Secondary Art Market
May 2014 - Miami
David Walker is a London-based artist who creates color-explosive portraits using spray paint in the form of street art.
His work is done without the use of stencils or brushes and it is often blended through as colors drip or mixed.
This unique style developed over a period of years has many wishing to know the artist more in depth.
Although he was once a fan of only black and white, he now paints with explosions of colors. Most of his portraits are of female characters and it is very important to note that they are layered with color, motion, and emotion. These portraits are done outdoors in large walls and often inspire magnificence. According to David Walker, the portraits of the women involved are often stolen and found in photography, magazines, or other websites. He plans on working less with the unknown and more with people that he has met or photographed.
David Walker has a high level of skills as he is very detailed orientated and possesses an excellent level of spray can control to create shadows, lines, and textures in his artwork. He is drawn into the idea of creating beautiful out of lo-brow materials and methods. He loves to bring attention to the street art world by painting with only spray paint. His lack of brushwork raises questions when comparing graffiti and traditional paintings.
Although David Walker has only been painting for a few years his reputation amongst street artists is phenomenal. Since working on street art, he has built a very strong fan base worldwide. Some of the locations that David Walker has painted include New York, Hong Kong, Bali, Lisbon, Berlin, and many others. His first major solo show was “Brides on Fire” which was presented at the Rook and Raven Gallery in January 2012. One of his favorite locations to visit is Lisbon, since he loves the beautiful sight, great weather, delicious food, and amazing people. While visiting, he found many others who had also had a passion for art and creativity.
Private Collection - Paintings and Prints on request
63'' x 63''
71'' x 71''
Lena Pose 1
63'' x 39,5''
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