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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Kira Nam Greene’s painting Archway to Happiness is currently on view at Sheldon in Table Manners: Art and Food through July 14.
I will be in group exhibition at Jane Lombard Gallery curated by Cey Adams. Other artists included are: Olivia Baldwin, Rachel Beach, Samantha Fields, Kira Nam Greene, Jason Middlebrook, Carmen Neely, and Ian Wright. From the Press Release: Adams, an … Continue reading