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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Recently I became gluten sensitive and decided to refrain from any food containing substantial amount of flour, which eliminated a lot of my favorite things to eat: ramen, dumplings, crusty country breads, croissants, fruit tarts, chocolate cakes or pretty much … Continue reading
This is another great dish from my favorite cookbook Plenty: Vibrant Vegetable Recipes from London’s Ottoleghi. Grilled marinated artichokes, Kalamata olives and various vegetables add distintive and diverse texture to this rice dish. This rice dish might be too light … Continue reading
I just bought my latest favorite cookbook called Plenty: Vibrant Vegetable Recipes from London’s Ottolenghi, I have been cooking through the pages recently. The recipes in this book is all vegetarian, but Yotam Ottolenghi, who owns the popular London restaurant … Continue reading
D. and L. came over for dinner last night, and I made a vegan meal with ratatouille, grilled portobello mushroom and couscous. Ratatouille is a provençal vegetable stew made famous by the Disney animation movie, and generally consists of eggplants, … Continue reading