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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Tag Archives: Off-Broadway
Yes, that is the title of the latest Tony Kushner play that I saw last Friday at the Public Theater (in co-production with Signature Theater Company, in part of their season long Kushner retrospective / celebration). The play, which explores … Continue reading
“Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” et “Hair”: deux comédies musicales politique et la poursouite de l’utopie
Il est rare que j’aille au spectacle d’une comèdie musicale, mais je me suis trouvée ce mois-ci à deux comèdies musicales politique qui viennet tous les deux de Public Theater. «Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (Sanglant Sanglant Andrew Jackson)» est un … Continue reading