Oil and Mixed Media on Sintra
One of the unused street art modules from the Actual Victims series, a 2015 collaboration with PETA in Washington, DC.
Dan Witz was born in 1957 in Chicago, Illinois and is currently based in Brooklyn, New York. His work has been exhibited in galleries and museums worldwide. He’s had solo shows in New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco, London, Paris, Rome, and Berlin. Witz has been featured in many publications including The Wall Street Journal, TIME Magazine, New York Magazine, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Vice, and the cover of Juxtapoz Magazine. In 2010, Gingko Press released In Plain View, 30 Years of Artworks, Illegal and Otherwise, a monograph documenting Witz’s career and works created in the studio and on the street. Dan’s work as an activist has included projects with Amnesty International on the street art campaign, “Wailing Walls”; and with PETA UK: on the street art campaign, “Empty the Cages”, highlighting the brutality of industrial agriculture; and with PETA USA, on the street art campaign, “Actual Victims”, protesting NIH psychological experiments on baby monkeys.RETURN TO CATALOG