The undisputed “Godfather of Street Art”, Richard Hambleton was born in Vancouver in 1952.
In the early 80’s Richard was more famous and his artwork more sought after than his contemporaries - Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat.
While Basquiat and Haring became victims of the scene, Hambleton survived and disappeared until the last 10 years brought back a ghost. The last living member of the Downtown Street Art Kings…
Thrust back in the limelight thanks to attention from Armani, Phillips Gallery and now Amazon who have secured the rights to Shadowman - The Film.
The artist who shaped a culture.
The SHADOWMAN - Richard Hambleton