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RAE (aka RAE BK) is a street artist, painter and sculptor who was born and raised Brooklyn, New York. His murals, paste-ups and 3-dimensional found-object sculptures can be found on city streets worldwide. His sculptures often appear bolted to poles and and affixed to other city structures at times giving the appearance they were sanctioned.

Indoors, RAE is known for finding pop-up locations he can transform into a world where art, installation and practicality overlap. In 2013, he re-opened what was once a corner bodega in the East Village of New York City and turned it into an exhibition space/grocery store called “Word Of Mouth”. RAE’s Pop Art inspired work was incorporated amongst surveillance cameras, lottery tickets, loaves of bread, lose cigarettes and just about anything you’d expect to find in a bodega.  Just last year, RAE traveled to Ethiopia and staged an exhibition inside the living room of a local family’s small home. The opening included a traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony and was attended by locals, goats and other animals. This Spring 2015, he has launched a pop-up exhibition "Trunk Work" in China Town, NYC.

Recent Exhibits

RAE participated in these exhibits:

Nov, 2015 The Power of Paint
Vertical Gallery
Mar, 2015 RAE - "TRUNK WORK"
TRUNK WORK - pop-up exhibition
Sep, 2014 Lost Corcosa
Masters Projects
Apr, 2013 Legend Tripping
Masters & Pelavin (currently closed )
Mar, 2009 World of Imagination, Vol. 2
APW Gallery
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