Billie Holiday #112 Tommy Cheng Painting

U.S.A, 1996
16 x 12 in (41 x 30 cm)
ID #TC-Z-112

Portrait of Billie Holiday, her mouth open as if in frustration and her eyes darted to the side, giving the portrait the air of a candid.

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-#112

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