Tag Archives: paint

Color, Excluded

14 Sep

Maaaan. It’s been too long. Enjoy these great paintings by Atlanta’s Amy Sherald:

"Puppetmaster"

From Sherald’s artist statement:

My work began as an exploration to exclude the idea of color as race from my paintings by removing “color” but still portraying racialised bodies as objects to be viewed through portraiture. These paintings originated as a creation of a fairytale, illustrating an alternate existence in response to a dominant narrative of black history.

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Shapeshifting

14 Apr

I thought I’d try something new and put together a slideshow. Here are some pieces I’ve really enjoyed by artist Amy Ross, from her Shapeshifter series. For me they evoke a kind of grace and perversion at the same time, which is sort of interesting:

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Visit Amy’s website, here.

Buy her prints, here.