Summer Suite 2016
My favorite Bodo painting - ever
With it's non-stop model workshops, the Pallete and Chisel does not attract many photo-centric painters. But Ms. Bizarro also happens to work here as a model.
This is a haunting image, isn't it? As Susan Sontag famously said "All photographs are memento mori"
And the same might be said for photo based painting.
Lenin Del Sol
A dramatic use of shadow - but it doesn't really help the form across Ann's back.
A fine portrait of Melissa as a crouching tiger.
This is a portrait of Maro, the artist/model whose work was also in this show.
Another episode in Mary's world -- yet again proving the normal is far more strange than the fantastic.