Cologne, b.1983

Mike Dargas

Mike Dargas was born in Cologne, Germany. Inspired by artists such as Dali, Caravaggio and H.R. Giger, Dargas studied various painting techniques since his early childhood when he developed a passion for realism, which over the years has developed into hyper-realism. He attracted attention at age eleven recreating old master paintings with pastel and chalk on the pavement in front of Cologne Cathedral. Shortly after, Dargas graduated in his youth from an adult art class after eighteen months. Through these classes coupled with independent study, Dargas learned and honed different techniques in painting and three-dimensional art. He started doing tattoos from the age of fourteen and made quite a reputation out of it, receiving numerous awards and prizes. Dargas has exhibited internationally throughout Germany, Belgium, London, Spain, Turkey, and Austria....

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Biography

Mike Dargas was born in Cologne, Germany. Inspired by artists such as Dali, Caravaggio and H.R. Giger, Dargas studied various painting techniques since his early childhood when he developed a passion for realism, which over the years has developed into hyper-realism. He attracted attention at age eleven recreating old master paintings with pastel and chalk on the pavement in front of Cologne Cathedral. Shortly after, Dargas graduated in his youth from an adult art class after eighteen months. Through these classes coupled with independent study, Dargas learned and honed different techniques in painting and three-dimensional art. He started doing tattoos from the age of fourteen and made quite a reputation out of it, receiving numerous awards and prizes. Dargas has exhibited internationally throughout Germany, Belgium, London, Spain, Turkey, and Austria. His works are included in numerous private collections and have been featured in international art fairs such as Contemporary Istanbul, Art Miami, Stroke, and Art New York. Dargas is represented in the United States by C24 Gallery.

Artworks

Reflection of Dreams, 2019

Related Categories

21st Century Art / Art of the 2010s / Contemporary European Art / Contemporary German Art / European Art / German Art / Hyperrealism / Hyperrealist Painting / Inspired by Old Masters / Oil on Panel / Oil Paint / Oil Painting / Painting / Panel / Sensory Experience

Curriculum Vitae

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Reflection of Dreams, C24 Gallery, New York, NY

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Curriculum Vitae

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Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Reflection of Dreams, C24 Gallery, New York, NY