Saturday, February 08, 2014

Ten Female Artists You Should Know About (Essence.com)

Read the full article at essence.com.

Mickalene Thomas

WORK: “Don’t Forget About Me (Keri).” 2009
Working with paintings, photography and collage, Thomas explores notions of Black beauty and female representation in popular culture. The New York Times called her work “a mix of rhinestones, acrylic and attitude.” “Her brash, larger-than-life paintings of great-looking black women in florid 1970s-style interiors rough up the history of painting while pushing buttons regarding class, taste, race and gender,” said one reviewer.
Find out more about Mickalene Thomas, here.

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