Hebru Brantley is an African- American illustrator and street artist. His subject matter includes a main character called Flyboy. In many works the figures are wearing large aviator glasses.
In this clip the artist talks about why he enjoys working in Chicago:
Price range information: Works range from $5,000 to the low six figures.
The artist is based out of Chicago, where he grew up tagging and writing graffiti as much as possible. Brantley became exposed to the world of fine art by his mother at the age of sixteen who gave him a book on Neo Expressionist artist Basquiat.
Below a link to the website of the artist:
Brantley has been selling his art since 2002. Some past clients include JayZ and record producer DJ Drama.
Below a short film by the artist that includes the character, Flyboy:
Hebru Brantley is a fantastic artist and businessman. His style reminds of the Twins of Brazil, Os Gemeos.
Recently the artist has also began creating 3 dimensional pieces made from fiberglass.