Blonde Model #98 Tommy Cheng Painting
24 x 18 in (61 x 46 cm)
Portrait of a blonde model wearing a half-open lime green shirt. Her strong gaze and parted lips give her a sense of purpose and self-possession. On the back of the painting Tommy Cheng attached a clipping from the Cosmopolitan cover that inspired this painting.
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