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Skount “To Be Or Not To Be”, Sarah Bernhardt & James Lafayette

Skount is debating whether to be or not in this adaptation of a hundred plus year old photo of Sarah Bernhardt, who holds the court jester Yorick’s skull in hand. A grave contemplation of suicide that leads the Hamlet character to contemplate the great leveling force of death on all stations and classes, this particular […]

Skount and Rone : Lady Lying Under an Amsterdam Bridge

Collaboration between artists can be fraught with peril; styles don’t mesh, egos don’t play nice, mismatched palettes produce nausea. Here is an example when it works. Rone’s realist/pulp fiction figures wouldn’t normally dance with Skounts’ folk patterns and mystical symbols but here they are complimentary. Rone provides the girl, Skount gives her a dress. Skount […]

Skount Paints an Inner World Outside in Kuwait City

Kuwait is upping its game by encouraging more Street Art and artists to come and create – like this new one by Skount completed as part of the Alwan Art Festival. In his typical cosmological and spiritual manner, Skount invokes the planets as experienced by figurative vessels in folkloric inspired attire. Here “In/Out Inner World […]

Skount, Skullduggery, and a Faceless Spanish Conquistador

“This historical character is a clear example of how a human being in search of better life, new experiences and knowledge, can become corrupted by power and greed, causing death – and even attract own death,” says Skount of this faceless conquistador now painted in Almagro, Spain. Skount. “Explorer, Conqueror and Death” Almagro, Spain. January, […]

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