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Red Eyes Are Bold Counterparts to Subjects in Shades of Gray in Annan Affotey’s Portraits

 Art #acrylic #charcoal #impasto #painting #portraits #self-portrait February 17, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Annan Affotey, shared with permission In his sensitive, introspective portraits, Ghanaian artist Annan Affotey (previously) sharpens the contrast between soul and appearance. His works are large in scale and rich with texture, and he often sets figures against solid, …

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Wild Scavengers and Mythological Wonder Converge in Hera’s Dreamy Mixed-Media Works

 Art #acrylic #animals #charcoal #mixed media #spray paint October 28, 2021 Grace Ebert “Taking a Break From Dancing to Their Tunes,” acrylic paint, spray paint, charcoal on canvas, 35.4 x 23.6 inches. All images © Hera, courtesy of Corey Helford Gallery, shared with permission In a poetic new series of works on canvas, German-Pakistani …

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Marred with Dark Hole Punches, Monochromatic Drawings and Paintings Evoke Depression-Era Negatives

 Art #charcoal #drawing #graphite #oil painting #painting #portraits October 8, 2021 Grace Ebert All images courtesy of Hashimoto Contemporary, shared with permission Nearly a century since it began, the Great Depression is still largely associated with the iconic imagery that’s come to define the era. Dorothea Lange’s “Migrant Mother” and Walker Evans’s portrait of …

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