Hebru Brantley sits in studio

Hebru Brantley

Empowering, afrofuturist visions.

“Ultimately, I want to leave people with a good feeling, I want to engage with that light the people let go dim within them.”

Hebru Brantley’s young characters are headstrong and ambitious. They appear across canvas, murals and sculpture, often adorned in suits and masks that reference fictional icons like Batman and the Incredible Hulk. As a child, Brantley did not see himself or his friends represented in the comic books and sci-fi stories that he loved. The majority of the narratives centred around one all-powerful fi...

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Hebru Brantley was born in 1981 in Chicago, Illinois. He now lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.


The artist has collaborated with and received commissions from a host of instantly recognisable brands including Nike, Lacoste, Nickelodeon, NBA, Redbull, BE@RBRICK, Hublot and Adidas.

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Among his notable collectors are celebrities LeBron James, Beyonce and Jay-Z, Lenny Kravitz and George Lucas.

Collaborations with Hebru Brantley

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