The Big Three Trio #04 Tommy Cheng Painting

U.S.A, c. 1995
33 x 12 in (84 x 30 cm)
ID #TC-Z-04

A charming portrait of the three members of the 50s vocalist group The Big Three Trio. Pictured from bottom to top is Bernardo Dennis, Leonard Caston, and legendary songwriter Willie Dixon.

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

TC-#04

250-500 art art brut bernardo dennis folk art leonard caston music musicians naive art new york nyc original outsider art portrait singers size-33x12 suits trio washington heights willie dixon

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