Philips Collection 2019 > Illustrious Ratchet
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I’ve created a signature, collage-influenced, painting style (Vanity Pop) that fuses elements of photorealism, cubism and fashion design. Everything you see is 100% hand-painted directly on canvas and each design is a unique, abstract portrait with an incredible story to share. I aim for my art to celebrate the acute imperfections and endless perfections that exist within every woman.
While working on hit records in the music industry has played a driving force in his career, it’s Vakseen’s (born Otha Davis III) passion for the arts that has served as his key to sanity in the fast paced entertainment business. The self-taught, Floridian has developed a distinct collage-influenced painting style (Vanity Pop) that fuses elements of cubism, photorealism, fashion design and pop surrealism into vibrantly alluring, abstract portraits. While most viewers assume they’re viewing collage or mixed media art, ...