Girl in White #42 Tommy Cheng Painting
U.S.A, c. 1994
18 x 16 in (46 x 41 cm)
An unsuspectingly emotive portrait of a blonde woman in whtie, her flat stare and tight-lipped mouth a mask of disquiet.
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: Paint on plywood