Kent Twitchell is an American muralist who is most active in Los Angeles. He is most famous for his larger-than-life mural portraits, often of celebrities and artists. His murals are realism not photorealism according to Twitchell.
About Kent Twitchell
Muralist best known for his large-scale depictions of celebrities that aspired to realism, not photorealism. The destruction of his mural "The Freeway Lady" led to a 1992 court battle that resulted in legal protection of murals as public art.
He studied art at California State University-Los Angeles and at Otis College of Art and Design.
He painted "The King of Pop", a mural in honor of Michael Jackson, following the pop star's tragic death.
He was born in Michigan to farmer Robert Twitchell and later settled with his family in Northern California.
He painted a mural of Steve McQueen .
Information related to Kent Twitchell
Artists from Lansing, Michigan
East Los Angeles College alumni
Otis College of Art and Design alumni
Artists from Los Angeles
Latest information about Kent Twitchell updated on June 01, 2020.