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MARK KOSTABI

Probably the most well known Estonian artist Mark Kalev Kostabi was born 27.Nov 1960 in Los Angeles, USA. His parents Kaljo and Rita Kostabi immigrated from Estonia and setteled in Whittier, CA where Mark grow up and studied drawing & painting at Californa State University. Mark moved on to New York in 1984 where he became well known and a prominent figure at East Village art scene. Mark established his very own Kostabi World Art Studios at N.Y. in 1988 where he has more than 20 assistants helping him to paint over 1500 artworks every year. His works also include covers for bands like Guns 'N' Roses, The Ramones, Jimmy Scott and many others. Kostabi's contemporary art is known by its faceless but smooth figures, groovy ideas and rather unique and well balanced shade and light expressions. Mark K. Kostabi became world famous artist in the end of 1980s and is also known as a composer& musician collaborating with many other artists worldwide.

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