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Donald Keyland's fine art bio.

Writing a bio is really hard.

I have wrote a few over my years and by the time you read it back 6 months later, its the worst bio in the world.

Fundamentally i am very very serious and will always produce work. I am a person just like all other people.

 

 

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Till the last day of the the end of Don's successful, eventful career, Don always painted.
He painted  until the last second of his death, the paintbrush falling from his hand with his last breath.
'Monet' painted when he was blind, Don improved on this, by the falling paintbrush from  his dying hand; still leaving a mark as it fell.
Luckily it was videoed live on youtube, scepticism was unwarranted.
being the first artist to actually paint after death. This final work sold at auction for the highest price of any artist, eclipsing his hero Francis Bacon, for the highest price for art, for the rest of the 21st century.
... As so; many of his earlier works were fetching a pretty unsensible price. His period before he became popular fetching the best prices of all.
long past retirement age Don painted and was really popular and only needed to do a few classic strokes to make ground breaking work a media sensation. Red carpets and cocaine, which don always refused.

You have joined our hero on this page in the more fun stage of his art career. Yes the money the glamour the fans age just before the final curtain, makes a good ending,
but before that happened in 2069, even before the popularity surge of 2023, Don had a whole world before that, that he actually thought he was an alien painting from signals across the galaxy.

During this time, Don was faced with the most challenging of obstacles.





Unfortunately Don was born in a time where his special powers were not seen as the gift that they were  ~later in history~ to become.

Instead, labelled such unflattering names as aspergers adhd ocd and dyslexia...
Unsurprisingly retard credits score quite highly in qdos when checking out artists, otherwise Don sure wouldn’t mention it because it does not define a person. However it helps to explain that Don possibly really does live in his own universe and it isn’t an act.
it was only in late 2034, medical science had come to the conclusion that such large chunks of retardations, were just side effects of superhuman abilities.

 




"moody Gothic with a cheerfully psychedelic edge" Don, uses art as a subversive vehicle of coherent, communication.~



Don has only 3 art hero’s, Bacon Blake and Christo:

Question: only 3?

Answer: just 3.



Francis Bacon:
Well Bacon painted the monsters of his torment. No one leaves this specific Orange triptych, not feeling disturbed.

It has hung in the Tate modern since i was a lad, you could say we have a relationship, i have visited at many stages of my life from school trips to first dates.
Although its real title is 'Crucifixion', to me, it will always be called the orange ones with 3 psycho chickens. Love that.





Christo and Jean Claude:

If you wrap up the rietstag, you change its form, you can call it the Gate, but really its just the reitstag wrapped up. Mind blown.









King William Blake:


'Copying from reality deadens the imagination';  is a phrase attributed as a quote by William Blake.


If we can quickly explore this phrase.

My interpretation:

If you want to draw a man as you imagine a man, worrying about anatomical precision is a waste of time.


The school of Leonardo de Vinci and precision vs the school of Blake and his passion of the moment.
Even an atheist would agree his picture of literally God was sick.
In my humble opinion its a better God that earlier renaissance era style God such as Michaelangelo's almost homoerotic god in the Sisteen chapel.
Sure Michaelangelo is really good at hands, Blake has a drawing hands problem, but really, nobody ever really cares in terms of the overall composition.




In my humble opinion its a better God that earlier renaissance era style God such as Michaelangelo's almost homoerotic god in the Sisteen chapel.
Sure Michaelangelo is really good at hands, Blake has a drawing hands problem, but in truth, nobody ever really cares in terms of the overall composition.
They are both super good God dudes, just personally for me one of them is more bang bang.




William "lake is famous for having tea parties with angels. In today’s mentality that’s like having the ghost of Elvis Jimmi Hendrix and Beethoven over for fondu....
The doors of perception, that’s one of William Blake’s lyrics. It is not just a cool slogan, but you actually wouldn’t have the band 'the Doors' with Jim Morrison, without William "lake, that’s actually a fact and is, way way far out.











 

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