Iron Eyes Cody #113 Tommy Cheng Painting
18 x 12 in (46 x 30 cm)
Portrait of Italian-American actor who went by the name Iron Eyes Cody and made a living portraying Native Americans in Hollywood films. The colors and patterns in this painting are particularly striking.
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