Texas-born, Berlin based, Nick Flatt is known for his large scale photorealistic portraits, often with provocative themes gleaned from titles like Fuck Religion, Pussy Fingers, and Blow Me. Through the use of models who physically resemble the prototype of those commonly used in mainstream advertising, Flatt whets the viewer’s unconscious appetite for consumption. However, their extreme, lascivious gestures distort our desire to the point of discomfort. By exposing the cheap triggers employed by these glossy glamazons, Flatt invites us to be repulsed by their honest unmasking.
Teaming up with native Berlin graffiti writer Punkone, the newly formed duo have created several murals from Berlin to London and are attracting widespread attention for their anti-consumerist message combined with an extreme attention to craftsmanship.
The juxtaposition of photorealistic femme fatales with graffiti lettering combine for a hyper political and volatile form of street art expression. Keep an eye on these two crazy fucks.