AboutKira Nam Greene’s work explores female sexuality, desire and control through figure and food still-life paintings, surrounded by complex patterns. Imbuing the feminist legacies of Pattern and Decoration Movement with transnational, multicultural motifs, Greene creates colorful paintings that are unique combinations of realism and abstraction, employing diverse media such as oil, acrylic, gouache, watercolor and colored pencil. Combining Pop Art tropes and transnationalism, she also examines the politics of food through the depiction of brand name food products, or junk food. Recently, Greene started a figurative painting series titled “Tribal Council.” Spurred by the 2016 Presidential Election, Women’s March, #metoo movement and ensuing crisis of conscience, this new body of work aspires to present the power of collective action by women.
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Yearly Archives: 2009
Tegliata di Biete or Swiss Chard Torte with Raisins and Pine Nuts is a Venetian dish that shows the influence of exotic flavors from Near East and Venice’s role as an important trader. I love making this dish because of … Continue reading
In celebration of the 6th night of Chanukah :), I made the brisket of beef. It’s a very simple recipe with very short list of ingredients but with a lot of flavor. Here is the recipe. Ingredients 1 5-6 Lbs … Continue reading
I had dinner at Shanghai Mong, a Korean-Chinese restaurant on 32nd Street with Ben last night. It’s the only Chinese place on the strip of all Korean restaurants. I normally go there to eat Jajangmyeon (also spelled jjajangmyeon; 자장면; 짜장면), which … Continue reading
I am kicking off my food blog with the dish I made for Thanksgiving even though Thanksgiving is only a memory now, and we are all gearing for Christmas and New Year’s holidays. But I thought this duck dish would … Continue reading