I Love You by D3N!@L
1xRun: Is the original still for sale?
D3N!@L: Original 48″ x 48″ is for sale, for $1500.
1xRun: When was the piece drawn/created?
D3N!@L: This piece was originally designed Valentine’s Day 2011.
1xRun: Tell us how the idea and execution came about?
D3N!@L: I feel there is a fine line between love and hate. This piece explores that idea. The piece was originally just Fuck You, it sat for a few months without the I love on it. Then one day it came to me to try and spin it into something positive. I feel a lot of people could relate with this sentiment, I definitely can being in a relationship myself. HAHA
1xRun: How long did the piece take?
D3N!@L: The original took a week, the run took a little over a week with some help from a fellow street artist “”Deadboy”"
1xRun: What is unique about this piece?
D3N!@L: It has a balance to it, the ying and the yang.
1xRun: Why should people buy this piece/print?
D3N!@L: If it resonates with you and you like the aesthetic you should get it, if it makes you mad then get it, if you hate it you should definitely get it.
1xRun: Describe the piece/print in one gut reaction word.
1xRun: When did you first start making art?
D3N!@L: 6 years old.
1xRun: What was your first piece?
D3N!@L: I used to love drawing guns and battle scenes. I also loved tracing old skateboard logos and making up fake skateboard brands and logo. My grandfather was an artist and inspired me to draw and paint young.
1xRun: What artists inspired you early on?
1xRun: What artists inspire you now?
1xRun: Do you listen to music while you work? If so what? If not then what is your environment like when you work?
D3N!@L: Loud music, preferably the Clash, the Misfits & Black Flag.
1xRun: If you could collaborate with any living artist who would it be and why?
D3N!@L: I would love to meet David Choe, he seems like fun as shit.
1xRun: If you could collaborate with any deceased artists who would it be and why?
D3N!@L: Warhol was a bitch I heard, so Basquiat I guess.
1xRun: What was the first piece of art that you bought? Do you still have it?
D3N!@L: I can’t remember.
1xRun: What was the last piece of art that you bought?
D3N!@L: A piece from Jason Deary.
1xRun: What else do you have currently in the works?
D3N!@L: A new series of works to be unveiled in September at 323East.
1xRun: Anything else you would like to add?
D3N!@L: Hey US Customs, let me the fuck across the border! I dare ya!
1xRun: Where can people find you across the internette?
Find out more @ http://denialart.com