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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My solo show feastiality closes this Sunday. If you haven’t seen it yet, please check it out before too late. 🙂 A.I.R. Gallery 111 Front Street, #228, Dumbo, Brooklyn Wed. – Sun. 11am – 6pm
My solo exhibition was featured on the culture page in the Korea Daily today. Translation: New York Painter Kira Greene’s Solo Exhibition Painter Nam Kira (American name Kira Greene) is having a solo exhibition “Feastiality”(photo of the work on the … Continue reading