The Street Art Sylized Portraits of Askew One

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Mixing abstract and figurative styles seems to be something we see often lately.  However, the street artist and painter known as Askew One has a way of mixing the two that is his own.  The artist employs several tools for his painted works such acrylic, enamel, tempera, spray paint, and vinyl paint all on a Plexiglas square.  Askew One seems to carefully render the highlights of a portrait, the reflection from hair and the bright spots of a face, into a very realistic likeness.  However, other aspects of the painting are far more abstract and reflect influences ranging from the expressionistic style of Basquiat to pop-art and, of course, street art.

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