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MADONNA by David Kawena by davidkawena MADONNA by David Kawena by davidkawena
This picture was taken last year in Miami, while the filming of Madonna's MDNA TOUR took place and I was invited to be a part of the event.

As many of you who's been watching my work over the years know, I've been a long time follower of Madonna and her music, videos and all creative outlooks she takes upon, have always been a source of inspiration to me.

I got to collaborate with Madonna and her team for the MDNA TOUR on a special made election night T-shirt featuring my illustration of Barak Obama (in my gallery) that was inspired by Madonna's MDNA album cover art. Madonna her crew wore the shirt for a number of shows at the final number "Celebration/Give It 2 Me". Later on the shirt was sold exclusivly in venues and arenas where the tour took place, and then it was on the official Madonna Online Store. It was a dream come true and I have met the most amazing people during the shows in NY and Miami, all come together to a true humbling and eye-opening experience I will never forget.

Special thanks goes to Madonna's manager, Guy O & Sara Z for helping me out in making this possible, and of course the one and only, M.

Hope you'll like it.
Have a great day everyone!
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WitchboyCiccone Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
PROLion3 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2013  Student Filmographer
Perfect Madonna i LOVE her!
aquamanuy Featured By Owner May 8, 2013
hey there!
a really cool work.
totally M.
i dont like her boobs so in 1st place, but... it is M: she IS that way.
is it true youre working in the MDNA DVD artwork?

cheers man!
Rashon02 Featured By Owner May 3, 2013  Professional General Artist
true true, but she is def channeling Beyonce from single ladies in this pic ;-)
EmCiccone Featured By Owner May 2, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Omg! So you're the one who made the Obama shirt!! well done.. i mean I'm jealous! I was just wondering how did you make it happen.. did Guy call or did you asked him to help?
davidkawena Featured By Owner May 2, 2013  Professional General Artist
Yes, Guy O and his team contacted me personally to acquire the copyrights for the illustration to be worn on tour by Madonna and the dancers and then to be sold on tour venues and the official Madonna store online.

I was also invited to both shows on MSG in NYC, and the filming of the tour in Miami.
EmCiccone Featured By Owner May 2, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
That's awesome! Guy called me twice last year before the tour started so I know how does it feel when you see the hidden number calling.. I was supernervous and so was you, huh? anyway.. your Madonna-artwork is really amazing, keep up the good work!
Janeckb Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2013
Wow, I don't know how I missed this piece. What an amazing experience that must have been, congratulations!

This is a beautiful photo, excellent work.
jose75 Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2013  Student Digital Artist
*O* NICE TITS!!!!!!
emovince101 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
For a second, i almost thought this was Beyonce! :XD:
3PuppyGirl3 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013
Schlumpfus Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013
I really like your photo but I think it would be much better if we cant see her boobs. Her face especially her eyes saw all and her "to the end of the world-pushed" breasts are totally disturbing.
madsgreat Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013
Great shot love Madonna.
angeleyez12021 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013
not a huge fan of madonna. with that being said your images of her are amazing and this one is by far my favorite of any i've seen. your an amazing artist keep it up :D
OscarMC Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013  Student Digital Artist
GacktoSanLover Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013  Student Filmographer
Wonderful, you did a great job! :D
ArtWonderland69 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013  Student Digital Artist
This is a great photo.The camera angle is perfect, she looks strong yet feminine. Very VERY seductive with her lips slightly parted. The idea to have it black and white is perfect, i think that if it was in color there would not have been so much depth in the image. The lighting is superb, over all its an amazing piece! Keep up the great work :squee:
Philluppus Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013   General Artist
what to say really ..., amazing strong image indeed
BLloyd173 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
She looks gorgeous
And damn what a wonder bra
teacherbee Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013
Awesome!!! Superb!!!
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February 28, 2013
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Nov 20, 2012, 6:38:55 AM
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