Description Check in, Check Out is my favorite. I love the fact that it mirrors Painting 2, Room Service and that it's the same hotel room, all cleaned upIt's as if we were never there. Yet deep within this series, not visible to the naked eye, but to the x-ray specter, (likened to the discoveries of a kneeling figure found beneath Leonardo da Vinci's The Virgin of the Rocks, each of Michaels canvases has an under painting that adds even more complex layers to the story. You didnt know that did you? All the clues he had hidden beneath the final painting surface?
Michael Bell, New York, NY Member Since March 2008 Artist Statement Michael Bell has painted, by commission, some of the most famous people of our time, including the late John Gotti, actors from The Sopranos, CSI: Miami, Law & Order, Goodfellas, A Bronx Tale and more!
Born April 10th, on his Mother's birthday, Michael Bell grew up with a magical gift and an intense passion for the visual arts. Bell experienced success early in his artistic career, winning 1st Place at the age of five in his first juried art exhibition. As an emerging young artist Michael has spent a lot of his life in and around New York City, studying art with his grandmother, a self-taught artist from Lyndhurst, NJ. It was during this time period Bell began exploring life visually through his thematic paintings.
As a "Celebrity Artist to the Stars" Michael Bell has steadily become just as famous and as intriguing as many of the celebrities he has painted. A major motion picture is in pre-production, based on true events surrounding Bell's "TICKET TO RIDE" Painting Series. Bell is represented by GALLERIA RED™.
Catalog Details Product No 876190 Subjects Style Medium TagsBell, Michael