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February 2020- Dallas

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with a little pink." The artwork, which is painted directly onto the sheetrock, covers one wall in the mudroom/office and can be seen from the kitchen. "I was terrified how it might turn out, but when I walked into the house, I loved it. I've been here 18 months, and it's the perfect fit for this house." He placed another word-based artwork, Buy Mum a House by emerging British artist Thomas Langley, on top of the graffiti to provide another layer of dimension. "That room embodies everything I wanted this house to be about— it's relaxed, interesting, even elegant in a way," he says. Whoever buys the house after Dorsey will inherit the graffiti wall, but he's not worried about it affecting resale value. In fact, the wall — along with all the other personal touches he made to the house — just make it more appealing. "I've learned you just have to take risks," he says. "It's the emotional factor that sells the house." 57

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