Contemporary artist specializing in full spectrum painting, mural, animation and digital hybrid art.

Basquiat vs Hirst

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Damien Hirst’s ‘For the Love of God’ versus Jean-Michel Basquiat, something like a parody I am working on using Procreate, or as I like to call it, a Mahaloness digi painting. An homage to both Hirst, living, and to Basquiat, who is no longer with us, sadly. It brings into question the morality of the art world, in terms of the excess, and in the case Jean-Michel Basquiat, subsequent tragedy.
For the Love of God wiki link
FotoMahaloness digi mixed media portrait using procreate 2012 by me, Mahaloness or hälts, an old nickname and historically my artist signature


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Mahaloness is an art blog documenting the life of the artist Shane Haltman, eloquently called hälts. Shane lives and makes art in Canada, and on occasion, Mexico. This is his story.

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