"New York Rooftops I," spray paint, 8 x 14 ft, 1984
       
     
"New York Rooftops II," 8 x 16 ft, 1984, Damian Elwes
       
     
"Fish," Earls Court Road, London 1985
       
     
 Damian Elwes is represented by "Modernism Inc" SAN FRANCISCO Contact: danielle@modernisminc.com  or by "Serena Morton Gallery" LONDON Contact: serena@serenamorton.com
       
     
"Camden Town," 1985
       
     
20180113_165036.jpg
       
     
 Large graffiti on canvas, 2018
       
     
"Meditation," 2018
       
     
Bombay Beach Biennale, 2018
       
     
 Trailer Home
       
     
 detail of House
       
     
"New York Rooftops I," spray paint, 8 x 14 ft, 1984
       
     
"New York Rooftops I," spray paint, 8 x 14 ft, 1984

In 1983 Keith Haring met Elwes in New York City and encouraged him to start painting.

"New York Rooftops II," 8 x 16 ft, 1984, Damian Elwes
       
     
"New York Rooftops II," 8 x 16 ft, 1984, Damian Elwes

English art dealer Robert Fraser came to New York looking for graffiti artists for the first UK exhibition of Graffiti Art.

"Fish," Earls Court Road, London 1985
       
     
"Fish," Earls Court Road, London 1985

Fraser began to represent Elwes and exhibited his work with Jean Michel Basquiat’s paintings at the Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh

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 Damian Elwes is represented by "Modernism Inc" SAN FRANCISCO Contact: danielle@modernisminc.com  or by "Serena Morton Gallery" LONDON Contact: serena@serenamorton.com
       
     

Damian Elwes is represented by "Modernism Inc" SAN FRANCISCO Contact: danielle@modernisminc.com

or by "Serena Morton Gallery" LONDON Contact: serena@serenamorton.com

"Camden Town," 1985
       
     
"Camden Town," 1985
20180113_165036.jpg
       
     
 Large graffiti on canvas, 2018
       
     

Large graffiti on canvas, 2018

"Meditation," 2018
       
     
"Meditation," 2018
Bombay Beach Biennale, 2018
       
     
Bombay Beach Biennale, 2018

House

 Trailer Home
       
     

Trailer Home

 detail of House
       
     

detail of House