Abstract Graffiti-Like Paintings Inspired By Manhattan

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Palm Springs based painter Downs has a series of paintings inspired by his time living in Manhattan. Now in his late 50’s, Downs has developed a signature style full of colors, layers, and random patterns. Organic shapes overlap previously painted orbs, each with crisscrossed marks, swirls, and lines, made with a single edge razor blade, that create a world of controlled chaos feeling almost like abstract graffiti.

Ready To Wear #2

Ready To Wear #1

Sunset in Manhattan

Summer in Manhattan

Blue in Manhattan

Lower Manhattan

Men Without Women

Manhattan Mellow #2

Manhattan Mellow

Mod Manhattan

Manhattan Skyscrapers