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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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Impasto Layers Blur Portraits and Landscapes in Li Songsong’s Fragmented Oil Paintings

 Art #China #impasto #memory #oil painting #painting #portraits November 11, 2021 Grace Ebert “I Am What I Am” (2020), 120 x 100 centimeters. All images © Li Songsong, shared with permission Chinese artist Li Songsong (previously) obscures portraits and wider landscapes with thick dabs of oil paint. His textured, impasto works are based on …

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Red-Eyed Subjects Peer Forward in Bright, Impasto Portraits by Artist Annan Affotey

 Art #impasto #painting #portraits May 6, 2021 Grace Ebert All images courtesy of Annan Affotey and Danny First, shared with permission Annan Affotey has an affinity for bold, bright colors that set his subjects apart from the negative space framing their figures. Through gestural strokes that sweep across the canvas, the Ghanaian artist renders …

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