Posts Tagged ‘mural’

Artist of the moment……… Damon Soule


Damon Soule is an American artist renown his work which features color and shapes. Damon Soule was born in Atlanta, Georgia in the year 1974. Much of the artist’s childhood was spent growing up in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Soule attended the San Francisco Institute of Art.

Below we visit a show featuring Damon Soule that took place in 2008:

The artist helped to start a skateboard and clothing line. He quit this business to concentrate full time on being a great artist.

Soule often works on collaborations with other street artists.

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In this clip we view a show featuring Damon Soule from 2012:

I enjoy the wide range of styles found in the work of Damon Soule. We have a great deal of abstraction, wonderful colors, organic and basic geometric shapes. There is a wonderful flow of styles, shapes, and colors in the work of this artist.



Artist of the moment……..Street artist Smates also known as Bart Smeets


Smates, a.k.a. Bart Smeets, is a wonderful street artist from Belgium. Smeets works in a realist manner and often paints dogs or children below water.

Below a link to the website of artist Bart Smeets:

The artist is based out of Mechelen, Belgium.



In this clip we view  a wonderful mural of a dog swimming underwater by Bart Smeets:

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His work with one of my favorite subject matter, dogs! How unique that he paints items we usually imagine underwater!


Street Artist Banksy at auction sells for $575,000

A work created a few years back on the side of Prince Albert Pub located in London, England sold for a bid of $480,000 plus $95,000 in fees for a total of $575,000 U.S. dollars.

The work shows two policeman embracing and the work was titled ” Kissing Coppers.”

The work was sold at auction in Miami. Banksy had some other works that received bids, but the bids did not meet the reserve price.