My gallery, Accola Griefen participated in the first Affordable Art Fair Los Angeles, and I did a large mural installation outside the booth. I combined a pair of custom wallpaper printed with archival ink, one of my oil paintings and some direct painting on the wall. I was pleased to see the result as one of my older oil painting was contextualized in the mixed media that I work currently in a very big scale. Here are some of the photos.
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 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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