Stephen Hawking #81 Tommy Cheng Painting

U.S.A, 1995
24 x 16 in (61 x 41 cm)
ID #TC-Z-81

Cheerful portrait of Stephen Hawking, whom Tommy Cheng on the back of the painting describes as "the world's most brilliant mind."

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-#81

250-500 als art art brut asian american disability folk art naive art new york nyc original outsider art physicist portrait scientist size-24x16 stephen hawking theoretical physicist washington heights wheelchair

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