Carmen Miranda #72 Tommy Cheng Painting

U.S.A, 1994
25 x 16 in (64 x 41 cm)
ID #TC-Z-72

Portrait of Brazilian actress and singer Carmen Miranda in her signature fruit hat.

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-#72

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