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Beautiful realism in these drawings by Kelvin Okafor

We have been following the work or Kelvin Okafor for some time and his draftsmanship still amazes us. Born in Tottenham 1985, multi-award winning artist Kelvin Okafor’s meteoric rise to acclaim has been...
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WHY IS ART SO EXPENSIVE?

This is a topic that artists come across often. Most creative people, I'm willing to bet, have run into the confused look of "sticker shock" or "label shock" for those at galleries.  This article originally...
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FAILE IS WINNING!!!

At Thaxton we believe in bringing you the uncut dope when it comes to artists that have crossed our path. During Art Basel a few years back we were introduced to Faile. FAILE (Pronounced "fail") is a...
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CLEVER WAY TO USE FAME TO SELL ART

We have seen a variety ways of moving art at auctions, everything from the silent auction to the "if nobody buys this we will burn it in front of you". But celebrity look a likes in classical art sparked...
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REAL ART IN THE DARK

This project has a hard hitting message with a really cool approach.  Spanish street-artist SpY has recently written for the Nuit Blanche the phrase “I’m not a real artist” with phosphorescent paint....
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In The Streets With Artist REMS 182

Italian artist Emanuele Ronco (better known as Rems 182) of Truly Design produces graffiti works that blur the line between reality and surrealism. He took an  interest...
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THE UNADAPTED WORK OF PAT PERRY

Here at Thaxton we are suckers for cool sketchbook drawings and Pat Perry's work is pure fire. Pat is an artist from Michigan, focused on creating pictures, words, and visual media through careful and...