannounced art show hidden under New York City’s famous High Line.

The 9,000 square foot space was packed with sculptures, screen prints, and installations, all which showcase his signature take on pop culture’s most recognizable icons and images and signified his glorious return to The Big Apple.

Contribution to LA Pride Festival

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Contribution to LA Pride FestivalC

March 22, 2015

Mr Brainwash created “Book Heart” out of several recycled books, and bright pink paint on wood frame.

The piece was on display at the West Hollywood Public Library Branch for the Los Angeles Pride Festival and was on view until January of 2016.

Collaboration with Sunglass Hut

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Collaboration with Sunglass Hut

May 15, 2015

Mr Brainwash partnered up with Sunglass Hut to design a limited run of 250 Ray-Ban wayfarers and aviators.

They were sold exclusively at the Sunglass Hut flagship store in SoHo, New York, and a pop-up was created in the back of the shop to emulate a studio.

Collaboration with Sunglass Hut

Coca-Cola 100th Anniversary

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Coca-Cola 100th Anniversary

February 25, 2015

For their 100th anniversary, Coca-Cola challenged artists, designers and illustrators around the world to recreate and reimagine the vintage Coca-Cola bottle imagery by using only three colors: red, black and white. Mr Brainwash was among the invited creatives.

Coca-Cola 100th Anniversary

Mural on Burger King Wall (Art Basel Miami)

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Mural on Burger King Wall (Art Basel Miami)

December 4, 2014

Mr Brainwash gave fast-food a spotlight for Art Basel: Miami Beach by creating an interactive mural of Burger King’s Whopper and fries on the outside wall of GAB Studio.

There was also a sort of “throne” you can sit on with a crown above your head.

Miami is the birthplace of Burger King, the fast-food joint first opened in 1954, and home of The Original Whopper Burger. Mr Brainwash paid tribute to its origins by creating the interactive mural on Wynwood.

Mr Brainwash also kicked off Art Basel with a night of partying at WALL Lounge with friends Paris Hilton and Rick Ross.

Collaboration and Performance with Mercedes-Benz

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Collaboration and Performance with Mercedes-Benz

November 26, 2014

Mr Brainwash attended the Mercedes-Benz Evolution Tour with Alabama Shakes and Young the Giant in Santa Monica, California. He was invited to do a performance piece at the event on a GLA-Class vehicle.

Mr Brainwash has previously collaborated with Mercedes-Benz before this event: he had painted one of their vehicles before, which toured nationwide with the German automobile company and was also exhibited at the Los Angeles Auto Show in 2014.

Wyclef Jean + AVICII’s “Divine Sorrow” for (RED)

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Wyclef Jean + AVICII’s “Divine Sorrow” for (RED)

November 17, 2014

Coca-Cola and (RED) teamed up for the Share the Sound of an AIDS Free Generation campaign, featuring new music from Aloe Blacc, OneRepublic, an unreleased song from Queen’s Freddie Mercury and a collaborative work with Wyclef Jean, Avicii and Mr Brainwash.

The primary goal of the campaign was to spread global awareness of HIV/AIDS to millennials in an effort to end the pandemic. The campaign featured an array of top artists as they debut new music and offered exclusive experiences to bring people together and give. Money raised from the campaign went to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. It was also used to finance grants to provide HIV prevention, testing, counseling, treatment and care services.

Wyclef Jean + AVICII’s “Divine Sorrow” for (RED)