Artists2artists Social Network
Brought to you by ArtDeadline.Com
3 x 5", oil on wood. Part of the 100 Girls painting project.
Portfolios: July 2012 Curator Reviewed Art, 100 Girls
Location: Aurora, IL, USA
Join Artists2artists Social Network
I would like to talk to you about including this piece in a show I am curating. I think this particular figure speaks with a certain haunting quality and could work.
Very beautiful! I think this is a quality of mystery in this one as well!
There’s very fine brushwork in these small portrait studies. I respect the idea of creating a painting a day, as a rhythm and continuity in the series is strongly detectable. Of the grouping, I particularly enjoy the elongated Black Coat because it’s less obviously sweet that the flowery en tondo portraits, but maintains an engaging softness. The dark mass of the figure’s hair plays against the umber garment and pink ground, making the figure appear simultaneously fleshy and taut. I also like the square formatted Pink Roses. While the inclusion of the flowers in her hair makes her decidedly more feminine, the sharp shape of her hair creates an unexpected edge, and a subtle ambiguity in her expression. She is tender, but tentative. Both works have an airy quality, as if the fleeting moment is only temporarily captured and held for the viewer.
Welcome toArtists2artists Social Network
Sign Upor Sign In
Or sign in with:
Ms Kristen T. Woodward critiques of members art.
National Computer Art Juried Exhibition
SoloS 2020 – Fall
What Are You Voting For?
Exhibit at Middle Tennessee State University
CAGO’s 7th Annual “ALL Animal” Art Competition & Exhibition
Significant Colour: A PH21 Gallery Curated International Photography Exhibition
Commercial Art Consultancy Artist Portal
15th Annual Small Wonders Competition
Political Discord Online Exhibition
Added by A2a Editor
2017-2020 All Rights Reserved - All images, information, text, and html found within this site and on individual artist pages, may not be copied, reproduced, modified, or distributed without prior written consent of content owner.
Member Terms of Service
© 2020 Created by A2a Editor.
Report an Issue |
Terms of Service
Please check your browser settings or contact your system administrator.