Author: Charlotte Bearn

Spotlight on Dan Baldwin

Dan Baldwin been a feature of artrepublic since his early days as painter who had to trade and borrow paint and materials in order to create new artwork. Now, with the advent of his Los Angeles solo show, we revisit the artist who deserves to be in every collection.

Spotlight on Dan Baldwin | Image

This new show marks what is something of a comeback for Dan Baldwin who has been patiently working away in the shadows this past year. Not only is the work showing a welcome progression forward, but opening himself up to an American audience where they can view his pieces in the flesh could prove invaluable in cementing his credentials as a globally acclaimed artist.

Dan’s artwork always has a sinister yet beautiful feel to it and is often centred on vanitas with him frequently tackling subjects such as politics, religion and innocence in his art.

His new work incorporates a graphic symbolism with pop elements illustrating the fragile line between good versus evil. In throwing together opposing elements, he creates a poetic, chaotic and conflicting juxtaposition of life and death. Another subject very close to his heart.

Spotlight on Dan Baldwin | Image

Spotlight on Dan Baldwin | Image

His use of colour, an element that has always captured us in the past, is largely inspired from the Mexican ‘day of the dead’ death celebrations, ‘El dia de los Muertos’.

Spotlight on Dan Baldwin | Image

The beauty about Baldwin is that his work is so versatile and varied. His canvases contain so much 3-d work that they could be interpreted as hanging sculptures. Even his limited prints always contain those added extras such as silver leaf and varnishes to make them stand out.

Baldwin’s L.A show ‘Disillusion’, which opens on the 10th September running for one month, is sure to provoke a new wave of interest in him here in the UK.

 

art to arrive by christmas

Rise no.1 Art Print by Lisa Lloyd
Exclusive

Rise no.1

60 x 60cm

£150

60 x 60cm

£48

6 x 10 cm

RYCA £80

Blowing A Kiss

12 x 12cm

£80

12 x 12cm

United Colour of London Art Print by Jayson Lilley
Exclusive

£195

31 x 24cm

BALLOON DOG 7 Art Print by VeeBee
Exclusive
VeeBee £270

BALLOON DOG 7

21 x 29.7cm

£270

21 x 29.7cm

Love is the Drug - Pink Diamond Dust, 2020 Art Print by Ryan Callanan
Exclusive

£200

60 x 60cm

Tom Lewis £125

Stag

30 x 30 cm

£125

30 x 30 cm

Gorilla - Pink Foil

42 x 59.4cm

£195

42 x 59.4cm

Jungle Blooms 2 Small

32.5 x 32.5cm

£50

32.5 x 32.5cm

Not My First Rodeo (11th Edition) Art Print by Babak Ganjei
Exclusive

£135

50 x 70cm

Choco Happy Dog

12 x 6 x 12cm

£300

12 x 6 x 12cm

£150

50 x 70cm

£150

60 x 30 cm

Canary

40 x 50cm

£150

40 x 50cm

£50

50 x 70cm

£125

60 x 60 cm

Miss Travel UK

26 x 33 cm

£55

26 x 33 cm

I Love London

22 x 17 cm

£60

22 x 17 cm

Snoopy Cube

40 x 40 cm

£195

40 x 40 cm

Sara Pope £150

Amped

18.3 x 18.3 x 3.2cm

£150

18.3 x 18.3 x 3.2cm

Oli Mumby £120

£120

59.4 x 42cm

Shark Tank (Neon Green and Pink) Art Print by Memori Prints
Exclusive

£85

52.7 x 38.7cm

You've Got the Love Art Print by Kid-B
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Kid-B £65

£65

50 x 50cm

£195

51 x 24 cm

Honey Bee, 2020 Art Print by Dylan Floyd
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Honey Bee, 2020

20 x 20cm

£35

20 x 20cm

Ellipsis - Remix, 2020 Art Print by Dan Hillier
Exclusive

£98

42 x 42 cm

Right Hand Red, 2020 Art Print by Static
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Static £35

£35

20 x 20cm

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