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Modern Prometheus

Artist(s):
Dave Van Patten, Modern Prometheus

Project Description

Modern Prometheus represents various creative fragments within a community that forge together to build a person. Just as bodies are made up of many cells that work together for survival, individuals are activated and built stronger through the support and inspiration of one another.

Art of face divided into various areas.

Dave Van Patten, Modern Prometheus

About the Artist

Dave Van Patten is a Long Beach/Los Angeles-based artist working in illustration, comics, and murals. Van Patten has done album artwork for bands such as the Grateful Dead and Les Claypool. His work has appeared in publications such as Juxtapoz, Vice and NPR.