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frieze 1, by maria gilbert
Tags: greek friezes, female figure, classical, portrait, head and shoulders, classical,
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frieze 1

by maria gilbert
Artist Notes
A head and shoulders portrait of a red haired woman inspired by figures from classical Greek friezes. The artist wished to portray the impassive solidity of these carvings whilst maintaining the inherent femininity. It is executed in digital paint using a colour palette of rusts and ochres.
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Artist maria gilbert

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, uk
Artist Biography
As a voracious Voodoo Queen from post modern Haiti and twice married into the Duvalier dynasty she commands six figure prices for her canvases, some of which she makes out of the starched and stretched skins of unripe bananas.  She smokes a pipe and chews tabaccy. http:/ ...
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