Dancing Man Tommy Cheng Painting

U.S.A, 1994
21 x 10 in (53 x 25 cm)
ID #TC-Z-128

Portrait of a man in a grass skirt raising his hands up in the air as part of some dance or ceremony.

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-#128

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