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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EVENT DATE: Wednesday, April 27 2011 : 6:00pm – 7:30pm LOCATION: The LGBT Community Center, 208 W 13th St, Manhattan Wednesday, April 27, 2011 through Thursday, September 1, 2011 Opening Reception, Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 6PM – 7:30PM I am included in a … Continue reading