Artist of the Week : Shawn Barber

This is another artist that I found out about in the Art Calender magazine (, Shawn Barber. What made him stand out to me is the concentration of his two painting series, dolls and tattoed portraits. The dolls are creepy and sadistic, because it is so different it kinda interests me. Most of his work is of the tattooed portraits. He not only captures the person but the aspect of the tattoos on their bodies and shows that it is part of them. They are sensual, sexy, and tough depending on the person. He is having a tattoo portraits solo show at Joshua Liner Gallery in NYC on April 24th. Below is a few of his works shown on his website, but if you like to see more his website is

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