Dave Kinsey

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Dave Kinsey

Dave Kinsey - Sprayed Paint Art Collection

Dave Kinsey is a contemporary American artist who is known for his dynamic, abstract, and emotive style of art. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1971, and grew up in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Kinsey attended the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and then moved to Atlanta, Georgia where he worked as a graphic designer and illustrator. In the mid-1990s, Kinsey moved to Los Angeles, California, where he co-founded the design agency, BLK/MRKT. Kinsey's work with BLK/MRKT involved creating illustrations, murals, and designs for a variety of clients, including Nike, Sony, and Warner Brothers. However, it was Kinsey's personal artwork that gained him recognition in the art world. His paintings and mixed-media works are characterized by their bold use of color, strong graphic elements, and layered textures. He often incorporates found objects, spray paint, and stencils into his work, which adds to the dynamic and visceral quality of his pieces. Kinsey's art explores themes of identity, urban life, and social justice. He has a keen interest in politics, which is reflected in his work. Kinsey's art often makes a statement about contemporary society and the issues that we face. Kinsey's work has been exhibited in galleries and museums around the world, including the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, the Pasadena Museum of California Art, and the Joshua Liner Gallery in New York City. He has also created public murals in cities such as Los Angeles, New York, and Paris. Kinsey's art has been featured in numerous publications, including Juxtapoz, Hi-Fructose, and The New York Times. He has also published several books, including the monograph "Everything Ephemeral" and "BLK/MRKT One." Overall, Dave Kinsey's unique style and socially conscious approach to art have made him an influential figure in the contemporary art world. His work is both visually striking and thought-provoking, and continues to inspire and engage audiences around the globe.


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