27.03.10 by Jeff

THIS Los Angeles / Collage

Love this piece by Danny Gibson for the “Collage” show that just opened at THIS. 9 artists, 49 collages – you don’t wanna miss it.

danny gibson collage this los angeles art show













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • rocio

    this is so cool.

  • tami

    Where do I find Danny Gibsons homepage- if he has one?
    I want to see more of his work!

  • yea i couldn’t find one

  • Yeah thats one of my favorites in the show for sure..
    he made three different paintings and collages them all together into one. here is his website.. really amazing guy.

    http://degibson.com/

  • werd… thanks…

  • daniel’s one of my favorite artists for all times.

  • pretty awesome work





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