Marquis Lewis, better known by his pseudonym RETNA, is a contemporary American artist born in 1979 in Los Angeles, California. He is primarily known for his unique, distinctive calligraphy-style street art and murals that can be found across the globe. RETNA's work merges various influences, including graffiti, traditional Asian and Egyptian calligraphy, Incan and Mayan hieroglyphics, and Arabic script, resulting in his own signature language. His art has been featured in galleries and public spaces, and he has collaborated with numerous brands and other artists. Additionally, RETNA has created custom artworks for various celebrities, musicians, and fashion designers. His work has been exhibited internationally, and he is considered one of the most influential and prominent street artists in the contemporary art scene. RETNA's unique style has garnered him significant recognition and acclaim, leading to a steady rise in the popularity and value of his artworks.
Mac & Retna- Black Limited Edition Rare Spray Paint Can Artwork Crossover by famous graffiti paint maker Montana MTN. Each of these artists has developed their own distinctive style and technique; Retna is best known for his bold calligraphic brushstrokes, and Mac for his painting of faces and figures that seem real; The Mac uses spray paint and Retna uses a spray and acrylic paint for its paints; oil, acrylic, enamel, pencil, and other media on paper, canvas, and wood.