Dennis Hopper Mural by Madsteez and MAR Completed in Venice
Dennis Hopper was a Venice fixture, and to commemorate the late, great actor, local artists Madsteez and MAR recently completed a mural in the beach community that features a large-scale portrait of him.
On his website, Madsteez explains that he was approached to do the mural by Mar and decided to paint Hopper as an homage to his legacy as a "long time, well loved resident and was a staple in the Venice Beach community."
Madsteez adds that the idea for the mural was roundly supported by Venice residents:
We heard 1,000′s of comments while painting this piece but the one that means the most was when an older gentleman walked up and matter-of-factly said, “It’s about time.”
Here's a video of the mural being painted, posted originally on Madsteez' website: