london born and based lynette yiadom boakye
paintings in the tradition of the vibrant mono-color of jacob lawrence, her 21st century translations are grand scaled with frank exuberant brushstrokes.
it’s said she finishes any given work in one day, hence its seeming lifelike impatience to engage and leap off the canvas
…i would own one of these (if they weren’t in museums)…
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October 6, 2017 2 Comments
…because my heart is in need of a reminder of beauty, grace, and strength…
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August 19, 2017 1 Comment
amidst the hideous weather we’re enduring here in the northeast…
it’s also the time of year to visit the various art shows in the area. i’m an art lover and modest collector, but the lovely ms. winfrey really knows how to parlay a purchase.
oprah’s klimt flip
i intend to visit the elegant lady below at nyc’s neue gallery before she disappears somewhere off in the far east
visit a gallery. see art. it’s good for you.
a few years ago at the philadelphia museum, i viewed an amazing installation of the quilts of gee’s bend. i was reminded of them again last month at the national museum of african american history and culture.
although…at five figures each…i’ll plan to have one in my next lifetime.
the quilts of gee’s bend
congratulations are in order. i’ve checked the meret oppenheim traccia table off my wish list.
traccia – 2013
whenever i’ve seen this piece in photos en-situ, i’ve wondered about each respective owner. brave. daring. unafraid. yeah. definitely unafraid. count me amongst them. i imagine mrs. vreeland would approve.
now…if i can just figure out how to place something atop without inadvertently creating a new genetically engineered mythical creature….
cassina – traccia table
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November 2, 2016 1 Comment