Piece description from the artist
Mark Twain is a multilayered painting created with a variety of compatible mixed media materials, including mica, resin, polyurethane and a gallery grade archivable gloss finish. It is a painting of contemplation, class, mystery, sophistication and a tribute to the artistic legend Samuel Clemens himself.
David Landau is an artist from Ann Arbor, MI. He creates vibrant mixed media paintings with rich color, intensity, and interactive texture. His art is inspired by and contains elements found in microscopic images of neurons and photos from the "Hubble Space Telescope":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hubble_Space_Telescope. He regularly collaborates with chemists to create novel techniques and mediums.
David is also the founder and creative director of "Tribbio Studio":http://tribbiostudio.com/, a creative development organization that provides internships and workshops to emerging artists who wish to develop their professional skills.