Making Charity Shop Art Better (but Still for Charity)

Dave Cooper’s take on an otherwise fairly innocuous paint-by-numbers picture
The Corey Helford Gallery in Culver City, California has been showing a range of bastardised paint-by-numbers artworks for its latest exhibition, Charity by Numbers. Each painting has been completed in its requisite palette of mundane colours – there are nautical scenes here, depictions of riverside cabins, animals and forests there – and then a range of contemporary underground artists (including Boris Hoppek, Ian Stevenson and Dave Cooper, above) have added their own daubings onto the canvases.

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