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aotd: “Angel with an Apple” by John Waterson

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Today’s piece is from John Waterson otherwise known as Blutack. Sadly, John passed away March 13th, I just found out this past weekend. He was insanely talented and I was so looking forward to seeing his art spread through the art world. One look at his gallery and it’s quite clear to see that it was only a matter of time before he was at the top. He was only 23 years old, it’s hard to imagine how amazing his work would have been in later years.

I exchanged words with him just a few times, so while I can’t say that we were friends I can say I was a huge fan of his work. Check out his gallery here: John Waterson Gallery

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4 Comments

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    summer
    Apr 1, 2008 at 1:38 pm

    beautiful work. he was so skilled for his age.

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    Dave
    Apr 1, 2008 at 3:33 pm

    Great Tribute/Feature for a Great artist, man..His work lives on forever!

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    entropy
    Aug 16, 2008 at 4:50 pm

    Can prints be purchased anywhere? Anything offered by his estate? I can’t seem to find an official web site… Is the gallery on the Deviant Art site maintained by his estate? I mean, I see two prints offered for sale on the site… Just wondering if they are authorized. Sadly, it looks like the gallery is actually orphaned.

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    josh
    Aug 16, 2008 at 5:27 pm

    Entropy: Sadly no, the only way we are able to enjoy John’s art is images on the web. Nothing is for sale, and no one manages the Deviantart print shop.

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