Explore the paintings created by David ‘LEBO’ Le Batard while on stage and jamming to the music of some really great artists and bands
Painting as Performance
LEBO engages live audiences as an abstract artist through collaborative live painting performances in his cartoon expressionistic style performed as an improvisational process. Developing a cult-like following, LEBO has created these canvas compositions inspired and sharing the stage with headlining music talent harmonically and rhythmically recreates sequences of sound in time by laying down stylized lines in combination with vivid palettes to complement his cartoon metaphors and cast of characters. The genres of musical inspiration include afrobeat, bata-rumba, conjunto, electronic house, jazz (blues, funk, fusion), Latin jazz (bossa nova, salsa), ska and soul.
Lebo he has shared the stage with headlining musical talent including the Beastie Boys, Béla Fleck, Burning Spear, Disco Biscuits, Les Claypool, Arturo Sandoval, Thievery Corporation and Wynton Marsalis.