Portfolio > 2011, Adoration, Emulation, Transformation

The more illusory forms of the "Appearances" paintings simulate the worldly beauty/ power found in ancient Eastern deity figures. Chinese Buddhist sculptures of Boddhisattavas, charged with the guiding of souls to perfection, resonate with the worship and power vested in contemporary Western, fashion icons.

Fashion/ worship/ power.
Appearances I

private collection
oil and wax on canvas
60 x 48 in.