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Damian Elwes Renders Other Artists’ Studios – And They Are Amazing.

Basquiat’s Studio (Crosby Street_NYC, 1983) 2017, acrylic on canvas, 52″ x 66″

Santa Monica-based British artist Damian Elwes has been painting the studios of other artists for decades now. From those of masters like Picasso and Matisse to his more recent depictions of Basquiat and Georgia O’Keefe’s studios, his artworks are historically accurate pictorial peeks into these private sanctuaries where creativity thrives. (more…)

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Creative License. Comparing Michael Kalish’s Works With The Original Art That Inspired Him.

a composite of Banksy’s Flower Thrower with license plate version by Michael Kalish

There are actually several artists out who have found creative ways to “up-cycle” license plates from automobiles. One of the most respected and well-known, is artist Michael Kalish. (more…)

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Outside Art is More ‘In’ Than Ever. The Urban Art sale at Bonhams.

Urban Art Sale at Bonhamsabove: A gallery assistant at Bonhams auction house adjusts a painting by artist Banksy entitled ‘Save or Delete Jungle Book’ featured in Bonhams’ Urban Art sale (Source: Oli Scarff/Getty Images Europe)

Below is an article I found about graffiti art from the UK Sunday Times by Lindsay Baker. I’ve followed it with an update on the results from The Urban Art sale at Bonhams, auction house Bonham’s first ever auction devoted to Street Art, as well as with images and captions. (more…)

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