I have admired Will Cotton's pink cotton candy cloud paintings way before Katy. Below is Katy Perry's
video which is greatly influenced by Cotton's paintings. My kids love Perry's music but me.... not so much.
, 2012, oil on linen, 80 x 68 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Mary Boone Gallery
Will Cotton is an American painter. His work primarily features landscapes composed of sweets, often inhabited by human subjects.
lives and works in New York City