Created and Sold by John Park

John Park
Murals by John Park seen at The Tower Burbank, Burbank - The Tower Murals 2015
Murals by John Park seen at The Tower Burbank, Burbank - The Tower Murals 2015
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The Tower Murals 2015

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Located in the heart of the Burbank Media District, The Tower commissioned John Park to paint several murals in collaboration with other artists. Many creative minds went into this work but among the crew were our favorites: Hans Haveron (an internationally recognized visual artist, body artist, and muralist) and Clinton Bopp ( painter, muralist, stone/wood carver, sculptor, designer, set designer, a restorer, and teacher).

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John Park

John Park

Los Angeles, CA

Painter John Park's work is an attempt to reconcile classical influences with the more urban aesthetic of the New Contemporary art movement. He has a very precise, controlled hand however, signature to his style are element of surrealism and humanism. Park lives in Los Angeles but born in Korea and raised in Ohio. He studied classical drawing, painting, sculpture, and anatomy at the Rhode Island School of Design. During his studies, he made it a point to recreate a classic education for himself but, after earning his degree in illustration, broke away from the rigidity of classical figures.

Today, he uses all figures in his work with a twist: they're elongated and abstracted but recognizable. Park says, "Having narrative elements, especially human figures is what attracts people. People love people. We love our fellow human beings whether we want to admit it or not. We're fascinated by our fellow human beings. It's the one thing in art we will never ever tire of.

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