Dain – Brooklyn
One of the most influential street artists to emerge from New York City, Dain intriguingly combines the visual language of graffiti with old Hollywood glamour. Often mingling a female visage with male fashion, he creates distinct pieces with characteristics known only to his works.
Dain selects black and white images that speak to him, often inspired by iconic models and celebrities in addition to Hollywood glamour. His work reflects appreciation for an era when women dressed beautifully, revealing very little and leaving much to the imagination.
Dain works single pieces between the street and studio, and combines wheat pasting, silk screening, spray paint, collage and acrylic. He commences the process with collage, the foundation for the piece, using a photo that he layers with various images. He then chooses the colors for the piece after which he paints and layers spray paint onto the work. He finishes his works with his unmistakable “circle and drip” around the eye, an unintentional trademark yet clearly distinguishing factor of his dynamic works.
2016: Canon Event @ The Brooklyn Museum Brooklyn, NY
2015: MP Taverna’s – The Hall (Music – Art Event) Brooklyn, NY; SPIN Restaurant New York, NY; Anna Vissi Album Cover Greece; Urban Nations Art Gallery Berlin, Germany; MUSIQ Headphones
2014: Alta Roma Fashion Show with Sylvia Fendi Rome, Italy; Faberge Egg Hunt New York, NY; Carini Lang – Rug Collections New York, NY
CURRENTLY WORKING ON
STK Rebel Restaurants US
Fillin Global – Inaugural Show @ Castle Fitzjohns Gallery New York, NY
Art Wynwood Art Fair Miami, FL