Los Angeles, CA US
Profile Type: artist
YANOE (Ya-know) Ryan “Yanoe” Sarfati - a Belgium American artist born in Baton Rouge Louisiana moved to Los Angeles in the early 90’s. He began writing graffiti at the age of 11 and by the age of 17 was painting large scale murals all across Los Angeles. He has painted in over 20 countries and appeared in multiple art publications around the world. In recent years, Yanoe has shifted his focus to fine art in the form of large scale murals, studio and commercial works. A competent and hard working artist with over 20yrs experience. He possess a strong sense of artistry and forward-thinking, that is consistently displayed across all art pieces. With a background in graffiti art, he is capable of executing large scale projects with a quick turnaround. His paintings can be described as a weaving of people, places and objects blended together to tell a story. Yanoe, incorporates tenants of architecture into his works, specifically the formidable, concrete monoliths of 1950s’ Brutalism. The artist has a keen understanding of mass and space and is expertly versed at translating multidimensional modalities into dynamic, unidimensional walls and installations. Some of his past clients include Nike, Urban Decay, Headspace, Google, Apple, Facebook and Netflix.