Sunday, May 13, 2007

Contemporary Folk Art Painting Sisters

“All our souls are written in our eyes.”

~ U/K

Artist: Wendy Ryan
Title: My Sister's Eyes
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Size: Size: 40 X 30 in
100 X 76 cm
Date: 2007

Jean Paul Lemieaux was a Quebec artist whose brilliant treatment of the figure in a northern landscape continues to inspire me. This is a large painting done in a naive folk style. The two sisters stand against a darkening sky, their faces bear a striking resemblence, yet who seem to have traveled down different paths in life.

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