Yankee Heroes #165 Tommy Cheng Painting

U.S.A, c. 1995
22 x 4 in (56 x 10 cm)
ID #TC-Z-165

The painted phrase "Yankee Heroes," a reference to the series of portraits he did on Yankees baseball players of the same name.

Tommy Cheng is a contemporary outsider and folk artist who lives and paints in Washington Heights. His unique style of portraiture has attracted gallery shows in New York, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Atlanta, and Paris. Cheng's portraits are inspired by pop culture and celebrities. With its wide open eyes, deceivingly expressive faces, and modernly flat construction a Cheng portrait is instantly identifiable.

Artist: Tommy Cheng

Material: Acrylic on plywood

TC-#165

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