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 titled “Tribal Council.” 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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I will be showing a large scale drawing, Cherry Blossoms Come Crashing In in Crosscurrents, a group exhibition featuring the works of Asian and Asian-American artists at Togonon Gallery in San Francisco. Crosscurrents June 16th – July 16th Opening: June 16th, 5:00 … Continue reading
I am participating in a fun group exhibition in San Francisco featuring 10 Asian American artists whose work encourages and entices viewers to use all five senses to interact with their artworks, organized by Kearny Street Workshop at the SOMArts … Continue reading