Artist of the moment…….Askew One

 

Askew One is a fantastic graffiti artist from New Zealand. The artist uses text in his work but also paints incredible portraits.

Askew One’s government name is Elliot O’Donnell.

He began making street art when he entered high school in the early 1990s.

Below the artist talks about his love of graffiti and art. He :

The artist often uses mixed media in his paintings such as acrylics and enamel. He also paints on unique surfaces such as plexiglass.

The artist is based out of Auckland, New Zealand.

Askew One uses spray paint, acrylic, and vinyl paint in the creation of his art.

Price range information: Sorry none available.

In this clip we view the artist at work for a show featuring his portrait work. I find this type of portrait work reminds me of Warhol’s first portrait efforts:

I love the artistic statement of Askew One! He thinks of himself as a crash test dummy jumping head first into trouble! This approach has garnered him some fantastic results!

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