D*Face a.k.a Dean Stockton has been a leading figure in Urban Contemporary Art, inaugurating his career on the streets over 15 years ago by hand-drawing stickers and posters, adhering them all over the streets of London and beyond for the unsuspecting public to discover, he is one of the best-known figures to rise from the British scene having had a constant leading presence throughout its meteoric rise into popular culture.
D*Face found his way through experiments and sketches.
Step by step, the bigger work went out of the little work, and as he grew up, he found more choices and freedom to express himself. He describes the motives of his work and getting it very nicely. The hard but inspiring and artistic power of the artist helped him reach what he is today.
Whoever said that size doesn’t matter? As an artist working in a world of image saturation through mass media, it’s always been important for me to make art that stands out from the crowd – nothing does that quite like a mural. From Los Angeles to Tokyo, every wall I’ve ever encountered presented a unique challenge, its own concrete personality. There’s nothing quite like stepping back from a wall you’ve had to do battle with for a week and seeing your vision come to life. They’re big, they’re bold and their downright badass – not to mention a nice way to get out of town…