• Painting and Poetry

    8 days ago - By Women in the Act of Painting

    Gabriela Gonzalez Dellosso "Self-Portrait, Painting and Poetry" 2014 Gabriela Gonzalez Dellosso is a wonderfully inventive and lyrical painter. This piece's very direct gaze combined with the gold leafing caught my eye, I asked the artist about the piece's title, which also intrigued me. Delosso responded, "If you look carefully you will notice the word "poesia" collaged into the background behind my head, copied from an an original poem written by my great grandfather. I believe the poem was written about 1929. I wanted to create tension between my brush and the written word: instead of...
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