Iron Eyes Cody #113 Tommy Cheng Painting

U.S.A, 1993
18 x 12 in (46 x 30 cm)
ID #TC-Z-113

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

TC-#113

250-500 actor art art brut asian american folk art iron eyes cody naive art native american new york nyc original outsider art paleface portrait size-18x12 washington heights

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