Last week we were obsessed with the work of Gregor Thielker, a hyperrealist painter whose muse was rainy day traffic. This week, thanks to Animal, we’ve discovered Dan Witz, a New York-based street artist whose amazing mosh pit portraits look like they have to be photographs — but are actually insanely-detailed paintings. Click through for a better look at his work (note prints are available for purchase), and you’ll almost swear that you can smell the sweaty crowds.
Big Mosh Pit 2007. oil and mixed media on canvas 46×70
22×28″ oil and mixed media on canvas. Contact Jonathan LeVine for availability.
Sapphire Lounge II 2008 49×49″ oil and mixed media on canvas. Contact Jonathan LeVine for availability.
Lotus Lounge big 2010. 51×57
Lotus Lounge 2008 26×32″ oil and mixed media on canvas.
70 commercial street. 2010 middle size. 40×54
Mosh Pit 2001 oil on canvas 48 x 46
70 commercial street. small. 34×36