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Swaths of Old-Fashioned Fabric Obscure Faces and Bodies in Unsettling Portraits by Markus Åkesson

4 monthes ago   |   By Colossal

“Now You See Me” (2018), oil on canvas, 180 x 140cm
In his paintings, Swedish painter Markus Åkesson depicts ornately patterned fabrics like toile, chintz, and silks wrapped around or behind female subjects. Instead of using the old-fashioned textiles simply as signifiers of wealth and tradition, he uses the materials to take on a more sinister tone. In some of the paintings you can see expressions of sadness in the subject's faces, while in others, the textiles completely overtake the figures beneath, obscuring their identity and emotions.
“As a child, I often sat and looked at the...
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Palette Knife Musician Art Portrait Oil Painting, Duke Ellington, "The Duke" by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

Palette Knife Musician Art Portrait Oil Painting, Duke Ellington, "The Duke" by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

4 monthes ago   |   By Daily Painters Abstract

FRESH OFF THE EASEL-JULY 2018 30"x24"Oil on Canvas-Available HERE
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