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The Conor Harrington Dead Meat Portrait Series is Vibrant and Bold

By: Jana Pijak - Published: Feb 28, 2012 • References: conorsaysboom.wordpress and dazeddigital
The Conor Harrington 'Dead Meat' portrait series features a series of historically inspired portraits. Fused with color bursts and street graffiti techniques, these vibrant pieces dare to stand out fusing the past with the present.

The Irish artist fuses a classic style with modern mediums and techniques in his latest solo exhibit. Blending a multitude of themes seen throughout history, this stunning portrait series is all about the marriage of cultural and historical traditions in context to art.

Rich in detail, the Conor Harrington 'Dead Meat' portrait series pays homage to the art of the past. Naming Caravaggio as one of his biggest inspirations, Harrington's classical style shines through with a focus on realism that showcases his immense artistic talent. These aristocratic art pieces are the perfect fusion between the subjects of the past and the culture of the present.